The utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra is offering new discounts on the XUV 500 for the celebration of the fifth anniversary. The discounts offered on the best-selling SUV are ranging from Rs. 22,000 to Rs. 66,000. Besides, the discounts on the Mahindra’s SUV are valid up to 31st October 2016. The customers will get the benefits of low finance rates, welcome bonus and the extended warranty to exchange benefits. Along with these, Mahindra is also offering the best advantages like accident insurance benefits, roadside assistance schemes, additional accessories, etc.
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The offers and benefits vary from dealer to dealer, state to state and variant to variant in the country. The XUV 500 is currently available with the two types of diesel and petrol engines while the downgraded engine of 1.99-litre diesel has specially introduced in Delhi due to the ban of heavy diesel vehicle’s registration.
Mahindra XUV 500 looks like a luxury car with its high-quality design and appearance and is also comfortable for mid-sized families. The XUV 500 SUV has received a total of 29 awards, of which 22 awards in the first year of its introduction in the country. The XUV 500 Automatic and manual variants also under sale in the export markets along with the domestic country.
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To get the benefits of Mahindra XUV 500, book your test drive or contact the nearest Mahindra dealer immediately. Ahead of the Diwali season, it is a big bonanza from Mahindra on its popular SUV.
The utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra has launched the XUV 500 Sportz limited edition in the current market at the price tag of Rs. 16.5lakhs. The new limited edition developed based on the existing XUV 500 W10 grade and offered in both manual and automatic versions. The XUV 500 Sportz manual version is priced at Rs.16.5lakhs, whereas the XUV 500 Sportz automatic variant priced Rs. 17.56lakhs in ex-showroom of Mumbai.
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The limited edition featuring the additional exterior cosmetic upgrades for a new look, including mirror decals, sporty bonnet decals and side decals, orange colored roof rails, inserts on fog lamps and door handles, darker alloy wheels with red brake callipers and a Sportz badge on the dashboard, C-pillar and key. All the features were available in the pre-facelift of the Mahindra XUV 500.
Moreover, the Sportz edition retrieves the features from XUV 500 W10, like reverse camera, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment with GPS-guided navigation, climate control, cruise control, Bluetooth and USB support, iPod connectivity, Mahindra’s Blue Sense system, automatic headlights and start-stop button.
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Speaking about the specifications, the Mahindra XUV 500 is powered by the 2.2-litre mHawk 140 turbo diesel engine, which generates the maximum output of 140PS power and 330Nm torque. The special edition featured the standard wheel drive system (AWD) and offered with the 6-speed manual or Aisin-sourced 6-speed Automatic gearbox.
The homegrown auto major, Mahindra & Mahindra is planning to introduce the new variants of the existing utility vehicles, XUV 500 and KUV 100 in the Indian market to counter rivals. In the UV space, the car companies, Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors have launched their new products in this year. The new variants to get the special equipment in terms of the safety features, design, as well.
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Tata Motors has been launched the Tata Hexa, which is offered in six versions, to target the strong players in the UV segment. For last few months, the compact SUV segment has the strongest demand with the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. As of these reasons, Mahindra has decided to introduce new versions of KUV 100 and XUV 500.
The XUV 500 is added with the additional connectivity technologies, including mood lighting and new EcoSense telematics that will allow real-time tracking of the vehicle like fuel economy, as well. Additionally, the XUV 500 added with the safety button, which will be triggered to the respective parts in any accident or unexpected situation and call the stored emergency phone number.
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In the premium SUV space, Mahindra has already sold around 3000 to 3500 XUVs in a month, so the company is upgrading the KUV 100 to hold the strong space in the micro SUV segment. As per the reports, the KUV 100 will also be offered in dual colors, host of accessories and the options of bigger alloy wheels.
With the new versions, Mahindra will meet the industry targets in the corresponding segments.
Economic Times reported that the largest utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra will introduce the mild hybrid system in its best-selling SUV of Mahindra XUV 500. The mild hybrid version of the XUV 500 will reach the Indian showrooms in coming 6 to 12 months. The popular SUV will feature the “Intelli-Hybrid” system that was introduced for the first time in the Scorpio model in July 2016.
As per the news, the basic auto start and stop (Mahindra micro hybrid system) is to be replaced by the Intelli-Hybrid system, which features the large capacity battery, auto start & stop, brake energy recuperation and the starter motor.
The starter motor works as a standard motor and alternator to offer the mild electrical boost in the certain driving situations. Using the Intelli-Hybrid, the Scorpio’s fuel consumption reduced by up to 7 percent. Besides, the 2.2-litre mHawk engine powered XUV 500 will also return the same reduced fuel-consumption.
Not only Mahindra, the other manufacturers are seeking to introduce the hybrid cars, mild-hybrid systems and electric vehicles in the Indian market. One of the biggest manufacturers, Maruti Suzuki has already introduced the mild hybrid vehicles and which have more demand in the market than the regular ones.
Mahindra had made its entry in the electric vehicle segment with the Mahindra e2o and later e-Verito. Now, the company is planning to launch the all-new electric SUV, which might be KUV 100 electric, in the market to increase the segment range as well as raise the company brand.
The upcoming Multi-purpose vehicle of the largest utility vehicle maker has been spotted for testing at the outside regions of Chennai. Previously, the model has been tested by Mahindra with the heavy camouflage. It is the second time, the updated model has tested and the set of spy shots available in the market.
New MPV is expected to get the typical design than the existing ones and offer with the three rows of seating, forward sloping roof and the hatchback type of rear door. Most of the front design of the new MPV is expected to be similar to its best-selling SUV, Mahindra XUV 500. Being a new Mahindra car, it will be developed with the best monocoque platform of Mahindra.
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The front-wheel drivetrain is the standard drive system to be offered in the Mahindra’s new MPV, while the all-wheel drive will be an optional one. Similar to the company’s SUV (XUV 500), it will be available in two fuel types and if possible, the hybrid version could be offered to the Indian customers.
The new MPV would be designed with the better stylish structure and equipment than the Mahindra Xylo and the model will compete the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Toyota Innova. The spacious cabin, the fleet and the three-row seating will give a different look to the new car.
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Mahindra’s MPV Launch:
The new Mahindra MPV could be reached the Indian market in any time of 2018 and offered at the affordable price range. This car will increase the MPV segment range in the passenger vehicle market as well as Mahindra’s market share in the total PV sales.
The homegrown utility vehicle maker, Mahindra has been confirmed that the XUV 500 automatic and TUV 300 models will introduce in the South African market by October 2016. The information is directly announced by Sajoy Gupta, CEO of Mahindra South Africa to the CAR magazine. As per the information, the XUV 500 automatic versions will launch in South Africa as soon as possible, but the Mahindra TUV 300 compact SUV will introduce in September or October 2016. In the domestic market, the compact SUV (TUV 300) positioned below the Scorpio, the best-selling car in the SUV segment. The TUV 300 is expected to be positioned between the Scorpio and XUV 500 in South Africa.
In India, the XUV 500 automatic is offered in two types of diesel engines, the 1.99-litre mHawk engine is rated at the maximum power of 138.07hp (103 kW) and the torque of 320Nm. Another one is the 2.2-litre mHawk engine capable of producing 103 kW power and 330Nm torque. But, the automatic versions of the popular SUV (XUV 500) are to be offered in South Africa with the AISIN-sourced 6-speed automatic gearbox.
The compact SUV, Mahindra TUV 300 will be offered with the same 1.5-litre mHawk engine that develops the maximum power of 82.44hp in the manual versions and 79.09hp in the AMT variants. The high-end mHawk100 variant will have a capacity to produce98.53bhp with the transmission choices of 5-speed autoSHIFT and 5-speed manual transmissions.
Both models have recognised by the Indian customers as of the SUV architecture, design and performance. The company expected that the two models will also have the highest demand in the South African market. Mahindra TUV 300 is one of the best AMTs in India offered at the reasonable price to target the similar products.
Mahindra is expanding its export market year-on-year with the Indian-bound models, KUV 100, Reva e2o, XUV 500, TUV 300, as well. In the last month, Mahindra’s export sales increased to 4,153units and represented a growth of 14 percent compared to the year-ago month sales, 3565 units. Mahindra’s export market share will be raised in the coming months with the XUV 500 automatic and TUV 300 launches in South Africa.
Mahindra XUV 500 is the best and popular SUV from the domestic utility vehicle manufacturer and now introduced with the two additional features. The top end variant, W10 automatic comes with the start & stop push button system and passive keyless entry. The two features won’t be offered in the W8 automatic variant of the Mahindra XUV 500. The two features already available in the W10 manual variant of the best-selling SUV, XUV 500, but these were not included in the automatic versions launched in the last year. The remaining equipment and all features continued in the automatic variants.
Currently, the automatic variants available with the two engine options, the 2.2-litre mHawk and 1.99-litre mHawk diesel engines in India. The 2.2-litre engine has the capacity to generate the output of 140bhp power and 330Nm torque whereas the downsized engine is estimated at the same power output (140bhp) and the torque of 320Nm. The XUV 500 automatic with the downsized engines only available in the Delhi and NCR regions. All kinds of automatic versions offered with the 6-speed Aisin automatic gearbox.
The XUV 500 automatic versions available with the highest range of features like the multi-function steering wheel, projector headlamps, the feature-rich infotainment system with the 7-inch touchscreen, and daytime running lights. Moreover, the popular SUV has safety systems, 6 airbags, hill-hold and hill-descent control, electric sunroof, electronic brake distribution system and anti-lock braking system.
No additional charges applicable for two new features and the XUV 500 automatic priced at around Rs. 17.08 on the FWD variant and Rs. 18.17lakh on the AWD variant in ex-showroom of Mumbai.