- Mahindra XUV300 petrol variants contribute substantially to overall bookings
- Mahindra XUV300 top-end variant accounts to 70 percent of total bookings
- Mahindra XUV300 comes in both petrol and diesel fuel trims in four grades: W4, W6, W8 and W8 (O)
Mahindra XUV300 has registered over 26,000 bookings since the much-anticipated launch in February 2019 in the country. Last month, it was the second best-seller in the sub-compact SUV segment which comprises of Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and Maruti Vitara Brezza. The company further announced that out of the three variants on sale, the range-topping variant has accounted for 70 percent of the total bookings, i.e. two out of every three bookings recorded were for the top-end variant of the SUV. The XUV300 is priced in a range of Rs 7.90-11.99 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom).
Speaking on the bookings milestone, Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said that the company is absolutely thrilled with the XUV300 getting in excess of 26,000 bookings in just two months since the launch in February. The buyers are really liking the XUV300 as it comes with superior performance, head-turning design first-in-segment safety features. All the aforementioned qualities are clearly reflected by the overwhelming response. He also said that the the petrol variant notching up substantial number of bookings is encouraging for the company as well. The company is working towards reducing the waiting period to a minimum and deliver the SUVs to the customers at the earliest.
Mahindra XUV300 is based on the same platform as the SsangYong Tivoli. First launched in 2015, the Tivoli is sold in over 50 countries with over 2.60 Lakh units already sold. It also received the Grade 1 safety award from the 2015 KNCAP (Korean New Car Assessment Program). Mechanically, the XUV300 is available in both petrol and diesel fuel trims. The petrol variants are powered by a new 1.2L turbocharged engine which generates top power of 110bhp at 5000rpm and peak torque of 200Nm between 2000-3500rpm while linked to a 6-speed manual gearbox. On the other hand, the diesel variants have a 1.5L engine under the hood, which belts out 115bhp at 3750rpm and 300Nm between 1500-2500rpm, mated to the same 6-speed manual transmission.