Mahindra Marazzo (codenamed – Mahindra U321) MPV has finally been launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Pan India). The MPV carline comes in total of variants spread across four trims – M2, M4, M6 and M8 – propelled by an all-new 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine developed from inputs of SsangYong. Mahindra’s new flagship MPV has been designed and developed at the carmaker’s North American Technical Centre. Interestingly, the name ‘Marazzo’ has been derived from a word that means shark in the Basque language.
The Marazzo has been designed on Mahindra’s all-new platform, and is claimed to have the largest footprint of any Mahindra vehicle. It is also claimed to offer the “quietest cabin in class” and “best-in-class ride and agile handling”. The Mahindra Marazzo also marks debut of an all-new engine that’s said to be low on the weight, vibration and noise. The MPV also comes with a host of advanced comfort and safety fitments. Read – New Mahindra Compact SUV To Challenge Tata Nexon
Mahindra Marazzo MPV Key Features
– Mahindra’s toothed grille
– Large front bumper with split radiator air-inlets
– Projector headlamps with LED DRLs
– 17-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels
– ORVMs with integrated blinkers
– Roof-mounted rear spoiler with stop light
– Dual tone dashboard
– Large touchscreen infotainment system
– Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
– Air-con vents across rows
– Multi-functional steering wheel
– Front centre armrest
– Leather wrapped seats, steering and dashboard
– Lots of chrome treatment
– Surround cool system (industry-first)
– Dual-front airbags
– ABS with EBD
– Reverse parking camera
– Electronic stability programme
– New 1.5L diesel engine Read – Upcoming Mahindra Cars In India
Mahindra Marazzo Price List
|M2 (7-seater)||Rs 9.99 lakh|
|M4 (7-seater)||Rs 10.95 lakh|
|M6 (7-seater)||Rs 12.40 lakh|
|M8 (7-seater)||Rs 13.90 lakh|
|M2 (8-seater)||Rs 10.04 lakh|
|M4 (8-seater)||Rs 11.00 lakh|
|M6 (8-seater)||Rs 12.40 lakh|
|M8 (8-seater)||Rs 13.95 lakh|
Mahindra’s Nashik plant serves as production hub for the Marazzo and the engine development and supply takes place at the carmaker’s Igtipuri facility. The home-grown carmaker setup both the facilities with a total investment of Rs 1,500 crore. While the entry-level variant of the new Mahindra 7 seater MPV has been positioned against the new-generation Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, and its range-topping trim takes head-to-head against the Toyota Innova Cyrsta. It also locks horns against the Renault Lodgy (top model) and Tata Hexa. In order to achieve such a competitive price range, Mahindra is producing the vehicle with high-level localization. Prices of the Mahindra Marazzo 7-seater version start from Rs 9.99 lakh for the entry-level variant and go up to Rs 13.90 lakh for range-topping model. The 8-seater model of the MPV costs Rs 5000 more than the 7-seater version, ranging from Rs 10.04 lakh to Rs 13.95 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, India.
Mahindra Marazzo Specifications
Mahindra’s new MPV debuts with an all-new engine featuring lightweight cam cover, intake manifold and cylinder head. It’s also light on vibration and noise. The new Mahindra 7 seater MPV is the company’s first car to feature an all-new 1.5-litre diesel powertrain. This turbocharged oil burner has been developed with joint efforts of Mahindra and SsangYong. It can deliver a top power of 121.3bhp (123PS) against a peak torque of 300Nm. Transmission on offer is a 6-speed manual gearbox. Mahindra Marazzo carline will also get a petrol iteration with BS6 norms in 2020. Read – Mahindra Thar, Scorpio & XUV500 To Get Generation Change
Mahindra Marazzo Mileage
On the fuel efficiency ground, the new Mahindra 7 seater MPV is a better performer than the Toyota Innova Crysta. Mahindra claims that the Marazzo with new diesel powertrain returns fuel economy of 17.6kmpl. In real world condition, it delivers around 10kmpl – 15kmpl. The Innova Cyrsta, on the other hand, delivers a claimed fuel efficiency of 13.68kmpl -11.36kmpl (diesel). Read – Mahindra Rexton 7-Seater SUV Is Coming Soon
Mahindra Marazzo Exterior
Design and styling of the new Mahindra 7 seater MPV is said to be inspired by the Shark fish. The company claims that it has an aerodynamic design with low coefficient of drag. As mentioned above, Mahindra’s new MPV has been developed jointly by Mahindra Research Valley Chennai and Mahindra North American Technical Centre. It also includes design inputs from Pininfarina, Mahindra-owned Italian design house. Check Out – Mahindra ROXOR Off-Roader Pictures & Details
Face of the Marazzo carries aggressive styling bits such as a toothed grille, projector headlamps with LED DRLs (daytime running lights), a big bumper with split radiator air-intakes, sculpted hood, new fog lamp assembly and shorter overhangs. While the base model has been assembled with 16-inch steel wheels, the range-topping model gets 17-inch machined alloy wheels. Design elements such as flared wheel arches, bold creases, chromed roof rails and door handles and ORVMs with integrated blinkers further enhance its sporty side appearance.
At the rear end, the MPV sports a big bumper, mounted spoiler with stop light and LED taillamp enclosures. As mentioned in the beginning, the Marazzo is based on Mahindra’s all-new architecture. The new platform is claimed to offer the best-in-class ride and agile handling. Dimensionally, the Marazzo is the largest vehicle than other Mahindra cars. The Marazzo MPV is available in seven exterior colour options – Mariner Maroon, Shimmering Silver, Aqua Marine, Oceanic Black, Iceberg White and Poseidon Purple.
Mahindra Marazzo Interior
Interior of the new Mahindra 7 seater MPV comes loaded with several advanced comfort goodies. Some of its features have been carried over from the Mahindra XUV500. Features such as the newly-designed, dual tone (Black and Beige) dashboard with chrome detailing, digi sense, a large instrument cluster with a large multi-information display, large circular dials for tachometer and speedometer and leather wrapped seats and steering wheel are also on offer. The lots of chrome treatment on the gearshift lever, door handles and air conditioning vents and controls add a premium touch its cabin.
For connectivity purpose, there is a large 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone applications such as Apple CarPlay. Though, it’s reserved for the top-spec trim. The MPV has air-con vents for occupants of all three seats. Mahindra also equips the MPV with industry-first surround cool system that’s claimed to cool faster than others. Check Out: Mahindra TUV Stinger Convertible SUV – Pictures & Details
The Mahindra Marazzo comes with two seating arrangements – 7-seats and 8-seats. The 7-seater version gets captain seats for the second row and its last row of seat is accessible via flipping forward the captain seats. The 8-seater model comes with a foldable bench seat with split ratio of 40:20:40. With all three rows up, the MPV offers a generous boot space.
With respect to safety, the new Mahindra 7 seater MPV gets dual front airbags and anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), reverse parking camera and sensors, ISOFIX and disc brakes on all wheels. All these fitments are standard across the carline. Mahindra also equips the vehicle with hill launch assist, multiple airbags and electronic stability programme (ESP). The MPV is claimed to meet all the safety norms. With the large dimensions and a long wheelbase, the Mahindra Marazzo offers good cabin space for seven/eight adult passengers.
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Mahindra Marazzo is a seven-seater MPV that goes up against the Toyota Innova Cyrsta and the upcoming new Maruti Suzuki Ertiga. It also marks debut of the company’s new petrol and diesel engines developed jointly by Mahindra and SsangYong.