Here’re 5 interesting facts you should know about the all-new Mahindra Alturas SUV.
Mahindra & Mahindra has finally rolled out its much-awaited premium SUV – Alturas G4 – in the Indian market. While the entry-level G4 2WD variant has been priced at 26.95 Rs, the full-loaded G4 4WD model costs Rs 29.95 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi). In the premium 7-seater SUV space, the Mahindra Alturas G4 takes head-to-head against the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. Here’re 5 interesting facts you should know about the all-new Mahindra Alturas SUV.
1. Re-badged SsangYong Rexton
The Mahindra Alturas G4 is basically re-badged version of the fourth-generation SsangYong Rexton G4 that’s retailed in select global markets. The home-grown carmaker, however, has made some changes to the design of the SUV to give it a familiar look. The SUV gets a new chromed grille with vertically slated grille and slightly revised front bumper. Read: Mahindra Alturas Vs Toyota Fortuner
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2. Flagship & Most Expensive Mahindra SUV
In the company’s Indian product lineup, the Mahindra Alturas G4 has been positioned above the XUV500. Interestingly, it’s Mahindra’s most expensive flagship SUV in the country. That means, the Alturas is the most advanced and feature-laden vehicle from the home-grown carmaker. Read – Mahindra Marazzo To Get Expensive Soon
3. Bigger & More Powerful Than Toyota Fortuner
In terms of proportions, the Mahindra Alturas G4 is 55mm longer and 105mm wider than the Toyota Fortuner. Mahindra’s new SUV measures 4,850mm in length, 1,960mm in width and 1,825 in height and has a wheelbase of 2865mm. The Toyota Fortuner, on the other hand, is 4,795mm long, 1,855mm wide and 1,835mm tall with a wheelbase of 2745mm. Read – Mahindra S201 To Challenge Nexon & Vitara Brezza
Mahindra’s premium SUV derives its power from a 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine producing power worth 187bhp and 420Nm of torque. The Fortuner comes packed with a 2.8-litre GD diesel engine that’s good enough for 174bhp and 420Nm of torque. While the torque output of both the SUVs is equal, the Alturas G4 is 13bhp more powerful than the Fortuner.
4. Interior Is Similar To Global Rexton
As mentioned above, Mahindra has made a few design changes to the SUV. The interior, however, is exactly similar to the global-spec Ssangyong Rexton. The SUV features dual-tone Nappa leather upholstery, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and navigation support, a massage function for seats, mood lighting, electric sidesteps, selectable AWD system, a 360 degree camera, tailgate opening, key-sensing auto locking and several advanced comfort and entertainment features. Read – Mahindra Thar, Scorpio & XUV500 To Get Generation Change
5. High On Safety
In terms of safety and security, the Mahindra Alturas G4 offers 9 airbags (top-spec G4 4WD trim only), advanced emergency braking system, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic BrakeForce Distribution), hill start assist and many others fitments. It’s the first car in its league to offer electronic parking brake.
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