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Explorer Kit - Mahindra KUV100

The Mahindra KUV100, a vehicle which was released in January 2016, before the Auto Expo 2016, recently launched a modified version of the same and is now available with the Explorer Kit. A fully accessorized version of the started model is now offered to add some spirit to the existing car. This accessorized version is ready to hit it off big for Mahindra and will be available across all variants, although, in the lower models all the accessories cannot be fitted.

Mahindra KUV100 Explorer Kit

At a Glance

The exterior body of the Explorer Kit has been made more rugged in comparison to the standard model. The outer frame includes rudiments such as brushed up front and rear bumper, claddings, wheel arches, door mouldings, roof rails, a roof carrier, inflatable carrier, side skirts, bonnet scoops, side foot-steps, rear spoiler, LED brake lights and door, a bull bar and tail lamp protectors.

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If you are a fan of chrome on your vehicle then the Explorer Kit comes with chrome upper grilles and lower grilles, chrome bezel to enclose the registration plate, highlights for the taillights made of chrome, chrome bezeled fog lights and door handles made of chrome. Additionally, Mahindra gives the choice to customers to add a few more add-ons, whatever they prefer, ranging from side decals to contrast roof and body stripes etc.

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Certain accessories like the bull bar, all-weather floor mats, side foot step, rearview camera, nudge guard, roof carrier, parking sensors, rear impact beam, rear protector beam, inflatable carrier, rear entertainment screen  and a multi-device car charger are provided for utility purpose.

Pop the Hood

This version of the KUV100 is a solely cosmetic update version and no changes have been made mechanically. It comes with both petrol and diesel engines. The petrol version is powered by mFalcon G80 1.2L unit which produces 82BHP at 5500rpm and a torque of 115Nm at 3500-3600rpm.

Also check - Mahindra KUV100 On Road Price

On the other hand, the diesel engine is powered by mFalcon D75 1.2L turbo engine which produces 77BHP at 3750rpm and a torque of 190NM at 1750-2250rpm. Both engines are connected to a five-speed manual gearbox.

Impression of the Interiors

The interiors have been left untouched and are the same as the standard model.

Cost attached to the Explorer Kit

The petrol version of the KUV100 starts at INR 4.22 lakh, while the diesel version of the same starts at INR 5.22 lakh. The Explorer Kit is available at an additional cost of INR 50,000 and above. 

Specifications

Mahindra KUV100 Explorer Kit

Automaker

Mahindra

Year of Launch

2016

Body Type

SUV

Engine Mill

1.2 liter D75 mFalcon diesel;

1.2-liter G80 mFalcon petrol

Engine Capacity

1198cc

Variants

K2, K2+, K4, K4+,K6, K6+ and the top-spec K8

Pricing

INR 4.4-7lakh

Transmission type

Manual

Number of cylinders

3

Maximum power bhp@rpm

82BHP at 5500rpm;

77BHP at 3750rpm

Maximum torque Nm @ rpm

115Nm at 3500-3600rpm;

190NM at 1750-2250rpm

Length

3675mm

Width

1715mm

Height

1655mm

Ground clearance

170mm

Wheelbase

2385mm

Boot space

243L

Kerb weight

-

Gross weight

-

Tire type

Tubeless Radials

Seating capacity

5 or 6

Fuel tank capacity

35L

Fuel type

-

Mileage on highways

-

In city mileage

-

Top speed

-

Acceleration 0-100kmph

-

Drive Train

FWD

 

Updated and Features Rich

Features

Mahindra KUV100 Explorer Kit

Air conditioner

Yes

Heater

Yes

Power windows front

Yes

Power windows rear

Yes

Power steering

Yes

Airbags

Yes

ABS

Yes

Keyless entry

Yes

Central locking

Yes

Cruise control

Yes

USB & auxiliary input

Yes

Speakers

Yes

Bluetooth connectivity

Yes

GPS navigation

Yes

Automatic headlamps

Yes

Steering mounted audio

Yes

Rear parking sensor

Yes

Rear parking camera

Yes

Height adjustable driver seat

Yes

Automatic Climate control

Yes

Explore the Unexplored

Since the Explorer Kit is a special addition model, it comes with a host of changes which are attractive and can only be found in Special Edition cars. This micro SUV is a perfect compact car as it offers the advantages of a hatchback and a SUV – compact size of a hatchback and stance of an SUV, all at a lower cost.

Also check Mahindra KUV100 Price Forecast

A multi-purpose vehicle, the KUV100 Explorer Kit not only comes loaded with features and trimmings as per your choice but can be driven in the city with ease, or on the highways and even taken on rough roads and off-roading. Ready for some life changing adventures? Well, begin those adventures with the Mahindra KUV100 Explorer Kit.

 

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