The Mahindra XUV300 launched earlier this year has been gaining a steady stream of buyers. The SUV was launched with both, petrol and diesel engine options. Many at the time were discussing the need for an AMT to lure a segment of buyers. To tap that buyer segment, Mahindra is now going to launch the 2019 Mahindra XUV300 AMT. The images that have surfaced online in the past few days show the gearbox and the car being shot for its TVC. Mahindra should be offering this car soon and the launch could happen in the coming month. Check the leaked images below.
Both petrol and diesel variants will get the AMT gearbox. Mahindra will have these automatics upgraded when the Introduce BS6 models later. Have you been waiting for an automatic XUV300? Scroll down to find more specifications in the story below.
2019 Mahindra XUV300 AMT Price In India
The pricing of this SUV had to be aggressive. Mahindra’s new compact SUV, we had predicted will be priced from Rs 8-12 lakhs. Now check out below what we think the AMT versions will cost. We had also said that Mahindra will try and differentiate it with the competition on the basis of performance and features. So below is the price breakdown –
|W4||Rs 7.90 lakhs|
|W6||Rs 8.75 lakhs|
|W8||Rs 10.25 lakhs|
|W8 AMT||Rs 10.50 lakhs|
|W4||Rs 8.49 lakhs|
|W6||Rs 9.30 lakhs|
|W8||Rs 10.80 lakhs|
|W8||Rs 11.70 lakhs|
2019 Mahindra XUV300 AMT Mileage
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The petrol XUV300 with the AMT gearbox is expected to deliver 12-14 km/l in real life driving conditions. The diesel may return around 13-19 km/l. These gearboxes are expected to be more fuel efficient.
2019 Mahindra XUV300 AMT Design
Let’s talk about the interior and exterior of this car. It will remain the same. There will be some badging that will change and the layout of the cars center console where the gearbox is, it will be slightly tweaked. The interior of the SUV gets a Mahindraisqe infotainment system with a seven-inch touchscreen. It has Bluetooth compatibility, reversing camera, USB and AUX connectivity. It may also get Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The steering wheel is a new one. This steering also has audio and Bluetooth controls mounted on it. In addition, the Mahindra XUV 300 will also get automatic climate control, leather upholstery and a push-button start with keyless entry. There is a good center armrest with storage too. As seen in the image above, the car will also get storage above the glove-box too.
On the outside, nothing will change. The XUV300 ‘s headlamps integrate with the fog lamps forming a Cheetah-like tear-duct, while the pronounced wheel arches are inspired from the muscular haunches of the Cheetah. Its modern grille, sculpted bonnet, pronounced shoulder & body lines along with an elevated stance, give the XUV300 a bold and charismatic road presence, while the dual LED DRLs and bold LED tail lamps, create an indelible visual signature. It will get 17-inch alloy wheels and a dual tone paint job.
2019 Mahindra XUV300 AMT Specifications
5-speed manual & 6-speed AT
5-speed manual & 6-speed AT
The XUV 300 will get petrol and diesel engines. The petrol will be a new 1.5-litre engine that has been recently developed. This engine could be seen soon on the Marazzo. This is an all-new project, expected to power future vehicles of Mahindra. The power that it will develop will be around 100bhp and 200Nm of torque. The diesel engine of the XUV 300 is the existing 1.5-litre unit with a class-leading torque figure of 300Nm. The AMT gearboxes will be new here. The 6-speed units are only going to be here for some time. Mahindra will soon offer torque converters on their cars.
2019 Mahindra XUV300 AMT Competiton
The SUV segment is getting extremely competitive and the Mahindra XUV300 will add another option for buyers with the AMT. Mahindra is trying to make sure that this new SUV will be competent to take on its competition. The Mahindra XUV300 will mainly compete with the Honda WRV, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, and the Tata Nexon. The XUV300, though a late entrant to this segment, will try to differentiate itself with technology and powerful engines. It is also expected to be a spacious SUV.