With a handful of safety updates, the 2019 Mahindra TUV300 (facelift) will conform to the upcoming stringent BNVSAP norms.
Mahindra has already started dispatching the 2019 Mahindra TUV300 facelift to its dealerships. Recently, the facelifted sub-4-metre SUV has been spotted without any camouflage at a dealer’s stockyard, suggesting that its commercial launch is about to happen soon. Expecting the India launch of new Mahindra TUV300 facelift to take place within the coming weeks.
The 2019 Mahindra TUV300 facelift has started reaching its dealership before launch.
According to the spy pictures, the updated TUV300 now features some cosmetic changes on the exterior. The front fascia sports a redesigned front grille with five black rectangular vents which are accentuated in silver, dual-tone bumper and smoked headlamps. The squarish fog lamps pods are also finished in black with silver accents. On the side profile, no changes have been spotted over the sides of the TUV300 facelift, excepting for a little shade of dark in the alloy wheels. On the back, it gets a set of clear lens tail lamps and a refreshed bumper while the tailgate-mounted spare wheel wears a new cover. The SUV also features blacked-out B-Pillars, plastic cladding around the body, roof rails and black fender liners as some aesthetical highlights.
The sub-four-metre SUV shows up with some subtle styling updates on the outside.
The interior design has been carried over from the outgoing version with dual-tone black and beige colour theme. The centre console turns out to get some minor tweaks with a 5-inch infotainment display, new music system, 3-spoke multi-functional steering as well as a twin-pod instrument cluster with chrome elements.
To recap, Mahindra has made the 2019 TUV300 facelift compliant to the upcoming BNVSAP safety standards by doing up the chassis and adopting a slew of standard safety fitments alongside like dual airbags, seatbelt reminder, speed warning system, reverse parking sensors, et.al.
The upcoming TUV300 appears to the design cues from its predecessors on the interior.
The updated TUV300 SUV will be available with five variants- T4+, T6+, T8, T10 and T10 (O). It is expected to experience no mechanical changes under the bonnet. The sub-4-metre SUV will continue to use the same 1.5-litre 3-cylinder diesel engine that can churn out 100 bhp of power at 3,750 rpm and 240 Nm of torque at 1,600- 2,800 rpm. It will most likely come mated with a 5-speed manual transmission.