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Petrol-powered Mahindra XUV500 launched in India for INR 15.49 lakh

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India’s leading SUV manufacturer today announced the introduction of a new petrol variant of its premium SUV, the XUV500. The petrol powered XUV500 will be available in a single variant with a 6-speed automatic transmission sourced from AISIN, Japan. Named as the ‘G AT’ variant, the XUV500 petrol automatic will be competitively priced at Rs.15.49 lacs (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available in select cities with immediate effect.

Under the hood, the newly introduced XUV500 G AT variant will be powered by the indigenously developed 2.2 litre mHawk petrol engine that generates 140 HP (103 KW) power & 320 Nm torque. The XUV500 G AT variant is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission which has features like the creep function and manual mode option. The XUV500 portfolio will now have a petrol variant along with a wide range of diesel variants.

KEY FEATURES OF THE XUV500 G AUTOMATIC VARIANT

  • 7” (18 cm) touchscreen infotainment system
  • Logo projection lamp on ORVMs
  • Static bending headlamps
  • ESP with rollover mitigation
  • Android Auto
  • Emergency Call
  • Fully automatic temperature control (FATC)
  • Dual airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Intelligent light sensing headlamps
  • Smart rain sensing wipers
  • Tyre-tronics
  • Cruise Control
  • Push button start
  • Passive keyless entry
  • 8-way adjustable driver seat

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Parichay Malvankar

Parichay Malvankar

Founder, owner and editor-in-chief of www.Shifting-Gears.com; a born gearhead, nothing apart from a set of wheels gets his pulse racing.