The Mahindra XUV500 (pronounced as XUV five double O) is a mid-size, sport utility vehicle produced by the Indian automobile company Mahindra & Mahindra. The XUV500 was designed and developed at Mahindra’s design and vehicle build center in Nashik and Chennai, and is manufactured in Mahindra’s Chakan & Nashik plant, India. During its development, the car was code named ‘W201’.

Petrol: 2179 cc, mHawk 4 Cylinder 2.2 Turbocharger, 150 Bhp power, 320 Nm torque, 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, 13 kmpl average

Diesel: 2179 cc, mHawk155 Diesel Engine, 6th Generation Electronically Controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger (eVGT), 155 Bhp power, 360 Nm torque, 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, 16 kmpl average & 13 kmpl average (automatic), 70 litre fuel tank, 185 kmph top speed, 2510 kg gross weight

10 Variants: W5, W7, W7 AT, G AT, W9, W9 AT, W11, W11 AT, W11 (O), W11 (O) AT

7 Colors: Red, Orange, Purple, Brown, White, Silver, Black

Price range: Rs. 14.65 lakh to Rs. 22.51 lakh (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)

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