Mahindra XUV300 Expected Price in India.Mahindra XUV300 Features, Launch Date India, Specifications along with Images of this sub-compact SUV.
Mahindra XUV300 Bookings
Official bookings for Mahindra XUV300 have begun.Buyers can book Mahindra XUV300 from their nearest Mahindra dealerships at a token amount of Rs. 11,000.However, it also depends on which variant or colour of XUV300 you choose.It also varies according to the state as in some states dealers are even taking Rs. 5,000 as booking amount.Test drive of Mahindra XUV 300 will begin around 20th February 2019 onwards with deliveries of the sub-compact SUV starting from March 2019.
|Rs. 5,000 – Rs. 11,000|
Mahindra XUV300 Platform
2019 XUV300 aka mini XUV500 is based on X100 platform which has been derived from Ssangyong Tivoli which is a global model.But for the Indian market, the platform has been altered to make XUV300 suitable for the Indian consumers.The other reason for tweaking the platform is to keep it under 4-metre as well.Mahindra XUV300 will be rolled out from the Mahindra’s Nashik plant.This platform is ultra rigid and strong and Mahindra XUV300 is also expected to score good in NCAP rating as well.
Mahindra XUV300 Specifications
In terms of specifications, it will measure the same as it’s competitors.Mahindra XUV 300 will be exact 3,995 mm in length, will be 1,790 mm wide and will carry a height of 1,644 mm.Wheelbase of this sub-4 metre SUV will be 2.5 metres.Mahindra XUV 300 ground clearance will be more than 195 mm.Boot space will be around 360 litres with good amount of space inside the cabin.
|Mahindra XUV 300 Specifications|
|1. Length – 3,995 mm|
|2. Width – 1,790 mm|
|3. Height – 1,644 mm|
|4. Wheelbase – 2,500 mm|
|5. Boot space – 360 litres|
|6. Ground Clearance – 195 mm|
Mahindra XUV300 Interior
The interior of this sub-compact SUV will be dual tone premium one with hosts of technology on board.There are n number of features on the interior front which at the first sight grabs the buyers attention.Steering wheel looks premium and houses controls for audio, bluetooth, voice recognition.Three drive modes – Normal, Comfort and Sport are given so that you can drive according to your convenience.Instrument cluster will provide lots of information.Infotainment system will be a 8-inch setup with all the connectivity options.Dashboard elements along with other materials will be in high quality finish.Rear A/C vents will be provided along with practical storage for both front and rear passengers.
Other than this, front and rear headrest will be adjustable.Illuminated glovebox is large enough and comes with cooling option.Dual zone automatic A/C and sunroof are the features which will be exclusive for the top-spec trim.Leather will be used on steering wheel, gear box and door trims.Power windows controls and steering wheel controls are in aluminium finish.
Mahindra XUV300 Exterior
Design of XUV 300 draws inspiration from Cheetah like the XUV5OO.The head turning exteriors of XUV 300 is supported by the long LED DRLs which joins the fog lamps.Projector headlamps are limited to top variants.Headlamps on both the sides join the chrome studded front grille.Lower grille is quite big with chrome treatment and large air dams.Sharp edges on the bonnet and front and rear fender complements the aggressive look of the sub-compact SUV.
Roof rails are large and shark Finn antenna enhances the look further.Striking 17-inch machined alloys will again be offered in both petrol and diesel top trims.At the rear are eyebrow shaped LED tail lamps.Along with this, the rear bumper is quite big and also gets two reflectors.High mount stop lamp is on the spoiler.
Mahindra XUV300 Safety
This is the area where it crushes the competition.Number of class leading and best in segment safety features will provide XUV 300 an upper hand over it’s rivals.Safety kit of XUV 300 includes 7 airbags, ABS with EBD, Engine Immobiliser, Reverse parking sensors and camera, all 4 disc brakes, front parking sensors, auto dimming IRVM and rear demister with wiper and washer.Ssangyong Tivoli scored 4 stars in Global NCAP and XUV 300 is expected to score well in the same.
Mahindra XUV300 Engines
2019 Mahindra XUV 300 will get two engines at the time of launch.The petrol unit is a 1.2-litre G80 motor which will be a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine which will be tuned for performance.This engine will be highly responsive as it will make around 130 BHP of power and 200 NM of maximum torque.This engine gets paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox.Mileage of this unit will be around 16 kmpl while in real life it will give around 11-12 kmpl in city traffic.No automatic gearbox will form duties in petrol XUV300 at the time of launch.Mahindra will provide automatic transmission in XUV300 next year.
Diesel engine will also be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.Diesel AT for XUV300 will be launched next year along with petrol automatic.Mahindra XUV300 will get ARAI certified fuel efficiency of around 22 kmpl.Like the petrol unit, this 1.5-litre 4 cylinder diesel unit will be performance oriented.It will output 130 BHP of power and humongous 300 NM of toque.Both the petrol and Diesel engines are BS-IV compliant.BS-VI engines for XUV300 will be launched in April 2020.Some tweaks will be made to the 1.5-litre diesel XUV300 while the petrol 1.2 L is expected to be replaced by new 1.5-litre engine.Mahindra will also launch XUV300 electric in mid 2020 with a range of more than 300 kms.
Mahindra XUV300 Petrol
The petrol unit is a 1.2-litre G80 motor which will be a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine which will be tuned for performance.The petrol engine will be offered in all the variants and will be paired to a 6-speed manual transmission.The petrol unit will make 130 BHP of power and massive 200 NM of torque.The mileage of this engine will be around 16 kmpl and in real life it will give around 11-12 kmpl.Petrol automatic in Mahindra XUV300 will be launched in mid next year.XUV300 petrol is the most powerful in the segment.
|1. 1.2 L G80 Engine|
|2. Power – 130 BHP|
|3. Torque – 200 NM|
|4. Transmission – 6 Speed Manual|
|5. Mileage. – 16 kmpl|
Mahindra XUV300 Diesel
Mahindra will fit most powerful Diesel engine under the hood of XUV300.While drawing power from 6-speed manual transmission.Diesel XUV300 makes 300 NM of class leading toque with maximum power of 130 BHP.The top speed of XUV300 will be around 160-170 kmph.Mileage of this engine will be around 22 kmpl and in city traffic, it will be around 15-16 kmpl.With Mahindra’s mild hybrid technology, XUV300 will be an absolute combo of performance and fuel efficiency.
|1. 1.5 L Diesel engine|
|2. Power – 130 BHP|
|3. Torque – 300 NM|
|4. Transmission – 6 Speed Manual|
|5. Mileage. – 22 kmpl|
Mahindra XUV300 Mileage
We know that both the units of XUV300 are power packed.But what about the mileage?For better fuel efficiency, mild hybrid technology has been given which would surely attract buyers looking for mileage along with good power of the motor as well.The 1.2L petrol will output ARAI certified average of 16 kmpl while the Diesel engine will be giving you around 22 kmpl.
|Mahindra XUV300 Mileage (Expected)|
|1.Petrol – 16 kmpl|
|2. Diesel – 22 kmpl|
Mahindra XUV300 Braking and Handling
Mahindra XUV300 comes with disc brakes on all four wheels.All the cars in this segment offers disc and drum brakes combination.This class leading safety feature will provide XUV300 with an upper hand over it’s rivals.All 4 disc brakes will ultimately result in good handling and better stopping power as well.Talking about the suspension, it will get McPherson Strut with Anti-roll bar at the front and the rear it gets Multi link type with anti roll bar.
Mahindra XUV300 Variants
Mahindra XUV300 will be offered in a total of 3 variants – W4, W6 and W8.W8(O) will be the top model of XUV300 which is expected to get 7 airbags along with some other class equipments.All these variants will be offered in both petrol and Diesel engines.However, it will be offered with manual engines only.Mahindra XUV 300 will get petrol and diesel automatic in mid-2020.The base variant of XUV300 will grab features like all four disc brakes, all four power windows, 2 DIN music system, digital instrument cluster with tachometer and MID.Even power adjustable outside rear view mirrors, high mount stop lamp, LED tail lamps and 16-inch steel wheels will be offered right from W4 model.The long feature list of Mahindra XUV300 will intensify the competition in the sub-compact SUV segment.
|XUV 300 Variants||Petrol||Diesel|
Mahindra XUV300 Price
Mahindra XUV300 price will start from Rs. 8 Lakhs and the top model W8(O) will cost around Rs. 12 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom), which means that it will be slightly on the premium side when compared to its closest rivals in the subcompact SUV segment.But given the features that it offers, it has the capability to set new benchmarks in the segments.The base Variant W4 of XUV 300 will have on-road price of around Rs. 8.9 lakhs for the petrol variant with the top model of XUV 300 diesel costing on-road around Rs. 13.5 Lakhs.
Mahindra XUV300 Colors
Mahindra XUV300 will come in a total of 6 color options.These paint schemes will be available in all the variants of XUV 300.White, red, silver, black, purple and aqua colours are likely to be offered in Mahindra XUV 300 which is slated for February launch.Dual tone exterior paint option will not be offered at the time of launch.
Mahindra XUV300 Launch Date
Mahindra XUV300 launch date for India has been confirmed.Brezza rival XUV300 will make to the dealerships on February 15, 2019.Although earlier it was stated that Mahindra will launch 3 cars in the India market in 2018.Two of them – Marazzo and Alturas G4 have already be launched a few months back with XUV300 being rumoured to be launched in December 2018.But as of now we have got the official launch date of XUV 300 and it is 15th February 2019.
2019 Mahindra XUV300 Competitors
2019 Mahindra XUV300 will take on the likes of segment leader Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Honda WR-V, Ford Ecosport, Tata Nexon and Upcoming Hyundai Styx and Toyota badged Brezza as well.This means that XUV 300 have to take on a number of competitors to establish it’s position in this jam packed sub-compact SUV segment.Not only this, the top-spec trims of Mahindra XUV300 2019 will eventually also get a taste of rivalry with the basic variants of premium and luxurious Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks and upcoming feature packed Kia SP-concept.
Thoughts on Mahindra XUV300
Mahindra XUV300 offers number of class leading features in it’s segment.It has got modern styling and premium and class above interiors.With powerful engines and best in segment safety equipments along with rigid and flexible platform, Mahindra XUV300 has everything what a customer aspires for.It has got the capability to eat monthly sales of more than 6000-7000 units.