The new designed Mahindra Verito 2012 is the latest version of Mahindra Verito with petrol and diesel engine. This sedan under the name of Mahindra Logan was launched in the year 2005 in the Indian market with the joint venture of the French automobile Renault S.A and Mahindra India. This new Verito had got a few changes to the exterior body and in engine which gives a good mileage from it on city roads. This is what has captured lot of popularity towards it.
The manufacturers have given these new Mahindra Verito most notable changes to its exteriors. The front part is more redefined and sleek with chrome plated grille which possesses a company logo on it. The new pair of lights, body colored bumpers and head lamp cluster adds grace to it. The windshield wiper is good enough with a 2 speed plus intermittent to give clear vision in heavy rains. In case of sides, there is a set of vigorous steel rims with tubeless tires of size 185/70 R14.
The interiors of this model are more exciting as you have two tone dashboards with comfortable seating arrangement for passengers. The seats are covered with natural fiber jacquard while the rear seat is wide to give comfort. The centre part is molded and black in color and the instrument panel has a topper pad along with a storage space. Other features are sun visors, outer rings of AC vents and luggage compartment for comfort.
Engine and Performance
This new Mahindra Verito has a powerful diesel engine of 1.5 liter with 4 cylinders and 8 valves that can displace close to 1461cc with a commanding capacity to mix a maximum power output of 65Bhp @ 4000 Rpm with a torque of 160 Nm @ 2000 Rpm. It is joined with a 5 speed manual transmission gear box for effective gear shift. It moves with a top speed of 144 Kmph with mileage between 17 to 21 kmpl under standard driving conditions.
Braking and Handling
The company has fitted sound braking with robust suspension system. It has disc brakes and the rear end being equipped with drum brakes. The front suspension system is a McPherson type wish bone link and the rear is an H-section torsion beam with deflection coil spring, which is good to take care of sudden pulls on the way.
These are the most important features for the safety of the passengers and this model is equipped with a head lamp leveling device for better vision, rear seat head restraints with seat belts and a collapsible steering wheel feature. Other important safety features includes disc brakes for efficient braking, child proof back door locks, a plastic-coated windshield along with head light and a dual tone horn for protection of occupants.
In the list of comfort features, you have LCD display which shows total mileage, petrol Gauge and also has a digital clock, air conditioner with heater, a remote operated fuel tank and a rear boot opener.