Homegrown automaker Mahindra and Mahindra is likely to launch the facelifted version of its premium SUV, the XUV500. XUV 500 has been one of the most successful models from the Mahindra stable and the new facelift version of the SUV will further strengthen its position in the segment that has seen several updates in the recent past.
Mahindra XUV 500 facelift may soon hit Indian roads
It has not been officially announced by the automaker but there are reports mentioning the specifications of the new version of the XUV 500. This is going to be a complete update of the existing version of the XUV500 SUV. It is being speculated that the updated XUV500 would offer more style, more comfort, more features and more power as well. All these are speculated features as there’s no official word on the specifications of the updated SUV by Mahindra. It appears that the automaker is gearing up to take on the increasing competition in the segment with the launch of the XUV 500 facelift.
Spy images reveal the updated Interiors of the XUV 500
Some of the pictures of the XUV facelift are already doing rounds on the digital platform and auto aficionados are making speculations about the features of the SUV but the latest spy images of the vehicle showcase more details of the interior, especially on the dashboard.
Some of the pictures of the XUV facelift are already doing rounds on the digital platform and auto aficionados are making speculations about the features of the SUV but the latest spy images of the vehicle showcase more details of the interior, especially on the dashboard. The facelift 2018 Mahindra XUV500 gets an all-black theme dashboard and tan-coloured leather upholstery. It has been beautifully merged with quilted cross-stitching that adds to the appeal of the cabin. The faux-leather-like soft-touch material gives the dashboard a plush stance. The centre console of the SUV gets some faux-aluminium and piano-black trim. Most of these features will come standard across all the variants of the SUV but sporty aluminium pedals will be offered in the higher variants of the Mahindra XUV500. It is likely that Mahindra & Mahindra will also update the infotainment unit with the new variant.
Under the hood changes and competition
As per the report, the XUV500 facelift will get an upgraded version of the 2.2-litre turbo-diesel motor which is currently powering the motor. The tuned engine is expected to offer more power and torque figures than the outgoing variant. The facelift Mahindra XUV500 will take on the likes of top-end models of the Hyundai Creta and the Jeep Compass. Mahindra may launch the SUV soon but it has not yet revealed the date for the same.