The entry-level Mahindra XUV500 W3 variant gets all-black interior and misses out on most of the high-end features
The Mahindra XUV500 has been one of the best-selling SUVs in its category. However, the Tata Harrier has managed to outsmart the XUV500 and become the best-selling model in the segment. In order to regain pole position, Mahindra is readying an all-new W3 variant of the XUV500 which will serve as the entry-level model of the SUV. The Mahindra XUV500 W3 variant has been fully revealed in a new walkaround video. It is expected to significantly undercut the pricing of the entry-level Tata Harrier.
Going by the video, it is visible that the XUV500 W3 variant misses out on chrome treatment. It gets fairly plane front fascia with grey plastic inserts and single-tone bumper. The SUV gets projector headlamps, but misses out on DRLs and fog lamps. The SUV rides on 17-inch steel wheels, while the rear end comes devoid of wash wipe feature. Instead of blackened, the entry-level variant gets body coloured pillars.
The Mahindra XUV500 W3 variant gets all-black interior scheme and misses out on most of the high-end features. It gets basic air-conditioning system and double-din audio system. Most of the interior packaging is directly sourced from the W5 variant. The SUV gets powered windows and ORVMs. It is fitted with engine start-stop button, height adjustable seats and armrest for front and rear occupants. Also See – Next-gen Mahindra XUV500 – top 5 facts
The Mahindra XUV500 W5 variant is available at a price of Rs 12.87 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is expected that the new model will cost somewhere around Rs 12 lakh – Rs 12.5 lakh. Its direct rival Tata Harrier is priced at Rs 12.70 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Mahindra XUV500 W3 Walkaround Video