Hyundai launched its premium 7-seater, the Alcazar in the country a few days ago. Alcazar as a product caters to the needs of buyers who want a feature-loaded 7-seater SUV. This product takes on the direct competition with products like the MG Hector Plus and the Tata Safari. Now, a new product is soon going to enter this space. We are talking about the Mahindra XUV700. The product had really been a mystery in itself but Mahindra has slowly and steadily started opening up about the XUV700 via teasers. Looking at the spy shots and the teasers, the Mahindra XUV700 looks like a really strong product that could give a tough fight to the cars in this segment. In today’s article on Hyundai Alcazar vs Mahindra XUV700, we will look at whether Hyundai Alcazar buyers should wait for the Mahindra XUV700.

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Hyundai Alcazar vs Mahindra XUV700

The Hyundai Alcazar is 4500mm long, 1790mm wide and 1675mm tall. The car sits on a best-in-segment wheelbase of 2760mm and gets a ground clearance of 200mm. Although we do not have the exact dimensions for the XUV700, looking at the spy shots, we can confidently say that it will be a huge car in itself. The 7-seater SUV from Mahindra could give tough competition to the Alcazar in crucial aspects like leg-room, knee room, shoulder room along space in the 3rd-row.

Hyundai Alcazar vs Mahindra XUV700 specifications

The Alcazar comes powered by a 2.0-lire petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine that is capable of making 157bhp & 191Nm of torque and 113bhp & 250Nm of torque respectively. Both the engines come mated to manual as well as automatic gearboxes. AS far as the Mahindra is concerned, we expect Mahindra to bring really powerful engines for the XUV700. We also expect Mahindra engines to be the most powerful in the segment.

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Hyundai Alcazar vs Mahindra XUV700

The Alcazar is a Hyundai product that comes loaded with features. We have done a story on Alcazar’s feature breakdown for you. You can check out all the features that the Alcazar has to offer by clicking on the link below. Some key features include advanced connected car tech, wireless charging in 1st & 2nd-row, a big touchscreen infotainment system, a panoramic sunroof, a fully digital instrument cluster and 64-colour ambient lighting. Coming to the XUV700, this 7-seater from Mahindra will come loaded with features (as revealed by the spy shots) like a single-piece display in the cabin, flush door handles, dual-zone climate control and 4X4 drivetrain being some of the key ones. Along with these, the brand has already confirmed features like the biggest-in-segment panoramic sunroof (Skyroof) and Auto Booster headlamps.

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Should you wait for the XUV700?

If you are looking for a 7-seater SUV that will come loaded with multiple premium features, offer really powerful engines, offer high safety and will be solidly built, you should definitely wait for the Mahindra XUV700. With the launch expected to be just a few weeks away, you would not have to wait much before the XUV700 is completely unveiled.

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