Mahindra XUV3XO: A Comprehensive Preview

Mahindra XUV3XO: A Comprehensive Preview

Mahindra is poised to re-enter the sub-four-metre SUV segment by the end of this month with the debut of the XUV 3XO. As the successor to the XUV300, this model represents the most significant update since the range was introduced in 2018.

Overview of the XUV 3XO

The new XUV 3XO sports a revised exterior with new front fascia, wheel designs, and other cosmetic upgrades while yet keeping the recognizable XUV300 profile. With a length of 3.99 meters and a wheelbase of 2.6 meters, its measurements are identical to those of the preceding model. The XUV400's interior is greatly influenced by this one, with its dual digital displays, contemporary upholstery, and reworked central console.

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Mahindra XUV3XO Head Light

Notable Features

Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS): The XUV 3XO is set to feature Level 2 ADAS technology, a first for its segment. Expected capabilities include adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert, among others—technologies similar to those found in the higher-spec XUV700 and Scorpio N.

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Mahindra XUV3XO Seats

Luxury and Convenience

Another segment-first is the dual-pane electric sunroof, complete with multi-language support through the AdrenoX AI-connected car system. In addition, a 360-degree video system, ambient sound settings for the premium Harman Kardon audio system, and dual-zone climate control will be included in the car.

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Mahindra XUV3XO Conectivity

Engine and Performance

The XUV 3XO will be available with three engine options:

  • 1.2-litre Petrol: Producing 109bhp and 200Nm, available with either a six-speed manual or AMT.
  • 1.2-litre GDi Turbo Petrol: Offering 129bhp and 230Nm, paired with a six-speed manual.
  • 1.5-litre Diesel: Delivering 115bhp and 300Nm, available with both manual and AMT configurations.

These options position Mahindra’s powertrains among the most potent in this segment with both manual and automatic transmissions to cater to varying driving preferences.

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Mahindra XUV3XO 

Market Expectations and Pricing

Despite not being a top seller like some of its competitors, the XUV300 has consistently performed well in sales, setting the stage for the XUV 3XO. With its launch, Mahindra aims to elevate the standards of the sub-four-metre SUV segment. The vehicle is expected to be priced between Rs. 9 lakh and Rs. 15 lakh, ex-showroom, positioning it competitively against rivals such as the Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Brezza, Maruti Fronx, Toyota Taisor, Renault Kiger, and Nissan Magnite.

With this introduction Mahindra has achieved a major step in its goal of increasing its share of the lucrative Indian SUV market by offering cutting-edge features and reliable engine options.