Mahindra TUV300

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Mahindra TUV300
Mahindra TUV 300 Chennai 2016 (2).JPG
Overview
ManufacturerMahindra & Mahindra Limited
Production2015-present
Model years2015-present
Assembly
Body and chassis
ClassSub-compact SUV
Body style5-door SUV
Layout
Related
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,680 mm (105.51 in)
Length3,995 mm (157.28 in)
Width1,835 mm (72.24 in)
Height1,839 mm (72.4 in)
Curb weight3,637 lb (1,650 kg)

The Mahindra TUV300 (pronounced as TUV three double O) is a sub-compact SUV manufactured by the Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra since 2015. The abbreviation TUV stands for Tough Utility Vehicle.

History[edit]

Mahindra TUV300 rear

The TUV300 was first announced by Mahindra & Mahindra in August 2015, the microsite of the vehicle went live by the same month. The vehicle was officially launched on September 10, 2015 in Madhya Pradesh. The TUV300 is designed by Mahindra's Design Studio in Mumbai, with the product engineering being done at Mahindra Research Valley in Chennai. It is built on the same platform as the Mahindra Scorpio. The TUV300 also carries the same mHawk engine series as the XUV500 and Scorpio but with a lesser engine displacement resulting in a lower engine power and torque.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Variants[edit]

The TUV300 is available in a manual transmission and a semi-automatic transmission known as Autoshift. There are total seven trim levels available. Five trim levels uses the manual transmission, while the last two uses the semi-automatic transmission. The manual transmission models has a power output of 85 PS (84 bhp; 63 kW) whereas the Autoshift models has a power output of 82 PS (81 bhp; 60 kW).[1] The T10 and T8 models features a power output of 101 PS (100 bhp; 74 kW).

TUV300 Plus[edit]

In June 20, 2018, the TUV300 Plus was launched. It is an extended variant of the TUV300 with nine seats instead of seven, with the wheelbase stretches around 4,440 mm (175 in). It is powered by a larger 2.2-litre mHawk engine that makes 122 PS (120 bhp; 90 kW) up on the standard TUV300.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brochure & specifications" (PDF). TUV300 official website. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Microsite for TUV300 goes live". Zig wheels. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  3. ^ "TUV300 set for Sep launch". Motor Scribes. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Mahindra launches new body-kit for TUV 300". Business Standard. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  5. ^ "TUV 300 launched in Madhya Pradesh". The Financial Express. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  6. ^ "M & M launches TUV300 in Madhya Pradesh". The Economic Times. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  7. ^ "TUV300 vs XUV500". Car Wale. Retrieved 16 September 2015.

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