Mahindra XUV300 caught on the road, next to a Maruti S-Cross [Video]

Mahindra XUV 300 will be launched on 14th February, and it has already gathered a lot of attention in the market. Mahindra revealed the all-new XUV300 digitally through pictures and videos, and it looks quite attractive. This is the first time that the all-new XUV300 has been spotted on the road without a camouflage. The compact SUV stopped alongside a Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, which gave a clear perspective of vehicle’s road presence.

The Mahindra XUV300 is based on the SsangYong Tivoli, but there are enough changes to differentiate it from the SsangYong’s model. The all-new XUV 300 looks quite futuristic and gets very sharp front LED headlamps and LED tail lamps. The video shows a clear view of tail lamps that also get a unique design element. The video shows the split tail lamps of the upcoming XUV300. You can even see them glow up when the brakes are applied. The lights are quite bright, and the LED design pattern gives a unique look to the vehicle.

Even at the front, the Mahindra XUV300 gets elaborative DRL design. It gets one of the biggest DRLs in the segment, and they form a unique pattern that makes the XUV300 easily recognisable on the roads and adds an intimidating look to it. The headlamps of the upcoming XUV300 gets waterfall design that is connected by the DRL element.

The Mahindra XUV300 will take on the likes of Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport and the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza in the Indian market. Mahindra has officially announced that the all-new XUV300 will get many segment-first features. The segment-first feature list consists of disc brakes on all four wheels, 7-airbags, steering modes and dual-zone climate control system. The XUV300 also boasts of longest wheelbase in the segment, making it much roomier than the rivals. It also gets touchscreen infotainment system, cruise control, sunroof, ABS+EBD, traction control and leather seats.

Mahindra XUV300 caught on the road, next to a Maruti S-Cross [Video]

Mahindra also announced that the XUV300 would be powered by the most torque-rich engines in the segment. The XUV300 will get both petrol and diesel engine options in the Indian market, but the engine details have not been revealed yet. It is likely to be powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 140 PS and 200 Nm. The diesel engine is expected to be same as the 1.5-litre diesel engine unit that powers the Mahindra Marazzo.

It generates a maximum of 123 PS and 300 Nm in the Marazzo and is expected to produce a similar power in the Mahindra XUV300 too. The petrol version of the Mahindra XUV300 is expected to return around 17 km/l while the diesel version will return approximately 20 km/l. Mahindra will not offer an automatic transmission with either engine options at the time of the launch, but it is expected to be launched at a later date. Mahindra may offer the AMT automatic transmission with the XUV300.

The Mahindra XUV300 is expected to be placed at a premium position in the market. The base price of the XUV300 is expected to start at around Rs. 8 lakh while the top-end version will be priced at around Rs. 12 lakh.