The upcoming 2020 Mahindra TUV300 is expected to be powered by diesel as well as a petrol engine.
Recently, the upcoming BS6-compliant version ofMahindra TUV300has been spied while testing. It is likely to hit the Indian shores by next year. The test mule spotted recently was heavily camouflaged, but after looking at the spy images, one can say that the upcoming model of the SUV will employ subtle cosmetic tweaks outside. The major update in the SUV will be the addition of a BS6-compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine, which will come paired with a 6-speed MT or a 6-speed AMT. One can also expect the automaker to the new Mahindra TUV300 with a 1.2-litre petrol engine. Transmission duties will be done by a 6-speed MT or a 6-speed AMT.
Once launched, it’ll compete with the likes of Kia Sonet, Nissan Magnite, Hyundai Venue, Ford EcoSport and Mahindra XUV300. Outside, the new Mahindra TUV300 is expected to get revised headlamps along with a new grille and bumper. The SUV is also likely to feature a new set of taillights. Moreover, the automaker will also make a few tweaks inside the cabin of the car. In other news, a few weeks back, the carmaker introduced the new-gen Thar in the Indian market. The SUV is doing quite good in terms of overall sales. Right now, it is among the top-selling SUVs offered by the carmaker in India.
Mechanically, it derives power from 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel engine. The former puts out 150bhp of peak power and 320 Nm of twisting force, while the latter develops power and torque outputs of 130 PS and 320 Nm. Transmission duties are done by a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. The all-new Mahindra Thar is developed on a new platform and is bigger in dimensions as compared to its predecessor. It is retailed at a starting price of Rs 11.34 (on-road, Delhi) for the base trim and goes all the way up to Rs 16.58 lakh (on-road, Delhi) for the top-spec variant.