Mahindra XUV300’s BS 6 model has been propelled in India, thus signaling the start of the homegrown carmaker’s development to the new emission norms. Now the first BS6 norms Mahindra car in India, only the petrol model of the XUV300 sub-compact SUV will be accessible as a BS 6-compliant variant. As of now the company hasn’t yet stated the BS 6 Mahindra XUV300’s price.
Mahindra XUV300 SUV
Mahindra gives the XUV300 SUV with two engine alternatives: a 1.2-litre, three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine and a 1.5-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine. The petrol engine produces a greatest power of 110 bhp at 5,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 2,000 rpm – 3,500 rpm, whereas the diesel motor churns out 115 bhp at 3,750 rpm and 300 Nm at 1,500 rpm – 2,500 rpm. And as for transmission, both engines get a six-speed manual transmission. The company is also offering the option of a six-speed auto shift with the diesel engine, though.
The company said that it will continue the development of its entire mobility portfolio to the new BS 6 emission norms albeit in a phased way. It added that it complete the switch to the new norms well ahead of the 1 April, 2020 deadline.
The XUV300 has been the most important launch of Mahindra this year. Notwithstanding the sales production hampering the automotive industry’s progress, the XUV300, launched in the middle of February, has fared quite well resembled other latest launches like the Marazzo and flagship Alturas G4. The XUV300 is one of the top-sellers for Mahindra alongside the Bolero and Scorpio. It competes against Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon etc.