Mahindra XUV500 2020 Diesel vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

Mahindra XUV500 2020 Diesel vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

We compare XUV500 against other D1-segment SUVs on the basis of prices, engine specs and dimensions to analyse how it holds up against the competition.

 

Mahindra XUV500 2020 Diesel vs Competition

Mahindra XUV500 Diesel vs Rivals | Price Comparison

Mahindra XUV500 prices start from Rs. 13.20 lakh (ex-showroom) and it rivals the MG Hector, Tata Harrier and MG Hector Plus in the segment. The complete price list of the diesel-powered XUV500 is as follows:

D1-SEGMENT SUV | DIESEL MANUAL | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM | AUG 2020

Mahindra XUV500

Tata Harrier

MG Hector

MG Hector Plus

W5

₹13,19,999

XE

₹13,69,000

Style

₹13,88,000

 

W7

₹14,49,999

XM

₹15,00,000

Super

₹14,88,000

Style

₹14,33,800

W9

₹16,19,999

XT

₹16,20,000

Smart

₹16,32,000

Super

₹15,64,800

 

XZ

₹17,50,000

 

Smart

₹17,14,800

 

XZ Dual Tone

₹17,60,000

   

W11 OPT

₹17,69,999

XZ Dark Edition

₹17,70,000

Sharp

₹17,72,000

 
 

XZ+

₹18,75,000

 

Sharp

₹18,53,800

 

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹18,85,000

   

Mahindra XUV500 diesel manual comes with 4 variants: W5, W7, W9 and W11 OPT.

  • Mahindra XUV500 starts at Rs. 13.20 lakh. XUV500 W5 is the most affordable car in the segment.
  • W11 OPT is XUV500s most expensive variant with the diesel manual powertrain. It costs at Rs. 17.70 lakh and that makes it more affordable than the most expensive diesel manual D1-segment SUV, Tata Harrier XZ+ Dark Edition, by Rs. 1.25 lakh.

D1-SEGMENT SUV | DIESEL AUTOMATIC | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM | AUG 2020

Tata Harrier

Mahindra XUV500

MG Hector

MG Hector Plus

XMA

₹16,25,000

NA

NA

NA

XZA

₹18,80,000

     

XZA Dual Tone

₹18,90,000

     

XZA Dark Edition

₹19,00,000

     

XZA+

₹19,95,000

     

XZA+ Dual Tone

₹20,15,000

     

XZA+ Dark Edition

₹20,25,000

     


Among D1-segment SUVs, only Tata Harrier comes with diesel automatic powertrain.

Mahindra XUV500 2.2 Diesel vs Rivals | Engine Comparison

D1-SEGMENT SUV

DIESEL ENGINE SPECS

 

Mahindra XUV500

Tata Harrier

MG Hector

MG Hector Plus

Displacement

2.2

2

2

2.0L

Cylinder

4

4

4

4

Cubic Capacity

2179cc

1956cc

1956cc

1956cc

Maximum Power

155PS @ 3750rpm

170PS @ 3750rpm

170PS @ 3750rpm

170PS @ 3750rpm

Peak Torque

360Nm @ 1750 - 2800rpm

350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

Manual

Transmission

6-Speed

6-Speed

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

15.05kmpl

16.35kmpl

16.17kmpl

16.56kmpl

Automatic

Transmission

-

6-Speed Torque Converter

-

-

Automatic FE

-

14.63kmpl

-

-


Mahindra XUV500 is available with a 2.2L diesel engine with a 6-speed transmission. The power and torque output of this engine are 155PS and 360Nm, respectively.

  • Tata Harrier produces 170PS of power. It is the most powerful engine in the segment, having 15PS more power than XUV500 2.2.
  • Mahindra XUV500 produces 360Nm of peak torque. It has the best torque figures in the segment.
  • With a manual transmission, MG Hector Plus has the best fuel-efficiency figure of 16.56kmpl but others also have similar mileage figures except for the XUV500.
  • The Harrier is the only car in this segment with a diesel engine and an automatic transmission.

Also Read - Mahindra XUV500 Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

The torque output of all the cars in this comparison is similar. However, the torque-to-weight ratio of the Fiat-powered diesel cars is better than the XUV500. So they should offer better driveability than the XUV500. If youre looking for a car with low running cost, then MG you can go with anything but the XUV500 as all of the other cars offer better mileage.

Mahindra XUV500 vs Rivals | Dimension Comparison

D1-SEGMENT SUV

DIMENSION COMPARISON

 

Mahindra XUV500

Tata Harrier

MG Hector

MG Hector Plus

Length

4585mm

4598mm

4655mm

4720mm

Width

1890mm

1894mm

1835mm

1835mm

Height

1785mm

1706mm

1760mm

1760mm

Wheelbase

2700mm

2741mm

2750mm

2750mm

Boot Space

93 - 405-lt

425-lt

587-lt

155 - 530-lt

Ground Clearance

200mm

205mm

192mm

191 (D) - 196mm (P)

Fuel Tank

70-lt

50-lt

60-lt

60-lt

Tyre Size (Base)

235/65 R17

235/70 R16

215/60 R17

215/60 R17

Tyre Size (Top)

235/60 R18

235/65 R17

215/60 R17

215/60 R17


Mahindra XUV500 is 4585mm long, 1890mm wide, 1785mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2700mm. A wider body normally results in better shoulder room and a higher roof makes ingress & egress easier. A longer wheelbase usually results in more cabin space. It has a boot space of 93 litres with all seatbacks upright and 405 litres with the last row seatback folded down. The Mahindra XUV500 has a 200mm ground clearance, it rides on 235/60 R18 tyres size and has 70 litres fuel tank capacity.

  • MG Hector Plus is the longest car in the segment. It is 135mm longer than XUV500.
  • Tata Harrier is the widest car in the segment. It is 4mm wider than XUV500.
  • Mahindra XUV500 has a height of 1785mm, it is the tallest car in the segment.
  • MG Hector and Hector Plus have the longest wheelbase in the segment. Their wheelbase is longer than the XUV500’s by 50mm.
  • MG Hector has the biggest boot space in the segment. It has 182-lt more boot space than the XUV500.
  • Tata Harriers ground clearance of 205mm is the best in the segment.

Also Read - Mahindra XUV500 Ground Clearance, Tyre Size, Boot Space and Dimensions

Amongst all the D1-segment SUVs, Tata Harrier has the highest ground clearance, so it should be the last car to bottom-out on uneven roads. MG Hector has the biggest boot in the segment, so it can carry maximum luggage. But as far as cabin space is concerned, only the Hector Plus and the XUV500 are capable of accomodating more than 5 occupants. The Hector Plus is the only car here with captain seats in the second row with individual armrests, sliding and reclining seats in the second row

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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