Mahindra has officially announced that its much-awaited sub-4 metre SUV codenamed the S201 will be called the XUV300. Mahindra has also revealed the exterior and interior images of XUV300 for first time. The XUV300 dveloped based on SsangYong Tivoli and shares its platform and styling. This model expect to be launched around February 2019.
This new sub-4m compact SUV will be a third sub-4 metre product after the TUV300 and Nuvosport. This model have lot of changes compared to Ssangyong Tivoli. And, it will gets lot of segment first features and usual LED DRL, projector head lamps, ABS with EBD and etc,. Mahindra has not use the exact same design of SsangYong Tivoli and made lot of changes in exterior. This model also gets some design cues from XUV500 inspired from cheetah. The cabin of the XUV300 appears to be the same as the SsangYong Tivoli. It gets dual-tone beige-and-black interior with leather upholstery.
Mahindra has not revealed any official details about engine. Mechanically, the S201 is most likely to get both petrol and diesel engines. We expect the same 1.5-litre turbo engine from the Marazzo which produces 121bhp/300Nm as diesel engine and 1.2-litre or 1.5-liter turbo petrol engine. This model will give tough competetion to the sub-4m SUV's likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Honda WR-V and Tata Nexon.