Mahindra just unveiled the XUV 700 for the Indian market. Everyone was shocked by the pricing of the SUV. The base variant of the XUV 700 starts at just Rs. 11.99 lakhs ex-showroom. As of now, three variants of the SUV has been unveiled. There is MX, AX3 and AX5. As of now, the prices and variants of only the 5-seater version have been announced. Mahindra has released official videos on their YouTube channel that shows what does each variant offers.
First, is the MX variant which is the base variant of the SUV. It will come with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system which is a new generation. It comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It gets an analogue tachometer and speedometer with a 7-inch multi-information display in between. It also gets a multi-function steering wheel that houses controls for the infotainment system. Mahindra is offering LED tail lamps as standard and smart door handles. The outside rearview mirrors get an electric adjustment and have an LED turn indicators on them.
Mahindra will offer the MX variant with a petrol engine and a diesel engine. The petrol engine will produce 200 PS of max power and 380 Nm of peak torque. The diesel engine will be offered in a lower state of tune. It will produce 155 PS of max power and 360 Nm of peak torque. The petrol engine is priced at Rs. 11.99 lakhs ex-showroom while the diesel engine is priced at Rs. 12.49 lakhs ex-showroom.
Then there is the mid-spec AX3 variant. It will come with a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system that runs on AdrenoX and gets 60+ connected features. The infotainment system supports wireless Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa. It is connected to 6 speakers with sound staging. Mahindra also offers LED Daytime Running Lamps and fog lamps. There are no alloy wheels on offer with this variant. Instead, you get 17-inch steel wheels with wheel covers. It also comes with a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster.
It is available with the same 200 horsepower petrol engine and the diesel engine which is in a higher state of tune. It puts out 185 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 420 Nm if you get the manual gearbox and if you get the automatic gearbox then the torque output is increased to 450 Nm. The petrol engine costs Rs. 13.99 lakhs ex-showroom and the price of the diesel engine has not been announced.
As of now, the AX5 is the highest variant that has been announced by Mahindra. It comes with a panoramic sunroof, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED headlamps, sequential turn indicators and cornering lamps. It will also come with a petrol engine and a diesel engine. However, the price of only the petrol engine has been announced. It costs Rs. 14.99 lakhs ex-showroom.
We are expecting that Mahindra will also launch an AX7 variant of the XUV 700. It will come with ADAS or Advanced Driver Aids System, Sony sound system, memory seats, 360-degree camera, 18-inch alloy wheels and an optional all-wheel-drive system.