Mahindra has finally taken the wraps off the facelifted KUV100 that now gets an additional ‘NXT’ to its badge. Launched in both petrol and diesel variants, the new KUV100 NXT has been priced between Rs 4.39 lakh to Rs 7.33 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Introduced in January 2016, the micro SUV has received its first facelift within less than two years of its debut in the market.
In a bid to give it a new look, Mahindra has made styling changes to the exterior and has made a shift from ‘quirky’ to a ‘clean’ design. Most of the updates can be seen in the front as it gets new muscular bumper that not only accentuates SUV-ish look, but also increases the length by 25mm. That said, the new Mahindra KUV100 NXT now measures 3,700mm in length compared to the previous 3,675mm. Read – Mahindra S201 Compact SUV To Come With 5- and 7-seat Options
Mahindra KUV100 NXT Images
The grille in front is new with larger chrome slats that seem to be inspired by the Genio-pick-up and is flanked by the new dual-barrel headlamps. Bumper too has been reworked as it gets wider air-dams. One of the prominent changes on the new KUV100 NXT is the toned-down character lines on the rear doors. Mahindra has also added a new body cladding and it additionally gets new set of 15-inch dual-tone machine cut alloy wheels. Rear now features redesigned tailgate and the character lines can be seen around the clear lens taillamps. Check Out – Upcoming Mahindra Cars In India
The spruced-up cabin sports an all-black colour theme and there is a 7.0-inch infotainment system that has been borrowed from Mahindra TUV300 (top-spec T10 trim). One must note that the infotainment system lacks prominent connectivity features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Read About – All-New Mahindra TUV300
There are no changes under the hood and it continues sourcing power from the same 1.2-litre mFalcon G80 petrol unit with 82bhp at 5,500rpm and 114Nm torque at 3,500rpm. Diesel variants use the 1.2-litre, mFalcon D75 engine good for 77bhp at 3,750rpm and 190Nm torque at 1,750 to 2,250rpm. Transmission options include a conventional five-speed manual gearbox along with an optional AMT unit.