Mahindra KUV100 is the newest vehicle from Mahindra. Set for a launch on 15th January, Mahindra KUV100 units have started arriving at dealership yards before launch. The image above was clicked by Rushlane reader Rickey Dalbehera. This is also the first time that the car has been spied in white colour (or Pearl White in Mahindra speak).
Mahindra KUV100 is the first ever SUV from Mahindra to feature a petrol engine. This will be in the form of a mFalcon G80 1.2 liter 3 cyl petrol motor generating 82 hp and 114 Nm torque. Diesel engine will be in the form of mFalcon D75 1.2 liter 3 cyl generating 77 hp and 190 Nm torque. Both these options will be mated to a five speed MT. AMT option is in the works and will be launched at a later date.
To be offered in a choice of four variants – K2, K4, K6 and K8 and 7 colours; the new sub 4 meter SUV from Mahindra gets features like dual airbags and ABS across all variants. It also gets EBD, engine immobilizer, power windows, power steering, body coloured bumpers, central locking, illuminated keyholes, micro hybrid system, electric ORVM, follow me home lamps, power and ECO drive modes, keyless entry, music system with 6 speakers, LED DRLs, and much more.
With Varun Dhawan as the brand ambassador, Mahindra KUV100 (Kool Utility Vehicle) is aimed at young first time car buyers. Mahindra wants to give this segment of buyers an option of owning an SUV as their first car, instead of a compact sedan or a small hatchback. “People always want to upgrade to an SUV. Why not make SUV your first car” – Mahindra.
Expected price range of new Mahindra KUV100 is in the range of INR 4-7 lakh.