Mahindra Scorpio N has been impressing reviewers from multiple international markets including Australia as it is being compared to the giants of the industry.
Australian Mahindra Scorpio N’s off-road performance is being compared to the mighty Ford Everest in this latest review of the SUV. Mahindra is growing impressively in the Australian market for some years now. From making farm machinery and equipment to manufacturing world-class SUVs, the Indian auto giant has come a long way. After the resounding success of the new-age SUVs from Mahindra in the home market, it aims to capture a large chunk of market shares in markets like Australia and South Africa.
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Australian Media Reviews Scorpio N’s Off-Road Performance
This video has been uploaded by CarsGuide on YouTube. It captures a prominent car reviewer in Australia having a day out with the new Mahindra Scorpio N. During the course of the day, he drives it on the road and off the road. He declares that the SUV does both jobs quite impressively. In fact, he compares the prowess of the SUV with the mighty Ford Everest which has been a benchmark in the segment for years now. The Scorpio comes with dedicated off-roading tech and hardware allowing the occupants to just let the system do all the heavy lifting.
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He drives the SUV across moderately challenging off-tarmac tracks and the Scorpio N takes everything in its stride. In fact, the 4×4 system is quite capable and the reviewer never felt that he would get stuck anywhere. He mentions that the SUV is catered toward those who wish to take their entire family on mild-to-moderate off-roading adventures. Even on the road, the driving is quite refined and adequate which makes it have a great balance between its overall capabilities.
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The Australian version comes with a 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine that generates 129 kW and 400 Nm of peak power and torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission powering all four wheels (in top trim). The claimed fuel economy is a rather decent 7.2 l / 100 km. It comes with a 7-year/150,000 km warranty and a 7-year RSA. The prices start at $41,990 for the Z8 trim to $44,990 for the top Z8L trim. Comparing this to the prices of the American rival, the Scorpio N is quite a bargain and likely to attract tons of customers.
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