– Offer customization options at launch time
– The XUV700 offers a 2.0-liter petrol and 2.2-liter diesel engine option
In August, Mahindra announced pricing for the MX and AX series as five-seat options in India. Currently, the MX variant is available in petrol and diesel variants with a manual transmission, while a seven-seater version and an automatic option will be introduced at a later date. The AX series is offered in three versions: AX3, AX5 and AX7. The AX series is currently limited to the gasoline engine option, while the AX7 variant will be introduced at a later date.
This time around, the list of accessories and merchandise was leaked ahead of the XUV700’s launch. At launch, the XUV700 will offer a satin chrome kit, where the company claims all parts offer a premium satin finish. The parts include the upper grille insert, the upper front bumper applique, the lower front bumper applique, the ORVM applique, side moldings, chrome wheel arch assembly and rear bumper lower bracket. Additionally, the feature list should include rear bumper protectors, roof racks, side steps, etc.
When it comes to the interior, customers will likely be offered a range of customization options in the form of floor mats, light-up scuff guards, cushion options, and more. To further enrich the user experience, Mahindra also offers t-shirts, backpacks, jackets, coffee mugs, and other merchandise options featuring the XUV700 logo.
Mechanically, the petrol version of the XUV700 is powered by a 2.0-liter Turbo GDi mStallion engine that generates 195 hp at 5,000 rpm and 380 Nm of torque between 1,750 rpm and 3,000 rpm. Currently, this engine is powered by a six-speed manual transmission, while an automatic version could be introduced at a later date. The diesel version receives a 2.2-liter Commonrail Turbo mHawk diesel engine with manual transmission to generate 151 hp and 360 Nm of torque.