Due to the new BS6 emission norms, Mahindra has upgraded its Bolero to make it BS6 compliant. however, a new engine is not the only thing Bolero has received. Below will be a comparison between the old SUV and the updated one.
|BS6 Bolero||BS4 Bolero|
|Engine Type||1.5L 3 Cylinder||1.5L 3 Cylinder|
|Engine Power||75 bhp, 210 Nm||70 bhp, 195Nm|
Even though both Bolero uses the same engine BS6 version gets a better-tuned engine and produces 5 more horsepower and 15Nm more torque compared to the BS4 engine.
No changes are present in the interior of the car as there is no reason to fix something which isn’t broken. Bolero stays a 7 seater SUV. There is a minor change of new upholstery instead of plain old seats. Everything else remains the same.
|BS6 Bolero||BS4 Bolero|
Another criterion that remains absolutely unchanged is the size of the car. Similar down to the last mm there are no changes to the dimensions.
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This is where the changes are visible. The BS6 Bolero gets a new revised front grille, headlamps, bumper and fog lamps. There are also changes to the tail light with a clear lens lamp. Side profile seems untouched.
No new additions here but the base variant no comes with an AC instead of the BS4 Bolero which didn’t get one. The BS6 one also gets driver-side airbags, ABS, rear car parking sensors, seatbelt reminders. There is also a digital instrument cluster with an audio system and BlueTooth connectivity.
|BS6 Bolero||BS4 Bolero||Price Difference|
|Discontinued||LX – ₹ 7.61 lakh||N/A|
|B4 – ₹ 7.98 lakh||SLE – ₹ 7.89 lakh||₹ 9,000|
|B6 – ₹ 8.64 lakh||SLX – ₹ 8.64 lakh||Nil|
|B6 Opt – ₹ 8.99 lakh||ZLX – ₹ 8.99 lakh||Nil|
For the higher variants, Mahindra has kept the price unchanged however due to discontinuation of LX which was the base variant. This is offset by the fact that the base variant for BS6 Bolero already comes with an AC.
Mahindra has kept most of the things that makes a Bolero unchanged and as only made changes to cosmetic making it more pleasing to look at.
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What about DEF? is it to be added? how much quantity? At what intervals?
DEF needs to be added to the Mahindra Bolero. The driver’s infotainment system alerts whenever the DEF levels are low. You need to wait for the tank level to be completely low before you fill the Diesel Exhaust Fluid.
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