Mahindra XUV300: What the South Africans feel about this compact SUV [Video]

Sub-4 meter Compact SUV segment is highly competitive segment in the country with cars like Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Mahidnra XUV300, Tata Nexon and Ford EcoSport. Top sellers in the segment are Maruti Brezza and Hyundai Venue followed by other cars in the segment. Mahindra XUV300 is one such compact SUV that became popular among the customers because of it’s looks, features and price. XUV300 is also became the safest compact SUV in the country with 5-star rating in Global NCAP crash test. Mahindra exports XUV300 and other SUVs to other countries like South Africa and here we have a video that shows what do they thinks about the Mahindra XUV300.

The video has been uploaded by Juliet McGuire on her youtube channel. The video starts with the anchor explaining what she likes about the new XUV300. The look are first thing, she says that the XUV300 is one of the best looking car from Mahindra and in the segment too. The interiors of the car are also not disappointing. The cabin according to the video looks airy, spacious and premium with those light coloured  leatherette seats on them.

Anchor was impressed with the amount of space XUV300 had offered in the rear seat and the list of features like sunroof, dual tone automatic air-con, touchscreen infotainment system and 7 airbags all left a good impression too. One thing that she complained was the boot space and which is less in comparison to the rivals in their market. The XUV300 is available with a 1.2 litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates 110 Bhp and 200 Nm torque and a 1.5 litre turbo diesel engine that generates 115 Bhp and 300 Nm of peak torque.

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Anchor was driving the diesel version and said that it sounds a bit noisy and the sound filters in to the cabin a bit but once it picks up the speed one hardly notices it. The engine is also pretty fuel efficient and is considerably cheaper than the competition in their market. The anchor was overall impressed with the ride quality, features, looks of the car and had told that she would definitely recommend it to a person who is planning to buy a car in this segment. Petrol XUV300 might soon be getting a power update as it might get Mahindra’s latest 1.2 litre turbo petrol mStallion series engine that will be producing a 127 Bhp and 230 Nm of torque. The powerful version of the XUV300 will be called XUV300 Sportz.