Two things worked in the favor of Mahindra XUV500. It is already competitively priced, nearly Rs.1.5 Lakh less than other SUVs in the present market. Secondly etc importantly, it has enough features to convince the genuinely quality-conscious car buffs. (It is needless to add that, people who go for an Rs.11 Lakh car will be sticklers for standard.)
Mahindra XUV500 is among those power packed vehicles that drive smoothly; mHawk140 direct injection diesel engine belongs to the variable geometry Turbocharger type. Its 2179 capacity generates 140 Bhp@3750 rpm. The XUV500 takes there are many block, with 330Nm@1600-2800 rpm torque; the acceleration is pure exhilaration and you can transit through the gears effortlessly associated with 6-speed synchromesh manual gearbox.
Ground clearance of 200mm ensures how the Mahindra XUV500 addresses the humps, subdues the potholes and other obstacles on the rural roads. (Crossover vehicles are meant exactly for that, driving over the cross-country roads.) Tubeless tires take away the car-owners nightmare; 'puncture' as the roadside mechanic calls it.
Mahindra have built XUV500 to be a veritable fortress. McPherson type in the leading and multilink type suspension at the rear, both reinforced with anti-roll bars and the whole assembly combined into an independent achieves two objectives. Firstly, the Mahindra XUV500 is safer and secondly the jolts and shocks are eliminated, even while driving on rough roads. Disc and caliper type brakes allow you stop the vehicle within just a short distance.
Electronic stability program, electronic brake-force distribution, rollover mitigation, traction control, and the anti-lock braking system and a combo of air bags and finally the robustly reinforced body complete the fortress that Mahindra XUV500 is.
Mahindra XUV500 is India's first indigenously developed SUV with monocoque body. Integrating the body as well as the platform provide unmatched and extra-smooth driving pleasure.
Mahindra XUV500 is supplied in three models A number of of the features available in all of the models. Static bending projector headlamps (along with Intelligent light sensing headlamps,) with LED parking lights, Intellipark (helps effortless parking,) Smart rain sensing wipers, Digital immobilizer, Digital trip & tachometer, and glass embedded aerial. Mahindra XUV500's music department integrates CD/MP3, iPod & USB connectivity and as well as blast with 4-Door speakers with 2 tweeters on dash.
While W8 All-wheel-drive is in short supply, bookings are reopening for the Mahindra XUV500W6 and W8 2-wheel drive models. In a nutshell, the new Mahindra XUV 500 is a rock star and is definitely going to stay here for quite some time.