2018 XUV 500 Launched – Second Facelift From Mahindra’s Witnesses Vast Changes


2018 XUV 500 launched with many changes and more power and torque is a welcome move. Competiton gets stiffer but XUV has what it takes to hold on to its rivals

Mahindra launched the New XUV500 which sets a new benchmark in the premium SUV segment with new design, plush, luxurious interiors and higher power and torque. It offers a more pleasurable ride through an enhanced suspension, and comes with a quieter cabin. Starting at an attractive new price of Rs. 12.32 lakhs (ex-showroom Mumbai, for W5 variant)*, it will be available at Mahindra dealerships across India with immediate effect.

The 2018 XUV 500 sets new benchmarks with differentiated offerings, including:
• Soft-touch Leather on Dashboard and Door-trims
• Luxurious Quilted Tan Leather Seats
• Industry-First Smart Watch Connectivity
• New 6th generation electronically controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger (eVGT)
• Industry-First Connected Apps &Ecosense Technology
• Arkamys Enhanced Audio
• 45.72 cm (235/60 R18) Diamond-cut Alloy Wheels

The 2018 XUV 500 comes with a bold and head-turning new design comprising a new wider grille with chrome inserts, fog lamps with a refreshing new chrome bezel, an all-new, stylish tailgate with spit tail-lampsand a new spoiler, stunning LED DRLs and larger 45.72 cm (235/60 R18) diamond-cut alloys. The interiors of the new XUV500 are now more luxurious and come with a premium new tan and black theme comprising of new quilted tan leather seats, finely crafted soft-touch leather dashboard and door trims and a new piano-black center console. T

Equipped with a more powerful mHawk155 engine the 2018 XUV 500 comes with higher power of 114 kW (155 BHP) and higher torque of 360 Nm. The new 6th generation electronically controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger (eVGT) has improved the low-end torque further, to ensure an even more pleasurable urban driving experience. The enhanced suspension of the new XUV500 promises a plusher ride. New technology offerings in the XUV500 include the industry-first smart watch connectivity and Arkamys™ enhanced audio output.

2018 XUV 500 comes high on safety features with 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP with Rollover mitigation, hill hold and hill descent control and disc brakes on all wheels. In addition, the XUV500 also offers the first-in-class safety feature of Emergency Calling.

Available in 5 diesel variants, including an optional pack, namely W5, W7, W9, W11 & W11 OPT, the new XUV500 will also offer one gasoline option of G AT to customers. It also offers the widest range of diesel automatic variants, namely W7 AT, W9 AT, W11 AT, W11 OPT AT and W11 OPT AWD AT. Customers can now also choose from 7 attractive colors – New Crimson Red, New Mystic Copper, Pearl White, Volcano Black, Moon dust Silver, Opulent Purple and Lake Side Brown

In select cities, prospects can experience the Plush New XUV500 through “Bring the Showroom Home” – a portable, mobile based interactive Virtual Reality experience. This is an all-encompassing and immersive virtual showroom experience wherein customers can explore the XUV500 in 360 degree view through a VR device from the comfort of their home. Customers can also book the Plush New XUV500 online at www.m2all.com and www.syouv.com.

• Bold new front grille with chrome inserts
• New redesigned tailgate with split tail-lamps
• New bigger sporty 45.72 cm (235/60 R18) diamond-cut alloy wheels
• Stunning new Day-time Running Lights (DRLs)
• New aerodynamic rear spoiler & D pillar applique
• Fog lamps with new chrome bezel
• New chrome cladding on door sill
• New dual color ski-racks



• New luxurious quilted tan leather seats
• New black and tan interiors
• New soft touch leather dashboard & door trims
• New piano black center console
• New silver inserts
• Icy Blue Lounge Lighting
• Illuminated Scuff Plates
• Sporty aluminum pedals

Engine Changes
• More powerful 2.2 litre mHawk155 diesel with a 6th generation eVGT(electronically controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger)
o More Power: 114 Kw (155 BHP)
o More Torque: 360 Nm
o Improved low and mid-range torque for a pleasurable drive in cities as well as on highways

2018 XUV 500 Launched Price list


• Electric Sunroof with Anti-pinch
• 6-way Power-adjustable Driver’s Seat
• First-in- class Logo Projection Lamps on ORVMs
• 7″ Touchscreen Infotainment with GPS Navigation, USB Audio/Video/Picture Viewer, Bluetooth, iPod Connectivity, AUX Input
• Reverse Parking Camera with Dynamic Assist
• Android Auto
• Connected Apps
• Ecosense Technology
• Fully Automatic Temperature Control (FATC)
• Smart Watch Connectivity
• Arkamys audio
• Tire-Tronics (Tyre Pressure & Temperature Monitoring System)
• Push Button Start/ Stop
• Passive Keyless Entry
• Smart Rain and Light Sensors
• Cruise Control
• Brake Energy Regeneration System
• Voice Messaging System
• Voice Commands with Voice Recognition and SMS Read Out
• Mahindra BLUE SENSE® Technology

• 6 Airbags – 2 front airbags, 2 side airbags and 2 curtain airbags
• Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Rollover Mitigation
• Hill Hold & Hill Descent Control
• First-in-class Emergency Call
• ABS with Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
• Disc brakes on all 4 wheels
• Crash protection crumple zones
• Side impact beams

Industry-First Purple Club Engagement Program. The plush New XUV500 owners get membership of the premium, industry-first, and international award-winning PURPLE CLUB Program that provides lifestyle and service privileges, offering an ownership experience that no other car/SUV can match.

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