Mahindra XUV500 achieved a lot of success in the Indian market after launching it. It bears tough competition with wagons which are popular in India. In fact the remaining 3 variants including this is a made of monocoque body structure which is used first tine by M&M. its SUV designs is constructed using a single frame and the 3 models are less similar in designs except the drive feature, because this model is with 2 wheel drive option which used the torque from the engine to run 2 wheels in order to provide better fuel effectiveness.
Mahindra XUV500 W6 2WD is very dramatic with unique exteriors. The front profile of the car is exciting due to the huge bumpers with Mahindra logo placed on the chrome finished grille. Its headlamps are different in shape, chic lights and edged out style of the backs side of the car is very appreciative to look. Definitely, from every angle and direction, this model of Mahindra is a proud SUV which gives strength and bold curves. Its halogen headlamps, LED turn indicators provide a clear vision to the driver in dark nights. The wheel arches along with electronically supported ORVMs add a bit of bling and glamour to the vehicle.
The interiors are a mix of superiority with the use of good technology. Its craftsmanship can be appreciated on the upholstery of seats which is very airy and delightful. The dashboard design with a dual tone theme is a perfect match to the interiors of the car. The centre console with an infotainment console gives the best example of advanced technology used to enhance the interiors features of the car. The AC vents, red illumination on the ergonomic panel makes the interiors more enhanced.
The comfort features are very classy and superior as it provides lot of storage space for magazines and other things. The armrest, seats and the thigh support with extra elevation is marvelous, in addition to it, lot of boot space is provided to fit luggage and make the trips comfortable. The air condition system, power windows, power steering wheels, advanced CD/ MP3 player with USB and Bluetooth connectivity are very interesting features in this Mahindra model.
Engine and Performance
This Mahindra model has 2.2 liter mHawk diesel engine under the bonnet with VGT technology which gives high class performance while driving. It has displacement of 2179cc and is capable of giving maximum power output of 140 bhp@ 3750 rpm and a maximum torque of 330Nm @ 1600 to 2800 rpm. In fact this engine is joined with 6 speed manual transmission to give excellent performance while driving. It has the capacity to touch 100kmph speed within 13.6 seconds. This engine is fairly economical as it gives out 12 kmpl of mileage on city roads and 14 kmpl on highways.
Brakes and Handling
The brakes are superb which are enhanced with disc brakes at the front and back along with anti-locking system. In terms of handling it is up to the mark with superior suspension system which ahs Mc pherson type with anti roll bar.
It has lot of safety for passengers as it has air bags, EBD, ABS, BA, keyless entry, crash sensors, rear seat belt, rear view mirror etc to let you enjoy long journey’s in a safe way.