The New Mahindra TUV300 Should Be on Your Rugged Car List

Review

 

The muscular Mahindra TUV300 is now back with some new changes, additional features and also some deletions. Its appearance is now better with more aesthetic interior and more practical safety features, such as corner braking control and hydro-formed crush tips for heavy impact cushioning. It provides various versions but all of them are diesel engine with manual transmission.

Driving Performance

 

Engine and Transmission

Mahindra TUV300 2019 uses the m-Hawk diesel engine with a 2-stage turbocharger and a 1493cc capacity, which produces the max power of 100Bhp at 3750Rpm and the max torque of 240Nm at 1600-2800Rpm. Plus, its diesel engine comes with a 5-speed manual transmission.

Steering and Handling

It adopts the cushion suspension and anti-roll technologies which allow good manipulation and the ability to absorb bumps. 

Mileage

 

The mileage result of ARAI is 18.49 km/l, which is acceptable since it only has an engine with 1493cc.

Exterior

 

Dimensions

※OVERALL LENGTH (mm): 3995

※OVERALL WIDTH (mm) (WITHOUT ORVMs): 1795

※OVERALL HEIGHT (mm): 1817

※WHEELBASE (mm): 2680

Design

For the exterior, it has new DRLs at the front with the square-design new headlights. The new piano-black grille with black chrome inserts, also the advanced static bending lamps with carbon black finish and a pretty 10-inch spoke alloy wheels. Plus, the new addition of side claddings increased a strong SUV sense, the rear lens taillights, and the high recognizable spare wheel cover.

Lighting

※Headlamps With Carbon Black Finish

※Static Bending Headlamps (T8 T10 T10(O))

※Daytime Running Lamps ( DRLs) (T10 T10(O))

Tyres

※Tubeless Radials, 215/75, 38.1 cm (R15)

Interior

 

Dashboard

The famous leatherette seats and upholstery produced by Pininfarina has been used for its interior. Its center console is a 17.8cm touchscreen infotainment system that allows Bluetooth version 4.0 and GPS navigation. Besides, it has 4 speakers and 2 tweeters, steering-mounted audio controls and a voice messaging system.

Space

In total, TUV300 can seat 7 people, including 2 seats face to face, which is a very special interior design and this can use the space sufficiently.

Specifications and Features

Technology

※17.8 Cm Colour Touchscreen Infotainment (T10 T10(O))

※GPS Navigation (T10 T10(O), 4 Speaker System (EXCEPT T4+), Reverse Parking Camera (T10 T10(O)), Intellipark Reverse Assist

※Infotainment System With Display Screen, 2 DIN Audio, Bluetooth, USB, AUX (T6+ T8)

Safety

※Airbag Driver And Co-Driver Side, Isofix Mounts For Child Seats (2nd Row)

※ABS With EBD And CBC

※Speed Alert Warning, Digital Immobiliser, Auto Door Lock While Driving

Conclusion

In short, Mahindra TUV300 is surprisingly big, with unexpected functions and a great driving experience. It also provides a robust appearance, comfortable interior, and the rich features. But regrettably, it only comes with only one type of engine and the manual transmission. 

Mahindra TUV300
Mahindra TUV300