Mahindra and Mahindra will unveil the upcoming U321 MPV at the fast-approaching Auto Expo 2018. However, ahead of the official unveiling next month, a new spy video that recently emerged gives us a look at the upcoming MPV’s interior. The Mahindra U321 MPV gets a dual-tone dashboard with chrome trim around the aircon vents, and gearshift lever. The dashboard is flanked by a large touchscreen infotainment system. Other highlights include a centre-armrest for front passengers and automatic climate control. On the outside, the new MPV gets projector headlights, LED DRLs, 16-inch alloy wheels, and a roof-mounted rear spoiler with integrated stop lamp.
Mahindra U321 Specs
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.6-litre Turbo Diesel, 1.5-litre NA Petrol|
|Power||125 bhp, 110 bhp (expected)|
|Torque||305 Nm, 150 Nm (expected)|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||6-speed manual, 5-speed manual|
|Max Mileage||20 Kmpl, 16 Kmpl|
Powering the upcoming Mahindra MPV will be a 1.6-litre turbo Diesel engine that will output a maximum power of 125 bhp along with a peak torque of 305 Nm. In comparison, the Renault Lodgy gets a 1.5-litre turbo Diesel motor that outputs only 108 bhp and 245 Nm. In all chances, the new Mahindra engine will come mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Mahindra will even go on to offer a petrol engine option on the new MPV. The company is said to be busy working on a range of new petrol engines displacing 1.2-2.0-litres. The U321 MPV will come with a new 1.5-litre petrol engine with a 5-speed manual transmission.
Mahindra U321 MPV Launch Date
|Model||Launch Date (expected)|
|Mahindra MPV||H1, 2018|
There are very good chances that the upcoming Mahindra MPV will launch in the first-half of 2018. Prior to its market launch, the new model will make its public debut at the Auto Expo 2018. As per our sources, development of this new model began a few years back at Mahindra’s North American Technical Centre (MNATC) in Troy, Michigan.
Mahindra U321 Price in India
|Variant||Estimated Ex-Showroom Price|
|Minimum Price||INR 12.00 lakhs|
|Maximum Price||INR 16.00 lakhs|
Pricing of the upcoming Mahindra MPV could be somewhere in the Rs. 12-17 lakh range. Our guess is that the MPV will be priced below the Innova Crysta and in the same bracket at the new Tata Hexa.
So, what’s your take on the Mahindra U321 MPV specifications? Do you think the new model will be able to attract buyers with such healthy power figures on offer? Share your views with us by penning them down in the comments section below.