Mahindra has officially launched the XUV300’s petrol-automatic combine. The sub-compact SUV is now available on AMT gearbox option for the 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine. Bookings for the XUV300 petrol-AMT are now open across the certain Asian markets with deliveries slated to start in the Nepalese market later in the month. The XUV300 becomes the third compact SUV to offer an automatic gearbox with all engines. The other three are the Kia Sonet, Renault Kiger and Tata Nixon. Mahindra XUV300 will be available in 8 Petrol variants, out of which 2 are automatic and 6 are manual.
The AMT gearbox will be available in the top-spec W8 (O) and the mid-spec W6. The XUV300 uses a 1.2-liter three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine generating 110PS and 200Nm. The sub-compact SUV also comes with a 1.5-liter diesel engine rated at 115PS and 300Nm, paired with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT. As with the diesel-AMT variants, the AMT gearbox option is available with the mid-spec W6 and the fully-loaded W8(O) trim levels. In configurations, Mahindra XUV300 has a dimension of 3995 mm in length, 1821 mm in width and 1627 mm^3 mm in height.
Additionally, the AMT variants of the XUV300 will now feature ESC, hill-start assists, manual mode, creep function, and adaptive pedal response. It also includes auto headlamps, dual-zone climate control, keyless entry, and a 7.0-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, satellite navigation, 7 airbags, a rearview camera, and front parking sensors, and many more. The top-spec AMT variants of the XUV300 will now feature BlueSense Plus connected car technology with over 40 connected car features like remote vehicle control, location-based features, vehicle information, and to name a few.
According to the recent auto news, Mahindra XUV300 Petrol-AMT will be launched in Nepal by next month and deliveries will commence by mid-April. Coming to the rivals, the XUV300 in Nepal rivals the Kia Sonet, Nissan Magnite, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, and the upcoming Renault Kiger. The introduction of a sunroof on the lower variants is also now available on this SUV. Prices for the XUV300 petrol AMT for the Nepalese market are yet to be revealed. The W8(O) AMT will be available in two dual-tone colors - Red/White and Aquamarine/White. The manual W6, W8, and W8(O) variants will be available in a new Galaxy Grey shade.