Mahindra had received several bookings for many of its products. The sale of diesel vehicles in Delhi NCR region has been restricted from January to March 2016. Mahindra and other automobile manufacturers are banned from selling vehicles above 2000cc diesel engines.
Customers are wondering as to what will happen regarding their booking. Mahindra and Mahindra confirmed that customers will be given various options to choose from. The manufacturer is willing to refund the entire booking amount to customers.
The other option that Mahindra dealerships will be offering is a change of model. Customers can opt for the TUV3OO or soon to be launched KUV1OO model. Both products have smaller engines and are also popular amongst Indian buyers.
Dealers are also asked to deliver existing orders as soon as possible and provide speedy registration to those who have already purchased Mahindra vehicles. The Scorpio and the XUV5OO models from Mahindra are the worse affected within their portfolio.
Mahindra has explained that sales will take a hit between January 1 to March 31, 2016. The automobile manufacturer is also looking at options of providing the Scorpio and XUV5OO with petrol engines. Currently, Mahindra offers its Scorpio with a petrol engine for international markets.