Mahindra will launch an AMT version of the XUV300 next month and it will be on sale till the BS6 version is launched.
Mahindra launched the XUV300 in India today and this compact SUV is available with 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines. Both the engines are mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox for now but an AMT version is underway.
The automaker will plonk in a 6-speed Magneti Marelli AMT unit in the XUV300. This AMT unit will also be available on the Marazzo. When Mahindra launches the BS6 version of the XUV300 in 2020, they will replace the AMT with a proper torque converter AT.
The Mahindra XUV300 is priced from Rs. 7.90-11.99 lakhs (ex-showroom). It competes with the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and Ford EcoSport. While the Brezza is available with an AMT with its diesel engine, the Nexon gets an AMT on both its petrol and diesel engines. The EcoSport gets a torque converter only with the petrol engine.
Mahindra XUV300 AMT Launch
– Will get a 6-speed Magneti Marelli AMT
– Torque converter AT will be launched in 2020
– Electric version will be launched in 2020 too