The highly anticipated Mahindra XUV700 SUV was unveiled just before the launch. The XUV700 was originally designed as the next-generation XUV500, although Mahindra later decided to reposition the model because of its plans to expand its SUV product portfolio on a large scale. Therefore, as we reported earlier, XUV500 nameplate will return in 2024, Despite being a competitor of Hyundai Creta.
- Gasoline and diesel engine options
- Advanced driving assistance system
- New technology and new features
The decision to expand its SUV range is obvious, as Mahindra intends to leverage its advantages in a market where this segment has a huge and sustained growth. To that extent, Mahindra even introduced a new logo It will be worn exclusively by its SUV series, and the XUV700 is the first model to do so.
|Mahindra XUV700: Price (ex-showroom, India)|
|MX Gasoline Manual||Rs 1.199 lakh|
|MX Diesel Manual||Rs 1.249 lakh|
|AX3 Gasoline Manual||Rs 1.399 lakh|
|AX5 Gasoline Manual||Rs 1.499 lakh|
2021 Mahindra XUV700: Price
The automaker has announced the price of the basic MX series models, the price of the MX petrol manual is 1.199 million rupees, and the price of the MS diesel manual is 1.249 million rupees. They also announced the prices of two AX series decorative parts-the AX3 gasoline manual is priced at 1.399 million rupees, and the AX5 gasoline manual is priced at 1.499 million rupees. All published prices apply to the 5-seater version. The rest of the pricing of the XUV700 series will be announced after the launch of the SUV in October.
2021 Mahindra XUV700: Design
When looking at the design of XUV700, it is easy to see the connection to its predecessor, especially when you look at its posture and proportions. However, there are a lot of new things here, such as the grille design with the outwardly curved vertical strips, the new headlights with the huge C-shaped DRL falling into the bumper, the pop-up door handle flush with the body, the large The angular taillights and dual five-spoke alloy wheels.
2021 Mahindra XUV700: Interior and functions
Inside, it is obvious that Mahindra has adopted a simple and modern design. The dashboard is dominated by a dual 10.25-inch screen layout-one for infotainment and the other for the dashboard-mounted in a huge panel. The infotainment system uses the brand’s newly developed AdrenoX interface and the built-in Amazon Alexa virtual assistant to execute various voice commands.
Mahindra also equipped XUV700 with many other features, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connection, wireless charger, panoramic sunroof, auto-assisted headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, air purifier, artificial leather interior and dashboard plug-ins, electronics Parking brake, and Customized 12 speaker settings – Includes a subwoofer – with 3D surround sound designed by Sony.
2021 Mahindra XUV700: Safety
Another area that Mahindra is dedicated to XUV700 is the safety technology provided. The biggest topic here is ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System). It includes Forward Collision Warning (FCW)-it will warn you of a possible collision, and if you do not respond, it will use automatic emergency braking (AEB) to stop the car. Other features include lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, intelligent pilot assist, traffic sign recognition and driver drowsiness detection.
In addition, XUV700 is also equipped with seven airbags, ABS with EBD, customizable overspeed voice alarm, and seat belts with knee and front seat retractor pretensioners.
2021 Mahindra XUV700: engine and gearbox
The power of the new XUV700 comes from a gasoline or diesel power system. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo gasoline Mahindra mStallion device has been adjusted to produce 200 horsepower and 380 Nm. On the other hand, the diesel engine is a 2.2-liter four-cylinder mHawk turbocharger with two adjustment states. The lower state unit (reserved for the entry-level version) will produce 155hp and 360Nm, while the higher version unit will produce 185hp and 420Nm (450Nm for automatic transmission). The diesel engine is also equipped with four drive modes-Zip, Zap, Zoom and Custom-which are said to change performance and steering response.
Both engines can be equipped with 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options, but low-spec diesel engines can only be equipped with manual transmissions. There is also an all-wheel drive model to choose from.
2021 Mahindra XUV700: Variation explained
Mahindra will provide two series of XUV700-MX and AdrenoX (AX). The MX series has a single MX interior and will be equipped with a gasoline engine and a low-output diesel engine. It will have a 7-inch touch screen infotainment screen, a 7-inch digital instrument panel, Android Auto, day/night internal rear-view mirror (IRVM), and built-in steering function electric adjustable external rear-view mirror (ORVM) and other functional indicators.
On the other hand, the AdrenoX series will have three decoration levels-AX3, AX5 and AX7. Starting from AX3, it uses a dual 10.25-inch screen layout, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connections, built-in Amazon Alexa virtual assistant and a 6-speaker audio system.
AX5 adds functions such as panoramic sunroof, LED headlights, sequential turn indicators in taillights, curtain airbags and 17-inch alloy wheels.
The top-spec AX7 trim has all the above functions and additional functions, such as ADAS, dual-zone climate control, artificial leather interior, 6-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, seven airbags and 18-inch alloy.
Mahindra will also provide various option packages to add features such as wireless chargers, 360-degree cameras, 3D surround sound systems, blind vision monitors, and electronic parking brakes.
2021 Mahindra XUV700: match check
With the effective discontinuation of Alturas, Mahindra has many advantages over XUV700, which now assumes the responsibility of the company’s flagship product.It will fight against strong competitors, such as Tata Wildlife Park, MG Hectorga and Hyundai Alcazar.
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