Mahindra KUV100 Facelift India Launch on October 10

  • 9th, Oct 2017 3:01 PM
  • Mayank Sharma
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Mahindra KUV100, a compact SUV from Mahindra & Mahindra was firstly launched in the Indian automotive market in 2015. Now after two years, the brand is going to launch the facelift trim of the same on approaching October 10 in order to celebrate Diwali with astonishing retail figures. But a study suggests, it’s a bit early to introduce a facelift as various auto majors usually rollout facelifts of their models in between 2-3 years. The recent launch of Maruti Suzuki Ignis in the segment could be a preferred as the reason behind fall in sales of the KUV100.

If the alterations on the upcoming facelift KUV100 are configured, it is expected to be a toned down version of the outgoing in styling. As known from the sources, the M&M has made some significant changes at the cosmetic front in order to offer an aggressive and muscular appeal. The SUV now gets revised grille and bumper, all new headlamps, tweaked tail lamps with chrome bezel and wipers. 2017 facelifted KUV 100 will slightly be longer and will ride on 15-inch alloy wheels finished in black and chrome.

Moving inside, the KUV100 facelift will continue with the same flowing dash design layout incorporating readable instrument cluster with DIS and gearshift indicator. Other than this, a new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with audio and navigation support will also be on offer except for Android Auto in the new cluster.

Under the hood, the equipped powertrain will be the same 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol, and diesel units. In association with a 5-speed manual transmission, the petrol engine churns out 83PS/115Nm, while the diesel unit puts out 78PS/190Nm. The engines could be tuned for improved performance and fuel efficiency.

The pricing for the imminent KUV100 facelift is expected to remain same as of the outgoing version, in the price range of Rs 4.63 and Rs 7.40 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi), as the carmaker is not going to made changes at the big level.