2019 Mahindra XUV300: Which variant should you buy?

The Mahindra XUV300 is the most recent entrant in India’s compact SUV section. Primarily based on the SsangYong Tivoli, premium on the within, and loaded with options, the Mahindra definitely made a powerful first impression. Nevertheless, Mahindra XUV300 costs will not be essentially the most aggressive within the section. The XUV300 is pricier than the Tata Nexon and Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and prices a bit greater than the Ford EcoSport too. Nevertheless, with two engines obtainable with 4 variants every, it’s simple to discover a Mahindra XUV300 to fit your price range. Let’s break it down.

What are the engines on supply?

The Mahindra XUV300 will get two engine choices. There’s a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 110hp and a class-leading 200Nm of torque and a 117hp, 1.5-litre diesel engine producing 300Nm of torque, which once more, is greater than all its rivals. Each these engines come mated to 6-speed handbook transmissions whereas a diesel-AMT is more likely to be a part of the vary quickly.

The worth distinction between the turbo-petrol and diesel is merely Rs 50,000-59,000 throughout variants (with the latter being dearer). We haven’t examined the XUV300’s gasoline economic system as but however the claimed effectivity figures stand at 17kpl and 20kpl for the petrol and diesel, respectively. Within the real-world, nevertheless, the diesel is more likely to be extra gasoline environment friendly, and, frankly with extra energy and extra torque as well, it’s our choose of the Mahindra XUV300 engines.

What are the variants on supply?

Each engines get 4 variant choices every – W4, W6, W8 and W8 (O).

Mahindra XUV300 variant-wise costs (ex-showroom, India)
Variant title Petrol Diesel
XUV300 W4 7.90 lakh eight.49 lakh
XUV300 W6 eight.75 lakh 9.30 lakh
XUV300 W8 10.25 lakh 10.80 lakh
XUV300 W8 (O) 11.44 lakh 11.99 lakh

The W4 is the entry-spec variant priced at Rs 7.90 lakh and Rs eight.49 lakh for the petrol and diesel, respectively. The excellent news is that this variant is well-equipped with security equipment like all-wheel disc brakes, ABS with EBD, twin airbags, speed-sensing door locks, baby seat anchors, nook brake management, central locking and entrance seatbelt pre-tensioners. As well as, it additionally will get options just like the sensible steering system, a Bluetooth audio system with four audio system (diesel solely), electrical mirror adjustment, 4 energy home windows, a driver armrest, adjustable headrest for all seats, peak adjustable entrance seat belts and a 60:40 rear seat cut up, amongst different options, making it our value-for-money choose of the vary.

For a premium of Rs 81,000-85,000 over the W4, is the W6 variant that comes with a touchscreen with navigation, steering-mounted controls, follow-me-home headlamps, black roof rails, a roof spoiler and distant key entry. For the value big value distinction, this variant doesn’t actually supply good worth.

The following variant within the line-up is the W8, that’s Rs 1.50 lakh greater than the W6. The added sum will get you an expansive listing of options like wider 215mm tyres with 17-inch alloys, hill-hold, ESP, entrance and rear fog lamps, an anti-theft alarm, rear wiper and washer, a peak adjustable driver’s seat, rear parking sensors, a reversing digital camera, auto headlamps and wipers, electrical folding mirrors, dual-zone local weather management, projector headlamps, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, keyless entry, LED DRLs, cruise management, engine begin/cease button, a micro-hybrid system and much more, together with some trim bits that give this variant a extra upmarket enchantment. This variant is priced at a premium over the top-spec Brezza and Nexon, however affords way more by way of security equipment and tools.

The range-topping variant is the W8 (O) that’s roughly Rs 1.40 lakh pricier than the W8. For the cash, it will get 5 extra airbags (facet, curtain and driver-knee), diamond-cut alloy wheels, entrance parking sensors, heated outdoors mirrors, a sunroof, leatherette upholstery, auto-dimming inside mirror and a tyre stress warning system, amongst a couple of different bits.

Which is the variant to purchase?

The bottom W4 variant is well-equipped and affords nice worth for cash. Should you’re restricted by price range, that is the one to go for. Do word, that Mahindra is providing a laundry list of accessories, which house owners might go for like alloy wheels, fog lamps, seat upholstery, chrome garnish and so forth., to personalise their XUV300.

The W8 (O) variant is the priciest in its section however will get security equipment and premium options rivalling automobiles a section above. So if price range permits, that is the variant value going for. Our choose within the vary although, is the W8, which is priced at a premium over the Nexon and Brezza high fashions (manuals) however is significantly better geared up as compared, and maintains a effective stability between segment-unique options and worth.

(All costs are ex-showroom, India)

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