The Mahindra XUV500 is coming this year with a whole host of changes and updates in a new generation avatar. Mahindra launched the first generation of this car in 2011. It was Mahindra’s first monocoque chassis and became the brands flagship product back then. The XUV500 received facelifts in 2015 and 2018 where we saw addition of automatic gearbox, better touchscreen. Below we will discuss how what new features have we spotted in the upcoming new generation 2021 Mahindra XUV500.

2021 Mahindra XUV500 Design and Exterior

Here we have spotted the car gets some major updates. The 18-inch alloy wheels are brand new. The 2021 XUV500 gets Aston Martin like hinged pop-out door handles. At the front we see a complete new, redesigned headlamp unit with halogen and LEDs. The grille is all-new and the bottom bumper seams house the ADAS radar plus sensors. Another thing that we have seen is that the car will be available in red color seen in previous spy shots.

2021 Mahindra XUV500

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2021 Mahindra XUV500 Dashboard and Interior

2021 Mahindra XUV500 interior

On the inside, the car gets a whole new interior. Fabric seats for the lower variants, leather upholstery for the higher variants. Added to this is the whole new layout for the dashboard. It will get a signal screen design which we have seen in luxury cars. The infotainment screen and instrument cluster combined will give the car a great look. The 2021 Mahindra XUV500 will also get dual zone climate control, flat bottom steering, USB fast charging ports at the front and rear plus a separate selector for the connected car systems in the center console. We also noticed the buttons for a electronic differential and hill-descent control. The XUV500 will be getting AWD.


Also spotted, the 2021 Mahindra XUV500 will be getting a regular handbrake for lower variants, a electronic one for the higher variants.

2021 Mahindra XUV500 handbrake

Instrument Cluster and touchscreen

The Mahindra XUV500 will be getting a complete analogue and a full digital instrument cluster depending on the variant one buys. Not seen here but we suspect that this car will also get a HUD (heads up display) and a 360 degree camera. The ADAS system will only be available in variants with the digital display. The XUV500 could also get in this system, lane assist camera monitors.

2021 Mahindra XUV500

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2021 Mahindra XUV500 will get two new engines – 190bhp, 2.0L turbo petrol and 185bhp, 2.2L diesel mHawk. The SUV model lineup will be made available with two gearboxes – 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter automatic sourced from Aisin.

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  • nice looking car send prize automatic segment