2020 Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing Ahead Of Launch Next Year: Spy Pics & Details

Mahindra, is gearing up to release their BS-VI compliant models in India by next year. Ahead of its launch the XUV500 SUV has been spotted testing on Indian roads.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

The spy pic from Gaadiwaadi reveal a current-gen XUV500 test mule equipped with emission equipment for testing the pollution coming out the BS-VI engine. The mule spotted could be fitted with Mahindra's all-new BS-VI compliant 2.0-litre diesel engine.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

Mahindra will introduce the all-new 2.0-litre diesel engine in different states of tune as well. The current-gen XUV500 is powered by a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engine that develops 155bhp and 360Nm of torque. We expect the upcoming 2.0-litre engine to develop more power than the current unit. The new engine will be shared among other models in Mahindra's line-up. This includes next-gen XUV500, 2020 Thar and the next-gen Scorpio.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

Apart from the new diesel engine, the company is also said to be working on a BS6-compliant 2.0-litre petrol engine as well. The new petrol engine is expected to power the next-gen XUV500 and the 2020 Scorpio.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

Alongside testing BS-VI model of the current-gen SUV, Mahindra is also said to be working on a next-generation XUV500 as well. The next-gen model of the is expected to receive a complete overhaul inside out as the current-generation model which went on sale over 9 years ago.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

The exterior of the next-gen SUV is expected to feature a new front end. This includes revised bumpers, headlights and a new grille. Rear of the next-gen XUV500 could also feature some subtle design changes with revised tail-lamps.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

On the inside, the next-gen SUV is expected to feature a major design change starting with a new touchscreen infotainment system. It could also feature smart connectivity to further enhance the features. We sure hope that the center console will feature lesser buttons with the next iteration of the SUV.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

Once launched the new SUV will rival against the Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass, MG Hector and the upcoming Hyundai Creta facelift.

Spy Pics: New Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied Testing In India Again Ahead Of Its Launch Next Year

Thoughts About The 2020 Mahindra XUV500 BS-VI Spied

Mahindra is in full swing testing their models to comply with the BS-VI emission norms, ahead of the deadline next year. We expect a series of launches from the company starting next year. This includes the new-gen Thar, TUV 300, TUV 300 Plus and the XUV 500. The company seems to have a lot on their plate. However, the Mahindra-Ford JV will give a boost to the company to prepare for launches, because of the shared technology.

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Article Published On: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 18:48 [IST]
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