Mahindra XUV5OO Enters Australia!
Mahindra and Mahindra is keen on offering the comfort and safety of to Australia as the Australian subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Automotive Australia Proprietary Limited (MAAPL), launched the XUV 5OO on 6th May. The latest news is that the XUV5OO will be replaced with its facelifted version next month.
The liberty of choice always attracts a good amount of customers. Mahindra launched the manual versions of the XUV5OO and automatic transmission is not due for another 18 months to two years.
This automatic transmission will be available in three different variants i.e. W8, 2WD and W8 AWD with a newly launched version of AMT.
Features and Specifications
The engine that drives the XUV5OO is a 2.2-litre mHawk turbo diesel engine which produces 150 horsepower at 3,750rpm and 330 Nm of torque in the range of 1,600-2,800rpm. This varies in both the variants, 6.7 litre/100km for the 2WD and 7.2 litre/100km in for the AWD. Other features include front and rear parking sensors, dual-zone air conditioning, tyre pressure monitors, cruise control; voice activated audio control, a six-inch touch screen.
Daytime running lights are added to brighten up the appearance of this beast. Besides, projecting headlights, automatic wipers are also included along with maintaining the basic necessity of Bluetooth and USB input.
Re-inventing the iconic style
There are new fog lamps with chrome surrounds, a reshaped hood, new 17-inch alloy wheels, a chrome window lining and a chrome tailgate trim.
The interior has been given a new dual-tone dashboard, a six-way electric driver’s seat, beige leather seat upholstery, illuminated scuff plates, an electronic sunroof, push-button start and aluminum pedals.
The President and the Chief Executive of the Automotive Division of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Pravin Shah, predicts that the XUV5OO Automatic will be an instant hit in Australia. Additionally, the Australian media states that the XUV5OO is Mahindra’s best-produced vehicle to date.
This launch seems to mark a great year ahead for the XUV 5OO and seeing the success ladders that it is climbing, the time is high to grab one for yourself.
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