Mahindra XUV500 Automatic Launched

Mahindra XUV500 Automatic Launched

Mahindra has re-introduced XUV500 automatic in India. The transmission is a 6-speed torque converter and comes paired with the 2.2-litre diesel engine. This engine is otherwise available with a 6-speed manual transmission.

Mahindra XUV500 Automatic

The automatic transmission is available in 3 variants -- W7, W9 and W11(O). The ex-showroom, Pune prices of both manual and automatic variants are as follows:

XUV500 DIESEL | PRICES

Variant

Manual

Difference

Automatic

W5

Rs 13,16,367

 

NA

W7

Rs 14,43,873

Rs 1,21,174

Rs 15,65,047

W9

Rs 16,14,503

Rs 1,21,174

Rs 17,35,677

W11(O)

Rs 17,66,879

Rs 1,21,267

Rs 18,88,146


As can be seen in the table, the XUV500 automatic is Rs 1.21 lakh dearer than its manual counterpart.

The XUV500’s 2.2-litre diesel engine makes a maximum power of 155PS and peak torque of 360Nm -- same with both the transmission options. With the manual transmission, this engine returns a claimed fuel efficiency (mileage) of 15.05 kmpl. The claimed fuel efficiency drops to 13.44 kmpl for the automatic version.

The XUV500 primarily competes against the MG Hector Plus, which is the only other 7-seater D1-segment SUV on offer at the moment. Price-wise, the XUV500 rivals the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, MG Hector and Jeep Compass.

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