Mahindra is developing an all-new SUV that will be based on the TUV 300. It will be called the Mahindra TUV 500 and will be larger and is expected to be a replacement to the Bolero.
It is Rumours that Mahindra is developing new SUV that is based on TUV 300, it may be called Mahindra TUV 300. The king of Utility vehicle, Mahindra and Mahindra is planning to strengthen their position in the Indian SUV car market. This company has recently launched KUV100, and is now working on more and more SUV’s to consolidate their position In Indian car market. These Indian car manufacturers are currently working on Mahindra XUV100 (codenamed as S101) and the Mahindra TUV100 (codenamed as U108).
Mahindra’s TUV 500 this model will be an advance version of Mahindra TUV 300 and like it, TUV 500 will also have seven seater configuration but also with more features and equipment’s. Also, we are expecting a proper third seat set up in this model.
Mahindra TUV500 Price and Launch
Mahindra TUV500 will be placed above Mahindra TUV300 and this car is expected to arrive in mid-2016. Although there is no confirmation is given regarding this. Its estimated cost price is lying in the range of Rs. 8 lakh – Rs. 10 lakh and at this price this car will be targeting the costumers of Hyundai Creta, Renault Nissan etc.
Mahindra TUV500 Specifications
Mahindra’s this sports utility vehicle will be based on the hydroformed ladder frame platform. It is the same platform that was used in TUV300. Also, apart from platform sharing, TUV500 will also have the same design format as of TUV300 and will have the boxy style look.
Mahindra TUV500 engine Specifications
If reports are to be believed, then diesel engine of Mahindra TUV500 may get power from mHawk diesel engine family. The range of the engine capacity will be kept around 2.0 Litres, abiding the latest engine restriction in Delhi NCR. Company can also use 2.5-litre CRDe (after retuning it).Coming to its transmission system, then again no official announcement is made but manual or AMT system is expected.
Mahindra TUV500 interior and exterior features
From this model of Mahindra, lot of features are expected. Most common features that can be equipped are a 2-DIN music system with Bluetooth, reverse parking sensors, static bending headlights, keyless entry, alloy wheels, USB, steering mounted audio controls, AUX-IN , rear wiper/washer etc.
It styling can be done by LED headlamps, flared wheel arches, fog lamps, spare-wheel which will be mounted on the tailgate, front grille with chrome highlights etc. Overall it will be bigger SUV than TUV300 and will have a boxy looks.
Mahindra TUV500 mileage
Mahindra TUV500 is expected to provide the fuel efficiency of 18-20kmpl.