The country’s automobile giant Mahindra & Mahindra is once again recalling its XUV700. This is the third recall for the vehicle in a month.
The company will inspect the alternator belt, auto-tensioner pulley and electronic steering column lock (ESCL) of the car and replace it free of cost if required.
Earlier Mahindra had called for the all wheel drive (AWD) diesel automatic variant of the XUV700 due to a faulty propeller shaft bolt.
Talking about the design of Mahindra XUV700, there is a lot to see in it like new grille design, new headlights with larger C-shaped DRLs that extend up to the bumpers, bigger tail-lights and twin five-spoke alloy wheels. . It also has smart door handles.
Apart from this, it also gets a new logo which has been given specifically to the company’s SUV range.
The XUV700 comes in four variants – MX3, AX3, AX5 and AX7.
Diesel and petrol engine options are available in the XUV700. The diesel model is mated to a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder m-Hawk engine that generates 185hp of power and 420Nm of torque. At the same time, with the automatic gearbox, it generates torque of 450Nm.
Second, it has a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo-engine, which generates 200hp power and 380Nm torque. Both the units are also mated to a 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox.
Coming to the cabin of the Mahindra XUV700, the dashboard sports a 10.25-inch dual screen layout, with one for the infotainment and the second for the instrument cluster.
Features include dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery and an electronic parking brake. On the other hand, Sony’s 12-speaker 3D surround sound setup for luxury features, Skyroof and Alexa Voice AI for handsfree command integration have been included.
Mahindra XUV700 price in the Indian market starts at Rs 13.18 Lakh for the base model which goes up to Rs 24.58 Lakh (all prices ex-showroom) for the top model.
Just a few days back, Mahindra had informed that the company has received bookings for 1.5 lakh units for the XUV700 in just 11 months. At the same time, the waiting period on the XUV700 is currently running around two years.
For information, let us tell you that at present the delivery of about 1.47 lakh vehicles of the company has been stopped and due to this the waiting period of the company’s models is also increasing.