Mahindra TUV300 AMT has been discontinued quietly by the manufacturer. Recently, the compact SUV received a mid-cycle facelift which makes the car look more pleasing now.
The sub-4 metre, Mahindra TUV300 is now deprived of AMT transmission which was seen before in T8 and T10 variants. Recently, the SUV received a mid-cycle facelift which came with subtle cosmetic changes. However, there are no mechanical changes with the update.
Mahindra quietly discontinued the automatic transmission in TUV300 which also means that the newly launched Mahindra XUV300 may see an AMT transmission. XUV300 is premium and hosts loads of features and refinement of engine.
Mahindra TUV300 sources its power from 1.5-litre mHawk turbocharged diesel engine which produces 100bhp with 240Nm of torque. It is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission and claims an ARAI efficiency of 18.50 kmpl.
The facelift of TUV300 features a piano black grille with black chrome inserts. The bumpers are redesigned and get body cladding to give a rugged look. The headlamps are blacked-out and get LED DRL’s for the first time.
To the side, the car receives body cladding which gives the car a muscular look. The rear of the compact SUV sees clear lens tail lamps and the newly designed X-shaped metallic grey spare wheel cover. The interiors see updates like silver accents on the dashboard and the door panels which improve the look aesthetically.
Other than the cosmetic changes, the car also receives two new colour options, Highway Red and Mystic Copper. Also, there is a new variant T10 (O) which now gets lumbar support and leather seats.
The prices for the Mahindra TUV300 starts at Rs 8.55 lakh for the base T4 Plus model and goes up to Rs 10.56 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the top variant T10 (O) trim.