– The Mahindra XUV700 is the non secular successor to the XUV500
– The moniker is anticipated to make a comeback as a five-seat mannequin
Mahindra has pulled the plug on the XUV500, publish the launch of the XUV700 within the Indian automotive market. The mannequin has been discontinued briefly, as it’s more likely to come again as a five-seat mannequin to rival the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector, and the Tata Harrier. The brand new XUV500 could possibly be part of the model’s plans to introduce 9 new merchandise by 2026, particulars of which can be found right here.
Whereas Mahindra has nonetheless listed the XUV500 on its website, CarWale spoke to a number of sellers throughout the nation who confirmed that they’ve stopped accepting bookings for the XUV500 after the launch of its non secular successor, the XUV700. The sellers additionally added that manufacturing for the mannequin has formally come to an finish.
The Mahindra XUV500 was powered by a BS6-compliant 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine that produced 153bhp and 360Nm of torque. This motor was provided with a six-speed handbook unit and a six-speed torque converter automated unit. We had pushed the XUV500, and you’ll learn our overview right here.