Mahindra has launched petrol on its flagship model, the XUV500. The petrol powered XUV500 will be available in a single variant with a 6-speed automatic transmission sourced from AISIN, Japan. Named as the ‘G AT’ variant, the XUV500 petrol automatic will be competitively priced at Rs.15.49 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available in select cities with immediate effect.
Mahindra XUV500 Petrol Specifications
Under the hood, the newly introduced XUV500 G AT variant will be powered by the indigenously developed 2.2 litre mHawk petrol engine that generates 140bhp power & 320Nm torque. The XUV500 G AT variant is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission which has features like the creep function and manual mode option. The XUV500 portfolio will now have a petrol variant along with a wide range of diesel variants.
According to Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing – Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd , “Since its launch, the XUV500 has been a trendsetter in the premium SUV segment with a great value proposition plus head-turning style and a plethora of hi-tech features. The introduction of the XUV500 G AT petrol variant will excite consumers who have been eagerly awaiting a petrol option. The G AT variant delivers impressive performance that has come to be synonymous with the XUV500.”
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- 7” (18 cm) touchscreen infotainment system
- Logo projection lamp on ORVMs
- Static bending headlamps
- ESP with rollover mitigation
- Android Auto
- Emergency Call
- Fully automatic temperature control (FATC)
- Dual airbags
- ABS with EBD
- Intelligent light sensing headlamps
- Smart rain sensing wipers
- Cruise Control
- Push button start
- Passive keyless entry
- 8-way adjustable driver seat
Most of the features that are available on this variant has a carry forward from the diesel W8 and W10. The new touchscreen system is also offered on the Mahindra XUV500 petrol too. The variant G stands for gasoline. Mahindra is also working on the gasoline engine on the Scorpio for India and even XUV500 diesel will get a facelift and more importantly more power also.