The Mahindra XUV700 will reopen for bookings tomorrow, October 8, after the first 25,000 units with launch pricing were sold out in just 57 minutes after bookings opened today. Meanwhile, Mahindra has hiked the cost of the XUV700 series, and this pricing will only be applicable for the next 25,000 orders. By Diwali, distributions should be underway.

Mahindra XUV700 hiked pricelist
Mahindra XUV700 Petrol

Diesel

Mahindra XUV700 MX₹ 12.49 lakh

₹ 12.99 lakh

Mahindra XUV700 AX3 MT

₹ 14.49 lakh₹ 14.99 lakh
Mahindra XUV700 AX3 AT₹ 15.69 lakh

₹ 16.69 lakh

Mahindra XUV700 AX5 MT

₹ 15.49 lakh₹ 16.09 lakh
Mahindra XUV700 AX5 AT₹ 17.09 lakh

₹ 17.69 lakh

Mahindra XUV700 AX7 MT

₹ 17.99 lakh₹ 18.59 lakh
Mahindra XUV700 AX7 AT₹ 19.59 lakh

₹ 20.19 lakh

Mahindra XUV700 AX7 Luxury MT

NA₹ 20.29 lakh
Mahindra XUV700 AX7 Luxury AT₹ 21.29 lakh

₹ 21.89 lakh

Mahindra XUV700 AX7 AT AWD

NA₹ 22.99 lakh
Mahindra XUV700 AX7 Luxury AT AWDNA

₹ 22.89 lakh

 

All models from the MX to the AX7 have seen a price hike of Rs 40,000-50,000, depending on trim, engine, and gearbox combinations. All AX7 Luxury pack equipped vehicles have had their prices hiked by Rs 30,000, with the exception of the top-spec AX7 diesel-automatic AWD trim, which has only experienced a Rs 10,000 rise.

Since the launch of the Luxury pack for the AX7 diesel manual and AWD trims, no new versions have been offered.

Engine And Transmission

A pair of four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines power the new XUV700. The petrol engine is a 2.0-litre mStallion turbocharged engine with 200 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque (segment-best figures). A 6-speed manual or automatic gearbox is available as an option.

The diesel engine, on the other hand, is a 2.2-litre mHawk turbocharged powerplant that comes in two tuning options. The lower-output powerplant (found in entry-level MX models) produces 155 horsepower and 360 Nm and is only available with a 6-speed manual transmission. The engine in the higher-spec AX versions produces 185hp and 420Nm (450Nm with the automatic gearbox), as well as an automated gearbox and all-wheel drive.

Rivalry

The XUV700 not only competes with seven-seat SUVs such as the Tata Safari, Hyundai Alcazar, and MG Hector Plus, but also with several smaller five-seat mid-size SUVs such as the Hyundai Creta, MG Hector, Skoda Kushaq, Kia Seltos, and VW Taigun. Thanks to its relatively wide price range, which currently ranges from Rs 12.49 lakh to Rs 22.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

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