Mahindra XUV500 launched with all the more interesting with a host of innovative technologies. XUV500 will now be offered with Android Auto, Connected Apps, Ecosense and Emergency Call. The new features are available on all variants of the XUV500, except the base W4 grade.
Additionally, it now gets industry-first features like Connected Apps and Ecosense. The former enables the use of apps such as Gaana, Cricket Live, Zomato, Book My Show and others installed in the infotainment system itself, irrespective of their availability in the mobile phone of the user. Ecosense, on the other hand, is a feature that helps with economical driving. It gives scores to the driver based on his driving style and keeps displaying the Ecoscore out of 100. This assists the driver in knowing the exact area where he/she needs to adapt his/her driving in order to reduce fuel consumption. The XUV500 also gets the first-in- class Emergency call feature that will notify the emergency service sends a text alert to two pre-set numbers through a paired mobile phone.
Under the hood, Mahindra XUV500 continues to be powered by 1.99-litre in Delhi and 2.2-litre diesel engine for rest of the country. This engines delivers the power of 140 bhp (3750 rpm) and torque of 330Nm (1600-2800 rpm). As per ARAI certificattion, this model will give 15.1 Kmpl mileage. In addition to new features, the XUV500 W10 variant is also now available in shade of Lake-Side Brown colour with premium Black interiors.