Will rival the segment leader Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour upon launch.
Mahindra and Mahindra is investing a lot in their SUV lineup with the company’s entire focus on one body type. The company has launched an SUV in almost all initial segments with the XUV500 topping the charts. The upcoming 2018 Mahindra Rexton will be the most powerful and the most expensive Mahindra on sale upon launch. We can almost see how Mahindra treads slowly and quietly towards its target and has almost never missed a shot. While other players in the market take cues from the animal kingdom into their design language, Mahindra takes a step ahead and has actually adopted the attacking strategy to that of a Tiger. More on the upcoming 2018 Mahindra Rexton aka XUV700, read along.
2018 Mahindra Rexton Launch Date
The upcoming SUV from Mahindra is essentially a rebadged Ssangyong Mahindra launched the last generation Rexton in India back in 2012 and the sales were not at all impressive. The customers felt confused as the Rexton didn’t carry a Mahindra badge yet was being sold out of Mahindra’s dealership. Even the Korean company’s name sounded more like a tongue twister and reading it was an all-together different task. The upcoming Mahindra Rexton is an all-new model and will feature butch, commanding looks that should definitely aid the second inning of the Rexton in India. Mahindra will showcase the 2018 Mahindra Rexton at the upcoming Auto Expo 2018 which is bound to start on 7th Feb 2018 for the Press members.
2018 Mahindra Rexton Price in India
The final price of the 2018 Mahindra Rexton will be revealed sometime post the 2018 Auto Expo. According to reports, Mahindra aims to hit two birds with one shot with the upcoming SUV. With an expected price of around INR 25 lakh, the 2018 Rexton will face the heat from base variants of full-size SUVs like the Fortuner and Endeavour and the mini-SUVs like Hyundai Creta and the Jeep Compass.
2018 Mahindra Rexton Specifications
The upcoming 2018 Mahindra Rexton will sport a muscular look with flared wheel arches and the boxy design of the body. Premium elements like LED headlight and taillight, abundant use of Chrome will enhance the overall appeal of the upcoming SUV. On the inside, the upcoming Rexton features a revolutionary interior with abundant use of leather and soft touch plastic. The front seats will be electrically adjusted and the memory function will hold info pertaining the ORVM position as well. The jewel of the dashboard will be a massive 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
Also Read – Upcoming Mahindra Cars @ 2018 Auto Expo.
The 2018 Mahindra Rexton will feature a 2.2-litre e-XDI220 LET diesel engine at its heart. The four-cylinder diesel engine is good for 187PS of power and 400Nm of torque for the manual variant while the automatic variant will feature a bump in torque by 20Nm. The engine will be offered with an option of either 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed automatic unit. Auto-switch 4WD will be offered as standard across all variants.
2018 Mahindra Rexton Features List
|Projector Headlamps with DRLs|
|ORVMS with LED Blinkers|
|LED Tail Lights|
|Leather Seats with Massage Function|
|9.2-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System|
|10.1-inch Display for Rear Occupants|
|Automatic Climate Control|
|Hill Descent Control|
|Electronic Stability Control|
|Active Rollover Protection|
|Advanced Emergency Braking System|
|ABS with EBD|
Stay tuned for more info on 2018 Mahindra Rexton and upcoming SUVs from Mahindra.