With dealership dispatch started, 2018 Mahindra XUV500 undisguised images are already circulating in social media. Due for launch later this month, a new report now reveals the detail of the car along with variants and its respective features.
Featuring a host of exterior and interior updates, new Mahindra XUV500 facelift will also get a more powerful engine. Sadly, this will only be offered with the new top-end variant – W11. New XUV500 W11 is powered by the same 2.2 liter diesel motor like others, but is tuned to deliver 155 hp and 360 Nm. It will be mated to either with automatic or manual transmission and gets a 4×4 drive system. Other variants will continue with current 2.2 liter mill that delivers 140 hp. The 2.2 liter petrol motor will also be on offer.
Speaking about the design – exterior updates on the 7 seater 2018 Mahindra XUV500 include new LED daytime running lights, new alloy wheels and distinctive body cladding. It also gets new head lamps and tail lamps. Apart from this, there will also be new alloys and new colours on offer. Decals will add to the overall sporty look look of the car. Chrome is in plenty, to give the premium touch.
Interiors are upgraded with leather upholstery which is offered on the higher spec model. Soft touch premium material is seen throughout the dashboard and door panels, along with an upgraded infotainment system that is loaded with more features than before. It will be compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The colour touchscreen will be bigger than before. Features such as Tyre Pressure Monitoring System and driver driving style graph are also added.
Below are the variants and its respective features
2018 XUV500 W5
2.2 liter diesel 140 hp with MT, steel wheels, dual AC manual, black and grey interiors, dual exhausts, roof rails, mobile charging point for front row, remote tailgate opening, power windows, follow-me-home headlamps, rear window wiper washer with defogger, flat folding 2nd and 3rd row seating.
2018 XUV500 W7
2.2 liter diesel 140 hp with MT and AT, steering mounted controls, cruise control, auto AC, chrome front grille, black and tan interiors.
2018 XUV500 W9
2.2 liter diesel 140 hp with MT and AT, 17 inch alloys, piano black accent on center console, infotainment system with Android Auto, mobile charging for 1st and 2nd row, telescopic steering, reverse parking camera,.
2018 XUV500 W11
2.2 liter diesel 140 hp with MT and AT, dual tone leather seats, camping lamp, puddle lamps, electrical controls for driver seat, chrome trim exterior, leather finish on dashboard.
2018 XUV500 W11 AWD
2.2 liter diesel 155 hp with MT and AT, AWD, 18 inch diamond cut alloys as option.