Mahindra Quanto C4 is based on Ingenio platform, which looks similar to Xylo model and thus inheriting its prominent features and class from Xylo itself. It is compact version of the Xylo model, making it a first sub-4 metre SUV in the segment whether be it by Mahindra itself or compared to other manufacturers.
Mahindra Quanto C4 being in sub-4 metre category helped Mahindra to enjoy the excise duty of small cars plus had Mahindra''''s SUV DNA added to it. Mahindra aimed strategically it to the buyers of the entry level sedan and diesel hatchbacks, with price of Quanto C4 being competitive enough to lure the customers of entry level sedans and diesel hatchbacks.
Mahindra Quanto C4 is one of the base-level models of Mahindra Quanto. It is specced same as C2 but with some interior and exterior enhancements.
Specifications and Performances
The Mahindra Quanto C4 has Mahindra''''s powerful mCR100 engine with twin turbo. It is the latest diesel engine made by Mahindra. The 1.5 litre Common Rail diesel engine is a DOHC unit with 4 In Line Cylinders with 8 valves per cylinder, which generates a maximum power of 100 bhp at 3750 rpm and produces maximum torque of 240 Nm at 1600-2000rpm. This latest engine which a smaller version of the mHawk engine and is mated to 5-Speed 5MT320 manual Indirect Shift gearbox. This diesel unit may be downsized version of well known mHawk engine but it has nothing short in performance quarters, as it is well calibrated engine which scuttles within 14 seconds from 0 to 100 kmph and can manage a top speed of 160 kmph.
Quanto C4 is having a more powered and configured engine as compared to the likes of entry level sedan and diesel hatchbacks, to which it is competing but it is not a single bit short on mileage numbers, with on-par overall mileage of 17.1 kmpl.
Exterior and Interiors
Quanto C4 inherits its most of the features from the Xylo, but Mahindra has not just took its Xylo styling and pasted on Quanto C4, rather it has tweaked it in a new style and design. The front grille is wide with chrome-accents, the headlight-cluster taking a right amount of space. The bumpers are body-coloured, front having no Fog lamps with considerable air-dam in-between. From side the roof-rails accentuates its high stance, the ORVM''''s and door handles are black. It has 15inch steel wheels having wheel-covers with tubeless tyres. The rear is sturdy with Stepney-wheel being mounted on the tailgate, and rear glass having wiper.
Inside, the cabin has basic level interiors having features like HVAC, Power steering with tilt adjustment, power windows, mobile charger in middle row, glove box with lid, Utility box on floor console, manual Central-Locking system, full floor-console, seats with vinyl and fabric-covering, courtesy lamp, sun-visor with vanity mirror on front-passenger side and adjustable headrests. It can accommodate 5+2 adults comfortably.
Quanto C4 has also some basic safety features like Digital Immobiliser and Child lock systems in the middle & the rear door, besides front disc-brakes and rear drum-brakes.