After several rumours and much waiting, the Mahindra TUV300 Plus is officially launched in India. It starts at Rs 9.69 Lakhs (ex-showroom) and gets seating space for as many as 9 people. It gets minor cosmetic updates with a new more powerful engine and an updated feature list. Read along to know all the details.
Mahindra and Mahindra finally gave its sub-4-metre compact SUV an extended version. The much awaited Mahindra TUV300 Plus is launched with seating capacity for 9 people. It is priced starting from Rs 9.69 Lakhs and is available in 3 variants. The Plus variant gets an updated features list, some minor exterior and interior changes with a new powerful engine taken from the XUV500. It gets a 2.2 Litre MHawk diesel engine that produces 120 BHP worth of power and 280 Nm worth of torque. The SUV is mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Now, TUV300 Plus will receive competition from other MPVs in the market like Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and Renault Lodgy. Read ahead to know more about the newly launched MPV.
Mahindra TUV300 Plus Price in India
The Mahindra TUV300 Plus slots in-between the standard TUV300 and the Scorpio in Mahindra’s model line-up. In Delhi, it’s ex-showroom price is INR 9,69,695 lakh. Some of the other city wise price list is as below.
Mahindra TUV300 Plus Specifications
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.2-litre mHawkD120 Turbo Diesel|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||-NA-|
|Transmission||6-speed manual t|
|Mileage||17-18 kpl (claimed)|
This vehicle comes with Scorpio’s 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine. This motor is capable of producing 120 BHP of power along with 280 Nm of peak torque. It will come as standard with a 6-speed manual gearbox. For Delhi, if this vehicle comes with Mahindra’s 1.99-litre motor, remains to be seen.
Mahindra TUV300 Plus Mileage
As the TUV 300 Plus draws power from the same mHawkD120 engine as the Delhi-spec Scorpio, it could return an overall fuel mileage of close to 16.5 kmpl in regular usage.
The bigger TUV will surely aim many fleet operators. Thanks to the extra seats, it has the potential to achieve considerable success in the commercial vehicle market. Another big role in the success of this model will be that of the high fuel mileage. With an overall mileage of 16.5 kmpl, this car will definitely attract many buyers in the commercial vehicles space.
Mahindra TUV300 Plus Spy Images
Mahindra TUV300 Plus Review – Exterior Design
The TUV300 Plus more or less resembles the TUV300. It’s basically an extended TUV 300. The taillamps have been revised to give the rear a slightly different look. Also, the car is longer after the C-pillar. Mahindra could extend the tail a little to accommodate the third row of seats, similar to what we have seen with the Bolero and Bolero Plus models. Apart from the extended tail, the rest of the UV is largely similar to the compact SUV. Based on the latest spy shots, the grille, headlamp, bumpers, etc are identical to the TUV300. New additions on the top-end model could include a new alloy wheels design and LED daytime running lights.
Mahindra TUV300 Features
The new updated feature list is quite long. It gets a new colour scheme in the interiors with leather wrapped seats. The features include:
- Steering mounted audio & phone controls
- A rear defogger along with wash & wipe,
- Driver seat height adjuster,
- Armrests for the front row,
- A convenient storage tray below the driver’s seat and
- Lead-me-to-vehicle & follow-me-home headlamps
- A 17.8 cm Touchscreen Infotainment System with GPS navigation and 4 speakers + 2 tweeters
- Reverse park assist.
Mahindra TUV300 Safety Features
The SUV also gets a new Safety features list. It includes:
- Dual front airbags and ABS with
- Electronic Brake-force Distribution. Additionally, the
- Hazard lights also switch on in case of sudden hard braking.
The new Mahindra car will offer more seats. There will be multiple seating configurations. The base model will offer as many as 9 seats. The high no. of seats will help this model attract the fleet operators.
Image Gallery (Mahindra TUV300)
Mahindra TUV300 Video Review
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