Mahindra XUV300 SUV carline is available in 3 trim levels – W4, W6 and W8.
Mahindra has finally launched the long-awaited sub-4 meter SUV – Mahindra XUV300. The SUV is available in 3 trim levels – W4, W6 and W8 – priced between Rs 7.90 lakh and Rs 10.80 lakh. The company is also offering an optional package, which will cost an additional 1.19 lakh. This SUV directly rival the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and the upcoming Hyundai Styx.
The Mahindra XUV300 is based on the SsangYong’s X100 platform, which also underpins the Tivoli SUV. This small SUV is claimed to be the widest SUV in its class and comes with the longest wheelbase as well, at 2,600mm. In terms of proportions, the SUV is 3,990mm in length, 1,820mm in width and 1,620mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,620mm. The small SUV has a ground clearance of 200mm, which is comparatively smaller than the Vitara Brezza, EcoSport and Nexon’s ground clearance of 198mm, 200 and 209mm respectively. Read – Mahindra XUV300 Variant-Wise Features
The new Mahindra XUV300 is available with 2 engine options – a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol and a 1.5-litre turbo-diesel. While the former is capable of producing 110bhp of power and 200Nm of torque, the oil burner is good for 115bhp and 300Nm of torque. With these numbers, the Mahindra XUV300 is the most powerful compact SUV in its category. A six-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels will come as standard. The company will also launch the AMT version in near future. Read – Mahindra XUV300 Vs Tata Nexon
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The Mahindra XUV300 petrol version is claimed to return an ARAI certified fuel economy of 17kmpl, while the diesel version delivers 20kmpl. On comparison with Nexon, Brezza and EcoSport, the diesel XUV300 is less efficient. However, it is the torquiest and more powerful.
The XUV300 is equipped with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, rear parking sensors, ISOFIX child safety seat anchors, speed alert and seatbelt reminder as standard safety features. The top-spec variant also gets 7-airbags including a knee airbag for the driver. All-4 disc brakes are offered as standard across all the variants.
It is the third Mahindra SUV to be based on the monocoque chassis and second to join the XUV nameplate. The SUV’s design is inspired by “Cheetah”, featuring sculpted bonnet, signature Mahindra grille, headlamp that integrated with the fog lamps, dual LED DRLs and pronounced shoulder and body lines.
The base W4 variant gets an audio system with a 3.5-inch display and 4-speakers, electric ORVMs, electric tailgate release, gearshift indicator, smart steering with multiple modes and 16-inch steel wheels. The Mahindra XUV300 W6 variant features silver accents on the grille and air-dam, keyless entry, multi-functional steering wheel, door cladding, roof rails and spoiler with a high-mounted stop lamp.
The W8 variant gets automatic projector headlamps with LED DRLs, 17-inch alloy wheels, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Navigation, 6-way adjustable driver’s seat, rain sensing wipers, dual-zone climate control, ESP with hill hold assist and rear camera. The top-spec Mahindra XUV300 W(O) gets 7 airbags, faux leather interiors, Auto dimming IRVM, tire pressure monitoring system, front parking sensors, 17-inch diamond-cut alloys, an electric sunroof, etc.
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