Mahindra launched the XUV700 in the market recently. There are several videos of Mahindra XUV700 available on the internet. XUV700 is a 7-seater SUV that competes with cars like MG Hector Plus, Hyundai Alcazar and Tata Safari in the segment. XUV700 has received an overwhelming response as they have already received over 65,000 bookings for the SUV. Deliveries for the XUV700 is scheduled to start from the end of October. Here we have a video where the interior space in Mahindra XUV700 is compared with one of its rival Hyundai Alcazar.
The video has been uploaded by Power On Wheel on their YouTube channel. In this video, the anchor compares the amount of space and comfort both SUVs offer on the inside. He starts with Hyundai Alcazar. Both SUVs used in this video are 7-seater top-end versions.
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He starts by entering the third row in the Alcazar. The second row seats can be tumbled down using a lever to access the third row. The anchor fold the seats and gets in and immediately regrets it. He is over 6 feet tall and space in the third row of Alcazar was very tight for him. He says, children can use it but, it not made for adults. Alcazar is offering USB charging points, AC vents and airflow control knob to the last row passengers.
He then gets out and enters XUV700 by folding the second row seat. In comparison to Alcazar, the anchor more comfortable in XUV700 and said he won’t if he has to sit here for small drives. Here the SUV gets a 12 volt socket, AC vents and air flow knob.
In the second row, Hyundai is offering a tray table for passengers. The rear passengers get AC vents and display to the integrated air purifier is also seen here. In terms of space, the anchor finds it sufficient and the seats can slided to the front and rear to generate more space. In case of XUV700, the seats can be reclined but cannot slide The rear passengers get type C US charging and AC vents. As XUV700 is a bigger car in terms of size, the second and third row offer more space.
The light coloured interior in the XUV700 also make the cabin look a lot more airy than Alcazar. The front row seats offer ample amount of space and both XUV700 and Alcazar have electrically adjustable seats. Only the XUV700 comes with memory function.
Other than this, XUV700 and Alcazar both offer a comfortable seats position and a long list of features. The presenter says that both Alcazar have their own positives and negatives and none of these cars is actually a bad SUV to own. Mahindra XUV700 is offered with several segment first features like ADAS while Alcazar offers a long list of other features. XUV700 is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine and a 2.2 litre turbocharged diesel engine. Hyundai Alcazar on the other hand uses a 1.5 litre diesel engine and 2.0 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine. Both Alcazar and XUV700 are available with manual and automatic (petrol & diesel) transmission option while, it is only the XUV700 that gets AWD as an option.
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