Mahindra XUV500 celebrates fifth anniversary as the flagship SUV from the home-grown automaker has sold more than 1.7 lakh units in India
Mahindra XUV500 is the flagship SUV from the Indian auto manufacturer and the tough looking car is celebrating is fifth anniversary. Launched in September 2011, the rugged and tough looking SUV has sold more than 1.7 lakh units in India. Mahindra also exports this car to several overseas markets as well.
Now to celebrate its fifth anniversary Mahindra is offering discounts and benefits ranging between Rs. 22,000 and Rs. Rs. 66,000. Also customers are offered road side assistance schemes, extended warranty, accident insurance benefits and optional accessories at attractive price on purchase of new XUV500.
Mahindra XUV500 is not only popular in Indian domestic market only. But also, this car has seen success in overseas markets like South Africa, Australia, Europe, Chile, Peru, Paraguay and Sri Lanka. In Indian market the car is priced between Rs. 12.39 lakhs and Rs. 18.66 lakhs. Since its launch, the car has won several awards also apart from earning popularity from customers.
Mahindra XUV500 has been designed inspired by Cheetah, as the Indian automaker claims. This SUV sports a rugged appearance with its large vertically slated front grille, sharp headlamps, LED daytime running lights, and a massive bumper. It also sports flared wheel arches, large multi-spoke alloy wheels, and a muscular tone all-around the body.
Interior of Mahindra XUV500 is also quite interesting and attractive with its features. The car features multifunction steering wheel, dual-pod instrument cluster with a digital MID, a waterfall designed centre console with touchscreen infotainment system. In terms of space and comfort also, the seven-seater SUV appears pretty impressive.
The Mahindra XUV500 was initially launched with a single engine option and three variants only, while now it is available in 17 different variants and two diesel engine options as well which are 2.2-litre mHawk diesel and a 1.99-litre unit also. Transmission options for this car include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.