Mahindra XUV500 2021 spotted again during testing, know what will be special in it

In term of comfort, elegance and features, Mahindra's second-gen XUV500 will be a step-up!

Mahindra XUV500 2021


The dashboard of the new Mahindra XUV500 is kept in a black and cream colour theme.

Like Mercedes cars, it has a touchscreen system and instrument cluster positioned close by.

For the first time, it will also have an electronic parking brake feature.

The touchscreen can be operated by a dial on the centre console.

The engine choice would be the same as the new generation Thar: one turbo-petrol and one diesel and both manual and automatic transmission options.

The price of the new XUV500 can be between 12 lakh and 20 lakh rupees.

The new Mahindra XUV500 has been spotted once again during testing on public roads. This time, the interior design and features of the SUV are revealed. This upcoming Mahindra SUV can be launched in India in early 2021.

If you look at the pictures of the Mahindra XUV500 captured in the camera, its dashboard is given a black and cream dual-tone colour theme. The testing model has manual AC controls and also has a manual gear shift. Like Mercedes cars, it has an instrument cluster and touchscreen fitted nearby.

Mahindra XUV500 2021

It comes feature-packed and is heavily inspired by the SsangYong Korando and Alturas G4. Gets very comfortable seats, auto-hold buttons, flat-bottom steering wheel, rotary-style media controls similar to the Korando's wheel drive selector which controls many functions of the touchscreen like phone calls, music, settings and more, ABS switch hill assist, automatic start/stop button for engine. The electronic parking brake was supposed to cut with the amount of technology we have already found on the XUV500, but this is the first time we've seen one on an actual test mule.

Mahindra XUV500 2021

The 2021 Mahindra XUV500 is also likely to feature level one autonomous driver assistance technologies which include autonomous emergency braking system (AEBS), Safety distance alert (SDA), Lane-keeping assists (LKA), Lane departure warning system (LDWS), Front vehicle start alert (FVSA), Along with driver aids such as high beam assist (HBA), Traffic sign recognition (TSR) and Driver attention alert (DAA).

The XUV500 2021 will be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options. Its petrol model will get a 2.0-litre turbo engine while the diesel model will be given a 2.2-litre engine. Both these engines are also given in the new Mahindra Thar. This petrol engine in Thar generates 150 Ps of power and 300 Nm of torque while the diesel engine has a power output of 130 Ps and 300/320 Nm. It is estimated that the power of both these engines in the XUV500 may be close to 200 Ps. With a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission, both these engines are available and we except 2021 XUV500 to have a similar configuration.

Mahindra XUV500 2021

The price of the new Mahindra XUV500 in India can be between 12 lakh to 20 lakh rupees (ex-showroom). In the segment, this car will be competed by Tata Harrier, MG Hector, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson.


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