Mahindra & Mahindra today launched a more powerful version of the TUV300 sub-compact SUV . Called the Mahindra TUV300 mHawk100, the new variant is available only on the top-end T8 trim with both manual and AMT gearbox. While the manual version is priced at Rs 8.98 lakh, the AMT model costs Rs 9.72 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Powering the new Mahindra TUV300 mHawk100 is a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder, mHawk100 engine. This powertrain has been borrowed from the Mahindra NuvoSport.
As against the regular 84bhp, 1.5-litre mHawk80 engine, the more powerful version delivers a maximum power of 100bhp and 240Nm of torque. With the new powertrain, the Mahindra TUV300 returns power equivalent to its nearest rival - the Ford EcoSport. Transmission options on offer are - a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT (Automated Manual Transmission).
Pravin Shah, President & Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M Ltd. said, “At Mahindra it has always been our endeavour to incorporate consumer insights and feedback and hence we are happy to introduce the more powerful TUV300 with the mHawk 100 engine. Further the TUV300 AMT T8 variant will offer a more thrilling drive with the upgraded power.
No cosmetic or feature upgrades have been made to the car. Similar to the regular model, the more powerful Mahindra TUV300 mHawk100 features a ‘battle tank’ inspired design, and carries a high front nose, raised shoulders, straight bonnet and a high ground clearance. This compact SUV is quite spacious, and offers the best-in-class headroom and legroom for passengers.
Coming to features, the Mahindra TUV300 comes equipped with a multi information display (MID), 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth connectivity, a three-spoke steering wheel with audio system controls, fabric upholstery, driver seat height adjuster, static bending headlamps, Intellipark reverse assist, dual airbags, ABS with EBD, etc.
Mahindra TUV300 mHawk100 Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
Mahindra TUV300 mHawk100 MT – Rs 8.98 lakh
Mahindra TUV300 mHawk100 AMT – Rs 9.72 lakh