Mahindra XUV700 SUV Launched in India @ INR 11.99 Lakh

Mahindra has shocked everyone by launching the much-anticipated XUV700 premium SUV with a starting price tag of just INR 11.99 lakhs for the base petrol variant and INR 12.49 lakhs for the base diesel variant. The brand has not revealed the complete price list yet and according to the details available, the prices for the 6-seater and 7-seater variants will be announced sometime in October this year. We are expecting the fully-loaded top-spec variant to be priced somewhere around INR 18-19 lakhs. Here is the variant-wise ex-showroom price list for the 5-seater variants featuring a 6-speed manual gearbox:

Mahindra XUV700 Price List

  • MX Petrol MT – INR 11.99 Lakh
  • MX Diesel MT – INR 12.49 Lakh
  • AX3 Petrol MT – INR 13.99 Lakh
  • AX5 Petrol MT – INR 14.99 Lakh
Mahindra XUV700 Front View

Mechanically, the Mahindra XUV700 is available with two engine options: a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbo-petrol Stallion unit and a 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder, turbo-diesel mHawk unit. The petrol engine is good for a maximum power of 200HP and a peak torque of 380Nm. Coming to the diesel engine option, it is available in two states of tune. The lower version is good for 155HP and 360Nm while the higher-spec version generates 185HP and 420/450Nm (MT/AT) of power and torque respectively. Both the engine options can be had with 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox options. The diesel engine also comes with 4 drive modes – Zip, Zap, Zoom, and Custom. There is also an All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) version on offer.

Mahindra XUV700 Dashboard and Infotainment System

Mahindra XUV700 ADAS Features

ADAS Stands For Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Autonomous Emergency Brakes (AEB)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Driver Drowsiness Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Smart Pilot Assist
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Mahindra XUV700 Skyroof and Safety Airbags

Mahindra XUV700 Key Safety Features

  • Seven Airbags
  • Customisable Voice Alerts for Speeding
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Seatbelts with Lap and Retractor Pre-Tensioners for Front Seats
Mahindra XUV700 Tail Lights

Mahindra is offering the all-new XUV700 in 2 series: MX and AdrenoX (AX). The MX series has a single MX variant option and is available with a petrol engine and a lower-output diesel engine. Here are the key features of the XUV700 MX:


  • 7-inch Touchscreen Infotainment Screen
  • 7-inch Digital Instrument Cluster
  • Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Alexa
  • Day/night Internal Rear View Mirrors (IRVMs)
  • Power-Adjust Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)
  • Smart Door Handles

The high-spec XUV700 AdrenoX series is available in 3 variant options: AX3, AX5 and AX7. Here are the variant-wise key features:

XUV700 AX3

  • 10.25-inch Infotainment System
  • Wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Built-in Amazon Alexa Virtual Assistant
  • 6-Speaker Sound System
  • Day/night Internal Rear View Mirrors (IRVMs)
  • Power-Adjust Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)
  • Smart Door Handles

XUV700 AX5 (In addition to AX3)

  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • LED Headlights
  • Curtain Airbags
  • Sequential Turn Indicators in Tail-Lights
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels

XUV700 AX7 (In addition to AX5)

  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • 6-Way Power-Adjustable Driver Seat (Memory)
  • 7 Airbags
  • Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • Leatherette Upholstery
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels

XUV700 Optional Features

  • 360-Degree Cameras
  • 3D Surround Sound System
  • Wireless Smartphone Chargers
  • Blind View Monitor
  • Electronic Parking Brake
Mahindra XUV700 Rear View and Top View

Mahindra XUV700 Technical Specifications

2.0L Petrol Engine

  • Turbo Petrol With Direct Injection (TGDi)
  • Capacity: 2.0L
  • Max. Power: 200 HP (147kW) @ 5000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 380 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm
  • Transmission Type : 6-Speed MT or 6-Speed AT
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2.2L Diesel Engine

  • Turbo Diesel with CRDi
  • Capacity: 2.2L
  • Max. Power (Option 1): 155 HP (114kW) @3750 rpm
  • Max. Torque (Option 1) : 360 Nm @ 1500 – 2800 rpm
  • Max. Power (Option 2): 185 HP (136kW) @ 3500 rpm
  • Max. Torque (Option 2 – MT): 420 Nm @ 1600 – 2800 rpm
  • Max. Torque (Option 2 – AT): 450 Nm @ 1750 – 2800 rpm
  • Transmission Type : 6-Speed MT or 6-Speed AT
Mahindra XUV700 Instrument Cluster and Infotainment System


  • Length: 4695mm
  • Width: 1890mm
  • Height: 1755mm (with Roof Rails)
  • Wheelbase: 2750 mm

Brakes & Suspension

  • Independent Front Suspension with FSD Damper
  • Independent Rear Suspension with FSD Damper
  • Front Ventilated Disc
  • Rear Solid Disc
  • Electronic Parking Brakes (Option)
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP) (Option)

Tyres and Wheels

  • Diamond-Cut Alloy Wheels: 235/60-R18 or 235/65-R17
  • Steel Wheels: 235/65-R17 (Base Variants)
  • Spare Wheels: 155/90 R18 Temporary Spare Wheel
Mahindra XUV700 Front View and Headlights

In terms of availability, the bookings for the Mahindra XUV700 are going to open in October while the deliveries of the SUV are expected to commence from November or December. With a starting price tag of INR 11.99 lakhs, the XUV700 competes with a lot of cars around this price range like Hyundai Creta, Hyundai Alcazar, Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, Tata Safari, Jeep Compass, MG Hector, MG Hector Plus, and to some extent, with Hyundai Tucson as well.

Mahindra XUV700 Front View and Alloy Wheel Design