Mahindra & Mahindra's most recent launches, such as the Scorpio N, the Thar, and the XUV700, are in high demand, and as a result, waiting periods are excruciatingly long for some variants. The mid-level Z4 petrol and diesel variants of the Mahindra Scorpio N have a waiting period of up to 65 weeks, whereas the Z8 L AT has a waiting period of about 24 to 26 weeks. The waiting period for the base Z2 and Z8 variants is up to 54 and 60 weeks, respectively. Customers interested in purchasing the Z8 L MT will have to wait anywhere from 56 and 58 weeks. Shortly after the launch of the Mahindra Scorpio N late last year, the Indian auto manufacturer launched the Scorpio Classic, an updated version of the old Scorpio. The newly launched Mahindra Thar RWD diesel variant has a 74-week waiting period, the longest in the company's lineup in February 2023. The variant-wise waiting period details for the Mahindra Scorpio N are as follows.
|Z5, Z8||55-60 weeks|
|Z8 L||56-58 weeks|
|Z8 L (Automatic)||24-26 weeks|
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The Mahindra Scorpio Classic's S and S11 variants each have a 24- to 26-week waiting period. The Mahindra XUV700 retails for a wide range of prices, which vary from Rs 13.45 lakh to Rs 25.48 lakh (ex-showroom) at the moment. The XUV700 commands a waiting period of up to 48 weeks and is offered in five- and seven-seater configurations. The waiting periods for other Mahindra models are mentioned below.
|Mahindra Scorpio Classic||24-26 weeks|
|Mahindra XUV700||Up To 48 weeks|
|Mahindra Thar 4WD||3-4 weeks|
|Mahindra Thar RWD||Up To 74 weeks|
|Mahindra Bolero||Up To 8 weeks|
|Mahindra XUV300||Up To 28 weeks|
The waiting period for the petrol and diesel versions of the MX, AX3, and AX5 is 24 to 26 weeks. There is a waiting period of up to 40 weeks for the corresponding optional trims for gasoline and diesel. The waiting period for the top-of-the-line Mahindra XUV700 AX7 and AX7 L variants is 47 to 48 weeks. Meanwhile, for the Mahindra Thar 4WD, the waiting period is shorter, at 3 to 4 weeks.
The ICE model can be delivered to the buyer's home in three to five weeks, but the recently launched Thar RWD diesel variant commands a waiting period of up to 74 weeks. The waiting period is only 2 to 3 weeks for the Mahindra Bolero's N10 and N10 Optional variants, compared to 6 to 8 weeks for the popular N4 variant. The Mahindra XUV300's W6 Optional and W8 Optional AMT trims have a waiting period of up to 28 weeks. However, customers can buy the W8 variant of the model in just 5 weeks.
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The Mahindra Scorpio-N has two engine options: a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol and a 2.2-litre diesel. The oil burner is available in two tuning options. The turbo-petrol engine produces 203bhp and 370Nm (MT)/380Nm (AT) of torque. The diesel engine is rated at 132bhp with 300Nm and 175bhp with 370Nm (MT)/400Nm (AT). The SUV comes with three drive modes: Zip, Zap, and Zoom, as well as the standard RWD system. The higher-end diesel models only come with a 4WD drivetrain system. A 6-speed manual transmission is available with both engines. There is also a 6-speed automatic transmission available for the top-tier diesel and turbo-petrol versions. The four terrain types are Sand, Mud/Rut, Gravel/Grass/Snow, and Normal. Additionally, it has a five-link rear suspension, an independent front suspension system, a mechanical locking rear differential, and an ESP-based brake locking front differential.
Since their launch last year, the Mahindra Scorpio N and the Scorpio Classic have been the major sales drivers for the company. Compared to 7,003 units in December 2022, both SUVs sold 8,715 units in January 2023. It clocked an MoM (month-on-month) sales growth of 24.45 per cent.
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