Mahindra showcased their flagship SUV XUV700 for the first time a month ago. It is currently one of the most anticipated launches in the 7-seater SUV segment. When launched, XUV700 will be the flagship model from the manufacturer. It will compete with cars like Hyundai Alcazar, Tata Safari, MG Hector Plus in the segment. XUV700 is the most feature loaded car in Mahindra’s line up. The production for Mahindra XUV700 has already started and the car has also started reaching the dealerships. The official launch and bookings are expected to happen from October. Here we have a detailed walkaround video of the upcoming XUV700’s AX7 variant showing what all it offers.
The video has been uploaded by Auto Tech World on their YouTube channel. In this video, vlogger talks about the exterior and interior features of the all-new XUV700. He starts with the key fob first. He felt that the key fob with new Mahindra logo looks good but, he personally liked the Mahindra XUV300’s key fob. After that he moves to the car opens the bonnet and shows insulation and the engine.
The car shown in the video is the top end AX trim model comes with almost all the features. The SUV gets all LED headlamps, twin LED DRLs, dynamic LED turn indicators, LED fog lamps, and so on. The XUV700 looks premium from the front, The gloss black front grille with aluminium inserts and Mahindra logo add to the premium look of the car.
Coming to the side profile, the car gets thick cladding around the wheel arches to give it an SUV like look. The SUV comes with 18 inch alloy wheels, roof rails, shark fin antenna, flush door handles, massive panoramic sunroof, split LED tail lamps, roof mounted spoiler and a muscular looking rear bumper.
As mentioned above, XUV700 is the most technologically advanced and feature loaded SUV from Mahindra. It offers several features and some of them are even segment first. Mahindra offers premium looking cabin and the main highlight here are the dual 10.25 inch screen on the dashboard. One of them is the instrument cluster while the other is instrument cluster. Other features that Mahindra offers with XUV700 include 360 degree camera, multi-function steering wheel, drive modes (for diesel), dual zone climate control, leather wrapped seats and steering wheel and so on.
Mahindra is offering ADAS with XUV700 which is a segment first feature. This includes features like Adaptive cruise control, AEB, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, front collision warning and so on. The car comes with two engine options. The one that is seen in the video is the petrol version. Both petrol and diesel engine options are available with manual and automatic transmission option. Only the top-end diesel automatic version is available with AWD feature.
The petrol version of XUV700 is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged engine generating 200 Ps and 380 Nm of peak torque. The diesel version of the XUV700 is powered by a 2.2 litre turbocharged engine that is available in two states of tune. The lower MX trim diesel version which is available with a manual gearbox only generates 155 ps and 360 Nm of torque. The AX trim generates 185 Ps and 420 Nm torque in manual and 450 Nm torque in automatic version.