Indian car manufacturer Mahindra’s one feature-loaded product XUV700 which was launched in 2021 has received an overwhelming response from customers in India. Since its launch, the company has witnessed almost 1.5 lakh bookings for the vehicle. But now, there are reports that claim that the firm might have to face a downfall in its booking as the company deleted some of the important features in the car. Yes, you read it right!
If you are planning to purchase an entry-level MX variant of XUV700, then you might get disappointed because the company has removed the features like rear parking sensors, height-adjustable driver seat, follow-me-home headlamps and rear spoiler from the entry-level MX variants. The development comes after when the homeland car makers started facing the shartage in in supply chain constraints along with semiconductor chips.
Apart from the base variant, the firm also made some changes in its top variant AX7 L of XUV700, under which it had also removed the rear wiper and defogger, and selective unlock for the doors and boot lid. In ordr to cut the cost, the firm also removed the adaptive cruise control mode in the top-spec AX7 L Manual version. Now it comes with the normal cruise control feature only.
If you still want to ignore all these changes, and planning to purchase the vehicle, then you have to wait for years as the SUV is having the waiting period of almost of 2 years.
Meanwhile, the newly launched Mahindra XUV700 comes with two engine options – a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol and a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel. In both the engine options the vehicle gets 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. As far as the power is concerned, the petrol engine generates the max power output of 200bhp and a peak torque of 380Nm. While the diesel powertrain offers the max power of 155bhp and 360Nm, and 185bhp and 420Nm.