Mahindra XUV500 holds the 'Cheetah-motivated' outline while it gets a few corrective changes outwardly. Striking changes made to the outsides are done in the front profile which now includes a superior etched cap set apart by overhauled Z-formed LED head lights and a decisive front grille. The cumbersome front guard has been patched up rendering it a more refined look.

The Mahindra XUV500 pictures appeared beneath gives a sneak look into the vehicle's adjusted outsides. The principal configuration stays unaltered, which implies the athletic external position is as yet the same. Base trim does not have the chrome embeds on the front grille, rather it gets dark grille with dark enhancement. Projector head lights with light aides are standard crosswise over trims however static bowing head lights are absent in the base variation.

Recently composed 17 inch combination wheels are fitted in the arrangement of four on either side of the SUV. Combination wheels are offered just on the W8 and W10 trims and the section level trims W4 and W6 get full wheel covers. Plentiful chrome work is apparent outwardly, the mist lights with chrome bezel, window chrome fixing and rear end appliqué with chrome bezel. Other outside highlights, for example, twin depletes, rooftop rails and cladding strips loan a lively similarity to the solid SUV. Likewise the flared wheel curves add strength to the SUV. Body painted outside back view mirrors can be balanced electrically crosswise over trims yet the power foldable component is selective to the W8 and W10 variations. Additionally the ORVMs accompany coordinated logo projection light. Front and back guard likewise coordinate the body shading. The outside entryway handles additionally gel with the body shading rendering consistency to the outsides. One of the tip top highlights presented on the XUV500 is the electric sunroof with against squeeze, this selective component is inset just on the highest point of the line, W10 variation. Other two highlights like the astute light detecting head lights and shrewd rain detecting wipers are empty in the W4 trim as it were.

The inside cabin has been re examined radically, the double tone being and dark themed shading plan compliments well the excellent calfskin upholstered seats accessible just in the W8 and W10 trims. While the base W4 variation gets jacquard upholstery and W6 trim highlights premium texture upholstery.

Solace highlights accessible stunningly in the W10 variation incorporate push catch begin/stop, detached keyless section, voice informing framework, brake vitality recovery and electronic guiding lock. Highlights that are missing just in the base trim are, glass implanted reception apparatus, DIS in-fabricated infotainment framework, 2 tweeters on dashboard, voice charges with voice acknowledgment and SMS read out. A 7 inch shading touch screen infotainment show with GPS, USB (sound/video) Bluetooth sound, iPod availability and coordinated music framework with CD (MP3) is inset in the W8 and W10 variations as it were. The W6 then again gets a 6 inch monochrome infotainment show with USB, Bluetooth sound, ipod availability and incorporated music framework with CD (MP3). Going to the W4 variation it comes joined with the single column LCD show. Standard types of gear over the range involve control windows, remote back end opening, perusing lights in first line, versatile charging focuses in first column, raise wash and wipe, raise demister, tail me home headlamps, lead-me to vehicle lights, flexi situate arrangement for helpful capacity, glove box with portable PC holder, 60:40 foldable second line, 50:50 foldable third line and level foldable second and third line seats. There are some hardware that are available just in the W8 and W10 variations like second line perusing lights, portable charging focuses for every one of the three lines, dpor unlatched lights, outdoors light, puddle lights, driver express down window. Flip key with remote focal securing is truant W10 while discussion reflect is accessible just on the W6 and W8 variation.

Mechanically there are no progressions; subsequently the SUV stays untouched on that front. XUV500 is driven by the strong 2.2 litre, mHawk diesel power train offered with the fifth era variable geometry turbocharger. The athletic motor yields most extreme power yield of 140 Bhp at 3750 RPM alongside 330 Nm of best torque between 1600 to 2800 RPM. Mahindra XUV500 transmission utilized with the diesel engine is a six-speed synchromesh manual transmission.

Controlled by the 2.2 litre mHawk diesel power plant in conjunction with the six-speed manual transmission is sufficiently good if not exceptionally amazing. ARAI guaranteed efficiency conveyed by this rendition of XUV500 SUV is 16 km in a litre which is not too sufficiently bad. In contrast with the past model, the efficiency has enhanced somewhat, it now up by 0.9 kmpl.

Variants Ex-Showroom Price
15.49 Lakhs Get on road price
Variants Ex-Showroom Price
12.65 Lakhs Get on road price
Mahindra XUV500 W4 1.99
12.65 Lakhs Get on road price
Mahindra XUV500 W6 1.99
13.99 Lakhs Get on road price
Mahindra XUV500 W6
13.99 Lakhs Get on road price
Mahindra XUV500 W6 AT 1.99
14.87 Lakhs Get on road price
Mahindra XUV500 W6 AT
14.87 Lakhs Get on road price
15.73 Lakhs Get on road price
Mahindra XUV500 W8 1.99
15.73 Lakhs Get on road price
Mahindra XUV500 W8 AWD
16.62 Lakhs Get on road price


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.