Mahindra & Mahindra has recently launched, its sub-4m SUV Mahindra KUV100. This car has arrived on 15 Jan 2016, and with its arrival, its comparison has started with its rivalling cars. So here is the quick comparison between the favourite sub SUV’s cars: Mahindra KUV100 vs Kwid vs Ford Figo.
Comparison Based on Prices
Although official price of the KUV100 has announced by Mahindra and it is a confirm news that this model costing are less than 6.76 lakhs. And cheapest model of KUV100 pirce 4.42 Lakhs. Because of this price range, this model of Mahindra is giving stiff competition to Ford Figo whose cost price starts from Rs 4.66 lakhs. Renault kwid is the cheapest model among three with the base Price of Rs 2.79 lakhs.
Comparison based on Dimensions
All the three cars are less than 4 meters in length. Figo measures 3886 mm in length and Kwid is 3670 mm long. Exact length of KUV100 is 3675 mm. Talking about other dimensions, then KUV100 tops the chart with height and breath are 1655 mm and 1755 mm respectively. Kwid is 1579 mm wide and 1478 mm high. Figo width is 1695 mm and its height is 1525 mm. Mahindra KUV100 provides ground clearance of 170 mm and has the wheelbase of 2385 mm. Kwid’s wheelbase is 2422mm and its ground clearance value is 180 mm. Figo has the wheelbase of 2491 mm and provides ground clearance of 174 mm.
Comparison based on powering engines and torque produced
Renault Kwid is powered by 0.8 Litre SCe – Smart Control Efficiency Kwid is capable of producing 53 bhp of power and 72 Nm of torque and is coupled by5-speed manual gearbox. Figo engine can chunk upto 86bhp power and 112Nm torque and is called Ti-VCT PETROL Engine. Kuv100 engines are 1.2-litre G80 Petrol mFalcon and 1.5-litre D75 Diesel mFalcon. 1.2-litre G80 Petrol mFalcon will be powering KUV100 petrol variant and can provide power and torque upto 82bhp and 114Nm. Powering is the KUV100 diesel variant is done by 1.5-litre D75 Diesel mFalcon which can produce maximum power of 77bhp and torque of 190Nm. KUV100 will be mated with automated manual transmission or five speed manual. So it is the comparison based on engine KUV 100 vs Kiwd and KUV100 vs New Figo.
Comparison Based on the fuel Efficiency
Renault kwid provides the efficiency of 25.17km whereas Figo’s engine is capable of providing efficiency upto 18.16km. Petrol model of KUV100 can provide power efficiency upto 18.15 kmpl and its diesel can give mileage upto 23.32 kmpl. So in all we can expect satisfactory fuel combustion in KUV100.
Features of Mahindra KUV100, Renault Kwid and Ford Figo
Kwid and figo are the successful and established models in Indian car markets and will be giving a stiff competition to the upcoming KUV100. Kwid is Common Module Family platform based car which is known for its highly fuel efficient engine. Ford Figo has similar looks of Aspire sedan. It has well crafted bumpers, muscular wheel arches and large grille which makes it look appealing. Coming to the features of KUV100, then this model of Mahindra is equipped with multi-spoke 15-inch alloy wheels, rear view mirrors (ORVMs), subtle roof rails, plastic body cladding, plastic wheel arches, silver chrome accents and many more. It has integrated infotainment system, 3+3 seating arrangement, centre console rectangular AC vents and it is expected to have a large cabin space like XUV500. It will have ABS as standard safety equipment.
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