Mahindra XUV300 – India’s safest car, which was launched in 2019 seems like it is getting ready for a facelift. From what we understand there is still some time for the facelift to come in, however the Ssanyong Tivoli from which the XUV300 has been derived, The Mahindra XUV300 facelift has been spotted in Bangalore for the first time. These are exclusive images of this compact SUV.
Mahindra XUV300 facelift exterior
Now, of course the exteriors will be different and will retain Mahindra’s styling completely. Already most fo the features that are made available outside are front sensors, 17-inch wheels, dual tone roof and even rear spoiler. We aren’t certain what all will change from the design, we are expecting the new front grille styling, somewhat similar to its elder sibling the XUV700 to trickle into the compact SUV. Moreover, as the new head of Mahindra’s design is Pratap Bose, the man we already know for his amazing creations at Tata Motors. We are expecting the Mahindra XUV300 facelift to get some subtle changes too. In terms of features on the outside we can expect LED headlamps at the most if we aren’t being super optimistic.
Mahindra XUV300 facelift interior
On the interior front, we can expect some changes to be made. For instance, the Tivoli that has been spotted does get black colour dashboard and seats. The same could come on the Mahindra XUV300 facelift as well – not confirmed of course. Even the fact certain features from the XUV700 could be seen on the compact SUV as well. We can expect some Sony speakers, maybe digital instrument cluster, wireless charging and even wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are features we could expect. The XUV300 is already a very feature rich vehicle and does offer certain features like all-four disc brakes from base model, dual-zone climate control are all unique features. Now, the question that comes up is do you like the interiors to be black and sporty or beige with the premium-ness. All will boil down to what the customer feedback, however rear AC vents seems to be a feature that can be out of reach on the Mahindra XUV300 facelift version – from what we understand.
Price launch and specifications
To begin with, the XUV300 is one of their best selling SUV and has been achieving new month-on-month numbers. We are expecting this facelift to come in, not before mid-2022 or late 2022. At the moment, the company is preparing for the XUV300’s 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine with Direct-injection turbo petrol engine, which will churn about 130bhp of power and it will offer more performance than the current version. This variant shall be offered on the XUV300’s higher trim options from what we have learnt so far. This engine is likely to be introduced by the end of 2021 or could be pushed to the start of 2022.
The Mahindra XUV300 facelift could be launched late next year. The car with its extra features and upgrades should have it’s price increased by Rs 35,000 to Rs 45,000. Apart from that we will have to wait for more such pictures and official announcements and statements from the company. Hope you have liked these exclusive spyshots of the Tivoli, do let us know in the comments.
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