New Delhi: The 2018 Mahindra XUV500 facelift on Wednesday went on sale in India. The XUV is priced at Rs 12.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The updated XUV500 comes with both petrol and diesel engines, in manual and automatic transmission option.
The updated version of new SUV has a more powerful mHawk155 diesel engine on offer that makes 155 bhp, while the output of the petrol engine remains unchanged.
The Mahindra XUV500 is more equipped to take on the likes of the Tata Hexa and the Jeep Compass.
Both the petrol and diesel models come with their respective 2.2-litre, four-cylinder, mHawk diesel engines, which now come with the 6th generation electronically controlled variable geometry turbocharger (EVGT).
The diesel engine churns out a maximum of 153 bhp at 3750 rpm and develops a peak torque of 360 Nm at 1750-2800 rpm. The petrol motor, on the other hand, develops 138 bhp at 4500 rpm and 320 Nm of peak torque at 2000-3000 rpm.
Transmission options include a six-speed synchromesh manual gearbox, and an Aisin sourced six-speed automatic unit.
The centre stage on the dashboard is taken by a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS, USB (Audio / Video), and Bluetooth. The system also comes with Android Auto, Connected Apps and Ecosense.