Mahindra XUV700 bookings to open during festive season

Mahindra officially unveiled the all-new XUV700 in the Indian market on 14th August 2021. While the manufacturer is yet to reveal the variant details and pricing of all the variants, we now know about the prices of a few variants and the all-new model sure is a value-for-money product. Mahindra is yet to reveal the exact launch date of the XUV700. However, the brand has now announced that the bookings will open near the festive season, which starts in September.

Mahindra’s official Twitter handle responded to a query and said that the bookings will open during the festive season. However, there is no exact date here as well. Nonetheless, Mahindra has surprised the market with a price tag of Rs 11.99 lakh for the base variant of the XUV700.

It will be Mahindra’s new flagship in the market. The base petrol MX is priced at Rs 11.99, while the entry-level diesel variant gets a price tag of Rs 12.49 lakh. Mahindra has also announced that the price of the AX3 petrol will start at Rs 13.99 and the AX5 trim will start at Rs 14.99 lakh. All these prices are ex-showroom. Mahindra is likely to announce all the other prices of the variants including the seven-seater variants on 2nd October.

Gets petrol and diesel engine options

The all-new Mahindra XUV700 gets both petrol and diesel engine options. Both the engine options are the most powerful in the segment. The 2.0-litre mStallion petrol engine produces a maximum power of 200 PS and a peak torque of 380 Nm. The engine gets a six-speed manual gearbox and a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission as well.

The diesel variants come with the tried and tested 2.2-litre mHawk diesel unit. The most powerful variants will churn maximum power of 185 Bhp and peak torque of 450 Nm. The lower variants will get the same engine but with a 155 Bhp and 360 Nm set-up. Mahindra offers the AWD system as an option with the higher trims. The XUV700 is the only vehicle in the segment to get AWD.

When it comes to features, the XUV700 remains way ahead of its competitors. The vehicle gets a long list of features including two 10.25-inch screens on the dashboard. These screens work as the infotainment system and instrument cluster. There is also the largest panoramic sunroof in the segment and features like dual-zone automatic climate control system, air purifier, leatherette seats, all-LED headlamps with boosters, wireless phone charger and more. Mahindra has added a 12-speaker system from Sony.

The vehicle also gets the most advanced ADAS or the Advanced Driver Assistance System. It offers features like lane keep assistance, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, reading speed signs on public roads and more.