5 reasons to buy the Mahindra XUV 500
Launched in the year 2011 as a compact sports utility vehicle by the Indian car maker, Mahindra XUV 500 has garnered both popularity and accolades for its design and features.
Designed and developed at Mahindra’s design and vehicle build centre back in 2011, the XUV500 was launched in 2 variants – W6 in two-wheel drive only and W8 in two- or four-wheel drive. It then received a mid-life facelift in 2015, which further increased the premium quotient of the SUV. The company introduced a W4 base variant in 2013, followed by two subsequent facelifts in 2013 and 2018, introducing the top-end W10 variant.
In all, the XUV 500 now has around 12 different variants including, automatic transmission and an all-wheel drive system, a host of comfort and safety features and a more powerful engine and a Horsepower increase of 15 hp (155hp 360nm up from 140hp 330nm).
With Mahindra XUV 500’s ex-showroom price in Kurnool ranging from ₹ 12.47 – 19.18 Lakh* and the on-road price from ₹ 15.11 – 23.07 Lakh*, here we find out the top 5 reasons why you should buy the car:
Mahindra and Mahindra is one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in India, ranking 17th on the list of companies that made it to the Fortune 500 in India. With technical prowess in a wide range of domains, strong core competence in innovative products and services, and steadily approach to a greener eco system, Mahindra is not just a reliable brand but also a pioneer in automobile advancements.
Think off- road adventures, think Mahindra.
But the new XUV 500, just gets to the heart of it becoming Adventure’s gold standard.
The powerful 2.2L mHAWK engine delivers an impressive output of 114 kW (155 BHP) and an amazing torque of 360 Nm @1750-2800 r/min, in the diesel variants and an equally imposing 103 kW (140 BHP) of power and torque of 320 Nm @2000-3000 r/min, in the petrol variant.
Moreover, drive options such as the All-Wheel Drive, Hill Descent and Hill Hold Controls and safety options like the monocoque construction and 6 air bags, among others add to the superlative driving experience of the new XUV 500, irrespective of the terrain.
The standard features across all the variants of the XUV 500 offer a range of intelligent features including 6-inch monochrome infotainment display, GPS navigation, electronic stability program (ESP) with rollover mitigation, ABS with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), and disc brakes on all wheels.
A style statement
Known for its ability to wow, the Mahindra XUV 500 is now more powerful and more stylish too with its new bold, captivating design. The exterior comes embellished with a striking new front grille, stunning new Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) and eye-catching fog-lamp bezels. And it’s new, bigger, (235/60 R18) diamond-cut alloys only add to its already formidable presence. Further adorned with a newly designed tailgate and new split tail-lamps, the plush new XUV500 is guaranteed to leave a trail of admirers, everywhere it goes.
With over 315 Mahindra service stations across 221 cities, it’s not just easy locating an authorized Mahindra service center but you can also be assured of quality service and spares.
Besides you’re always connected to huge community of Mahindra vehicle owners across the country to stay updated on the latest news and industry advancements.
This September you could also avail offer benefits on the Mahindra XUV 500 up to Rs. 50,000/- and more at Automotive Mahindra Showroom, Kurnool.