Mahindra India is a prominent automobile manufacturer that has introduced a few most stylish and charming cars in the Indian car market. Their MPV, Mahindra Xylo, is one of the best sellers. The variants under the Mahindra Xylo H-series (H4, H8 and the top end H9) have various features and functionalities for buyers to pick as per their need and requisite. Mahindra Xylo H8 has been fitted with a 2.2-litre, mHawk diesel engine, which has 4 cylinders and 16 valves equipped with common rail direct injection fuel supply system, helping in enhancing of mileage and proficient 5-speed manual transmission. Apart from excellence performance, Xylo H8 excels with the innovative interiors, stylish looks, adept protection functionalities and convenience factors.
The Mahindra Xylo H8 trim, a mid level variant is given some enticing exteriors. The front radiator grille is surrounded with a bright headlight cluster, bestowed with halogen lamps. The bumper is flanked by a pair of bright fog lamps. The wheel arches have been fitted with modish 15-inch light alloy, with tubeless radial tyres of size 215/75 R15 having strong road grip. The footsteps are with mud flaps. Big windscreens, fog lamps on the bumper with a rear wash and wipe function and a luminous tail lamp cluster with body colored tail gate decorate this MPV. The Mahindra Xylo H8 variant available in variety of sparkling paint options to choose from. The MPV variant is spacious and accommodates seven passengers.
The MPV has abundance interior and stylish color scheme, while the dashboard with quality plastics. The seats are of premium fabric upholstery with comfortable and spacious. The new MPV variant is sleek and highly advanced DDAS (digital drive assist system). This MPV has a number storage spaces such as a glove box to keep beverages, bottle and cup holders, spectacle holder, foldable snack trays, storage in the center console and in the doors.
Engine and Efficiency
Mahindra Xylo H8 is an environment friendly MPV that complies with Bharat Stage IV norms to ensure lesser emissions. It is bestowed with a commanding mHawk 2179cc engine that is skillfully integrated with CRDi fuel injection system, 5-speed manual transmission gear-box, 4 cylinder and 16 valves. Resultantly, it delivers an impressive mileage of 11.6-14.02 kmpl, a peak power output of 120bhp @ 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 280Nm @ 2400 – 2800 rpm. This MPV is also equipped with a well balanced suspension mechanism and a top-notch braking system. Further segmenting this are ABS along with EBD and coil spring mechanism incorporated in Xylo H8.
Comfort and Safety Features
Theft safety features (eg: engine immobilizer, central locking) are inbuilt along with a few others to facilitate easy handling of the vehicle like reverse assist, power steering, side/front impact beams and centrally mounted fuel tank. Entertainment is the highlight with its 2-DIN audio system, courtesy lamps, and puddle lamps. There are many other comfort features as well eg: dual AC with rear vents, power windows, rear defrogger, full floor console and illuminated ignition key hole.