2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older Model- What’s The Difference?


In this comparison article, we put the Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older Model. The facelift version launched a couple of months back and it receives many upgrades. In this article, we tell you the difference between both of them. Read ahead to know more. 

The latest one in the Mahindra‘s lineup to get an update is the XUV 500. Compared to its previous generation, it does not look much different. However, it gets some extra features added making it more premium than the older generation. The latest iteration gets a more powerful diesel engine that produces around 155 BHP compared to the earlier 140 BHP. Currently, the XUV is the costliest product in Mahindra’s lineup and is quite successful in its segment. The other SUVs in the competition are Jeep Compass, Tata Hexa and Hyundai Tucson. Exterior changes include deeper chrome finish grille with updated headlamps. In the interiors, it gets a full black treatment along with leather inserts. Read the comparison story on the 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older model to get more details.

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2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older Model Exteriors:

In the front, Mahindra XUV 500 gets a deeper chrome finish grille with updated headlamps. The headlamps come in shape of horizontal LED strips unlike the S-shape units in the old model. The rear body of the car is a little uplifted than the earlier model and comes with a wedge cut LED tail lights. Also, it gets a bigger space for the license plate now. The tailgate gets a new design with a new sportier rear spoiler.

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2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift vs Old XUV 500

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older Model Interiors:

The new Mahindra XUV 500 gets a full black treatment in the interiors. It gets soft-touch black leather finishing on the dashboard. It also gets new tan leather upholstery, silver coloured gear knobs and handbrakes, and piano black coloured centre control system with golden trim along the edges.

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2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older Model Features:

The car continues with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS navigation, voice commands, SMS readout and Android Auto along with SmartWatch connectivity. Except for the base W5 variant, automatic climate control is available on all variants. Other features include engine start/stop button, automatic headlamps, sunroof, rain sensing wipers, cruise control and brake energy regeneration among others. Also, the SUV continues with halogen projectors and LED DRLs. In terms of safety, the XUV 500 offers 6 airbags, electronic stability program (ESP), ABS with EBD, hill hold and hill descent control and an emergency call feature.

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2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift vs Old XUV 500

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2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older Model Engine: 

The new Mahindra XUV 500 gets the same 2.2 L mHawk petrol engine that produces 140 BHP power and 320 Nm of torque. However, the diesel variant gets a power upgrade and produces now 155 BHP worth power and 360 Nm worth of torque. So, the power figures have increased by 15 BHP and torque has increased by 30 Nm. The highest variant, W11 gets an optional AWD feature. However, the base variant – W5 – gets only the 6-speed manual transmission.

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Facelift Vs Older Model Price:

The new Mahindra XUV 500 is available in 12 variants. The prices start from Rs 12.32 Lakhs to Rs 18.98 Lakhs (ex-showroom).

₹ 12.32 Lakhs
₹ 13.58 Lakhs
₹ 14.78 Lakhs
₹ 15.23 Lakhs
₹ 15.43 Lakhs
₹ 16.43 Lakhs
₹ 16.43 Lakhs
₹ 16.68 Lakhs
W11 AT
₹ 17.63 Lakhs
W11 (O) AWD
₹ 17.78 Lakhs
W11 (O) AT
₹ 17.88 Lakhs
W11 (O) AWD AT
₹ 18.98 Lakhs
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