Mahindra is ready to launch the XUV300 for the compact SUV segment of less than 4 meters. It is said that the release date of the Mahindra XUV300 will be witnessed on February 14. The new SUV competes with the Hyundai Crete, the Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon. There was a buzz throughout the previous month, where many details came up online, such as the characteristics and specifications of the engine that leaked. So let’s take a look at what are the top five things you should know about the new compact Mahindra XUV300 SUV.
Top 5 Things to Know about 2019 Mahindra XUV300 are as follows:
New Platform: The new Mahindra XUV300 2019 shares its platform with Mahindra’s Korean brand Tivoli, which is basically X100 platform and this means that the car will have a spacious from inside. The car is different from the Tivoli which is available in the international market and dons the design cues from its big brother – the new Mahindra XUV500. It is way bigger than its other rivals like the Maruti Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon. It gets a slew of creases all around that makes it look bold and rugged with its stance.
Engine offering: You are talking about here is the Mahindra XUV300 specification and the car will be offered in the petrol and diesel option. What is more interesting is that Mahindra claims that both fuel option variants will have the best torque numbers in the segment: 200 Nm for the petrol unit and 300 Nm for the diesel. Mechanically, it will be powered by a turbocharged three-power 1.2-liter engine (this unit also supplies the KUV100 NXT), but the engine has been adjusted to turn off 108 hp maximum power and a 1.5 liter that also serves the Marazzo MPV , which produces 117 HP of maximum power and 300 Nm of maximum torque. In fact, the diesel variant also gets the smooth hybrid technology.
Feature loaded: The XUV300 will welcome you with a feeling of warmth and comfort. The cabin is large, However, the seat capacity of the Mahindra XUV300 is comfortable for five passengers. It comes with many key features of the segment, such as seven airbags, four-wheel disc brakes, front parking sensors, steering mode (to adjust steering weight), smooth hybrid technology, dual climate control zone and rear-view mirrors with heating. There are also other features that are being lost from some of its rivals, such as stability control, hill start assistance and sliding sunroof.
Rivals: The new compact SUV Mahindra XUV300 will compete in the segment of less than 4 meters in India, as mentioned above. It will take against Tata Nexon, Ford Ecosport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, and also to some extent with Hyundai Crete. Previously, Mahindra tried to control this segment with models like NuvoSport and TUV300 SUV, but could not do much to attract customers.
Price: Speaking of the price of Mahindra XUV300 in India, you can expect to fall in a range of Rs. 8 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh. However, the price of Vitara Brezza de Maruti starts from Rs. 7.58 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.55 lakh, while the Nexon starts with an impressive price of Rs. 6.23 lakh and the high-end variant has a price of Rs. 10.67 lakh, while the EcoSport price starts from Rs. 7.82 and the diesel version of higher rank is labeled with Rs. 11.89 lakh. That said, Mahindra can easily face these three contenders, as it is also loaded with features compared to all its rivals and, therefore, some of the features offered are the first in segments.
Mahindra XUV300 Competitors
The SUV variants are getting tough competition lately and the XUV300 version won’t be an exception. It is expected to face stiff competition from Nissan Terrano, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, and Honda WRV.