Mahindra & Mahindra, the home-grown automajor, has launched the 'New Age XUV500' in the country at an introductory price of Rs. 11.21 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi). The 2015 Mahindra XUV500 facelift has been launched in four trims - W4, W6, W8 and an all-new range-topping W10 variant. New Mahindra XUV500 has a total of 31 new features and changes, which include a couple of first-in-class features.
Talking about the exterior changes, 2015 XUV500 flaunts new front grille with chrome inserts, and a new muscular bonnet at the front. The SUV also gets first-in-segment static bending projector headlamps with stylish light guides. It rides on new 10-spoke, 17-inch alloy wheels. As far as new features are concerned, the new XUV500 boasts of Electric Sunroof, Passive Keyless Entry, Cruise Control, Fully Automatic Temperature Control (FATC) with Dual A/C Push Start/Stop Button, 6-way power adjustable driver's seat, New 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS, Reverse Camera with dynamic assist, and Mahindra Blue Sense App. The interior cabin is done in new dual-tone black and beige color scheme with new icy blue lounge lighting.
2015 Mahindra XUV500 facelift also gets a regenerative brake system. Also, the same mHawk diesel engine is re-tuned to deliver a promising fuel efficiency of 16kmpl against the previous 15.1kmpl. The 2.2L mHawk motor generates the same power output of 140bhp and peak torque of 330Nm, while mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. It is being offered in both FWD as well as AWD drivetrains. As for safety, the XUV500 facelift comes loaded with 6-airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill Hold Control and Hill Descent Control. It also gets two new colors in form of Sunset Orange and Pearl White, and the existing 5 colors are continued too.
Here is the variant-wise pricing of the 2015 Mahindra XUV500 facelift (Ex. Showroom, Delhi):
2015 Mahindra XUV500 W4 - Rs. 11.21 Lakhs
2015 Mahindra XUV500 W6 - Rs. 12.48 Lakhs
2015 Mahindra XUV500 W8 2WD - Rs. 14.18 Lakhs
2015 Mahindra XUV500 W8 4X4 - Rs. 14.99 Lakhs
2015 Mahindra XUV500 W10 FWD - Rs. 14.99 Lakhs
2015 Mahindra XUV500 W10 4X4 - Rs. 15.99 Lakhs