Here is a detailed ownership experience of the Mahindra XUV700 AX7 petrol variant. The XUV700 is currently the talk of the town, having already received over 70,000 bookings within the first month of launch. The waiting list on an SUV of this segment is quite long by any standard. Mahindra had enticed a ton of new buyers by offering a slew of segment-first features in the vehicle. Many people and automobile experts are impressed by the sheer amount of premium features there are on the XUV700. Some even consider it to boast of some which are found only in luxury cars. With such an overwhelming response, let us take a look at what the owners say after having received the SUV.
XUV700 AX7 Ownership Experience
The video gives a detailed ownership experience of the AX7 petrol variant. The owner seems genuinely satisfied and impressed by the features on offer. He accepts that it takes a while to get to know all the features. This is especially true with a multitude of ADAS features. The full 5-star safety rating of the XUV700 is another reason to consider this car as a reliable family car. The list of modern amenities is endless. The looks of the SUV also create an imposing presence on the road. The cabin feel is like some premium luxury car with the largest panoramic sunroof in the segment. All the connected car tech for enhancing the convenience aspects of the SUV. If there is any negative that the owner faces, it is the fact that the height of the car isn’t too impressive. This could potentially cause problems for the taller passengers. Also, the lack of ventilated seats is a huge miss which is found in cars a segment below.
The Mahindra XUV700 comes with both petrol and diesel engine options. The former is a 2.0-litre turbocharged unit that churns out a maximum power of 200 PS and a peak torque of 380 Nm. Meanwhile, the Diesel engine is available in multiple states of tune. The lower versions get 155 PS and 360 Nm, while the higher positioned models benefit from 185 PS and 420 Nm. In fact, the same engine will put out 450 Nm with an automatic transmission. Speaking of the transmission options, both the petrol and Diesel engine variants will be available with 6-speed manual and automatic transmission choices. The prices range between Rs 12.49 lakh and Rs 22.99 lakh, ex-showroom. The direct competitors include the likes of Creta, Seltos, Hector, Harrier in the 5-seat configuration and Alcazar, Safari and Hector Plus in the 7-seat arrangement.