Mahindra XUV300 launched in India at Rs 7.90 lakh

Mahindra has finally launched the XUV300 in India. The new Mahindra XUV300 price in India starts from Rs 7.90 and goes all the way to Rs 11.99 lakh, ex-showroom. Bookings had started nearly a month ago and deliveries too have begun. The XUV300 is available in Red Rage, Aqua Marine, Sunburst Orange, Pearl White, Napoli Black, D-Sat Silver, Dual Tone White roof on Red Rage and Aqua Marine (only on W8 optional pack). Speaking of which, there are four trims available each with a petrol and diesel variant. These trims are W4, W6, W8 and W8 (O). The XUV300 competes with the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the Tata Nexon.As far as on-road prices are concerned, the XUV300 will rival its bigger cousin, the XUV500. In petrol, the W4 is for Rs 9.48 lakh, the W6 is for Rs 10.85 lakh, the W8 is for Rs 12.85 lakh while the W8 (O) goes for Rs 14.34 lakh. If you were to choose the dual tone W8 (O) dual tone, the price will be Rs 18,000 more, on-road Mumbai.For the diesel, the on-road price is as follows. W4 for Rs 10.56 lakh, the W6 is for Rs 11.51 lakh, the W8 goes for Rs 13.53 lakh and the W8 (O) for Rs 14.97 lakh. The dual tone is for Rs 15.15 lakh.We’ve already spoken in detail about the XUV300’s variant as well as feature list. The launch hasn’t revealed anything extra apart from what we mentioned. Moreover, do take a look at which is the best XUV300 variant to buy as well. In short, the W8 trim is the one to go for if you like all the bells and whistles. If on a tight budget, the W4 will more than satiate most of your requirements.

Engines and transmission of the Mahindra XUV300

Anand Mahindra and Pawan Goenka with the new XUV300
Anand Mahindra and Pawan Goenka with the new XUV300
There are two new engines on offer. Okay, one is a slightly known unit and we are referring to the diesel here. It uses the same block from the Marazzo and this 1.5-litre unit produces 115PS and 300Nm. In the meanwhile, the petrol is an all-new unit that displaces 1200cc and makes 110PS/200Nm. At the moment, both the engines can be optioned only with a 6-speed manual. The claimed mileage of the petrol is 17kmpl while the diesel will return 20kmpl, according to ARAI quoted numbers.At the launch, an AMT-equipped XUV300 was spotted. Mahindra confirmed that it should arrive this year and soon. Moreover, an all-electric version too is in the works and should be in showrooms in 2020.

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