Mahindra XUV300 Official Bookings Now Open; India Launch Next Month
Mahindra XUV300 Top (File Photo)

Mahindra & Mahindra, a leading utility maker is all set to launch the new XUV300 sub-compact SUV in India. Scheduled to be launched next month, the official bookings for the SUV have been commenced by the UV maker at Mahindra dealerships across India. To be offered in 3 variants & 1 optional pack, the new Mahindra XUV300 will be seen in both petrol and diesel avatars. Moreover, the SUV will be built at the Mahindra's plant at Nashik. Mahindra S201 SUV Officially Christened as Mahindra XUV300; To be Launched in India by February 2019.

The Mahindra XUV300 will be seen in three trim levels - W4, W6 & W8. The upcoming SUV takes overall design inspiration from Cheetah which is very much evident from its stance. At the front, the Mahindra XUV300 gets modern grille complemented by sculpted bonnet, pronounced shoulder & body lines giving a bold and charismatic appearance. The dual LED DRLs and bold LED tail lamps also adds a visual signature. Top 5 Cars Launched in India During Year 2018; Maruti Swift, Mahindra Marazzo, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Santro & Tata Tiago JTP.

Mahindra XUV300 Interiors (File Photo)

On the inside, the SUV will flaunt the premium leatherette seats, stylish dual-tone dashboard, an electric sunroof and much more. The SUV will bring segment-first features such as Dual-zone Fully Automatic Climate Control & Front Parking Sensors. It will also be packed with features like airbags, ABS, All four Disc Brakes as standard across all variants. Mahindra Marazzo MPV Bags 4-Star Safety Rating at Global NCAP Crash Test.

Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing, M&M Ltd. said “The XUV300 is a very exciting & comprehensive package that will compete with SUVs in the Rs.8-12 Lakh (ex-showroom) price range. The XUV300 promises not just the most fun-to-drive performance in the segment, but also first-in-class hi-tech features & best-in-class safety. Its 7 airbags are the highest number offered on any 5-seater, not just in the Compact SUV segment, but also in the mid-size sedan segment. Segment-first features such as Dual-zone Fully Automatic Climate Control and Front Parking Sensors are thoughtful new features keeping consumer expectations in mind. We are certain that the XUV300 will help us redefine the growing Compact SUV segment in India.”

Under the hood, the SUV will be offered in petrol as well as diesel engine options. The petrol unit will be a 1.2-litre G80 petrol mill tuned to make 200Nm of torque whereas the diesel unit will be 1.5-litre oil burner capable of offering segment leading torque figures of 300Nm. Transmission duties will be carried out by 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. The company will be introducing an automatic option, however, that will be on the later stage. As far as the prices are concerned, the company is eyeing the price bracket of Rs 8 lakh to Rs 12 lakh (ex-showroom) with the new Mahindra XUV300.