Mahindra has deleted the entry-stage W3 variant from the XUV500’s line-up, and an all-wheel-pressure system will also now no longer be provided with the SUV
Mahindra has silently upgraded the XUV500 to comply with the BS6 emission norms. Whereas the carmaker is but to verify the information, the SUV’s reliable internet page has been as a lot as this level. The transition from BS4 to BS6 emission norms has resulted in the discontinuation of a pair of variants, to boot to the AWD setup.
The XUV500 will now be provided in W5, W7, W9 and W11(O) super most effective. An non-obligatory computerized transmission is on hand on the live three variants, nevertheless an all-wheel-pressure configuration is now no longer on hand. Mahindra is but to relate the costs of the as a lot as this level car, since there has been a lengthen in manufacturing on story of of the continuing fresh coronavirus outbreak.
No adjustments earn been made to the powertrain of the car. The XUV500 remains to be provided with a 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that puts out 155 PS of most strength at 3,750 rpm, alongside with a 360 Nm top torque that is on hand between 1,750 – 2,800 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-velocity manual and an non-obligatory 6-velocity computerized gearbox.
Mahindra retailed the BS4 XUV500 at a pass label of Rs 12.3 lakh, which went as a lot as Rs 18.62 lakh (each and each prices, ex-showroom). Nonetheless, with the entry-stage W3 mannequin now being discontinued, we rely on a hike in the starting label of the SUV. The XUV500 has been in its first-era avatar since its start lend a hand in 2011, with two facelifts for the length of the stride.
Nonetheless, the homegrown carmaker has been engaged on a novel-gen mannequin which is expected to be launched in the market subsequent year. The 2nd-gen XUV500 has been spied on take a look at a pair of times, revealing its upmarket interiors, seating structure, natty touchscreen infotainment unit, digital MID, to boot to its flush-sort door handles.
The 2021 XUV500 is expected to wait on the BS6-compliant 2.2-litre diesel engine that is in the intervening time on offer, whereas this is in a position to maybe well additionally additionally seemingly be provided with a novel 2.0-litre TGDi turbocharged petrol engine with an influence output of about 190 PS. Mahindra had showcased the talked about powertrain at the 2020 Auto Expo.
Once it officially goes on sale, the BS6 Mahindra XUV500 will continue to rival the likes of MG Hector, Tata Harrier and the Jeep Compass in the Indian market.