Mahindra Plans to Launch New SUVs in 2024

Mahindra Plans to Launch New SUVs in 2024

As the automotive landscape in India continues to evolve Mahindra a key player and the largest SUV manufacturer in the country is gearing up for an exciting year in 2024, and Mahindra is poised to make substantial progress in the market with the launch of six new SUVs. These models which range from facelifts to electric debuts demonstrate the company's dedication to innovation and catering to a wide range of customer demands. Allow us to examine each of these future SUVs in greater depth.

1. Mahindra XUV300 Facelift

In response to the intensifying competition in the compact SUV segment, Mahindra is set to give its XUV300 a facelift in early 2023. With its redesigned front and rear ends, LED illumination and a unique full-width LED light strip at the back are the standout features of the updated model. A larger 10.25-inch touchscreen, a possible panoramic sunroof, and a revamped central console with AC controls are among the notable interior changes made to the cabin. Despite these interior and exterior enhancements the XUV300 maintains its existing engine lineup drawing power from a 1.5-liter diesel, a 1.2-liter turbo petrol, and a 1.2-liter direct injection turbo petrol (TGDI). The transmission options include a new Aisin-sourced 6-speed automatic and a 6-speed manual.

2. Mahindra Thar – 5-Door

Adding a new dimension to its popular Thar lineup, Mahindra is set to introduce a 5-door variant in 2024. When compared to its 3-door predecessor, the model's test mules which are going through extensive testing, show notable design modifications. A single-pane sunroof, speakers mounted on the roof, LED headlamps, a changed bumper, a revised grille, and fashionable new alloy wheels are among the noteworthy upgrades. Inside the cabin, the Thar 5-door boasts a larger 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a new steering wheel, and plush, heavily upholstered seating in the front. While these enhancements bring a touch of sophistication the Thar 5-door retains its robust performance with a 2.0-liter petrol and a 2.2-liter diesel engine, coupled with 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options.

3. Mahindra XUV700 6-Seater with Captain Seats

In response to market dynamics and consumer preferences, Mahindra is gearing up to launch a 6-seater variant of its popular XUV700. Leaked details suggest that this variant, expected in early 2024, will feature captain seats in the second row, offering a comfortable and configurable 60:40 split with folding armrests and slide-and-recline functions. Notable feature updates include auto-dimming inside rearview mirrors (IRVMs) with an anti-glare auto adjustment function. While maintaining its existing powertrain, with a 2.0-liter turbo petrol and a 2.2-liter turbo diesel engine, mated to 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearboxes, the XUV700 6-seater variant aims to compete effectively with rivals like the Hyundai Alcazar and Tata Safari.

4. Mahindra XUV300 EV

Embracing the shift towards electric mobility, Mahindra is set to introduce the XUV300 EV, positioned as an entry-level electric SUV in the sub-4-meter segment. Slated to sit below the XUV400 in the company's portfolio, this electric offering is expected to draw design inspiration from Mahindra's Born-Electric (BE) SUV lineup. While details regarding its specifications, charging technology, and driving range are yet to be disclosed the XUV300 EV is anticipated to incorporate updates introduced with the XUV300 facelift providing a compelling electric option for environmentally conscious consumers.

5. Mahindra XUV400 EV

The year 2024 will witness the introduction of the Mahindra XUV400 facelift, as observed during testing. This model, undergoing a series of feature updates, is set to redefine its visual identity with a copper inlay in the front grille, a flat bonnet, XUV700-inspired headlamps, 5-spoke alloy wheels, and connected LED tail lamps. Inside the cabin, expect feature upgrades such as a larger 10.25-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system, a wireless phone charger, a 360-degree camera, and the possibility of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Powertrain options are likely to remain consistent with the current model, featuring a single electric motor offering 150 hp power and 310 Nm torque. Two battery packs of 34.5 kWh and 39.4 kWh are expected to provide respective ranges of 375 km and 456 km, aligning with the growing demand for electric vehicles.

6. Mahindra XUV.e8

Representing Mahindra's foray into the next generation of electric vehicles, the XUV.e8 stands as the company's firstborn on the INGLO skateboard platform. Drawing parallels with the XUV700 in several aspects, this electric marvel boasts an integrated screen setup with advanced connected car technology, cruise control, climate control, and a panoramic sunroof. Safety is paramount with a comprehensive suite of features including six airbags, electronic stability control, ABS, EBD, and ADAS. Under the hood, the XUV.e8 packs an 80 kWh battery, offering two outputs of 230 hp and 350 hp, with a WLTP-claimed range of up to 450 km. Both single and multiple motor variants are compatible with the unit, and both RWD and AWD versions are supported by the platform.


With a lineup that is both ambitious and tailored to different SUV market groups Mahindra's 2024 lineup demonstrates a strategic blend of innovation, electric mobility, and diverse options. By adjusting to the changing needs of its clientele and promoting sustainable mobility in India Mahindra has made a name for itself in the automotive industry.