Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), has launched the Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) version of its compact SUV, the XUV300.
Mahindra XUV300 AMT Price:
W8 D AMT: INR 11.50 Lakh
W8 OPT D AMT: INR 12.69 Lakh
All prices are ex-showroom Mumbai
This AMT with its autoSHIFT technology will be available on the W8 diesel variant and its optional pack W8(O), at an additional cost of Rs. 55,000 over the manual version. This new variant of the XUV300 will be available in 3 colours, Pearl White, Aquamarine and Red Rage.
Engineered by Italian automotive experts Marelli, the XUV300 autoSHIFT technology offers segment-leading torque of 300 Nm. Its 1.5L turbo diesel engine with an electronic variable geometry turbocharger delivers 85.8KW (116.6 PS) of power.
The Mahindra XUV300 autoSHIFT gets Auto and Manual Modes. It also gets Vehicle Creep function with the help of which the vehicle can move without throttle input in both first and reverse gear, making driving easy in congested city traffic. The Creep disable on Door Opening safety feature prevents the vehicle from moving if the doors are open.
The XUV300 AMT also comes with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Hill Start Assist (HSA) technology to prevent roll-back when driving on a hill or moving up an incline. The Drive and Reverse Lock Out safety feature prevent sudden shifts between reverse and drive modes unless the speed drops to less than 5 kmph.
The instrument console of the XUV300 AMT now has a Driver Information System with Gear Display. It displays Important alerts and information about the vehicle, such as the current gear, driving mode etc.