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14.00 – 22.00 Lakh

Expected Launch Date:  Jan 2019 - Mar 2019

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Mahindra MPV U321 Preview

The Mahindra has set high reputation in the utility vehicle segment with Xylo and XUV 500 models. The Mahindra India is all set to launch the completely new model with codenamed U321 by early 2018. The MPV would be a tough contender in the segment competing with the likes of Toyota Innova Crysta. The spyshots of U321 reveal it to be built on the platform similar to XUV 500 in terms of exterior styling, with the new design of bonnet and stylish grilles giving it a bold stance on the road. The longer wheelbase would mean spacious interiors with sophisticated interior equipment and premium quality comfort features.

Mahindra MPV U321 Exterior

The Mahindra U321 exteriors would be built on the platform of XUV 500 with a long wheelbase and aerodynamic design. The U321 would be distinctive from the other models in the segment with respect to the frontal design with broad bumpers and new radiator grille with boxy chrome inserts giving it a distinctive stance. New LED headlamps would be featured for this model and the daytime running lights could be offered in the higher variants. The side and rear profile will have the body panels with stylish contours, and the new design alloy wheels. The new design tail lamps with LED and chrome inserts at a key location for the rear door can be expected.

Mahindra MPV U321 Interior

The Mahindra U321 interiors can be expected to be at par with that of a fine combination of the luxury of XUV 500, and spacious interiors with ample leg space and head room like the Xylo. The interiors of U321 would feature dual-tone interior scheme with chrome inserts for air vents, door handles and gear shift lever. The utility features of air cooled glove box, and bottle holders and cup holders at all doors and side trims can be expected. The comfort feature of manual air conditioning could be featured in the base variant and automatic air conditioning could be offered in the top variants. The infotainment system with touchscreen navigation, and control buttons for audio and cruise control on the steering wheel can be expected.

Mahindra MPV U321 Engine & Transmission

The Mahindra U321 is expected to be powered by a 2.0 Litre engine with a power of 140PS and torque of 320Nm.The transmission system would be available in six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission versions, and it would be a rear wheel drive vehicle.

Mahindra MPV U321 Mileage

The Mahindra U321 mileage could range at 12kmpl in standard driving conditions. It could vary slightly depending upon the total kerb weight of the vehicle, exterior design, efficiency of the drive train and gross vehicle weight. Based on the engine cc, power and torque that can be expected in this model, an average mileage of 10 to 12kmpl can be expected.

Mahindra MPV U321 Braking and Safety

The Mahindra U321 braking system will have disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear in base models, and all disc brakes can be expected in top variants. The anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist could be offered as a standard in all variants. The safety feature of dual airbags could be featured in all variants, and the side and curtain airbags can be expected in top variants. The park assist system, such as parking sensors and parking camera with audio and visual warning, could be offered for safe handling at narrow parking spaces.

Mahindra MPV U321 Performance and Handling

The high power and torque of the engine, and the aerodynamic design of the U321 would mean a superb experience of the high-speed driving. The new drive train with the spontaneous response for a change of gears and the advanced technology steering system could be boosting factors for easy driving and a pleasant experience of driving in high-density traffic conditions with frequent stop and go at the signal junctions.

What do we think about Mahindra MPV U321?

The Mahindra U321 has everything it takes to be a trendsetter utility vehicle with a blend of aggressive styling features and dynamic performance factors. It could give new dimensions for the expectation of the customers from multi-purpose vehicles.

Mahindra MPV U321 Competitors

The main Mahindra U321 competition would be with the likes of the Toyota Innova Crysta. The Mahindra U321, with its trendy design features and superior dynamics, will be a tough competitor.

*Disclaimer: The date of launch is tentative and purely based on the information received from OEMs. Autoportal will not be responsible for any discrepancy and delay with the launch dates.

*All information provided for this model is for reference only. Actual specifications may vary at the time of the car launch

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