- Mahindra launched the XUV700 in South Africa a few weeks ago and the reviews are pouring in.
- It is offered in three trims – AX5, AX7 and AX7L.
- It comes with a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine making 149 kW and 380 Nm.
South African vlogger reviews the recently launched Mahindra XUV700. Mahindra is an established player in South Africa for almost two decades now. It started its operations there with products like the iconic Scorpio and Bolero SUVs. Having made a name for itself, it is now entering the mass-market modern SUV segment with the Made-in-India XUV700. It has been a successful product in India and the vloggers and reviewers have been impressed by the product in SA as well. Let us see what the vlogger has to say about the SUV.
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South African Vlogger Reviews Mahindra XUV700
The review has been posted by The Cylinders on YouTube. Talking about the exterior of this top-of-the-line AX7L trim, the vlogger is happy with the overall design of the SUV. This includes a striking LED headlamp cluster with curved LED DRLs, chrome slats on the grille, an upright stance, stylish alloy wheels, sharp LED taillamps, and more. The vlogger feels that Mahindra has surely come a long way from making barebones off-roading SUVs to rival the likes of Chery and Haval in SA.
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Interior and Features
Then the vlogger steps inside the cabin of the SUV. The main attraction comes from the sheer list of modern tech features on offer including the dual touchscreen infotainment and driver’s instrument cluster, ADAS functions, massive panoramic sunroof, wireless charging, premium 3D Sony audio system with immersive surround sound, 7-seat arrangement, premium upholstery with memory function for the driver’s seat, and other such tech and convenience features.
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The Mahindra XUV700 comes powered by a sole 2.0-litre mStallion turbo petrol engine that develops a colossal 149 kW (200 PS) and 380 Nm of peak power and torque. This engine comes with a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The AX7 and AX7L trims have 7-seat layouts while the AX5 has a 5-seat layout. The prices of the XUV700 range from R474,999 to R559,999. What are your thoughts on this Indian SUV?
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