Mahindra XUV300 Trims Comparison – Select the Suitable Variant

171

Planning to buy the Mahindra XUV300 but unable to take a decision on the variant? Read this Mahindra XUV300 variants comparison to find out which variant suits you the best.

The compact-SUV segment in India is very popular and has been rapidly growing for a very long time. Every automaker has capitalized on this segment by at least churning out one offering and how could have Mahindra taken a backseat. Mahindra XUV 300 is a compact SUV that is Mahindra’s answer to its rivals. Pioneering the SUV segment in India by dishing out quality products like the Scorpio, Bolero and XUV 500, Mahindra is aware of the SUV pedigree their vehicles are popular for possessing. It is imperative for them to come with a capable compact SUV as well which will give their rivals a run for their money.

Mahindra XUV300 has been on sale for quite some time now and has been doing fairly well. However, it is important for potential buyers to be familiar with the features and comfort every variant offers. Stay tuned to know more about this vehicle.

Engine Information

Mahindra XUV300

Variants Engine Transmission Power (bhp) Torque (Nm)
W4 Diesel 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed M 115 300
W6 Diesel Sunroof 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed M 115 300
W6 Diesel Sunroof NT 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed M 115 300
W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed AT 115 300
W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof NT 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed AT 115 300
W8 Diesel Sunroof 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed M 115 300
W8 (O) Diesel 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed M 115 300
W8 (O) Diesel DT 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed M 115 300
W8 (O) Diesel AMT 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed AT 115 300
W8 (O) Diesel AMT DT 1.5-litre Turbo Diesel 6-Speed AT 115 300
W4 Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed M 108 200
W6 Sunroof Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed M 108 200
W6 NT Sunroof Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed M 108 200
W6 AMT Sunroof Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed AT 108 200
W6 AMT NT Sunroof Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed AT 108 200
W8 Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed M 108 200
W8 (O) Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed M 108 200
W8 (O) DT Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed M 108 200
W8 (O) AMT Petrol 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed AT 108 200
W8 (O) AMT Petrol DT 1.2-litre Turbo Petrol 6-Speed AT 108 200

 

As one can derive from the table, there are many variants on offer for the Mahindra XUV 300. It comes with two turbo engine options which are highly capable. The performance from these engines is supreme and make the vehicle extremely fun to drive. It is versatile in nature and can perform highway and city duties seamlessly. Fuel economy from both these motors is about average but you wouldn’t mind because of the sheer performance this motor has to offer.

Price Data

Variants Price (ex-showroom)
W4 Diesel Rs 9.09 Lakhs
W6 Diesel Sunroof Rs 10.63 Lakhs
W6 Diesel Sunroof NT Rs 9.99 Lakhs
W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof Rs 11.28 Lakhs
W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof NT Rs 11.14 Lakhs
W8 Diesel Sunroof Rs 11.84 Lakhs
W8 (O) Diesel Rs 12.64 Lakhs
W8 (O) Diesel DT Rs 12.79 Lakhs
W8 (O) Diesel AMT Rs 13.31 Lakhs
W8 (O) Diesel AMT DT Rs 13.46 Lakhs
W4 Petrol Rs 7.95 Lakhs
W6 Sunroof Petrol Rs 9.99 Lakhs
W6 NT Sunroof Petrol Rs 9.87 Lakhs
W6 AMT Sunroof Petrol Rs 10.57 Lakhs
W6 AMT NT Sunroof Petrol Rs 9.99 Lakhs
W8 Petrol Rs 10.64 Lakhs
W8 (O) Petrol Rs 11.82 Lakhs
W8 (O) DT Petrol Rs 11.97 Lakhs
W8 (O) AMT Petrol Rs 12.48 Lakhs
W8 (O) AMT Petrol DT Rs 12.63 Lakhs

 

The above table displays the variant wise price list for the Mahindra XUV 300. With so many variants on offer, the price list is pretty extensive and people can choose whichever variant suits them the best. Moreover, the prices are not high and are in line with the competition which makes it a more attractive proposition. The starting price is pretty reasonable and people with a budget constraint can most likely consider this vehicle as an option.

Safety Features

Mahindra XUV300 Safety Features

Features W4 D W6 D Sunroof W6 D Sunroof NT W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof NT W8 D Sunroof W8 (O) Diesel W8 (O) Diesel DT
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Anti-theft Alarm No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 2 2 2 2 7 7
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor No No No No No No Yes Yes
Automatic Headlamps No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Control No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Follow Me Home Headlamps No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Camera No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hill Assist No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes

 

Features W8 (O) Diesel AMT W8 (O) Diesel AMT DT W4 Petrol W6 Sunroof Petrol W6 Sunroof Petrol NT W6 Sunroof Petrol AMT
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Anti-theft Alarm Yes Yes No No No No
Airbags 7 7 2 2 2 2
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes No No No No
Automatic Headlamps Yes Yes No No No No
Electronic Stability Control Yes Yes No No No Yes
Follow Me Home Headlamps Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes No No No No
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hill Assist Yes Yes No No No Yes

 

Features W6 Sunroof Petrol AMT NT W8 Petrol W8 (O) Petrol W8 (O) DT Petrol W8 (O) AMT Petrol W8 (O) AMT Petrol DT
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Anti-theft Alarm No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 7 7 7 7
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Headlamps No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Control Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Follow Me Home Headlamps Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Camera No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hill Assist Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

There are plenty of safety features on offer for the Mahindra XUV 300. The base variants are equipped with the bare minimum which might be enough for some people. ISOFIX child seat mounts are standard across the range which is a good thing and the upper variants are also equipped with seven airbags. Overall, Mahindra has done a great job on the security front to increase the confidence of customers in their offering.

Convenience and Comfort Improving Features

Features W4 D W6 D Sunroof W6 D Sunroof NT W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof NT W8 D Sunroof W8 (O) Diesel W8 (O) Diesel DT
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No No No No No Dual-zone Dual-zone Dual-zone
Rear AC Vents No No No No No No No No
Cruise Control No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Front and Rear Front and Rear
Real-time Vehicle Tracking No No No No No No No No
Keyless Entry No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Push-button Start No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Hands-free Tailgate No No No No No Yes Yes Yes

 

Features W8 (O) Diesel AMT W8 (O) Diesel AMT DT W4 Petrol W6 Sunroof Petrol W6 Sunroof Petrol NT W6 Sunroof Petrol AMT
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control Dual-zone Dual-zone No No No No
Rear AC Vents No No No No No No
Cruise Control Yes Yes No No No No
Parking Sensors Front and Rear Front and Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Real-time Vehicle Tracking Yes Yes No No No No
Keyless Entry Yes Yes No No No No
Push-button Start Yes Yes No No No No
Voice Control Yes Yes No No No No
Hands-free Tailgate Yes Yes No No No No

 

Features W6 Sunroof Petrol AMT NT W8 Petrol W8 (O) Petrol W8 (O) DT Petrol W8 (O) AMT Petrol W8 (O) AMT Petrol DT
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Dual-zone Dual-zone Dual-zone Dual-zone Dual-zone
Rear AC Vents No No No No No No
Cruise Control No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Front and Rear Front and Rear Front and Rear Front and Rear
Real-time Vehicle Tracking No No No No No No
Keyless Entry No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Push-button Start No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hands-free Tailgate No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

By evaluating the above tables, it can be concluded that there are ample of comfort and convenience features for the Mahindra XUV 300. However, the base variants miss out on all the features which is something Mahindra should address. There are other features that enhance the experience as well, like the front and rear parking sensors and dual-zone climate control. All of these features combined, make the XUV300 a desirable package.

Entertainment and Interior

Mahindra XUV300 Interior Features

Features W4 D W6 D Sunroof W6 D Sunroof NT W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof W6 AMT Diesel Sunroof NT W8 D Sunroof W8 (O) Diesel W8 (O) Diesel DT
Leather Seats No No No No No No Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Leather Wrap Gear Selector No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen No 7-inch No 7-inch No 7-inch 7-inch 7-inch
Android Auto No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Speakers No 4 4 4 4 6 6 6

 

Features W8 (O) Diesel AMT W8 (O) Diesel AMT DT W4 Petrol W6 Sunroof Petrol W6 Sunroof Petrol NT W6 Sunroof Petrol AMT
Leather Seats Yes Yes No No No No
Leather Steering Wheel Yes Yes No No No No
Leather Wrap Gear Selector Yes Yes No No No No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes No No No No
Touchscreen 7-inch 7-inch No 7-inch No 7-inch
Android Auto Yes Yes No No No No
Apple CarPlay Yes Yes No No No No
Speakers 6 6 No 4 No 4

 

Features W6 Sunroof Petrol AMT NT W8 Petrol W8 (O) Petrol W8 (O) Petrol DT W8 (O) Petrol AMT W8 (O) Petrol AMT DT
Leather Seats No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leather Wrap Gear Selector No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen No 7-inch 7-inch 7-inch 7-inch 7-inch
Android Auto No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apple CarPlay No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Speakers 4 6 6 6 6 6

 

When it comes to interior and connectivity, there are plenty of features inside the Mahindra XUV 300. All the features are in line with the competition, but the base variants miss out on everything which might affect potential customers who have a tight budget. Moreover, a 7-inch touchscreen might be a touch small in today’s day and age. Overall, the interior of the XUV300 is a nice place to be in with the leather upholstery, leather steering wheel and gear selector.

Conclusion

Mahindra XUV 500 is a compact SUV that has two very powerful engines, turbo petrol and a turbo diesel. Both of these engines are supremely capable and their performance and driveability are the USPs for this vehicle to sell. Moreover, these engines are versatile and the suspension setup on this car suits the dynamics overall. Through the extensive analysis, the most value for money variants turns out to be W8 and W8 (O) AMT (for diesel and petrol). These trims are equipped with all the bells and whistles you would expect at this price point and it only makes sense to go ahead with these variants.

Also Read – 

CarJasoos ad on CJ Blog

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.