Spied earlier this year in the Middle East, the new Mahindra XUV500 petrol variant has now gone on sale in India. New Mahindra XUV500 petrol is offered with FWD in India (AWD will launch laer). It is priced from Rs Rs.15.49 lakhs (ex-Delhi). The Mahindra XUV500 is available in only one variant as of now – G AT.
Mahindra XUV500 is powered by a 2.2 liter, turbocharged petrol engine called the mHawk G140. This engine offers 140 bhp peak power and 320 Nm peak torque mated to 6-speed automatic transmission sourced from AISIN, Japan.
Mahindra XUV500 petrol is similar in features and design to the diesel variant. It carries a mHawk G140 logo on the fender. It boasts of static bending headlamps and projector headlamps with light guide. Interiors are done up in black and sport a host of infotainment features with a 7” touchscreen, 6 speakers, iPod, AUX-in, Bluetooth connectivity and video playback. The SUV also gets safety features such as tyre pressure monitoring system, rain sensing wipers and disc brakes on all four wheels.
Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing – Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd , “Since its launch, the XUV500 has been a trendsetter in the premium SUV segment with a great value proposition plus head-turning style and a plethora of hi-tech features. The introduction of the XUV500 G AT petrol variant will excite consumers who have been eagerly awaiting a petrol option. The G AT variant delivers impressive performance that has come to be synonymous with the XUV500.”
This is a new petrol engine from Mahindra. With demand for petrol SUVs on the rise, Mahindra has plans to launch petrol variants of all their SUVs in the near future.
Key Features Of The XUV500 G Automatic Variant
· 7” (18 cm) touchscreen infotainment system
· Logo projection lamp on ORVMs
· Static bending headlamps
· ESP with rollover mitigation
· Android Auto
· Emergency Call
· Fully automatic temperature control (FATC)
· Dual airbags
· ABS with EBD
· Intelligent light sensing headlamps
· Smart rain sensing wipers
· Cruise Control
· Push button start
· Passive keyless entry
· 8-way adjustable driver seat