2017 Mahindra Scorpio is presently available with some dealers for a discount of up to INR 1.10 lakh. The deal is mouth watering for sure as those looking for base variants of 2018 Scorpio can get their hands on the older model and add features to their package.
As Mahindra is using 2.2L, four cylinder diesel engine producing 120 BHP and 280 Nm of torque on 2017 Scorpio, they will even get the same amount of power through any selected 2018 variant with 120 BHP engine tune. However, those looking for 140 BHP variant of 2018 Scorpio will need to compromise.
The old variant is pretty loaded in itself and getting such big discount can help buyers leave away some updated design lines of 2018 Scorpio. Those looking for XUV500 may also soon get a similar offer as Mahindra is preparing hard to launch 2018 XUV500 in India.
The changes include a more powerful engine tune and revised list of features. It will also bring their new grill design to the masses. Scorpio is an impressive alternate to XUV500 is one wishes for more practical and less luxury focused approach. The last row on XUV500 is forward facing while Scorpio offers jump seats as well as front facing seats as option.
The favorite Indian SUV measures 4456 mm in length, 2680 mm in wheelbase and 1820 mm in width. Buyers will get a five speed gearbox with 2017 variant while 2018 Scorpio comes with six speed gearbox as standard on upper variants.
Top spec Scorpio S11 comes with class leading features like projector headlights, 6 inch touchscreen with navigation, reverse parking camera with dynamic assist, optional 4WD, Intellipark parking system, tire pressure monitoring system, auto headlights, rain sensing wipers and cruise control. It comes with dual airbags on S5, S7 and S11 variant.