Good news for all Mahindra Scorpio-N enthusiasts! The company recently announced that the waiting periods for its highly popular model have now been reduced by around 4 months on some of its most popular variants. After facing numerous supply chain challenges, the company has finally begun ramping up the production of the Scorpio-N, along with the XUV700 and Thar models.
Previously, buyers had to endure extended waiting periods due to high demand and limited supply. However, Mahindra’s efforts have now started to pay off, with waiting periods steadily declining. It is worth noting that while the waiting time has been considerably reduced, it still stretches to over a year, depending on the specific variant.
The Mahindra Scorpio-N is currently offered in five different trims: Z2, Z4, Z6, Z8, and Z8L. In May, the Z4 trim had the longest waiting period, but now the Z8 trim has taken its place, commanding a maximum waiting period of up to 13 months. However, the Z4 trim is not far behind, with a waiting period of approximately 12 months.
Interestingly, the top-spec Z8L trim currently has the shortest waiting period. The petrol automatic version requires a wait of around three months, while the diesel automatic version has a waiting time of approximately eight months. The Z8L petrol manual variant has a waiting period of up to eight months, and the diesel manual versions have a waiting time of nearly a year. Just last month, this top-spec trim had a waiting period of up to nine months, indicating a significant improvement in supply.
When the Mahindra Scorpio-N was introduced in Q3 2022, waiting times shot up to a full year, and it immediately climbed the sales charts. Mahindra offered two engine choices for the Scorpio-N: a 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel engine and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. The petrol engine has a power output of 203 PS and a torque output of 370 Nm or 380 Nm for manual and automatic versions, respectively.
According to the company, the majority of sales are happening with the diesel-powered models. In the lower-spec versions, the 2.2-liter diesel engine produces 132 PS and 300 Nm of torque. The same engine, however, delivers 175 PS of power in higher-spec models, with torque outputs of 370 Nm for manual models and 400 Nm for automatic models. Both the petrol and diesel engine options come with six-speed manual and automatic gearbox choices, and certain diesel engine types additionally offer a four-wheel-drive system as an option.
In other Mahindra Scorpio-N news, the company once again hiked the price of its highly popular SUV back in April of this year. The company increased the price of the Scorpio-N by Rs. 51,299 across its entire range. Following this price hike, the Scorpio-N now starts at Rs. 13.06 lakh for the base variant and goes all the way up to Rs. 24.51 lakh for the top-spec variant across all cities in India.