Makes 13 per cent more power and claims an improvement in efficiency by 5 per cent
The new Mahindra Bolero Power+ has been priced at Rs 6.59 lakh for the SLE variant, Rs 7.23 lakh for the SLX variant and Rs 7.57 lakh for the top-end ZLX variant. Downsizing the engine has allowed Mahindra to price the Bolero Power+ considerably cheaper than the standard model. The SLE variant of the Bolero with the 2.5-litre engine is priced at Rs 7.58 lakh while the top-spec ZLX variants carries a sticker price of Rs 8.37 lakh. All prices ex-showroom Pune.
To make the most of the excise duty cuts, Mahindra has now introduced its best-selling SUV with the mHawkD70 1.5-litre 3-cylinder diesel engine in this Power+ avatar. This unit however, makes 13 per cent more power than thanks to an output of 70bhp. The new Bolero+ has peak torque rating of 195Nm. So far, the Bolero was only available in the 63bhp / 195Nm tune which it produced from the 2,523cc engine. Despite making 13 per cent more power in the Bolero Power+ variant, Mahindra has managed an improvement in efficiency by 5 per cent. Although it has the same space as the existing Bolero, Mahindra has improved the cushioning of its 7-seater SUV to offer a more comfortable experience.
All three variants of the Bolero Power+ come with silver wheel caps, power steering, air conditioning demister and more. The mid-spec SLX variant gets USB Audio, Body Coloured ORVMs, Grey and Body coloured insert on the spare wheel cover and wood finish on the central bezel. It also comes equipped with all-4 power windows, central locking, keyless entry and a 12V charging point. Over and above the aforementioned features, the Bolero Power+ ZLX variant will also come with with the Micro Hybrid System, Audio with Bluetooth, USB and AUX connectivity, Voice Messaging System and rear wash wiper. Mahindra also offers a 3 years / 1 lakh km warranty on the Bolero Power+.
The Bolero has consistently been the highest selling model for Mahindra. The popular SUV has constantly recorded sales of over 3,500 units since the beginning of FY 2016-17 with April bring the best month having registered sales of over 5,785 units. The more affordable pricing of the Bolero Power+ is sure to help increase the sales of the Bolero marquee.