Mahindra and Mahindra launched the 2018 XUV500 recently. Tagged as the ‘Plush New XUV500’, the updated SUV has gone on sale at a starting price of Rs 12.32 lakh. The latest facelift for the XUV500 brings in a handful of styling updates along with improved specifications. Mahindra is also offering a set of accessories that enable buyers to further optimize their SUV as per their own tastes.
New Mahindra XUV500 accessories for exterior
The front-end of the XUV500 can be kitted out with some more chrome. The lower grille can be garnished with chrome to complement the high dose of chrome on the upper grille. In the side profile, you can accessorize the SUV with chrome-plated covers for the ORVMs. Even the side steps can be given a small dose of chrome. Already, the SUV comes with some chrome on the side cladding. Hence, the chrome accessories go on to compliment the existing chrome pretty well. Even for the rear, you get some more chrome to spruce up things a fair bit. You get chrome garnish for the taillamps, rear fog lamps, and even some for the boot lip. There’s also some more chrome that can act as an extension to the window sill chrome garnish. You can also opt for a black roof.
New Mahindra XUV500 accessories for interior
For the interior, you can choose from a pretty long list of additional features. The list of interior accessories includes a Heads-Up Display, Night Vision-Parking Camera, Front Parking Sensor, Headrest-Mounted 7-inch Touch Screens In-Car Entertainment for rear passengers, 8-Litre In-Car Chiller, RTO-approved sun shades, Illuminated Scuff Plates, Dual-tone Seat Covers, Plush Carpet Mats, Floor Mats, PVC Floor Mats, Floor Mats with 3D XUV500 Branding, and Full Floor Lamination Mats.
New Mahindra XUV500 specifications
The Mahindra XUV500 facelift gets a huge bump in the power and torque figures. The 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine has been given a new sixth-gen ECU and an acceleration-controlled turbo. This takes the peak power and torque up by a significant margin. The XUV500 now offers 155 bhp and 360 Nm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The petrol engine, however, remains unchanged and continues to output 140 bhp and 320 Nm.