Mahindra has launched the all new XUV300 compact SUV in India at Rs. 7.9 Lakh(Ex-showroom).The XUV300 gets four variants each for petrol and diesel which are W4, W6 W8 and W8 (O).It is going rival the Maruti Suzuki vitara Brezza,Hyundai Creta,Ford Ecosport and Tata Nexon.
The Mahindra XUV300 is builted based on the SsangYong Tivoli’s X100 platform, which has been modified in order to fit in the sub 4-metre bracket.The XUV300 is still the widest compact SUV on sale and also has the longest wheelbase(2620 mm) in its segment.
The XUV300 is powered by 1.2-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine in which petrol engine makes 110 bhp and 200Nm torque while the diesel engine pumps out 115 bhp and 300Nm of torque.The engines are mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox for now, with an AMT set to be introduced in the XUV300 in the upcoming months.The XUV300’s claimed a fuel-efficiency of 17kpl for the petrol variant and 20kpl for the diesel variant.
Features include two airbags, ABS, disc brakes on all four wheels, LED tail-lights and all four power windows. In addition to those, the W8 gets dual-zone automatic climate control, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a reverse camera, cruise control,electric sunroof while the top variant W8 (O) gets class leading features in the form of 7 airbags,front parking sensors and 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.