The new 7-seater SUV based on SsangYong Rexton by Mahindra is ready to be launched this October in the country and the automaker is also preparing to launch new 5-seater SUV, codenamed S201 in India in the first quarter of 2019. Other than these, Mahindra & Mahindra is also planning to give a mid-life facelift to its popular small SUVs – the TUV300 and the KUV100. According to the reports, the Indian auto giant will bring the TUV300 facelift by 2019.
Talking about the further details about the Mahindra TUV300 facelift, the SUV will be offered with a number of cosmetic updates as well as the powertrain update. The SUV will also be capable to meet the new crash test norms that become applicable to all cars on sale in October 2019 and Mahindra has already started working on a BS- VI compliant engine for the vehicle to meet the new emission norms that will be applied from April 1, 2020 onwards.
Speaking about the upcoming Mahindra TUV300, Veejay Ram Nakra- M&M Chief of Sales and Marketing (Automotive Division) said, "We always said that we want to be full range SUV player and both these products (TUV300 and KUV100) are very important for us. We are investing substantially not only on the styling part but there would also be change in terms of technology and engineering to make it a better product. There has to be an economics to the platform for the electric version in terms of range, price for customer.”