in advance this yr, Mahindra and Mahindra launched a 1.99-litre model of its flagship SUV – the XUV500 in India. The smaller potential engine become Mahindra’s loop hole to overcome the splendid courtroom’s ban on diesel automobile with engine potential above 2000cc in Delhi and NCR. at the same time as first of all the car was most effective launched with a manual transmission, taking patron requirements under consideration the house-grown auto primary has silently released the SUV with computerized transmission now. Like inside the normal XUV500, the automated version in the 1.99-litre model will be supplied with the W6, W8 and the W10 editions. charges for the automated variants begin from 14.51 lakh going up to 17.31 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The very best court docket’s ban on registration of diesel car with engine capacity above 2000cc in Delhi and NCR turned into a chief setback for auto producers like Mahindra and Mahindra, who majorly sell diesel vehicles. at the same time as the opposite manufactures have been running on appeals to revoke this choice, Mahindra became proactive and came out with a lower capacity diesel engine for the area.
what’s commendable here is the fact that notwithstanding being of lesser cubic capability, the brand new 1.99-litre mHawk engine produces the equal electricity output as the two.2-litre mHawk motor. the brand new oil burner continues to churns out the equal 140bhp, while growing slightly lesser torque of 320Nm. the brand new automatic transmission is an Aisin-sourced 6-velocity torque convertor that is truely an green unit, some thing that we skilled in our evaluation as well.
in addition customer also can select the tried and examined 6-pace manual gearbox this is already available with the engine. That said, unlike within the ordinary version, the 1.ninety nine-litre model’s W10 AT variant is obtainable only with the front-wheel drive (FWD) setup as of now. currently none of the 1.ninety nine-litre variants is available in all-wheel force (AWD) layout. distinct specification and priced of the editions were up to date on Mahindra XUV500’s professional website.