About MAHINDRA XUV500

Introduced in 2011, Mahindra XUV500 has become one of its most popular SUVs. It follows an aggressive, muscular and Cheetah body design. The radiator grille is jaw shaped and honey-combed. The body bumper is large and broad. A bold expressive line starts from the fender and runs to the rear. The door handles are paw shaped. 7 passengers can easily fit in. High quality fabric has been used inside.

Under the hood, it has an mHawk diesel engine that gives a capacity of 2179 cc along with 140 bhp and 330 Nm. This is coupled with a 6 speed manual gearbox. It has a 4 wheel drive options that can manage various terrains.

The advanced infotainment system fulfils every need from audio to video, and even has navigation assist. The monocoque body construction allows for easily handling of the SUV. The robust suspension system and the Electronic Stability Program are designed to handle all kinds of terrain. Air bags and crumple zone are there to protect all the passengers.

Similar SUVs are Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari Strome. XUV500 beats them by having a more powerful engine and better fuel efficiency (thanks to its lighter body).

It comes in 4 Diesel variants:

1. Mahindra XUV500 W4

2. Mahindra XUV500 W6 2WD

3. Mahindra XUV500 W8 2WD

4. Mahindra XUV500 W8 4WD

Variants Ex-Showroom Price
MAHINDRA XUV500 W4
11.73 Lakhs Get on road price
MAHINDRA XUV500 W6 4X2
13.31 Lakhs Get on road price
MAHINDRA XUV500 W8
14.76 Lakhs Get on road price
MAHINDRA XUV500 SPORTZ LTD
15.03 Lakhs Get on road price
MAHINDRA XUV500 W8 4X4
16.24 Lakhs Get on road price
MAHINDRA XUV500 W10
16.38 Lakhs Get on road price
MAHINDRA XUV500 W10 AWD
17.52 Lakhs Get on road price

Specifications

Fuel Type DIESEL
Engine CC 2179
Power 140 BHP
Torque 330Nm@1600-2800rpm
No Of Cylinders 4
Transmission MANUAL
Paddle Shift -
Kerb Weight -

Our Verdict

Another winner from the Mahindra portfolio is the XUV 500, a mid-sized SUV. It was first introduced in the market in 2012 and since then, it has shown good brand presence and newer and upgraded versions have been introduced. It is an indigenously designed vehicle that draws its design and performance inspiration from the world’s fastest animal, the Cheetah. Its firsts being the company’s first monocoque chassis vehicle and in the 2014 Desert Storm Rally, it secured the first place for its speed and engine performance. This versatile vehicle radiates a very appealing aura, a sure winner from Mahindra, and it’s here to stay.