Mahindra has now started accepting bookings for the diesel-automatic variant of its recently launched XUV300 in the Indian market. The upcoming automatic version will get launched in the next month and will be Rs 50,000 expensive than the manual one.
Some reports suggest that the diesel-automatic variant will be offered in the top versions of Mahindra XUV300 only.
Engine – Mahindra XUV300 comes in two engine variants, 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine which can produce 110hp and 200 Nm of torque and 1.5-litre diesel engine which generates 117 hp of power and 300 Nm of torque. The engine is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission and the automatic in diesel is more likely to come soon.
Variants – It comes in four variants in both petrol and diesel engine version, W4, W6, W8 and W8 (O).
Features – The base model of Mahindra XUV300 comes with some features as standard all-wheel disc brakes, ABS with EBD, dual airbags, speed-sensing door locks, child seat anchors, corner brake control, central locking and front seatbelt pre-tensioners.
The W8 variant comes with a hill-hold, ESP, front and rear fog lamps, an anti-theft alarm, rear wiper and washer, a height adjustable driver’s seat, rear parking sensors, a reversing camera, auto headlamps and wipers, electric folding mirrors, dual-zone climate control, projector headlamps, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, keyless entry, LED DRLs, cruise control, engine start/stop button, a micro-hybrid system.
XUV 300 is priced between Rs 7.90 lakh and Rs 11.99 lakh and comes with both petrol and diesel powertrains.
It competes with the likes of EcoSport from Ford, Vitara Brezza from Maruti Suzuki and the Nexon from Tata Motors in the in the sub-4-meter SUV segment.