Mahindra was the first car manufacturer in India to launch a micro SUV in the form of KUV100. Unfortunately for Mahindra, the launch of the Maruti Ignis left a huge dent on the already low sales performance of the KUV. Now, it is being reported that the decreasing sales have forced Mahindra to start working on a facelift for the KUV100. This news comes alongside with reports of a new XUV500 that will be launched later this year. Coming back to the Mahindra KUV100 facelift, it should launch by this year’s festive season. Prices are expected to remain more or less the same. In this post, we will provide all the available info of the new 2017 Mahindra KUV100 facelift launch date, price and other details.
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New 2017 Mahindra KUV100 Facelift
New 2017 Mahindra KUV100 Facelift- Launch Date
|Model Name||Launch Date (expected)|
|New 2017 Mahindra KUV100||Q3 2017|
Mahindra is yet to announce the launch date of the new 2017 Mahindra KUV100. However, it is expected that this car should be out in showrooms by the festive season of this year. Mahindra & Mahindra would definitely like to grab the opportunity of increased sales figures during this period.
New 2017 Mahindra KUV100 Facelift- Price
|Model Name||Ex-Showroom Price (est.)|
|Minimum Price||Rs. 4.5 lakh|
|Maximum Price||Rs. 7.5 lakh|
The new KUV100 has to ultimately compete with the Maruti Suzuki Ignis. Therefore, its pricing will be very crucial if it has to be successful. Probably Mahindra can come up with an AMT version as well . Expect the prices to start around Rs 4.5 lakh. Whereas, the top-end model should cost Rs 7.5 lakh at max.
New 2017 Mahindra KUV100 Facelift- Specifications
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.2-litre, 3-cylinder Petrol/1.2-litre, 3-cylinder, Turbo Diesel|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed Manual/AMT|
It is very likely that the KUV100 facelift will retain the set of Petrol and Diesel engines that are available on the current model. Low refinement and high NVH levels are the most common issues reported by cosumers. Mahindra would look to tweak the engines in order to address the issues. The KUV100 is also likely to get an AMT version.
New 2017 Mahindra KUV100 Facelift- Mileage
The mileage is likely to remain the unchanged. The current model boasts of a claimed mileage of 18.15 KMPL for the 1.2 ltr Petrol and 25.32 KMPL for the Diesel model.
New 2017 Mahindra KUV100 Facelift- Features
- Touchscreen Infotainment Unit
- Dual Front Airbags + ABS
- Updated Dashboard
- Optional AMT
- Steering-mounted Audio Controls
- Dual-tone Interior
- Twin-pod Instrument Cluster
- Stylish Alloy Wheels
- Roof Rails
- Improved Styling
- Revised Headlamps
- LED DRLs
- New Bumpers
- New Grille
- Revised Taillights
In all its likelihood, Mahindra will offer a host of additional features on the upcoming facelift. This would definitely make the KUV100 a higher value for money vehicle.
New 2017 Mahindra KUV100 Facelift- Dimensions
|Overall Length||3675 mm|
|Overall Width||1715 mm|
|Overall Height||1655 mm|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|Turning Radius||5.05 metres|
|Front Track||1490 mm|
|Rear Track||1490 mm|
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