Date: November 20, 2013
Mahindra going to Launch its Mini SUV XUV 300 - inspired from styling of XUV 500 soon in India
Maruti Suzuki, if known as leader in small car segment. Mahindra known as King of SUV Segment - with Xylo, Scorpio, XUV 500 ruling the roads in there respective segment. However - Ford Ecosport has created enough buzz especially with the Styling, design and features - add on to it is competitive pricing making this compact SUV affordable
Quanto though sold in pretty good numbers post launch - seems outperformed by Ecosport in Features, Looks and Pricing too.
Below are Key Specs, Features expected of Mahindra XUV 300 SUV
Body Build: Mahindra seems gearing up with all new XUV series as Compact XUV 300 (earlier coded S101) - which is inspired from Mahindra XUV 500. The SUV Body Build will be based on XUV 500 - especially the front Cheetah looks of XUV 500. However, XUv300 going to be 5 Seater SUV, unlike XUV500 which is a 7 Seater SUV
Engine: The SUV expected to be more powerful than Ecosport Diesel and Duster 85 PS in 1.5 Lit Engine as peak power going to be same as 100 PS with torque of 200 NM.
Styling: This all new compact SUV expected to be Stylish, full of features with a sense of premium feel at an affordable price. The car expected to retain in the Descent Styling of XUV 500
Features: This is going to be the USP. Mahindra can introduce all features :-
Body Styling - Projector Headlights, Rain Sensing Wipers, Choice of 15 Inch to 16 Inch Alloys
Safety Specs - ABS, ESP, Dual Airbags, Hill Hold Drive Assist, Parking Sensor, Fog Lights
Comfort Specs - Automatic Climate Control, Power Steering with Tilt and Telescopic, Keyless Lock, All 4 Door Power Window, Power Driver Seat
Infotainment, Tech - GPS Navigator, Touchscreen Music System, Steering Mounted Control, Bluetooth Connectivity
Competition Models: This SUV going to compete with existing Ford Ecosport, Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and upcoming cars like - Nissan Juke, Toyota Rush. To know more on Upcoming SUV Cars of 2014 - Click Here
Mahindra XUV300 launch does not seems far away. It seems that car will be unveiled in Auto Expo 2014 and can be launched anytime to our guesses by end of March 2014 or so. In terms of Pricing - do expect the pricing to start from 7 Lakh and can go uptill 9 Lakh for its top end Model. The car expected to come in 5 Speed Manual Transmission only
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