New 2015 Mahindra TUV300 Launched at INR 6.98 lacs!

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Mahindra TUV300 prices start at INR 6.90 lacs

Mahindra has launched its much awaited small UV, which was earlier being referred to as the U301 and will be now sold under the TUV300 moniker. While it was earlier speculated that the TUV300 will replace the Mahindra Bolero, it has now emerged that the new Mahindra product will instead co-exist with the rather archaic but very popular Bolero. The TUV300 is a much more premium offering and will be seen locking horns with the likes of the Ford EcoSport. Pravin Shah, President & Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M Ltd. has said,”Signifying a true ‘Make-in-India’ product, the design of the TUV300 is inspired by a battle tank. We are confident that this product launch will create excitement in the market as well as amongst our customers”. Scroll down for all on the new 2015 Mahindra TUV300 price list and other details.

 

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Launch

The new 2015 Mahindra TUV300 launch has just taken place. Read on tor more on the exciting new product.

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You can visit www.mahindratuv300.com, the official site for Mahindra TUV300, for details on test drive, et al.

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Price

Mahindra TUV300 prices start at INR 6.98 lacs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Full price list can be found below –

 

T4 INR 6,98,000
T4+ INR 7,33,000
T6 INR 7,63,000
T6+ INR 7,88,000
T6+ AMT INR 8,60,000
T8 INR 8,48,000
T8 AMT INR 9,20,000

 

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(All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi)

Video Review

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Video

Mahindra claims that the new compact SUV is rugged and is said to have taken inspiration from battle tanks. “The design of the tough and stylish Mahindra TUV300 has been inspired by a battle tank. Raised shoulders, high front nose, flat roof, high ground clearance, and straight bonnet give the Mahindra TUV300 an iconic true blue SUV silhouette.”

The front bumper looks clean and uncluttered, unlike other recent products from Mahindra which seem a bit overdone in terms of design. The model seen here in the spy shots appears to be the base trim with black bumpers, steel rims, black ORVMs, no fog lamps, etc.

Interior

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As can be seen, the steering wheel gets some silver accents and boasts of audio and telephony controls. The instrument cluster too gets some chrome highlights.,

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The electric mirror adjustment is located underneath the driver’s side HVAC vent, which has silver bezels. As revealed by this picture, the car gets electrically adjustable ORVMs, which can be adjusted using the controls positioned below the driver’s HCAV vent. We also have a couple of TUV300 spy pics that reveal the cabin’s beige colour theme and a 7-seat layout. The third-row of seats gets a couple of jump seats, much like what the Quanto does. From the looks of it, these seats would be best suited to children and pets.

Features

Based on the numerous spy pics that have surfaced online, the TUV300 will come packed with features as Mahindra is looking to adopt the same strategy they did with its elder siblings, the Scorpio and XUV500. The latest spy pics reveal a simple, yet elegant design with clean straight lines. The rugged and utilitarian look is expected to be one of its strongest selling points. Finer design details are yet to be uncovered, but from the looks of it Mahindra seems to have gotten the exterior of the TUV300 almost spot on.

  • An all-black steering wheel
  • Chrome-ringed twin pod instrument console
  • Dual tone beige + black colour scheme
  • Faux silver trim for the dashboard
  • Dual din audio system HU
  • Rotary controls for HVAC
  • AMT
  • Three individual headrests for the rear bench
  • 5+2 seating layout

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Specs

The new SUV is powered by a 1.5 litre mHawk80 diesel engine which also does duty on the the Mahindra Quanto. The peak power stands at 84 bhp and peak torque at 230 Nm. The new 2015 Mahindra TUV300 is based on an all-new platform and comes to us in a two-wheel drive format. However, a 4WD version can follow in future. Transmission duties are lhandled by a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT. Mileage stands at 18.49 kpl

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Speaking at the name reveal, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Executive Director, M&M Ltd. said, “Mahindra has the strongest equity in the SUV segment in India. In our ongoing automotive journey, we identified a need for a tough, bold and masculine SUV and our customer clinics have confirmed that the TUV300 delivers on these parameters. I am confident that the Mahindra TUV300 will follow in the footsteps of its illustrious predecessors to evolve into an iconic brand for Mahindra”.

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Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more on the 2015 Mahindra TUV500, including a comprehensive review.

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29 COMMENTS

  1. Price gouging?.The AMT version is very opportunistically priced. Mahindra is demanding a 72K premium for AMT. The AMT versions are typically # 40 to 50 K over Manual from all other manufacturers, a traditional automatic (torque convertor) is usually available at # 1 lakh premium , a discerning driver would happily pay the additional 27 k and get a real automatic instead of paying 72K to get a wannabe automatic with compromised shift quality and other issues faced while starting up the car after stopping on steep gradients…The whole ‘raison de etre’ for the proliferation of AMT’s in India was to get an automatic tranny experience for a fraction of the price of a real auto tranny- not paying 3/4th of the price of an automatic torque convertor for what is essentially a manual transmission with an AMT kit.

  2. I went for a test drive but I found less power in upward direction in rough road and could not lift the vehicle the rear wheel just slipped and changed the angle of the vehicle it is better if tuv 300 comes with 4wd drive. I love the design very much.

  3. VERY SMART LOOKING CAR, GOOD SHAPE BUT THERE WERE SOME PROBLEM IN CLUTCH AND GEAR. PROBLEM HAS BEEN SILVED OR STILL PERSIST LET ME KNOW.

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