The Mahindra KUV100 is placed in a segment that is very competitive, and will compete against models such as the Maruti Suzuki Swift hatchback, the Swift Dzire compact sedan, and the Hyundai Grand i10. The KUV100 petrol engine returns a mileage of 18.15km/l and the diesel engine returns 25.32km/l.
Engine & Gearbox
The Mahindra KUV100 powered by a choice of either a petrol or a diesel engine. Both engines are 1.2-litre, three-cylinder power houses. The petrol engine produces 82bhp and 114Nm of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The KUV100's diesel engine is a turbocharged mill that produces 77bhp and 190Nm of torque. The diesel engine too comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox. Both the engines have been built from the ground up by Mahindra itself.
Being targeted at youngsters and first time car buyers, the Mahindra KUV100 has a lot to deliver. One major aspect is its mileage, and the other, engine.