Car reviews - Mahindra - XUV500 - W8 AWD

*price excludes on road costs and dealer delivery fees



Top^The Basics

  • Body Type: Wagon
  • Seats: 7
  • Series: MY16
  • Warranty (kms): 100,000km
  • Warranty (years): Three years


  • Aspiration: Direct Injection Turbo
  • Bore: 85.0mm
  • Capacity: 2179cc
  • Compression Ratio: 16.5:1
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Engine number: mHawk 140
  • Engine type: Inline
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Litre: 2.2
  • Location: Front
  • Orientation: Inline
  • Valve desc.: DOHC
  • Valves: 16


  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • Shift position: floor
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual

Top^Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel tank size: 74 litres
  • Towing capacity (with brakes): 2500
  • Towing capacity (without brakes): 750


  • CO2 Emissions: 176 g/km
  • EURO rating: 4
  • Fuel usage: 7.6 l/100km
  • Greenhouse rating: 7
  • Gross vehicle mass GVM (kgs): 2450
  • Kerb to kerb: 11.2m
  • Power (kW): 103
  • Power (RPM): 3750
  • Stroke: 96.0
  • Torque (Nm): 330
  • Torque (rpm): 1600-2800
  • Weight (kgs): 1810

Top^Wheels and Tyres

  • Front tyres: 235/65
  • Front wheels: 7/17
  • Rear tyres: 235/65
  • Rear wheels: 7/17
  • Spare: Full size
  • Type: Alloy

Top^Dimensions (Exterior)

  • Doors: 5
  • Ground clearance: 200mm
  • Height: 1785mm
  • Length: 4585mm
  • Track front: 1600
  • Track rear: 1600
  • Wheelbase: 2700
  • Width (without mirrors): 1890mm


  • AM/FM radio/CD player:
    • - 6 speakers
    • - mp3 compatible
  • 6” colour touch screen: with blue sense technology
  • 8way adjustable front seats: with driver lumbar support
  • Automatic temperature control: vents in all three rows
  • Centre console with cool box: cubic printed with metal accents
  • Chrome scuff plates: 1st & 2nd rows
  • Electric windows: driver side express down
  • Multi-function leather steering wheel: tilt & telescopic adjustment
  • Twin pod instrument cluster: with 3d dials
  • Tyretronics system: tyre pressure monitoring system
  • USB: bluetooth & ipod connectivity
  • Other:
    • - 50/50 split fold 3rd row seats
    • - 60/40 split fold 2nd row seats
    • - Concealed lounge lighting
    • - Cruise control
    • - Cup holders in all three rows
    • - Digital trip & tachometer
    • - Door ajar warning lights
    • - Driver information system
    • - DVD player
    • - Flat folding 2nd & 3rd row seats
    • - Front centre armrest
    • - Glass embedded antenna
    • - Glovebox with laptop holder
    • - LED down lights
    • - Mobile charging points in all rows
    • - Rear window demister
    • - Satellite navigation system
    • - Two tone leather upholstery
    • - Waterfall-style central bezel


  • Xenon swivelling projector headlights:
    • - follow me home function
    • - light sensing
  • Electric door mirrors: electric folding
  • Other:
    • - 17” alloy wheels
    • - 235/65R17 tubeless tyres
    • - Cladding strips
    • - Front & rear fog lights
    • - Honeycomb front grille
    • - Intellpark reverse parking sensors
    • - LED parking lights
    • - Rain sensing windscreen wipers
    • - Rear window wiper/washer
    • - Roof Rails
    • - Tinted solar-reflecting glass
    • - Twin exhausts
    • - Vertical paw-style door handles


  • - Curtain airbags
  • - Driver & front passenger front airbags
  • - Height adjustable front seat belts
  • - Safety cell body with crumple zones
  • - Side airbags
  • - Side impact beams


  • - Digital immobiliser
  • - Remote central locking with flip key
  • - Remote electric fuel lid opener
  • - Remote tailgate opening


  • Independent front suspension: macpherson struts with anti-roll bar
  • Independent Rear Suspension: multi-link with anti-roll bar
  • Power rack & pinion steering: turning circle 11.2 metres
  • Other:
    • - 4wheel disc brakes
    • - ABS with EBD
    • - Electronic stability control
    • - Electronic Start/Stop system
    • - Emergency brake assist
    • - Hill descent & hill hold control
    • - Rollover mitigation
    • - Traction control

Top^Extra Features

  • Part-time all wheel drive: switch on the fly

*pricing as of October 2015 ( Manual transmission pricing unless specified )

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