The Indian auto making giant, Mahindra and Mahindra, has made a name for its self when it comes to magnificent SUVs and the best example of this is its XUV 500. The company has recently revealed that it has sold a total of 75, 000 units of the model in just 2 years of its stay in the market.
The XUV 500 SUV has been tagged as the authentic SUV by the auto experts. The car is offered with 2 options namely 4 wheel drives and 4 wheel drive. The car is housing mHawk 140 5th gen VGT (Variable geometry turbocharger) engine with a diesel holding capacity of 2.2 liters. This powerful engine is capable of developing a max output of 140 bhp and a peak torque of 330 Nm. This engine has been mated to a 6 speed manual synchromesh transmission gear box. The XUV 500 is capable of doing a 0 to 100 kmph in just a span of 5.4 seconds and has the ability to reach a final speed of 175 kmph. The car is not just powerful but also fuel efficient as it offers a fuel economy of 15.1 kmpl as certified by the ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India).
The present line up of XUV 500 has recently seen the entry of base model W4 which has a price tag of 10.9 lacs. The W6 and W8 variants have been priced in the range of Rs 12.1 lacs to Rs 14.7 lacs.