The Mahindra XUV500 automated is obtainable in three variants with the Aisin-sourced 6-speed torque convertor paired with the two.2-litre mHawk diesel engine.
Mahindra & Mahindra has introduced costs for the XUV500 BS6 automated variants on its web site. The BS6 Mahindra XUV500 AT vary begins at ₹ 16.07 lakh for the W7 variant, adopted by the W9 variant priced at ₹ 17.78 lakh, whereas the range-topping W11 (O) variant is priced at ₹ 19.30 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom Delhi). In comparison with the guide, the automated variations command a premium by as much as ₹ 1.23 lakh, relying on the variant. The XUV500 automated was discontinued in April this 12 months with the transition to the BS6 norms however makes a comeback with the identical 6-speed torque convertor.
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The Aisin sourced automated transmission comes with the creep operate aimed to improved tractability at crawling speeds within the metropolis. The motor is paired with the up to date 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine that develops 153 bhp and 360 Nm of peak torque. The ability figures are the identical on the guide model as nicely that makes use of a 6-speed gearbox. The characteristic listing stays similar on the guide and automated with the electrical sunroof, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, push-button begin/cease, automobile telematics and extra.
Cosmetically, there aren’t any adjustments to the Mahindra XUV500 automated. Do anticipate to see an automated badge on the outside whereas the inside will get a brand new gearshift knob changing the usual H-pattern unit. Energy is distributed solely the entrance wheels on the BS6 XUV500 in each guide and automated variations with the All-Wheel Drive (AWD) model no extra on sale. Mahindra has not confirmed if the AWD variant will make a comeback or will likely be accessible on the next-generation XUV500.
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The Mahindra XUV500 automated will tackle a bunch of rivals together with the Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass, MG Hector Plus and even the Toyota Innova Crysta. Bookings for the XUV500 AT are open on the producer’s web site. In the meantime, the new-generation XUV500 is at present underneath improvement was initially slated to debut across the festive season this 12 months. Nonetheless, the mannequin has been delayed as a result of pandemic and can now make its approach within the first half of 2021. The brand new XUV500 is predicted to be an entire overhaul with extra tech, petrol and diesel engines and higher options. The mannequin will borrow design cues from the Mahindra Funster idea that was showcased on the 2020 Auto Expo.