Mahindra Scorpio | FAQs
1. How much does the Mahindra Scorpio cost?
The Mahindra Scorpio is a heavy-duty diesel Sports Utility Vehicle that comes in nine popular variants. The starting price of the Mahindra Scorpio is INR 10 lakhs with the top variant available at INR 16.37 lakhs.
2. What type of engine does the Mahindra Scorpio use?
Mahindra Scorpio comes with a diesel engine. The S3 2WD model, the least expensive of all, comes with a diesel engine having a displacement capacity of 2523 cc. The remaining eight models have a 2179 cc diesel engine. All these engines are BS IV compliant.
3. How many people can Mahindra Scorpio seat?
Mahindra Scorpio is among the largest vehicles available today with a seating capacity of 9 persons, including the driver. It is a spacious vehicle that accommodates three persons in the middle row and four in the rear.
4. What is the height of Mahindra Scorpio?1
The Mahindra Scorpio is the tallest among SUVs in its range. It has a height of 1995 mm that translates into 6.5 feet in height. Hence, this vehicle has a high ground clearance, thereby making it suitable to drive on the rugged rural roads in the interior parts of India.
5. Does the Mahindra Scorpio come with automatic transmission system?
The nine models available in India do not come with automatic transmission. Each of them, except the S3, comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. The Mahindra S3 comes with a 5-speed manual gear system.
6. What is the mHawk in the Mahindra Scorpio?
The models, other than the S3, come with the mHawk 4-cylinder engine. This engine has a displacement capacity of 2179 cc and works on the Common Rail Direct Injection technology. This engine is available in two variants, the 120 BHP and the 140 BHP.
7. Why is the Mahindra Scorpio known as “The Politician’s Vehicle” in India?
The Mahindra Scorpio is a powerful SUV capable of carrying nine persons and traversing the roughest of terrain. Many politicians use this vehicle for the local election campaigning. Therefore, it has earned the reputation as “The Politician’s Vehicle” in India.
8. How many colours does the Mahindra Scorpio come in?
The Mahindra Scorpio comes in four colours. The best aspect of this vehicle is that the bumpers are also of the same colour as the body. Mahindra Scorpio comes in four colour options:
9. What are the key features of Mahindra Scorpio?
The high-end Mahindra Scorpio vehicles come with the following additional features:
120 BHP mHawk engine
Engine Start-Stop facility
Steering-Mounted Cruise Control Mechanism
Electrically operated ORVMs
Powerful air-conditioning with front and rear vents
10. When was the Mahindra Scorpio launched in India?
The pickup version of Mahindra Scorpio was launched in June 2007. The 6-speed transmission version of Mahindra Scorpio was launched on 21 September, 2008.