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Mahindra launches the XUV 3XO – the ‘New Disruptor’ in compact SUVs

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About Mahindra

Founded in 1945, the Mahindra Group is one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility SUVs, information technology and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality, and real estate.

The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to Rise.

Prices start at ₹ 7.49 Lakh 15 lakh

Disrupting the category: The XUV 3XO disrupts with 6+1 key pillars:

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Turn on Design:

  • Bold, athletic silhouette that commands attention
  • Ivory colour interiors wrapped with a Soft touch leatherette dashboard and door trims

SUV Command Seating:

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  • Best-in-class forward visibility of 23.7°that matches with XUV 700
  • Command seating position with eye level at 1398 mm above the ground
  • R17 Alloy Wheels and water wading depth of 350 mm

Safe Cocoon:

  • Engineered to meet the highest B-NCAP safety rating
  • 35 standard safety features including 6 airbags, ESC with Hill Hold Control (HHC) & All 4 Disc Brakes and more

Drive of Your Life:

  • World-class turbocharged engines with best-in-class Torque of 230 Nm (1.2 L TDGi) and 300 Nm (1.5 L Diesel)
  •  6-speed AISIN 3rd Gen Automatic Transmission
  •  Thrilling acceleration of 0 to 60 km/h in 4.5 s (1.2 L TGDi) and best-in-class mileage of 20.1 km/l* (1.2 L TGDi MT)

Ride of Your Life:

  • First-in-segment MTV-CL (Multi-Tuned Valve Concentric Land) technology
  • Advanced suspension system with MacPherson Strut Fully Independent Front Suspension and a Twist Beam Semi-independent Rear Suspension
  • Quietness of gasoline matching XUV 700 gasoline

Space where it counts:

  • Best-in-class wheelbase, occupant space, and legroom
  • Spacious cargo area measuring 364 L**, further expanded with standard 60:40 split seats to maximise storage capacity.

Sci-Fi Technology

  • First-in-segment: SkyroofTM, Dual Zone Climate Control, 65 W USB-C charging, Electronic Parking brake with Auto Hold, 3 Smart Steering Modes, Level 2 ADAS (1R1V)
  • 3XO is also equipped with Twin HD Screens – one 26.03 cm infotainment and the other 26.03 cm full digital cluster, Harman Kardon Premium Audio with amplifier & Sub-woofer, 360-degree surround view system with blind view monitor

Mumbai, April 29, 2024: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India’s leading SUV manufacturer, today launched the XUV 3XO, with prices starting from ₹7.49 Lakh. Setting new benchmarks in the compact SUV segment, the XUV 3XO combines standout design, premium interiors, comfortable ride, cutting-edge technology, thrilling performance, and unmatched safety. The XUV 3XO represents Mahindra’s commitment to innovation and excellence, culminating in an SUV that truly represents #EverythingYouWantAndMore.

The XUV 3XO was conceptualised at the Mahindra India Design Studio (MIDS) in Mumbai, and engineered and developed at the Mahindra Research Valley (MRV) near Chennai. The XUV 3XO represents the world-class capabilities of Mahindra’s global design and engineering team. Built at Mahindra’s state-of-the-art facility in Nashik using advanced manufacturing processes, it offers customers a high-quality SUV that is robust and engineered to last.

Appealing to multiple segments XUV 3XO transcends the expectations of the new-age SUV buyers. Each variant is tailored to meet the specific needs and preferences of its respective segment, making the XUV 3XO a true category disruptor.

Veejay Nakra, President – Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “With the launch of the XUV 3XO, starting at an attractive price of ₹ 7.49 Lakh, Mahindra is redefining what an SUV can be. Engineered to deliver ‘Everything you want & more,’ the XUV 3XO is designed to cater to a broad spectrum of customers. From those upgrading from a hatchback to their first SUV to luxury seekers looking for high-end features at a competitive price, the XUV 3XO offers a unique blend of innovation, safety, comfort, and performance. Each variant is a strategic response to the nuanced needs of different customer segments, effectively making each variant a disruptor in its segment.”

R Velusamy, President, Automotive Technology and Product Development, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “The XUV 3XO exemplifies Mahindra’s dedication to blending top-tier safety, cutting-edge technology and thrilling performance with standout design. Built on a durable, well-tested platform, it is engineered to meet the highest global safety standards, including the B-NCAP. The XUV 3XO also meets the benchmarks established by our XUV700 – offering best-in-class forward visibility and the quietness of its gasoline variant is comparable to that of the gasoline. With superior drivetrain options, robust Level 2 ADAS features, a comprehensive suite of safety equipment, and advanced technological enhancements, the XUV 3XO is crafted to deliver a driving experience that’s exhilarating, secure, and ahead of its class.”

The XUV 3XO has been designed, developed, and engineered to meet rigorous global standards, ensuring that it delivers exceptional quality and performance to our customers. Mahindra will be introducing the XUV 3XO in global markets, details will be announced shortly.

The XUV 3XO’s bookings will open online and simultaneously at Mahindra dealerships from May 15, 2024. The deliveries of the XUV 3XO will commence starting from May 26, 2024, ensuring that customers can enjoy their new Mahindra SUV as soon as possible.

More about the XUV 3XO

Standout Design

The XUV 3XO introduces a bold, athletic silhouette that commands attention. It features a distinctive front fascia with a piano black finish on the grille and LED Headlamps, LED DRLs and LED Fog Lamps. At the rear, the infinity LED tail lamp emphasises the wide and stable stance of the XUV 3XO.

XUV 3XO’s interiors complement its striking exterior with a blend of premiumness and modernity. Its cabin boasts premium Ivory colour interiors with a Soft touch leatherette dashboard that extends to the door trims, and leatherette seat upholstery to elevate the sense of sophistication. Leather accents on the steering wheel, gear knob, and front armrest further enhance the premium feel.

SUV Command Seating

The SUV’s credentials are further enhanced by its longest-in-class bonnet, adding a sense of robustness and forward motion. With a command seating position, eye level at 1398 mm above the ground, the XUV 3XO offers best-in-class forward visibility of 23.7, similar to the XUV 700. Bold wheel arches and large tyres underscore its ruggedness, with the largest tyre outside diameter (OD) in its class, contributing to a formidable stance. The impressive ground clearance, calibrated approach and departure angles, and best-in-class water wading depth amplify the XUV 3XO’s SUVness factor. Complementing these features are the segment-leading R17 Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels, which further accentuate its authoritative presence.

Social Media Addresses for Mahindra XUV 3XO:

  • Brand website: https://auto.mahindra.com/suv/XUV3XO
  • Twitter: @MahindraXUV3XO
  • YouTube: @Mahindra_XUV3XO
  • Instagram: @mahindraxuv3xo
  • Facebook: @XUV3XO
  • Hashtags: #MahindraXUV3XO #XUV3XO

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Variant-wise Pricing: (Ex-Showroom)

The XUV 3XO is available in 5 different trims and offers an optional Pro pack in MX2 and MX3 and luxury pack in AX5 and AX7. It also comes in 8 exciting colours for the MX series, AX5 and AX5 L, while the AX7 and AX7 L variants are offered exclusively with dual tone options, providing ample choices for personalization.

Total prices

* Variant also available in Diesel AutoSHIFT+ at an additional cost of ₹ 0.80 L

** Variant also available in TCMPFi AT at an additional cost of ₹ 1.50 L

***Variant also available in TGDi AT at an additional cost of ₹ 1.50 L

Mahindra XUV 3XO Powertrain

The powertrain options for the XUV 3XO remain unchanged, offering two petrol engine choices and one diesel. The base model features a 1.2-liter turbo-petrol engine, delivering 110 bhp and 200 Nm of torque. For more power, there’s the 1.2-litre ‘mStallion’ T-GDi petrol engine, producing nearly 130 bhp and 230 Nm of torque. This engine enables the XUV 3XO manual to accelerate from 0 to 60 kmph in 4.5 seconds (4.4 seconds for the automatic variant). 

On the diesel side, the 1.5-litre turbo-diesel engine generates 115 bhp and 300 Nm of torque. Additionally, the XUV 3XO offers three driving modes: Zip, Zap, and Zoom.

Mahindra XUV 3XO – 360-degree camera

The 360-degree camera has become quite a basic feature in this segment with almost all the competitors having it. This is why we think Mahindra is going to add it to the XUV 3XO. We think Mahindra will be using the same unit as the XUV700 to save on costs. The system works flawlessly on the XUV700 and the same can be expected on the 3XO. 

ADAS Level-2

According to reports, the XUV 3XO is going to get the same ADAS setup as the XUV700. This means we could see the camera+ADAS module on the XUV 3XO. Currently, the Sonet and Venue come with ADAS in this segment, but only a camera module. So, the XUV 3XO coming with radar-based ADAS will be a segment-first feature. The XUV300 was already a safe car and the added layer of ADAS would make it even better. 

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