Mahindra has launched the XUV500 with a six-speed automatic gearbox in India. Prices for the automatic start at Rs. 15.53 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi) for the front-wheel-drive W8 variant.
The XUV500 automatic will also be available with both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the W10 variant as well.
The automatic variants of the XUV500 will go on sale from December 5, 2015.
Mahindra XUV500 Pricing In India
– Mahindra XUV500 W8 AT: Rs. 15.53 lakh
– Mahindra XUV500 W10 AT: Rs. 16.36 lakh
– Mahindra XUV500 W10 AWD AT: Rs. 17.36 lakh
Note: All prices are ex-showroom (Delhi)
Engine And Specification
On the engine front, the XUV500 remains the same. The SUV is powered by the same 2.2-litre turbocharged diesel engine that produces 140bhp and 330Nm of torque. Power is delivered via the old 6-speed manual gearbox or the new automatic gearbox.
The top-of-the-line XUV500 will be available with features such as projector headlamps, daytime running lights, electric sun roof, electrically adjustable driver's seat, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS, automatic temperature control, brake energy regeneration, reverse parking sensors, and cruise control.
The XUV500 is offered with a host of safety features such as Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), 6 airbags, and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD).
The XUV 500 automatic will compete with the Hyundai Creta.