Mahindra and Mahindra, the king of utility vehicles in Indian market is all set to attack the Indian hatchback market with its “Mahindra KUV100”. It has launched toat 15 January 2016 and its bookings are already started by the dealers. The mode of Mahindra is ready to give huge competition in Indian market and its comparison has started with various small segment hatchbacks like Hyundai i10 and Maruti Suzuki Swift. So here go the brief comparisons between the Mahindra KUV100 vs Hyundai Grand i10 vs Maruti Swift.
Comparison Based on Prices KUV 100 vs Swift
Official price of Mahindra KUV100 is revealed by the company the range is INR 4.42 lakh to INR 6.6.76 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Swift cost lies in the range of INR 4.65 lakh to INR 7.29 lakh which makes it costliest among three. Hyundai Grand i10 price can vary from INR 4.69lakh to INR 6.74lakh. Depending on the variants available.
Comparison based on dimensions
Starting with the length, then all the three models are less than 4metres in length. Length of KUV100 is 3675mm, i10 is 3765mm, and swift is 3850. KUV100 height and width is 1655mm and 1715 mm respectively, whereas i10 is smallest in height and is 1520mm high only. Its width is 1660mm.Swift is 1530mm higher and 1695mm wider. Coming to ground clearance, then Swift and KUV100 has the same and better ground clearance that is 170mm from i10.
Engine comparison of the three models
All the three cars are available in two engine options. Swift engines are: 1.2-litre K-Series petrol for its petrol variant and a 1.3-litre Multi-Jet diesel for its diesel variant. Maruti Swift petrol engine can chunk power and torque upto 85bhp and 114Nm. The diesel engine can provide power of 74bhp and torque of 190Nm. Coming to the engines of Hyundai grand i10, then it will be powered by 1.2-litre four-cylinder Kappa petrol that is capable of providing 80bhp power and torque of 112Nm and a 1.1-litre, three-cylinder CRDi diesel engine which is good for supplying power of 71bhp and torque of 160Nm. Talking about the engines of KUV100, then mFalcon G80 Petrol engine for its petrol variant and mFalcon D75 Diesel for its diesel variant is used. Mfalcon G80 is capable of producing 82bhp power and 115Nm torque while the former diesel engine produces peak power of 77bhp and peak torque of 190Nm.Transmission power will be offered by five-speed manual gearbox in all three cars. So it is the comparison based on engine KUV 100 vs Grand i10 and KUV100 vs Swift.
Best Mileage Provider among three
In terms of fuel efficiency, Maruti Suzuki Cars it is the Maruti Suzuki Swift that provides best mileage. Its petrol version provides 20.4 kmpl and its diesel variant supplies 25.2kmpl mileage. Coming to Hyundai Grand i10, then 18.9kmpl in petrol and 24kmpl in diesel variant is the fuel efficiency. Mileage of KUV100 is: from its petrol variant, it is 18.15 kmpl and from its diesel variant: it is 23.5 kmpl.
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Designing and features comparison
The best feature of KUV100 is its designing which is unique as well as quite attractive. Its SUV features like high set bonnet, wide stance, etc along with embedded feature like Swift back headlamps, LED DRLs, mounted rear door handle etc are all becoming talk of the town and are targeting those people who at the hatchback wants a SUV. Rest of the two models are also good looking hatchbacks with no unique designing structure.
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