Mahindra TUV 300 launch in 7 Variants, to offer a special edition ‘Combat Green’ which will be made on order
After endless spy shots, speculations, engine and chassis options of the TUV 300, it is finally launched today in the Indian market, which is 1.4 lakh less to its close rival Ecosport and 2.9 lakh less to the Duster. TUV 300 is based on the new revised platform that the Scorpio and upcoming Quanto will sit on.
Revised chassis and much more advanced steering and suspension system make things more subtle when it comes to the dynamics of the SUV. Something we experienced in the new Scorpio.
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Design wise Mahindra says it has been inspired by a battle tank and its true. Pininfarina has been part of design and the team, but the Mahindra’ designer did most of the job and the last job. The Italians were there to improvise.
On the inside the interiors are all new with a dashboard, sadly the window controls are between the seats. All new steering, with new dials, new air vents and much more. Beige and black is the color scheme of the interior. Quality is good all around and fit-finish levels are impressive.
TUV 300 Variant wise pricing: T4 – Rs.6.9 Lakhs T4 Plus – Rs.7.25 Lakhs T6 – 7.55 Lakhs T6 Plus -7.80 Lakhs T8 -8.4 Lakhs T8 AMT – 9.12 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom Pune) Mahindra TUV 300 will deliver mileage of 18.49 Km/l, comes with ECO modes & Micro hybrid technology as well, Mahindra projects TUV 300 as a Tough true-blue SUV comes with macho stance.
TUV 300 comes with the capability of handling rough roads. It also comes with best in class torque, 7 seater option, best in class space and best in class technological features.
Mechanically, the 1.5 3-cylinder engine is here from the Quanto, but runs on a lower state of tune which is 20 PS less than the Quanto at 84 PS and torque is 230 Nm. The engine has proven itself to be reliable and efficient with very good performance onboard.
Micro Hybrid has also been added to the Mahindra TUV 300. The bomb thrown by Mahindra TUV 300 is the AMT gearbox which is paired with the diesel engine, first seen on the Tata Zest and now here.
A USP that Mahindra will have to sell its vehicle in more numbers. There are Six manual variants and one AMT variants which are available on the higher part of variant list. Features on option are fabric and vinyl seats, sporty alloys, tilt steering.
Infotainment wise it gets 3-inch display on lower variant and 4-inch display on higher models. Electric ORVMS also come in the Mahindra TUV 300. Safety wise ABS is standard on every model except the base variant and dual airbags are standard since T4+ variant.