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New 2018 Mahindra PikUp launched

The updated 2018 Mahindra PikUp has been launched boasting a tweaked exterior, interior and engine.

THE MAHINDRA PIKUP has been on-sale in Australia since 2007 and has copped its first major update. Still recognizable as the rugged looking original, the new PikUp gets a new grille, bumper, bonnet and fog-lights.

The interior too has been updated, the most obvious being to the upholstery and the new six-inch full colour touch screen display on the S10 Double Cab variants. This top-spec variant also offers remote central locking, cruise control, satellite navigation, reversing camera, climate control, and rain-sensing wipers, and a multifunction steering wheel.

In terms of safety, the PikUp offers Hill Descent Control, ESC, ABS, EBD, Roll-over mitigation, Airbags, and a Collapsible steering column standard across the range. There are now rear seat head rests and 3-point lap sash seat belts for all seats along with two ISOFIX anchors in the rear seat with three top tether points for all Double Cab models.

The engine is an updated version of the original, a 2.2-litre four-cylinder mHawk turbo-diesel engine which makes 103kW and 330Nm of torque at 1600rpm.

The turbo-diesel engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox driving the rear wheels, with 4×4 transmission with low range. The entire range of the Next Generation Mahindra PikUp is fitted with an Eaton MLD (Mechanical Locking Differential)

Pricing:

At launch, there are four variants:

  • The Single Cab PikUp is available in 4×4 S6 Cab Chassis from $26,990 Drive Away.
  • The Dual Cab PikUp is available in 4×4 S6 Cab Chassis from $29,490 Drive Away.
  • The Dual Cab PikUp is available in 4×4 S6 with factory well-side tub from $29,990 Drive Away.
  • The Dual Cab PikUp S10 4×4 with factory well-side tub from $31,990 Drive Away
  • From early 2018 the 4×2 Single Cab variant will become available:
  • The Single Cab PikUp available in 4×2 S6 Cab Chassis from $21,990 Drive Away

The pricing includes a 5 Year / 100,000 km Limited Warranty with 5-year roadside assistance.

Genuine accessories, include:

  • Genuine Tow Bar (Currently rated to 2.5 Tonne Braked Towing)
  • Aluminium Trays, Galvanised Steel Trays, Colour Coded Steel Trays
  • Genuine winch compatible Steel Bull Bars
  • Genuine fiberglass Snorkels
  • Genuine Carpet Floor Mats
  • Genuine Canvas Seat Covers
  • Genuine Suspension upgrade with lift kit (Available in 2018)
  • Genuine Stainless Steel Nudge Bar with Bash Plate (Available in 2018)


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Isaac Bober

Isaac Bober