Why Don’t You Buy the New Mahindra TUV300?

Introduction

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.

Ride Quality

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

On-Road Price in New Delhi

Mahindra TUV300: ₹ 8.58-10.62 Lakhs

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross: ₹ 8.80-11.45 Lakhs

Honda WR-V: ₹ 8.21-10.57 Lakhs

Mahindra TUV300 has a little difference in price with its competitors, but somewhat disappointed since it is a local car manufacturer.

Mileage

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

Dimensions

※OVERALL LENGTH (mm): 3995

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

※OVERALL HEIGHT (mm): 1817

※WHEELBASE (mm): 2680

In this case, people may think that Mahindra TUV300 is a compact car with a length of 4m, but it has a 1.8m for both width and height which makes it a big car.

Exterior

For the exterior, it has a 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.

Interior

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. In total, TUV300 can seat 7 people with its special interior design.

Colour

Mahindra has provided TUV300 many color options, such as Dual Tone Highway Red + Black, Dual Tone Silver + Black, Pearl White, Highway Red, Majestic Silver, Bold Black, and Mystic Copper.

Safety

The braking system of 2019 Mahindra TUV300 is disc brakes at the front, while drum brakes at the back. Its safety features consist of two airbags (driver and co-driver), anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, corner braking control, anti-theft warning, collapsible steering column, digital immobilizer, ISOFIX mounts, side-intrusion beams, and a new reverse parking camera.

Specifications and Features (T10 (O))

※ENGINE: mHAWK100 Diesel Engine with 2-Stage Turbocharger

※EMISSION: BS4

※CUBIC CAPACITY (cm3): 1493

※MAX GROSS POWER: 73.5 kW (100 BHP) @ 3750 r/min

※MAX GROSS TORQUE: 240 Nm @ 1600-2800 r/min

※GEAR BOX: 5 - Speed Manual

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

※FUEL TANK CAPACITY (liter): 60

※GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT (kg): 2225

※SEATING CAPACITY: 7 Seats (5+2 configuration)

※BOOT SPACE: 384 liter (Expandable Upto 720 liter)

※Wheel Arch + Sill Cladding

※Body Coloured ORVMs

※Side Footsteps

※Leatherette Upholstery

※Steering Wheel Garnish

※Static Bending Headlamps

※Daytime Running Lamps ( DRLs)

※17.8 Cm Colour Touchscreen Infotainment

※GPS Navigation

※4 Speaker System With 2 Tweeters

※Reverse Parking Camera

※Voice Messaging System (VMS)

※Rear Defogger

※Follow-Me-Home Headlamps

※Lead-Me-To-Vehicle Headlamps

※ABS With EBD And CBC

※Isofix Mounts For Child Seats (2nd Row)

※Anti-Theft Warning

※Speed Alert Warning

※Auto Door Lock While Driving

Review

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