The Indian SUV market is on an upward trajectory. Auto-Companies are keeping up this tempo by giving customers more and more options. Mahindra and TATA are two big giants who have revolutionized the SUV market. As Mahindra Scorpio N has made its appearance now, we decided to make a comparison of the old-time rivals, Scorpio-N vs Tata Safari. You’re in luck if the two SUVs were on your list because then this article is for you!
Mahindra Scorpio N – Price, Specs, Features
Mahindra Scorpio N, one of the most awaited SUVs, got launched on June 27. while bookings will start from 30 July. Delivery, however, will start from the festive season. The SUVs’ price range is 11.99 – 19.49 lakhs (ex-showroom Price). Its 4×4 and automatic version price should be out most probably, by the coming week of July.
Built on companies ladder-on-frame platform (the same platform on which the new generation is built) is available in 6 and 7-seater options. When compared to its previous version, Scorpion N has taken the lead. It comes with the same engine as Thar and XUV700. It has greater leg space and head space which makes it more spacious.
Tata Safari – The Challenger
Safari and Scorpio have been competing with each other for more than a decade now. In 2002 Indian market had just these two in the luxury SUV category. Now history has repeated itself! Scorpio N has become Tata Safari’s rival again! So here is the comparison of the two vehicles
Scorpio N Vs Safari: Dimensions
This means Scorpio is taller, wider, and longer than Safari. Although Scorpio has a larger wheelbase, it is yet to be seen how its rear seats are. As of now, Safari leads ahead in its back seat comfort as it can accommodate adults also comfortably,
Scorpio N Vs Safari: Engine Specs
Scorpio N Vs Safari: Interior + Features
The battle between Mahindra Scorpio-N vs Safari in terms of interiors consists of
Safari Interior –
Coming to the interiors of Safari, you have oyster white leatherette seats, along with a black ashwood insert in the dashboard. For the special editions, however, there are special interior themes. It gets 6-seater and 7-seater layout options (6 seat variant is only available in the top-spec model)
Scorpio-N Interior –
The Scorpio-N gets a completely different interior layout as compared to the initial Scorpio. There are dual-tone brown and black interiors and the Scorpio-N too comes with 6 and 7-seat layouts. The dashboard layout of the Scorpio-N is a
Talking about features, both SUVs are well-loaded. The Scorpio-N gets an electric sunroof as opposed to the panoramic one in the Safari. The safari also gets an 8.8-inch touchscreen unit + 9 speakers JBL, while Scorpio-N gets an 8” unit. However, the Scorpio gets additional features such as the driver drowsiness detection, a 3-D sound system from Sony etc…
Nevertheless, the Scorpio-N and safari get many common features such as cruise control, six airbags, multi-drive modes (although more evident in Safari) etc…
Scorpio N Vs Safari: Exterior
The exterior design of both cars is rugged and can be called proper SUVs (not wannabe ones). Although the Safari also carries an element of sleekness that the Scorpio-N seems to have missing from initial glances.
Scorpio-N Vs Safari – Price
So clearly Scorpio-N has an edge over Safari in certain aspects. and so is vice versa. Safari is relaxed and more comfortable. However, their price range has a huge difference. Scorpio being on the lower side gives customers a better option in that price range.
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