2012 Mahindra Xylo: All about its features!

Mahindra launched the face-lifted Xylo recently. The new Xylo comes with a refreshed exterior, upmarket interiors and a new top-end trim, E9 variant powered by the Scorpio’s mHawk engine.

Mahindra has also introduced a new 5-speed manual gearbox and tweaked the suspension. The new Xylo is packed with features such as voice command technology and cruise control. The price has been increased by roughly Rs. 15,000 when compared to the outgoing model. The face lifted Xylo is offered in the price range of Rs. 7.37 lakh – Rs. 10.25 lakh. Here, we take a look at the features and gadgets offered in the E9, top-end variant of the new Xylo.

New Mahindra Xylo front

Stylish front: The new Xylo gets redesigned front grille with blacked out vertical sliats. The detailed clearlens headlamps and fog lamps are attractive. It also has refreshed front and rear bumper, refreshed headlamps and taillamps, new wheel arches with plastic rims, rear spoiler and new footsteps.

xylo new steering mounted controls

Voice command: The voice command feature allows the driver to instruct the vehicle to perform functions like headlamp on/off, door lock/unlock, front and rear wiper on/off and indicator lights on/off.

Cruise control: The Xylo E9 has steering mounted controls on both sides. The left spoke of the steering wheel has phone controls while the right spoke has cruise control. The cruise control comes handy during highway drives.

xylo reverse park assist

Park assist: The inside rear view mirror also acts as reverse parking assist systems. With the help of reverse parking sensors, the driver can know the distance between the car and the obstacles at the rear.


Music System: The E9 gets 2-DIN music system that can play CD, MP3 and FM/AM radio. Aux-in port is also available. The orange lit switches are well laid out for easy use.

xylo multi info display

Multi-information Display: The Xylo E9 gets Digital Drive Assist system that offers information like outside & inside temperature, fuel consumption and has the digital clock too.

xylo airbag features 

Airbags and ABS: The E9 variant gets dual SRS airbags at the front. The ABS with EBD is an added safety feature which improves the handling of the vehicle.

luxurious space and comfort

Refreshed interiors: The new Xylo comes with attractive two-tone dashboard and stylish new door trims. The genuine leather upholstery and glossy wood finsh on the central console gives an upmarket feel.

Comfort features: Individual AC vents helps in quick cooling of the spacious cabin. The folodable snack trays and convenient storage spaces will be quite useful during long journeys. Apart from the mobile charging point on the console, there is a second chargning point for middle row passengers.

New gear knob

Other features: The Xylo gets new 5-speed gearbox (5-MT 320) and the leather wrapped gear knob looks upmarket and plush.