Mahindra XUV700 7-seat SUV is likely to launch in August. The XUV700 will be replacing the current-gen XUV500 in our market. The XUV500 will be re-introduced in a 5-seat guise rivalling the likes of Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos later. Mahindra has been teasing various unique features for quite some time now including Auto Booster Headlamps, the most powerful engine, the largest sunroof in the segment, which Mahindra is calling a sky roof and personalized voice alerts. Mahindra will also launch a plethora of new products in the coming months. For now, however, let us take a look at the expected features and specifications of the Mahindra XUV700.
Also read: Spy Shots of the upcoming Mahindra XUV700!
Mahindra XUV700 – Expected Exteriors
According to a few spy shots reported in the past, the XUV700 will have a C-shaped Headlamp Cluster, Bold and Aggressive Front Fascia, Larger Dimensions due to the new platform on which it is built, Chrome Belt Surrounding the Window line, Rear Spoiler, Shark Fin Antenna and much more. Judging by the latest design language of the homegrown carmaker, the XUV700 will definitely be something that will have an imposing road presence and a sporty demeanor. These are some of the details that have surfaced before the launch of Mahindra XUV700.
Expected Interiors and Features
The interiors of the XUV700 are bound to be modern and plush. Apart from featuring the largest Panoramic Sunroof in the segment, the Mahindra XUV700 might feature a Mercedes-Benz inspired free standing connected touchscreen infotainment display and instrument cluster with all the connectivity features including Apple CarPlay and Android along with Bluetooth Connectivity, new dashboard design, Auto Booster Headlamps, high-quality cabin materials, Automatic Dual-Zone Climate Control, Multi-purpose Steering Wheel, Panoramic Sunroof, convenience features for the second and the third-row passengers. The safety aspect will be taken care of as is always the case with Mahindra. Also, there might be ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) features in the upcoming Mahindra XUV700. This might include Emergency Automatic Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Driver Fatigue Warning System and much more.
Engines, Transmissions and Prices
The Mahindra XUV700 will get the most powerful engines in the segment including a 2.0-litre direct-injection turbo petrol from Mahindra’s Stallion family making around 200 hp and 380 Nm and a 2.2-litre turbo diesel good for 185 hp. There will be options of a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. Ther might be the inclusion of a 4×4 drive system at a later stage if the demand arises. The expected prices of the Mahindra XUV700 might be the ballpark of Rs 15 lakh to Rs 22 lakh, ex-showroom. The rivals include Tata Safari, MG Hector Plus and the recently launched Hyundai Alcazar.