Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), India's leading SUV manufacturer, announced the introduction of a new petrol variant of its premium SUV, the XUV500.
The petrol-powered XUV500 will be available in a single variant with a 6-speed automatic transmission sourced from AISIN, Japan. Named as the 'G AT' variant, the XUV500 petrol automatic will be competitively priced at Rs 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), and will be available in select cities with immediate effect.
Under the hood, the newly introduced XUV500 G AT variant will be powered by the indigenously developed 2.2-litre mHawk petrol engine that generates 140 HP (103 KW) power and 320 Nm torque. The XUV500 G AT variant is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission which has features like the creep function and manual mode option. The XUV500 portfolio will now have a petrol variant along with a wide range of diesel variants.
Some of the key features of the new XUV500 G AT variant are- 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, logo projection lamp on ORVMs, static bending headlamps, ESP with rollover mitigation, Android Auto, Emergency Call, fully automatic temperature control (FATC), dual airbags, ABS with EBD, intelligent light sensing headlamps, smart rain sensing wipers, tyre-tronics, cruise control, Push button start, passive keyless entry, and an 8-way adjustable driver seat.