According to a recent report, the new Mahindra TUV 500 has been spied making test runs in the country for a while now. There are no official confirmations about the four wheeler but according to the reports, the spied car is most probably christened as the Mahindra TUV500. It was also stated in the report that the TUV 500 will borrow several features from the existing TUV 300.
The Mahindra TUV 500 spied
The Multi Utility Vehicle (MUV) from Mahindra, the TUV 500 has been spied more than once on the Indian roads making test runs. This time more information about the new MUV has been revealed in the report including specifications about the interiors, exteriors as well as other striking features. It is believed that the road testing phase of the Mahindra TUV 500 has commenced successfully and the MUV is expected to be launched by end of this year or early next year. Though the Mahindra TUV 500 borrows a lot of features from the existing Mahindra TUV 300 but one of the most visible differences in the Mahindra TUV 500 is its longer wheelbase and the extended length that will make the new Mahindra TUV 500 a comfortable SUV offering three row sitting.
Specification of the new Mahindra TUV 500
The visible specifications of the Mahindra TUV500 is seen with features much similar to the TUV300. The Mahindra TUV500 possesses extended rear overhangs besides fixed windows in third row. The Mahindra TUV500 is believed to have borrowed the design inspiration from a Battle Tank. The Mahindra TUV500 gets a raised shoulder lines, a high ground clearance while it gets a new front grille design with chrome accents. The Mahindra TUV500 gofets a flat roof and square shaped wheel arches. It is believed that the interiors of the new Mahindra TUV500 could sport a dual tone in black and beige. Matching the dual tone interior the central console may come finished with a piano black theme. The upper models of the Mahindra TUV500 may possess a multi info display and multi function steering wheel.
With the new Mahindra TUV500 M&M also joins the new design exteriors because young generation of India is giving more importance to the exteriors of the vehicle. The Mahindra TUV500 is expected to come loaded with own SUV & Jeep like stance. The iconic design of the new Mahindra TUV500 coupled with attractive front grille, chrome highlights, LED headlamps, fog lights, sturdy big tyres, spare-wheel on the tailgate, an attractive bonnet shape and all new modern bumper will add to the robust design of the perfect MUV Mahindra TUV500.
As per reports, the Mahindra TUV500 besides its comfort and performance features will also get the latest and the highest care for driver and passenger protection. This latest offering from Mahindra will offer much-improved collision durability. The Mahindra TUV500 may come loaded with side curtain airbags along with dual front airbags. Adjustable seat belts for front & second row seats will add to the safety features of the Mahindra TUV500. Superior rear parking assist system will eliminate parking woes of the driver.
Striking cosmetics features of the Mahindra TUV 500
Packed with plenty of features, the new TUV 500 compact SUV is indeed a catch for SUV lovers. In addition to the several basic key features that make the new Mahindra TUV 500 the perfect SUV the SUV will come equipped with lane change indicator, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), auto door lock, Hill start assist, skid plate, alloy wheels, projector headlamps, roof rails, corner lamps, chrome handle, light adjustment, LED turn indicators, key less entry, rear AC vent, manual & automatic AC controls, room lamp, modern audio system et al. Loaded with such striking features the new Mahindra TUV 500 is going to give a tough competition to its competitors in the segment.
Engine of the new Mahindra TUV 500
Powerful engine means a healthy heart of the car! As per news, the brand new Mahindra TUV 500 will come with 1.5 L mHawk80 or 2.5 L CRDe diesel engine. These engines will offer around 105 bhp of power to the new SUV as which is more than the previous SUVs from the company stable. The Mahindra TUV 500 will compete against the likes of Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta, Nissan Terrano and the top selling Maruti Vitara Brezza. The engine of the new Mahindra TUV 500 will surely offer it the upper hand over these existing compact SUVs in the segment.
Mahindra TUV 500 price and launch date in India
The company has not officially announced the launch date and also the price hint for the new Mahindra TUV 500. According to reports, the TUV 500 is expected to be launched in India with a price tag between 8 lakh to 13 lakh. With several major players doing good in the same segment the price tag is going to be a wise decision for Mahindra or the upcoming compact powerful SUV.
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