Mahindra XUV500 W4 is the newly launched variant in the XUV500 line-up with it being priced below all other variants. It makes a great proposition to customers looking for an impressive SUV.
The Mahindra XUV500 is the most outstanding when it comes at aesthetics and dynamics of a SUV. It has a huge aggressive road presence with Cheetah inspired styling with front radiator grille like its jaw, design lines over body as of pouncing Cheetah and its door handles like its paw.
The front has the assertive jaw-like looking honeycomb grille with sporty and elegant parking LED lights. The muscular design with pouncing Cheetah inspired body lines with huge wheel arches make the XUV500 W4 very much impressive. It gets paw-like designed door handles, electronically adjustable ORVM''''s and its all pillars are blacked for that added styling. The 17inch steel wheels plus wheel-covers with tubeless tyres on and streamlined roof-rails adds it to height quotient. Its ground clearance is wholesome 200mm, total height being 1785mm, width is 1890mm and length is 4585mm.
The rear is also prominent with its bulging tail gate which is remote operated. The tail gate also gets wash and wipe glass shield with demister. It comes equipped with Smart lamps with sporty twin-exhaust. Mahindra XUV500 W4 has boot space of 96Litres and kerb weight is 1785kg.
Mahindra XUV500 W4 is only available in only 2 colours - Black and Silver.
The Monocoque constructed cabin welcomes with you chrome scuff plate for both first and second row. The cabin gets tilt power steering, electronically operated temperatures control with Dual HVAC, twin-pod instrumentation panel and jaquard fabric upholstery. It has ample shoulder-room, knee-room and head-room for its 7occupants. The driver seat can be adjusted in 6-way with height adjustable seat-belts.
The big power windows keep cabin airy with tinted solar-reflecting glasses keep cabin insulated during hot temperatures. The stowage space is also good with umbrella holder, glove box compartment can contain laptops and other similar size items. The seat are well bolstered and second row can be folded into 60:40 & third row can be folded in 50:50. Other features include - lead-me-to-vehicle lamps, follow-me-home headlights, first-row reading lamps & charging points, remote tailgate opener, etc.
Engine and Performance
The Mahindra XUV500 W4 comes with 2.2L mHAWK 140 with 5th Generation Variable Turbocharger(VGT) CRDe(Common Rail Diesel Engine) engine, which is a DOHC unit having 4 In-Line Cylinders with 2 Valves per Cylinder. This diesel engine which has Micro Hybrid Technology, generates a max power of 140bhp @ 3750rpm and also generates a max torque of 330Nm @ 1600rpm. This CRDe engine is mated to Synchromesh 6-Speed Manual Transmission gearbox. It is front wheel driven engine.
This mHawk engine gives a mileage 15.1kmpl(ARAI tested) and can do 0 to 60kmph in just 5.4secs.
The Mahindra XUV500 W4 has in front McPherson Strut type suspension and in rear Multilink type
Braking and Safety
Mahindra XUV500 W4 has disc brake on all four wheels. It also has Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, Tubeless tyres, side impact beams, Follow-Me Headlamps, Dual Airbags for Driver & Co-Driver, Digital Immobilizer, Central Locking with Flip Key and crumple zone for crash protection system.