Aiming to battle it out in the fast-growing compact SUV segment, Mahindra has launched the all new XUV300 SUV. Mahindra claims that this is one of their biggest car launched ever, in the company’s history. This tells about how important this car is for Mahindra.
Mahindra XUV300 is 3995 mm in length, 1821 mm in width, 1617 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2600 mm. It will be offered in four trims – W4, W6, W8 and W8 (0). W4 and W6 trims will come with R16 steel wheels whereas W8 and W8 (0) will have R17 alloy wheels. XUV300 will have disc brakes on front and rear wheels. Suspension system comprises MacPherson Strut with anti-roll bar at the front and twist beam suspension with coil spring at the rear. Ground clearance is 180mm.
W4 – Rs 7.9 lakh
W6 – Rs 8.75 lakh
W8 – Rs 10.25 lakh
W8O – Rs 11.45 lakh
W4 – Rs 8.5 lakh
W6 – Rs 9.3 lakh
W8 – Rs 10.8 lakh
W8O – Rs 12 lakh
All prices are ex-sh.
Mahindra XUV300 is engineered and designed for India. Ground clearance has been increased and stance improved for Indian road conditions by working on tyre geometry and retuning suspension system. Based on Ssangyong Tivoli’s X100 platform, XUV300 is expected to get a high safety rating. It features chassis which has 68 percent high strength steel. In all, 25 safety features are on offer.
It will also be offering a wide range of high-end features such as 7 airbags, dual-zone climate control, projector headlamps, follow-me lamps, touchscreen infotainment system, auto dimming IRVM, front and rear parking sensors, electric sunroof, steering mounted controls, and tyre pressure monitoring system. Features that are common across all variants include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, LED tail lamps, 12v accessory socket, power windows, electric tailgate release, and ISOFIX anchorages. It comes in 6 colour options along with dual tone options.
Mahindra XUV300 petrol variant will be powered by an 1197cc engine that delivers max power of 110 BHP @ 5000 RPM and max torque of 200 Nm @ 2000-3500 RPM. Diesel variant gets a 1497 cc engine that delivers 115 BHP @ 3750 RPM and 300 Nm @ 1500-2500 RPM. Both engines come with 6-speed manual transmission. Petrol mileage claim is 17 kmpl, diesel mileage claim is 20 kmpl. Automatic variants may be launched at a later date.
Mahindra XUV300 W4 will be seen with body colored bumpers, door handles and mirrors along with wheel and sill cladding. It will sit on 16” steel wheels and get electrically adjustable ORVMs. Interiors will be seen with multi-mode steering system, 3.5” audio system with 4 speakers and safety features among which will be dual airbag, electric release tail gate, ABS, EBD and ISOFIX child seat mounts.
Mahindra XUV300 W6 variant will receive all the features as seen on the W4 in addition to black roof rails, upper and lower grille in silver, wheel caps on the 16” steel wheels and a spoiler. Interiors will get keyless entry and steering mounted controls.
Mahindra XUV300 W8 variant will also get projector headlamp with LED DRLs, silver front and rear skid plates, electrically folding ORVMs with indicators, 17” alloy wheels, and interiors with mood lighting, heated mirrors, leather steering and gear knob and fabric upholstery for seats, a 7” capacitive touchscreen infotainment with navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and dual zone fully automatic climate control. Safety features will abound in this W8 variant with passive keyless entry, push button start, reverse camera, 6 way adjustable driver seat, cruise control, ESP with hill hold and engine start stop feature.
The top of the line Mahindra XUV300 W(O) trim gets knee and side airbags, leather interiors, auto dimming IRVM, TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system), Front Parking Sensors, 17 inch diamond cut alloys, sunroof and dual tone roof rails.