Mahindra XUV500 facelift launched at Rs 12.32 lakh

By autoX Editorial | on April 18, 2018

The new XUV gains a refreshed design and a more powerful diesel motor.

Mahindra has launched the second facelift of its flagship XUV500, which is priced between Rs 12.32 lakh - 17.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).

The updated model brings with it a new mesh-grille with chrome peppered all around. The headlamps have also been slightly re-profiled as the DRLs have now moved up. Projector lights continue to be offered as standard across all variants. The rear has been completely overhauled with a new tailgate and trapezoidal tail lights.

Mahindra XUV500 interior12

Mahindra has also changed the variant nomenclature of the XUV - the new model is now available in W5, W7 W9, W11 and W11 option pack variants for the diesel version, while the petrol gets a single-spec G variant. The W11 option pack will now sit at the top the range and gets 18-inch dual-tone diamond-cut alloys, while the rest of the range will continue to ride on 17-inch wheels.

Inside, the W11 features an all-black theme with silver inserts. The centre console design is unchanged but it gets black piano finish. Apart from that, the top trim sports soft-touch leather around the dashboard and door handles, while the seats are now wrapped in quilted tan leather.

The updated XUV500 gets the same 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine, but sports some tweaks that bumps the power by 15bhp, and torque by 30Nm, to produce a total of 153bhp and 360Nm, respectively. The 2.2-litre petrol engine remains unchanged. Mahindra is also offering the 6-speed automatic gearbox option from the W7 variant upwards.

Mahindra XUV500 rear three quarter11

Given below are the variant wise prices of the 2018 Mahindra XUV500. 

XUV500 variant Price (INR lakh)
W5 12.32
W7 13.58
W7 AT 14.78
W9 15.23
W9 AT 16.43
W11 16.43
W11 AT 17.63
W11 (O) 16.68
W11 (O) AT 17.88
G AT Petrol 15.43

*All prices ex-showroom, Mumbai

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