Review of Mahindra XUV 500
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Review of Mahindra XUV 500

Mahindra has recently launched a power featured SUV in India. The SUV is named as XUV 500 and has lot of exiciting features for the Indian Customers. This review of Mahindra XUV 500 provides useful information regarding the outstanding features of XUV 500, colors of XUV 500 as well as fuel and transmission option available in XUV 500 in India.

Indian SUVs

Recently, many SUVs are being launched in Indian car market.  When we hear the word SUV, you cannot forget the word Mahindra.  Yes, Mahindra has launched many SUVs in India. 


Some of the SUV's of Mahindra are:

  • Mahindra Xylo;
  • Mahindra Scorpio;
  • Mahindra Balero.

The latest offering of SUV by Mahindra in India is the XUV 500.  The name XUV 500 suggests it is a SUV.  Yes, it is indeed an SUV, but SUV packed with lots of features to be offerred to the Indian consumers. 


Mahindra XUV 500 is available only in the diesel variant. Sadly, it is not available in Petrol, which is bad news for Petrolheads. 


Mahindra XUV 500 is available only in the manual transmission. Sadly, there is no automatic transmission yet launched for Mahindra XUV 500.


The following are the striking features of Mahindra XUV 500:

  • Sporty outside looks
  • Cooled glove box
  • AC vents on all three rows
  • Driver arm rest
  • Sporty LED lights on the head lights
  • Indicators mounted on ORVM
  • ABS
  • Airbags
  • Cruise Control 
  • Alloy wheels
  • Roof carrier
  • Sporty gear box
  • Voice controls and crusie controls buttons mounted on steering wheel
  • Dead pedal for resting your legs
  • Passenger side vanity mirror is illuminated
  • Lounge lights
  • Voice command feature
  • Ample space on rear seats
  • Touchscreen In car entertainment
  • Display inside temperature
  • Display outside temperature
  • Inbuilt reverse parking assistance
  • Reading Lamps in all three row seats
  • Inbuilt GPS
  • Integerated music system with CD player and Mp3 player
  • Drivers seat height adjustable
  • Hill hold and Hill decent controls
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Front fog lamps
  • Rear fog lamps
  • Charging point for your mobile in all three row seats
  • Average milega display
  • Display of distance to empty
  • Display of pressures on all the tyres on the inbuilt ICE
  • Auto Wipers
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Auto head lights
  • Immobilizer
  • Child safety locks
  • Rear wash wiper
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • USB and aux in ports.


XUV 500 is available in following different colors in India:

  • White
  • Black
  • Green
  • Silver
  • Red
  • Purple, and
  • Grey.


Lots of reviews of Mahindra XUV 500 is available on the internet.  All the reviews sum up two negatives of Mahindra XUV 500.  The negatives are summarized as under:

  • Cheap Plastic quality on the interior
  • Ride quality not very good on bad roads on account of bad suspension. 

Major Competitors

Mahindra XUV 500 would give intense competition to the following car models in India:

  • Renault Duster,
  • Toyoto Innova,
  • Tata Safari, and
  • Maruti Suzuki Eritiga. 

More SUVs

Click on the below link, to read about more SUV articles in India:

Review of Renault Duster.

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