Mahindra Launches Automatic Variants Of XUV500 1.99L
India’s largest SUV maker, Mahindra has silently launched the automatic transmission variants of the recently introduced 1.99L engine of its flagship...
India’s largest SUV maker, Mahindra has silently launched the automatic transmission variants of the recently introduced 1.99L engine of its flagship SUV XUV500 in Delhi NCR. Available in three trim levels W6, W8 and W10, the new 1.99L AT variants get a 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox.
Mahindra’s new 1.99-litre downsized engine is currently available only in the Delhi-NCR and is expected to be introduced in the regions where the NGT diesel ban comes into effect. The engine delivers 140bhp of peak power at 3750rpm and 320Nm of peak torque at 2800rpm.
The company believes that the automatic transmission will enhance the appeal and so the sales of the car will be increased. The 1.99-litre AT variants of XUV500 gets all the features of the 2.2-litre engine equipped variants of the car including Bluetooth, USB and iPod connectivity, cruise control, climate control, rain-sensing wipers and automatic headlights, start-stop button and Mahindra’s Blue Sense system.
The price (ex-showroom, Delhi) details of 1.99L AT variants are as follows:
1. W6 1.99 AT – Rs. 14,51,035
2. W8 1.99 AT – Rs. 15,94,306
3. W10 1.99 AT – Rs. 17,31,984
Mahindra XUV500 1.99L AT will be a tough competitor for the Hyundai Creta Diesel Automatic.