Mahindra Alturas India Launch, Price Expectations, Engine Specifications and Other Details


In this article, we bring you each and every detail of the all-new Mahindra Alturas SUV. Its launch date, expected prices, engine specifications, mileage expectations, dimensions, feature and all else you need to know about it.

The Mahindra Alturas SUV, Mahindra’s new flagship product for India is going to launch in our country on the 24th of November this year!

As you must be aware, the Alturas is effectively the G4 SsangYong Rexton underneath and feature small design tweaks to make it a part of the Mahindra family.

The homegrown automaker has already revealed that the prices of this SUV are going to start from above the mark of INR 30 lakhs i.e ex-showroom.

Furthermore, with this price tag, it will stand as the ideal rival for the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and the Honda CR-V.

Interested in knowing more about the Alturas? Here is a detailed report on each and every parameter of this vehicle and what you can expect from it. Read along!

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Mahindra Alturas- India Launch

The Mahindra Alturas SUV is going to launch in India on the 24th of November this year, Earlier, the launch date was reportedly scheduled for the 19th of this month.

However, due to unknown reason they postponed the launch of their new flagship product.

The reason behind delaying the launch of the Alturas is likely because of the reason that Mahindra is waiting for first clear the existing stock current generation SsangYong Rexton.

Launch Date  24th November 2018

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Mahindra Alturas- Prices in India

As mentioned before, the Alturas is going to be the flagship product for Mahindra in India.

It will find its place above the Mahindra XUV 500 in the automaker’s product line-up.

Going by our expectations, it is likely that Mahindra will keep the prices in-between INR 22 lakh to 27 lakh.

With these prices, this SUV will compete against the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Isuzu MU-X.

Minimum Price (Ex-Showroom) Rs 20 Lakh
Maximum Price (Ex-Showroom) Rs 25 Lakh


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Mahindra Alturas- Engine Specifications

As far as we know, the Alturas is going to launch in India with a diesel engine across all its variants. This oil-burner in question will be a 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder unit.

It will generate a power output of 185 BHP along with 420 Nm of peak torque.

A 7-speed automatic gearbox, sourced from Mercedes Benz will be offered with this SUV. We are not sure if there is going to be a manual gearbox on offer or not.

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In addition to the diesel engine, there could be a petrol motor also on offer.

This is considering the fact that the competition also includes both petrol as well as diesel engines across their respective line-up.

Though the details are not confirmed, we expect this petrol unit to be a 2.0-litre unit.

The power output will stand close to 225 BHP while the torque figures will stand around 220 Nm.

This too is going to come with an automatic gearbox as standard. A Manual gearbox could be on offer on lower variants.

Engine  2.2-litre Diesel / 2.0-Litre Petrol
Max. Power  185 BHP / 225 BHP
Peak Torque  420 Nm / 220 Nm
Transmission  6-speed Manual, 7-speed Automatic

Mahindra Alturas- Mileage

Owing to the fact that the vehicle in question is a full-sized SUV, do not expect high fuel-efficiency numbers.

The diesel derivative is likely to offer a mileage figure of not more than 15 km/l. For petrol, this figure will stand close to 10 km/l.

Petrol Mileage 10 KMPL
Diesel Mileage 15 KMPL

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Mahindra Alturas- Dimensions

The Mahindra Alturas is just a rebadged version of the G4 SsangYong Rexton. Hence, it matches the latter in all its measurements.

This SUV is going to measure 4,850 mm in length, 1,960 mm in width and 1,800 mm in height. Its wheelbase will stand at 2,865 mm.

Length 4,850 mm
Width 1,960 mm
Height 1,800 mm
Wheelbase 2,865 mm

Mahindra Alturas- Variants

From what we know so far, the Mahindra Alturas is going to retail in India in a total of two variants.

The base variant will be the G2 while the top-end variant will be the G4. The G2 variant is only going to offer 2WD mode. While the 4WD drive mode will be on offer in the G4 trim.

  • G2
  • G4

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Mahindra Alturas- Exterior Design Review

From the outside, this SUV looks exactly like the SsangYong Rexton.

The only major difference is, of course, the Mahindra badging. In addition to this, it will also come with Mahindra’s in-house grille design.

Furthermore, the India-spec version is also going to sport an all-new alloy wheel design.

Overall, this SUV looks very contemporary and stylish from the outside, despite being a full-sized SUV. It has a very dominating stance thanks to its large propositions.

Mahindra Alturas- Interior Design Review

So far Mahindra has not revealed the cabin layout of this SUV.

However, if Mahindra decides to keep the same layout as that the international spec model then for sure the cabin of this SUV is going to be a very nice place to be in.

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Mahindra Alturas- Features

Being a premium SUV and competing with the well-established players in the market, the Alturas is bound to come with a host of features.

The list is likely to include automatic LED headlamps, projector units, LED tail-lamps, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery among other to name a few.

  • LED Projector Headlamps
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Automatic climate control
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Touchscreen infotainment system
  • Voice command
  • Apple Car Play
  • Android Auto
  • Window blinds
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Automatic Tail-gate

Mahindra Alturas- Safety Features

In addition to loading this SUV with creature comforts, Mahindra is also going to employ it with a host of safety features as well.

Multiple airbags along with ABS and EBD are going to some standard fitments.

  • Dual front airbags
  • Side and curtain airbags
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic brake force distribution
  • Electronic stability control
  • Hill Descent control
  • Hill Ascent control
  • Parking sensors
  • Parking camera

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Mahindra Alturas- Competition

As mentioned before, the Alturas is likely to retail in-between the prices tag of INR 20 lakh to INR 25 lakh.

As a result of this, its main competitors are going to be the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Isuzu MU-X and the Honda CR-V.

  • Toyota Fortuner
  • Ford Endeavour
  • Honda CR-V
  • Isuzu MU-X

Mahindra Alturas- Specification Sheet

Model Mahindra Alturas
Launch Date 24th November 2018
Price INR 20 Lakh to INR 25 Lakh
Fuel Diesel / Petrol
Engine 2.2-litre Turbo Diesel / 2.0-Litre Petrol
Power 185 BHP / 225 BHP
Torque 420 Nm / 220 Nm
Transmission 6-speed Manual, 7-speed Automatic
Mileage 15 km/l / 10 km/l
Features Touchscreen Infotainment System, Auto Climate, Projector headlamps, LED DRLs, Alloy Wheels
Safety Features Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts, Reverse Parking Sensors, Reverse Parking Camera


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