The upcoming Mahindra XUV700 is due to be launched in the coming days and we now have the vehicle’s variant nomenclature. In addition, prices of the XUV700’s entire line-up are expected to be published shortly. A number of trim levels are available for the XUV700, under the MX and AdrenoX (AX) variant offerings, and each has a variety of six and seven-seater layouts, and a choice of petrol and diesel engines.
Have a look at Mahindra XUV700 complete variant list and seating options:
|XUV700 Petrol AT||XUV700 Petrol MT||XUV700 Diesel AT||XUV700 Diesel MT|
|MX Series||MX 5-seater||MX 5-seater||MX 5-seater|
|AX Series||AX3 5-seater||AX3 5-seater/7-seater||AX3 5-seater/7-seater||AX3 5-seater/7-seater|
|AX5 5-seater||AX5 5-seater/7-seater||AX5 5-seater/7-seater||AX5 5-seater/7-seater|
|AX7 7-seater||AX7 7-seater||AX7 7-seater||AX7 7-seater|
|AX7 C 7-seater||AX7 C 7-seater||AX7 C 7-seater||AX7 C 7-seater|
|AX7 L 7-seater||AX7 L 7-seater||AX7 L 7-seater||AX7 L 7-seater|
|AX7 T 7-seater||AX7 T 7-seater||AX7 T 7-seater||AX7 T 7-seater|
|AX7 7-seater AWD|
Mahindra’s mStallion turbo-petrol engine delivers 200hp and 380Nm, while the mHawk diesel engine yields 224hp and 266Nm. A lower-powered unit (reserved for the entry-level MX model) produces 155 horsepower and 360 Nm, while the AX versions deliver 185 horsepower and 420 Nm (450 Nm with the automatic transmission).
There are four drive modes on the diesel engine – Zap,Zip, Zoom, and Custom – that are claimed to alter horsepower and steering response. Six-speed manuals and six-speed automatics are offered as transmission options.
|XUV700 Diesel||XUV700 Petrol|
|Engine||2.2-litre turbo-diesel||2.0-litre turbo-diesel|
|Torque||360Nm/420Nm and 450Nm(AT)||380Nm|
|Gearbox||6 speed MT/6-speed AT||6 speed MT/6-speed AT|
Engine types, gearboxes, and seating layouts, segmented by variant:
There are two options in the XUV700 lineup: a petrol engine with 200hp, and a diesel engine with 155hp. A six-speed manual transmission is available on the petrol engine, while the diesel engine is only offered with a manual transmission. Moreover, the MX Series has only a five-seat configuration.
Comparatively, the AdrenoX series will be available in three trims – AX3, AX5, and AX7 – and will feature petrol or diesel engine that delivers 200 horsepower. In addition to automatic transmissions, all XUV700 AX series SUVs, except the gasoline operated AX3 and AX5, have manual transmission options.
There will be five and seven-seat models of the XUV700 AX3, AX5 and AX7, respectively. Moreover, the AX7 diesel-AT variant is only available with an all-wheel drive. As indicated by the letter C, T and L, the top-spec XUV700 AX7 trim will offer three optional packages, which may refer to comfort, technology and luxury.
Price Details and Rivals:
Mahindra announced the prices for the five-seater versions of the MX petrol (Rs 11.99 lakh), MX diesel (Rs 12.49 lakh), AX3 petrol (Rs 13.99 lakh) and AX5 petrol (Rs 14.99 lakh). Complete prices of the line-up will be revealed in the coming days.
Mahindra’s XUV700 could face off with 5 and 7-seaters, thanks to its flexible seating configuration. Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Skoda Kushaq, and the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun are among the 5-seat SUVs that it will compete with. Additionally, three-row SUVs like the Tata Safari, MG Hector Plus, and Hyundai Alcazar compete with it.