2018 Mahindra XUV500 facelift priced at Rs 12.32 lakh launched; sets new premium SUV benchmark
2018 Mahindra XUV500 facelift SUV will be available from today onward at Mahindra and Mahindra dealerships across India.
2018 Mahindra XUV500 facelift launch: The Mahindra and Mahindra set a new benchmark in the premium SUV segment on Monday with the launch of its plush new XUV500 facelift version, which comes at an attractive price of Rs 12.32 lakh ex-showroom Mumbai. The all Mahindra XUV500 comes with a bold new design, plush, luxurious interiors and higher power and torque. It offers a more pleasurable ride through an enhanced suspension, and comes with a quieter cabin. The car will be available from today onward at Mahindra dealerships across India.
Speaking at the launch the Mahindra XUV500, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “Since its launch in 2011, the XUV500 has been a trendsetter in the premium SUV segment with its great value proposition of head-turning style, aspirational hi-tech features, unmatched performance and best-in-class safety. The XUV500 was the creator of the premium SUV segment in the Rs. 12 to 18 lakhs price range in India and continues to be the frontrunner in the segment when it comes to setting new trends and pushing boundaries"
Wadhera added, " Today, with the launch of the plush new XUV500, we have strengthened its value proposition further by creating new benchmarks in luxury and styling. It has been designed to meet the customer’s rising aspirations for more premium and luxurious offerings."
The Mahindra XUV500 comes with a bold and head-turning new design comprising a new wider grille with chrome inserts, fog lamps with a refreshing new chrome bezel, an all-new, stylish tailgate with spit tail-lamps and a new spoiler, stunning LED DRLs and larger 45.72 cm (235/60 R18) diamond cut alloys.
Interiors of the Mahindra XUV500 are now more luxurious and come with a premium new tan and black theme comprising of new quilted tan leather seats, finely crafted soft-touch leather dashboard and door trims and a new piano-black center console. The fit and finish of the new Mahindra XUV500 has been further refined and its cabin is now even quieter.
Equipped with a more powerful mHawk155 engine the Mahindra XUV500 comes with higher power of 114kW (155 BHP) and higher torque of 360 Nm. The new 6th generation electronically controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger (eVGT) has improved the low-end torque further, to ensure an even more pleasurable urban driving experience.
Also, the enhanced suspension of the Mahindra XUV500 promises a plusher ride. New technology offerings in the XUV500 include the industry-first smart watch connectivity and Arkamys enhanced audio output.
Apart from this, it continues to offer aspirational hi-tech features, which are not available even in vehicles that are double its price. It is high on safety features with 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP with Rollover mitigation, hill hold and hill descent control and disc brakes on all wheels. In addition, the Mahindra XUV500 also offers the first-in-class safety feature of Emergency Calling.
Available in 5 diesel variants, including an optional pack, namely W5, W7, W9, W11 & W11 OPT, the Mahindra XUV500 will also offer one gasoline option of G AT to customers. It also offers the widest range of diesel automatic variants, namely W7 AT, W9 AT, W11 AT, W11 OPT AT and W11 OPT AWD AT.
Customers can choose Mahindra XUV500 from seven attractive colors - New Crimson Red, New Mystic Copper, Pearl White, Volcano Black, Moon dust Silver, Opulent Purple and Lake Side Brown