Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is the best-selling sub-4m compact SUV in the Indian market, but Mahindra offers a lot more with the XUV 300
Mahindra is all set to launch the all-new XUV 300 in the Indian market later this month. The all-new sub-4meter SUV is loaded with features and offers the maximum amount of torque with both petrol and diesel engine options. Does the Mahindra XUV 300 offer enough to displace the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza from the top spot? Here is a detailed spec comparison that will tell you more about it.
Mahindra XUV 300 Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza: Engine details
Mahindra announced that XUV 300 would offer the engines with most torque output in the segment. However, the details were not known until now. Mahindra will offer both petrol and diesel engine option with the upcoming XUV 300 in the Indian market. It will be powered by an all-new 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that develops a maximum power 110 Bhp and a peak torque of 200 Nm.
This is the first time that a Mahindra vehicle will offer a turbocharged petrol engine in the Indian market. Well, when it comes to Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, there is no petrol engine on offer. A diesel engine only powers the Brezza.
|Specification||Mahindra XUV300 Diesel||Vitara Brezza Diesel|
|Engine||1.5L 4-cylinder||1.3L 4-cylinder|
|Power||115 BHP @ 37500 RPM||89 BHP|
|Torque||300 NM||200 NM|
|Transmission||6 Speed MT||5 Speed MT/ AMT|
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is powered by a 1.3-litre Multijet diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 89 Bhp and a peak torque of 200 Nm. The diesel engine of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza produces the same torque as the petrol engine of the Mahindra XUV 300.
The Mahindra XUV 300 also gets powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine that also powers the Mahindra Marazzo in the market. The engine has been re-tuned for the Mahindra XUV 300, and it now produces a maximum of 115 Bhp of maximum power and 300 Nm of peak torque.
The XUV 300 gets a 6-speed manual transmission with both the petrol and diesel engine options. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza offers a 5-speed manual transmission as standard and also provides a 5-speed AMT automatic transmission. The Mahindra XUV 300 does not provide an automatic transmission yet, but it is expected to be launched later this year.
Mahindra XUV 300 Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Mileage
Coming to the mileage, the Maruti Suzuki vehicles have always remained the king in the market. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is no different. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza offers a phenomenal fuel efficiency of 24.3 km/l as per the ARAI certificate. It is the most fuel efficient vehicle in the segment.
|Specification||Mahindra XUV300||Maruti Vitara Brezza|
|Diesel||20 Km/l||24.3 Km/l|
The much more powerful Mahindra XUV 300 offers a maximum fuel efficiency of 20 km/l with the diesel engine. The petrol versions of the Mahindra XUV 300 provides a maximum fuel efficiency of 17 km/l. The more powerful XUV 300 offers lower fuel efficiency than the Maruti Suzuki Brezza, but the official fuel efficiency figures are yet to be released by Mahindra.
Mahindra XUV 300 Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Dimensions
Both Mahindra XUV 300 and the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza are sub-4m-compact SUV. However, the Mahindra XUV 300 is slightly larger than the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza offers 3,995mm of length, 1,790mm of width and 1,640 mm of height. It provides a wheelbase of 2,500mm.
|Dimensions||Mahindra XUV300||Maruti Vitara Brezza|
|Length||3995 mm||3995 mm|
|Width||1821 mm||1790 mm|
|Height||1617 mm||1640 mm|
|Wheelbase||2600 mm||2500 mm|
|Boot space||265 L||328 L|
Mahindra XUV 300 comes with 3,995mm of length, 1,821mm of width and 1,617mm of height. It offers the segment-leading wheelbase of 2,600mm. There is a difference of 100mm in the wheelbase, which means that the Mahindra XUV offers a larger cabin space and shorter overhangs, which will make it handle the rough roads in a much better way.
Mahindra XUV 300 Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza Features
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza does not offer any fancy features. It comes with features like a leather-wrapped steering wheel, projector headlamps, touchscreen infotainment with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, dual airbags and ABS+EBD. The Mahindra XUV 300 gets a long list of features, out of which many functions are first in the segment.
The XUV 300 comes with disc brakes on all four wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control system, steering modes, projector headlamps, 7-airbag system, ABS+EBD, sunroof, tyre pressure monitoring system, front and rear parking sensors, reverse parking camera, heated wing mirrors, idle stop/start system, leather seats, leather steering wheel, cruise control, touchscreen infotainment system and more.
Advantages of Mahindra XUV 300 over Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
The Mahindra XUV 300 offers a loaded cabin that feels much more premium and plusher when compared to the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. It also gets more powerful engines and a much more intimidating look however price will play a big role in the success of the Mahindra’s latest SUV.