Varun Dhawan drives home all new Mahindra KUV100 painted in Fiery Orange; he’s the brand ambassador of the ‘young SUV’
It seems, young bollywood actor and brand ambassador Varun Dhawan is fond of the Mahindra KUV100. He has driven home a brand new KUV100 painted in Fiery Orange. The Mahindra KUV100 is the youngest SUV from the SUV maker of India. The car comes with a rugged and compact design, and it also dons a very urban and appealing look.
Mahindra KUV100 is mainly built to attract the first time buyers. The car comes sporting such a design, which makes it look like a blend between a SUV and a hatchback. The auto manufacturer calls it as the ‘Young SUV’. The car adorns the Mahindra signature aggressive front fascia. Taking a design cue from its larger sibling XUV500, the KUV100 sports projector headlamps, LED daytime running lights, a wide front grille with teeth like vertical slats.
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The front bumper looks pretty muscular with wide black air intake, rectangular shaped fog lamps. At the side profile, the KUV100 sports alloy wheels, side body cladding, blackened B pillar and sharp character lines. The rear passenger door handle is positioned at the thick C pillar, a similar feature we see in Chevrolet Beat. The rear fascia gets wrap around taillights, roof spoiler and chrome trims. So far, the car looks pretty much appealing with its fresh styling.
The interior of the car has been designed very cleverly, as it comes practical and spacious. The car gets an unique 3+3 seating arrangement with the foldable front armrest being capable to make a centre seat for a third occupant at the front row. Also the unique positioning of the gear lever has saved lot of space. Apart from that, the KUV100’s interior gets multifunction steering wheel, analog-digital combo instrument cluster, piano black finished centre console gives the cabin a stylish touch.
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The Mahindra KUV100 is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol engine is a 1.2 litre G80 petrol mFalcon unit, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. This engine churns out 82 bhp of peak power at 5,500 RPM and 114 NM of peak torque at 3,500 RPM, and it delivers fuel economy of 18.15 kmpl.
The diesel engine on the other hand is a 1.2 litre D75 mFalcon unit, paired with 5-speed manual transmission. This engine kicks out 77 bhp of peak power at 3,650 RPM and 190 NM of peak torque at 1,750 RPM, and the fuel economy for this car stands at 25.32 kmpl. The car is priced between Rs. 4.67 lakhs to 7.21 lakhs.