2016 Mahindra New Age XUV500 automatic now available
Following the recent release of the Mahindra New Age XUV500, the Indian car maker has released an automatic variant onto the Australian market.
AVAILABLE IN both two- and all-wheel drive the oddly named Mahindra New Age XUV500 goes on-sale in Australia from June with drive-away prices starting from $31,900 for the 2WD variant. The seven-seat SUV offers an Aisin-sourced six-speed automatic.
- W8 2WD 6 Speed Manual $29,900;
- W8 AWD 6 Speed Manual $32,900;
- W8 2WD 6 Speed Automatic $31,900; and
- W8 AWD 6 Speed Automatic $34,900.
Mahesh Kaskar, National Manager of Mahindra Ag & Auto Australia added “The XUV 500 Automatic with its numerous features and competitive pricing, is a great package. We are confident that it will be well accepted in Australia and will be a game changer for Mahindra’s automotive operations in the country.”
Speaking at the launch, Pravin Shah, President & Chief Executive (Automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “With its winning combination of aspirational styling, advanced technology, safety features, comfort and convenience, the XUV500 has created a niche for itself and has been a game changer in the premium SUV segment. In fact it has become one of the fastest selling SUVs to reach the 150,000 vehicles sales milestone in just 4 years. At Mahindra, it is our constant endeavor to offer advanced and accessible technologies to our customers. The XUV500 already has many technology firsts to its credit and now we have further pushed the boundaries with the introduction of the AISIN Automatic Transmission in the XUV500. I am sure that the XUV500 Automatic will be an instant hit with our customers in Australia.”
- 7 Leather Seats;
- Reverse Camera with Dynamic Assist;
- 7-inch Satellite Navigation System;
- Bluetooth music / phone connectivity;
- 702 litres of boot space;
- Braked towing capacity of 2500kg;
- 2.2 litre Turbo Diesel Engine;
- 6.7L/100km (Manual);
- 7.4L/100km (Automatic);
- 70 Litre fuel tank;
- 3 ISOFIX Child Restraints in 2nd row;
- 12 Volt Power Charging Sockets & Air Conditioning in all 3 rows;
- Cooled front row centre storage box;
- Wireless Tyre pressure monitoring of all 5 tyres;
- 8 interior LED lights & 10 interior cup holders for Convenience;
- ESC with rollover mitigation;
- ABS with electronic brake-force distribution;
- Hill Hold and Hill Descent Control;
- Projector headlights with static bending projection lamps and DRLs (Daylight Running LEDs); and
- 6 colour options (Pearl White, Sunset Orange, Tuscan Red, Dolphin Grey, Moondust Silver, Volcano Black).