Mahindra XUV700 variant line-up revealed

    Published On Sep 13, 2021 08:21:00 PM

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    Given its price, positioning and seating layouts, the XUV700 will rival SUVs like Creta, Seltos, Safari and Alcazar.

    Mahindra is set to open bookings for the upcoming XUV700 in the coming days and we have now got our hands on the SUV's variant nomenclature. Price announcement for the XUV700's complete line-up is also expected to take place soon. As is already known, the XUV700 will be available in two broad trims – MX and AdrenoX (AX) – and will be offered in both five and seven-seater layouts, with petrol and diesel engines across the range.

    • Entry-level XUV700 MX variants get five-seat layout only
    • Top-spec XUV700 AX7 comes only as a seven-seater
    • AWD standard only on top-spec AX7 Diesel-AT

    Mahindra XUV700: complete variant list revealed

    Mahindra XUV700 complete variant list, seating options
    XUV700 Petrol MTXUV700 Petrol ATXUV700 Diesel MTXUV700 Diesel AT
    MX SeriesMX 5-seaterMX 5-seaterMX 5-seater
    AX SeriesAX3 5-seater/7-seaterAX3 5-seaterAX3 5-seater/7-seaterAX3 5-seater/7-seater
    AX5 5-seater/7-seaterAX5 5-seaterAX5 5-seater/7-seaterAX5 5-seater/7-seater
    AX7 7-seaterAX7 7-seaterAX7 7-seaterAX7 7-seater
    AX7 C 7-seaterAX7 C 7-seaterAX7 C 7-seaterAX7 C 7-seater
    AX7 L 7-seaterAX7 L 7-seaterAX7 L 7-seaterAX7 L 7-seater
    AX7 T 7-seaterAX7 T 7-seaterAX7 T 7-seaterAX7 T 7-seater
    AX7 7-seater AWD

    Under the hood, the XUV700 gets a 200hp, 380Nm, 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, Mahindra mStallion turbo-petrol unit, while the diesel is a 2.2-litre, four-cylinder mHawk turbocharged unit that comes in two states of tune. The lower-powered unit (reserved for the entry level MX version) produces 155hp and 360Nm, while the unit in the AX variants churn out 185hp and 420Nm (450Nm with the automatic gearbox).

    The diesel engine also comes with four drive modes – Zip, Zap, Zoom and Custom – which are claimed to alter performance and steering response. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic.

    Mahindra XUV700 engine, gearbox options
    XUV700 PetrolXUV700 Diesel
    Engine2.0-litre turbo-petrol2.2-litre turbo-diesel
    Power200hp155hp/185hp
    Torque380Nm360Nm/420Nm and 450Nm(AT)
    Gearbox6 speed MT/6-speed AT6 speed MT/6-speed AT

    Mahindra XUV700: variant-wise engine, gearbox, seating layouts

    The XUV700 line-up starts with the entry-level MX variant that gets a 200hp, petrol and a lower output 155hp diesel engine. While the petrol engine will be offered with 6-speed manual and automatic gearboxes, the diesel engine only gets the manual. Also, the MX Series will only be available as a five-seater.

    The AdrenoX series, on the other hand, will feature three trims – AX3, AX5 and AX7 – and will be offered with the 200hp petrol and a higher-output 185hp diesel engine. All XUV700 AX series SUVs, except for the petrol AX3 and AX5 seven-seater variants,get the option of both manual and automatic gearboxes.

    As far as seating options go, the XUV700 AX3 and AX5 will be sold as a five or seven-seater, while the AX7 is solely available as a seven-seater. Additionally, the all-wheel drive is solely reserved for the top-spec AX7 diesel-AT variant.

    The top-spec XUV700 AX7 trims will likely also be offered with three optional packs, as denoted by the C, T and L abbreviations, which possibly suggest ‘Comfort’, ‘Technology’, and ‘Luxury’ packs.

    For a detailed look at what each series and trim has to offer in terms of features and equipment, click here.

    Mahindra XUV700: pricing and rivals

    Mahindra has already revealed prices for the 5-seater versions of the MX petrol-manual (Rs 11.99 lakh), MX diesel-manual (Rs 12.49 lakh), AX3 petrol-manual (Rs 13.99 lakh) and AX5 petrol-manual (Rs 14.99 lakh). Complete prices of the line-up will be revealed in the coming days.

    Given its flexible seating configuration options, the new Mahindra XUV700 will have to contend with both, 5 and 7-seater SUVs. It will rival 5-seat SUVs like the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Skoda Kushaqand the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun.It also competes with three-row SUVs like the Tata Safari, MG Hector Plus and the Hyundai Alcazar.

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