The Mahindra XUV300 7-seater is in the works, and a longer version of the SUV has now been spied in India. The SsangYong Tivoli, on which the XUV300 is based, is longer than the XUV300 and is comparable with the Creta. SsangYong also offers an even-longer version of the Tivoli, called the XLV. It is likely that the 7-seat XUV300, which is rumoured to be called the XUV400, will be based on the XLV.
SsangYong Tivoli XLV
The upcoming 7-seater Mahindra XUV300 is likely to be positioned below the Mahindra XUV500, which currently starts from Rs 12.31 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 7-seat version of the XUV300 is confirmed to get a 1.5-litre, direct injection, petrol engine for overseas markets, and it is likely to be the same engine that will be introduced on the Mahindra Marazzo in 2020.
When it comes to looks, it is not yet known whether the 7-seat Mahindra XUV300 will get the same design as the current XUV300 or will it look different. The image of the SUV that Mahindra has used while sharing its roadmap and confirming this development belongs to the Tivoli Air.
The current 5-seater Mahindra XUV300 in India offers a wide array of comfort and convenience features including a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, dual-zone automatic climate control, leatherette upholstery and an electric sunroof. The upcoming 7-seat version is likely to be endowed with few more added new features to enhance the comfort level of the vehicle.
The upcoming 7-seater Mahindra XUV300/XUV400 is slated to be introduced in the European car markets in FY2022, but it might hit our Indian market in 2021.