Mahindra introduces new XUV500 Facelift

It was a revolution in the SUV segment when Mahindra launched its first SUV 500 back in 2012. The car was recognized with its stylish aggressive design inspired by a wild cheetah, with affordable pricing and quality output, the car within no time was able to attract a huge fan base among car lovers.

The new XUV 500 facelift comes with a newly refined four-cylinder (electronically controlled variable geometry turbocharged) 2.2-litre, (mHawk155) diesel engine that creates 155 Bhp, while the petrol engine remains same with 153 Bhp output. The new model also comes with 6-speed manual, as well as, automatic unit.

The new design philosophy includes a brand new front grille with chrome inserts, while the headlight is even larger with integrated daytime running lights. With no change in its measurements that car uses an optional 18-inch alloy wheel for rough terrains.

Meanwhile, the interiors are refined with brand new leather upholstery that offers premium style and luxury. The dashboard is attractively chiselled for housing a brand new 7- inch touchscreen infotainment system, that offers seamless connectivity with USB, Bluetooth and GPS.

Unlike the competitor’s Jeep Compass and Hyundai Creta, the new XUV500 offers an electric sunroof, logo projection lamps and a bunch of other new features.

When it comes to pricing for Indian customers Mahindra won’t usually disappoint the audience, the base model (W5) comes at ₹ 12.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new variants are available in both petrol and diesel option with the high-end automatic option (W11) comes at ₹ 17.88 Lakhs.