2022 Mahindra Scorpio will be bigger and offer better ride comfort
More details on the 2022 Mahindra Scorpio surface revealing the size, features, mechanical updates and launch timeline.
The Indian UV maker will be celebrating the Scorpio’s 20th anniversary in July 2022 and we believe the new gen model will make its premiere on its milestone birthday. However, the price announcement and commencement of deliveries might happen later, tentatively 15th August and 2nd October.
It will be bigger and wider than the current model and sale and will offer more space inside the cabin.
The new Scorpio will miss out on a few goodies like ADAS, panoramic sunroof, 10-speaker system, etc. However, it will come with a host of new features including 360 degree camera, dual zone climate control, 6 airbags, terrain response modes, 9-inch touchscreen with connected car tech, digital instrument cluster, all-LED headlights and tail lights, sequential turn indicators and sunroof.
Another interesting update is the fact that Mahindra has worked on the ride comfort of the new Scorpio. The ride quality has always been a sore point of this SUV since the beginning. However, it is said to have a much better ride quality than the current gen.
In the engine department, the diesel motor will be offered in two states of tune – 170 BHP and a lower 130 BHP for the entry-level variant. The petrol engine will be the same 2.0-litre turbo petrol unit as the Thar and XUV700.
The SUV will be offered in both 7-seater and 6-seater options, the latter will get captain seats in the middle row. The rumoured starting price of the new Scorpio is Rs. 12.99 lakhs (ex-showroom).