The much anticipated 2018 Mahindra Alturas G4 has been launched in the Indian market priced at Rs 26.95 lakh (ex- showroom, India). Available in 2WD and 4WD versions, the newly launched SUV is available in a total of five exterior colors - Napoli Black, Dsat Silver, Pearl White, Lakeside Brown and Regal Blue. The Mahindra Alturas G4 is the second- generation Ssangyong Rexton launched with the different badge in the Indian market.
Speaking at the launch of the Mahindra Alturas G4, Dr Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “The launch of the Alturas G4 is a significant moment in the automotive journey of Mahindra which will take the brand to the next level. With the Alturas G4, we have decided to adopt an endorsed brand strategy which will heighten brand desirability & aspiration. The product is the epitome of luxury in every sense. Therefore we believe the Alturas G4 aptly redefines royalty which is also its positioning.”
Also commenting on the launch, Rajan Wadhera, President – Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., mentioned, “The Alturas G4, with its excellent proposition of imposing design, exquisite interiors, state- of- the- art technology, exhilarating performance and unmatched safety, all at an attractive price point, is poised to redefine the high-end SUV segment. It is our most luxurious offering and comes with a host of technology & safety features such as the 3D Around View Camera system, Easy Access Mode, Ventilated Seats, many of which are not available in vehicles at a similar price range.”
The 2018 Alturas G4 measures 4,850 mm in overall length with a width of 1,960 mm and standing 1,825 mm tall along with the with a wheelbase of 2,865 mm. This means that the SUV is bigger and the higher ground clearance of 244 mm also helps it look quite huge than expected. The features offered with the all- new Mahindra Alturas G4 include HID headlamps with LED daytime running lights, quilted Nappa leather upholstery with ventilated front seats, 8- inch touchscreen infotainment system compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, dual- zone automatic climate control, 7- inch instrument cluster, electronic parking brake that also features Auto Hold, 360- degree camera, steering mounted controls, 8- way electrically adjustable driver seat with memory function, sunroof with anti-pinch function and electrically powered tailgate. Apart from these, the front seats are ventilated with the driver’s seat getting powered adjustability and a memory function complete the features list on the SUV.
On the safety front, the SUV offers 9 airbags including front airbags for both driver and passenger, driver’s knee protection, side airbags in the first two rows, curtain airbags, hill start assist, ABS with EBD, brake assist system, electronic stability program, traction control system, emergency stop signal, hill descent control as well as ISOFIX mounts for child seat.
Under the hood, the Ssangyong Rexton based Mahindra Alturas G4 gets a 2.2- litre 4- cylinder diesel engine that makes 178 bhp of maximum power and 420 Nm of top torque. A 7- Speed automatic gearbox sourced from Mercedes- Benz is responsible for the transmission duties on the SUV. The base model features a rear wheel drive drivetrain, while the fully-loaded version offers a four-wheel drive setup. Also, both the variants feature disc-brakes on all the four wheels and ride on 18-inch alloy wheels shod with 255 / 60 profile tires.
The price details for both the Mahindra Alturas G4 variants have been mentioned below-
2018 Mahindra Alturas G4 2WD- Rs 26.95 lakh
2018 Mahindra Alturas G4 4WD- Rs 29.95 lakh
All prices, ex- showroom.
The SUV takes against the likes of the Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and Isuzu MU- X in the segment. Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates on the 2018 Mahindra Alturas G4.