Mahindra KUV100 diesel-AMT to be launched soon, eKUV100 also in Pipeline

It is almost a year since the launch of the Mahindra KUV100 NXT and the Indian Automaker is all set to bring its diesel-AMT variant too. Reportedly, Mahindra is also working on an update of the KUV100 range in line with the new crash test norms to come into effect from October 2019.

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Mahindra also confirmed plans to continue production of the KUV100 petrol option mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The soon to be launched diesel trim will carry 1.2-litre diesel engine churning 78hp power whereas the petrol trim will continue housing the 83hp, 1.2-litre engine. All future offerings will carry reworked BS-VI compliant engine by 2020.

An electric KUV100


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Mahindra also announced that an electric variant of the KUV100 will be added to the lineup. Christened as the eKUV100, the electric trim was reportedly showcased at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. It will be powered by the same lithium-ion battery pack that powers the eVerito. A 30kW motor will drive the eKUV100. Some key highlights of the electric variant include:

  • 140 km Range.
  • Fast Charging (80 percent in less than an hour.

Mahindra is hopeful that by the launch date, the eKUV100 will have an updated motor and battery pack.