With a month of the Mahindra XUV300, the car had earned about 13,000 orders. This shows how popular the designs and the specs of the car have been. The car has appealed to the customers of India. Mahindra claims that there have been more than 2.5 lakh inquiries regarding its new vehicle. Still hot from the factory, the sub-4-metre SUV has stylish designs and comfortable interiors. The sophistication on the interiors and the features being offered are attracting the buyers. The car has a lot of safety features. The company says that the higher trims are more popular than the lower ones making up as much as 75% of the bookings.
An overview of the variants
The car is currently on sale with a minimum price of Rs. 7.9 lakh. The top spec variant sells for Rs. 12.14 lakh. The car is available in just 3 variants – W4, W6 and W8, but the top-spec trim, W8 has an optional pack (O). The car has a cheetah-inspired design. The award-winning X100 platform is the courtesy of the SsangYong Tivoli. The car is made in two turbocharged engines, both made by Mahindra. One of these is a 1.2-litre petrol engine, and the other is a 1.5-litre diesel engine. While the car offers 17 kmpl for the petrol engine, the diesel engine offers about 20 kmpl.
- Mahindra XUV300 W4
This variant has an audio system with Bluetooth, aux cable or USB connectivity. Fourspeakers are also offered in the diesel variant. The wing mirrors are electrically adjustable. It has a gear shift indicator and electric tailgate release. The safety of the car gets a major bump with dual airbags and passenger airbag deactivation switch, ABS with EBD and corner braking control and not to forget, child seat anchors and split-folding rear seats. The car will also offer a front centre armrest with additional storage. It is priced between Rs. 7.9 to Rs. 8.49 lakh.
- Mahindra XUV300 W6
Thisvarietyis priced between Rs. 8.75 lakh to Rs. 9.30 lakh and offers remote locking. Enjoy a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation. Connectivity can be done with USB, Bluetooth and aux cables. The audio controls are mounted on the steering and the four speakers are mounted on the car. The trim features roof along with a rear spoiler with high-mounted stop lamp. This is in addition to the features of the W4.
- Mahindra XUV300 W8
In addition to the features of the W6, W8 offers keyless entry. You will also get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There are two tweeters and two USB ports along with dual zone climate control. This carhas leather steering and gear knobs along with the auto projector headlamps and wipers. You even get cruise control, rear centre armrest and front and rear fog lamps. You can get one for about Rs. 10.25 to Rs. 10.80 lakh.
- Mahindra XUV300 W8(O)
This variant of the top-spec adds in curtain, knee and side airbags. There are 3-point seat belts for the middle rear seat with a second-row seat belt reminder. The car now gets leatherette upholstery, front parking sensors and powered sunroof. You even have an auto-dimming rear-view mirror. The price is about Rs. 11.44 to Rs. 11.99 lakh.
The features of the car are evenly distributed so that every buyer gets to have their fair share of fun.