Mahindra’s latest outing – KUV100 was launched with the base price of Rs. 4.42 lakh (ex-showroom Pune) and goes up to Rs. 6.76 lakh for the top trim.
The unusual compact utility vehicle will directly compete with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift and Hyundai Grandi10. The car sports an aggressive design pattern along with dominant SUV stance.
Powering the trendy KUV100 is the company’s all-new range of mFalcon engines. The 1.2-litre mFalcon G80 petrol engine is good for 82bhp at 5500rpm and 114Nm of torque from as low as 3500rpm.
And the 1.2-litre turbocharged mFalcon D75 diesel engine generates 77bhp at 3725rpm and 190NM of torque from as low as 1750rpm. Both engines are clubbed with a five-speed manual transmission.
The KUV100 is available in seven colours – fiery orange, flamboyant red, dazzling silver, aquamarine, pearl white, designer grey and midnight black. Both petrol and diesel variants offer 18km/l and 25.3km/l respectively.