What’s going on with Indian carmakers these days? this is the question every individual is asking brands like Hyundai and Mahindra. Who out of nowhere have decided to shed features from their current-gen models.
A few days back we reported that Hyundai has silently updated the current-gen Creta. Although we cannot say if it was an upgrade or not but still, The Korean brand removed some of the features from the entry-level ‘E‘ variant of the Creta.
And now it’s Mahindra, who, according to a leading media report has removed some features from the current gen of the Mahindra XUV300. The brand has also increased the prices of the 300 by Rs. 39,000.
So what are these deleted features, let’s find out!
- The second now has two 3-point seatbelts, which simply means that the middle passenger gets only a lap belt.
- Additionally, The W8 variant of the Mahindra XUV300 will no longer have heated ORVs.
- Apart from these minor changes, everything remains the same.
- Although it still gets over 40 connected features, sunroof, BlueSense Plus Systems etc.
What powers the Mahindra XUV300?
- Powering the vehicle is a 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine that is capable of generating 110ps of max power and a massive 200Nm of peak torque.
- Earlier you only had an option of a 6-speed manual gearbox. But now, you can also opt for a 6-speed AMT to make the city derived a little easy. (But Boring!)
- As with the Diesel engine, the AMT was offered from the W6 variant. And similar is the case taking the AMT with Turbo Petrol into account.