Check out the reason behind the end of Mahindra's XUV500 production below.Piyush
Mahindra and Mahindra has recently unveiled a most shocking decision taken for its popular flagship Mahindra XUV500. Accordingly, the production of XUV500 will be ended soon after the launch of the new UXV700. Mahindra XUV500 will be sold together with the new XUV700 simultaneously till the stock lasts.
Discontinuing the old Mahindra XUV500 is the kind of most sensitive decision taken by the company so far. This is so because it was the company flagship car which was uniquely designed as compared to the other cars of Mahindra’s portfolio. Mahindra XUV500 is available in four different variants namely W5, W7, W9 and W11 (O).
Talking about the powertrains of the ongoing Mahindra XUV500, then it available with a BS6-compliant 2.2-litre diesel engine. This engine is well capable of producing 153 bhp and 360 Nm of peak torque and is paired with a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission.
The next-gen Mahindra XUV700 is predicted to get many advanced features. These include a 3D panoramic vision for the driver, an autonomous braking system, an eyelid tracking mechanism, ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistant), a radar system and so on. Along with this, some of its expected safety features will include lane departure warning (LDW), park assist, adaptive cruise control, front collision warning etcetera.
In terms of powertrains, the 2021 Mahindra XUV700 is expected to come with a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine which is currently powering new Thar and can generate a maximum power of 190 bhp. Along with this engine, there will be a BS6-compliant diesel engine that is enough capable of producing 180 bhp of power. Not only will this, but the new 2021 Mahindra XUV500 have more legroom, shoulder space and headroom for rear occupants. It is further expected to come in 6 and 7 seat layout options where there are captain seats in the second row in the 6 seat layout and bench type seats in the 7 seat layout option.
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