2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

By Sukesh

Mahindra & Mahindra has launched the new 2018 XUV 500 (or XUV500) in India at a starting price of Rs 12.32 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The 2018 XUV 500 features subtle cosmetic changes to the front and the rear profile and gets new engine options.

The 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 is launched with 10 models (9 in diesel and 1 in petrol). To bring more clarity on what each of the variant has to offer, we bring you the 2018 Mahindra XUV500 variants in detail.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

The new 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 is available in W5, W7, W9, W11, W11(O) and G AT variants. All the W models are available only with the diesel engine and the G variant is available with a petrol engine.

All the diesel trims feature a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox and the petrol variant is available only with the automatic gearbox. Mahindra also offers dual airbags and ABS with EBD as standard across all the variants of the 2018 XUV500.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

Before we get into the 2018 XUV 500 variants, let's take a look at the specifications of the SUV. The 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 draws power from a 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine producing 155bhp and 360Nm of torque.

Powering the petrol version of the SUV is a 2.2-litre turbocharged engine producing 140bhp and 320Nm of torque.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 W5 (Rs 12.32 lakh)

  • 6-speed manual gearbox
  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Black and Grey interior with fabric upholstery
  • Power Windows
  • 5.9-inch monochrome infotainment display
  • Projector headlamps
  • Steel Wheels
  • 6-way adjustable driver's seat
  • Power adjustable ORVMs
  • Twin exhaust
  • Roof rails
  • Mobile charging point (front row)
  • Remote tailgate opening

The base variant of the 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 comes loaded with features for the price it demands. With a price tag of Rs 12.32 lakh, the W5 trim of the XUV 500 is definitely a good buy.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 W7 (Rs 13.58-14.78 lakh)

  • 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox
  • Advanced Intellipark
  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Cruise control
  • Smart key with remote
  • Black and tan interior with fabric upholstery
  • Automatic climate control
  • Steering-mounted controls
  • Chrome front grille inserts
  • Push button Start/Stop
  • LED daytime running lights

The W7 variant of the 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 is available with both the manual and automatic gearbox. It is dearer by Rs 1.26 lakh (MT) and Rs 2.46 lakh (AT) as compared to the base variant. But the W7 comes with more advanced and luxury features.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 W9 (Rs 15.23-16.43 lakh)

  • 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox
  • Front fog lamps
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Reverse parking camera with dynamic assist
  • Hill hold and hill descent control
  • Power-foldable ORVMs
  • Mobile charging for first and second row

The W9 variant of the 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 is about Rs 1.65 lakh (MT & AT) more than the W7 variant. For this price difference, the W9 variant offers premium features such as 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, reverse parking camera and much more.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 W11 (Rs 16.43-17.63 lakh)

  • 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox
  • Side and curtain airbags
  • Dual-tone leather seats with quilted stitching
  • Leather finish on dashboard and door pads
  • Window chrome lines
  • Sporty aluminium pedals
  • Chrome tailgate applique
  • Puddle lamps
  • Camping lamp

The manual variant of the W11 and automatic version of the W9 trim of the 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 carries the same price tag of Rs 16.43 lakh. But both the manual and automatic trim of the W11 is dearer by Rs 1.2 lakh as compared to the W9 trim. But for the extra money, you get side and curtain airbags, leather seats, aluminium pedals and much more luxury features.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 W11 (O) (Rs 16.68-17.88 lakh)

  • 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox
  • All-wheel-drive (optional)
  • 18-inch diamond cut alloy wheels (optional)
  • 17-inch alloy wheels

The top-spec W11 (O) trim of the 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 is Rs 25,000 more than the W11 model. With the all-wheel-drive and automatic gearbox and a mileage of 15.5kpl, the W11 (O) is an excellent choice if you are planning to buy the 2018 XUV 500.

The petrol G AT (Rs 15.43) is available only with automatic gearbox and shares most of its equipment with the mid-spec W7 trim.

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Price List (In Lakh)

Diesel
Variant MT
AT
W5 Rs 12.32
W7 Rs 13.58 Rs 14.78
W9 Rs 15.23 Rs 16.43
W11 Rs 16.43 Rs 17.63
W11 (O) Rs 16.68 Rs 17.88
Petrol
G AT Rs 15.43

*Note - All prices are ex-showroom (Mumbai)

2018 Mahindra XUV500 Variants In Detail: Price, Specifications, Mileage And Features

Thoughts On The 2018 Mahindra XUV 500 Variants

Mahindra has finally launched the new 2018 XUV 500 in India with subtle changes to the exterior and interior design. The good news is that all the diesel trims except for the W5 trim get automatic gearbox The mid-spec W7 trim is priced well and gets all the important features.

However, we recommend you to go for the top-spec W11 (O) variant as it gets optional all-wheel-drive and diamond-cut alloy wheels. The W11 (O) also returns an impressive mileage of 15.5kpl.

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