A new user-friendly app to manage the beast. Automatic transmission with petrol engine. Electronic sunroof. Plus, after all, the security components.
Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com on what makes the new XUV300 particular.
February 2019 it was when Mahindra and Mahindra took a daring step to launch the youthful XUV sibling, XUV300, as a premium crossover SUV in Mumbai.
Driven at the launch by racecar driver Gaurav Gill, this compact SUV displayed all the traits of a racing automobile from day 1.
Armed with its 5-star NCAP score on security and its trusty and responsive guide transmission, the diesel AMT (automated guide transmission) was launched in September 2019. Now, nearly two years down the line, the XUV300 will get its Petrol AMT.
IMAGE: The exterior of the XUV300 AMT Petrol appears an identical to the earlier variants. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani
Launched in the W6 and the W8 variants, the high variant comes with a bunch of options like anti-lock braking system (ABS), digital brake-force distribution (EBD), brake help (BA), digital stability program (ESP), hill maintain management and a traction management system (TC/TCS) which can be disabled by the contact of a button for these journey thrills on street.
And sure, a new related automobile function in the W8 utilizing the new Bluesense Plus app from Mahindra & Mahindra that has some 40+ options one can entry from each Andriod and iOS — like a distant management to your automobile, say.
IMAGE: The Bluesense Plus app presents entry to greater than 40 options of the automobile like geo-fencing, automobile monitoring, gasoline tracker, honk and blink, emergency help, automobile data alerts and in addition music and controls if you are sitting behind. Plus much more.
Also on supply is the digital sunroof which is out there as an choice in the W6 mid-variant too.
IMAGE: The XUV300 AMT Petrol will get an oyster white inside with premium leatherette seat upholstery. Not to overlook the chrome door handles on piano black end trims. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani
The inside of the XUV300 has at all times been the place to be.
The rear seat, which homes the flat backside centre, is the most snug on this section.
IMAGE: The rear of the XUV300 AMT Petrol with the ‘autoshift’ badge on the left. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani
The massive taillights in the XUV300 have at all times made an announcement on the roads. This provides advance alert to the automobile behind when this one has hit the brakes.
So how does this AMT drive?
Let’s have a look in the video beneath:
WATCH THE REVIEW: Driving the XUV300 AMT Petrol.
The new AMT Petrol of the XUV300 is out there for a reserving quantity of ₹ 5000 on Mahindra’s web page. It additionally permits for customisation of the automobile.
The W6 variant of the XUV AMT Petrol is out there at an ex-showroom value of ₹ 9.95 lakh and the W8 variant for ₹ 11.76 lakh.