MAHINDRA S201 SUB COMPACT SUV
Mahindra and Mahindra Limited (M&M) is an Indian multinational automobile manufacturing company. It is one of the largest vehicle manufacturers by production in India and the largest manufacturer of tractors in the world. A part of Mahindra Group, Mahindra and Mahindra Limited is headquartered at Mumbai in Maharashtra.
Every third car owner in India has used a Mahindra once in his/her lifetime. Mahindra cars are not only comfortable and hardy but are so aptly compatible with Indian roads. It is made for the Indian crowd and amazingly fits big fat Indian families well. A number of Mahindra cars have gained too much popularity for their comfort and ease of use in the recent years.
Mahindra is yet to launch a new SUV made for the Indian population – the Mahindra S201 sub compact SUV, sometime in 2018. It will be based on the design of the SsangYong Motor’s X100. Although built on the SsangYong Motor’s X100 platform, Mahindra S201 SUV is supposed to be a lot different from the SsangYong SUV in terms of style and design.
The car has amalgamated the design and additives from Mahindra XUV500 and the Scorpio. comes in an amazing design that is appealing to all and sundry. The key features making the car a showstopper include – anti crash safety equipment which include multiple airbags, ABS (Antilock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution). Another important feature of the car is the Android maps as a part of the navigation system which rids one of the worry of getting lost in somewhere unknown. Other conveniences coming with the car include – five-seater facilities, monocoque chassis, push start and stop, keyless entry facilities, sun roof, leather upholstery, two rows of seats, a large boot, reverse parking camera and the list goes on. The car has huge cabin space, including ample head and leg space.
This car will work wonders on Indian roads and has easy controls too. The ride that the car provide will be extremely comfortable. The engine to be incorporated in the car is an 1.5 L mHAWK 100. The car comes into both petrol and diesel variants. The Mahindra S201 is also supposed to come with a 1.6-litre petrol engine with an output of 125bhp of power and as for the diesel variant, the power will be about 110bhp. This engine will come with a six-speed manual transmission and there will even be a six-speed AISIN automatic on offer as well. Even though Mahindra brings in a 1.5 and 1.6 L engines with its S201 for the Indian markets, it is supposed to export this SUV with a 2.0-litre petrol engine outside. Also, for other markets the car will be both an AWD and 2WD.
The cost of the Mahindra S201 sub compact SUV is set within an affordable price range of 9 – 13 lacs.
In the market, Mahindra S201 sub compact SUV will be seen to compete with renowned players of the automobile industry, like - the Nissan Terrano, the Renault Duster, the Hyundai Creta and the upcoming Nissan Kicks SUV.