Mahindra has launched the a great deal-awaited XUV400 electric powered compact SUV in India. The XUV400 goes on sale in two variants – EC and EL – with rates starting from Rs 15.99 lakh and heading up to Rs 18.99 lakh (all, ex-showroom). The price ranges are valid for the to start with 5,000 bookings of just about every variant with Mahindra concentrating on to entire 20,000 deliveries of the e-SUV in its to start with yr on sale. Bookings officially open on January 26, 2023.

Variant Battery Dimensions MIDC Assortment Charger Cost (ex-showroom)
XUV400 EC 34.5 kWh 375 km 3.3 kW Rs 15.99 lakh
7.2 kW Rs 16.49 lakh
XUV400 EL 39.4 kWh 456 km 7.2 kW Rs 18.99 lakh

Talking of the SUV, the XUV4 00 share its design and style with the smaller sized XUV 300 while with some EV-particular touches these as the shut-off grille together with the copper trim aspects and Mahindra twin-peaks emblem. The cabin too delivers much in common even though the much larger measurement does liberate more boot area with the e-SUV also packing in far more tech.

The e-SUV is obtainable in five color solutions – Arctic Blue, Everest White, Galaxy Gray, Napoli Black and Infinity Blue. Consumers also get the selection of twin-tone paint finishes with a Satin Copper roof.

Moving to the tools, the dissimilarities amongst the EC and EL are not limited to just tools. The XUV400 EC will get a 34.5 kWh battery pack presenting 375 km of variety even though the EL packs in a larger sized 39.4 kWh device giving a claimed 456 km for each demand (MIDC figures). Both variants however get the similar electrical motor outputting 110 kW and 310 Nm. Mahindra promises a -100 kmph time of 8.3 seconds for its electric powered SUV and a major speed of 150 kmph. The EC will be readily available with a 3.3 kW charger out of the box with an supplemental outlay permitting prospective buyers enhance to a more rapidly 7.2 kW unit. The EL meanwhile will get the 7.2 kW charger as common.

On the devices entrance, the EC packs in package this sort of as all-wheel disc brakes, metal wheels, halogen headlamps, single pedal driving, connected vehicle tech, guide AC and cloth seats. The EL meanwhile is the entirely kitted out variant presenting more capabilities these as 6 airbags, alloy wheels, a rearview digital camera, a 7.-inch touchscreen, keyless entry and go, projector headlamps, leatherette upholstery, rear wiper and washer and height-adjustable driver seat.

Mahindra says that deliveries of the XUV400 EL will commence from March this yr with the EC deliveries commencing around Diwali. The SUV will also only be offered in select cities originally with Mahindra wanting at a phased introduction of its electric powered SUV. In stage 1, the XUV400 will be accessible in 34 towns throughout India namely Ahmedabad, Surat, Jaipur, Mumbai, Nasik, Verna (Goa), Pune, Nagpur, Bangalore, Chennai, Trivandrum, Cochin, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Kolkata, Dehradun, Coimbatore, Aurangabad, Bhubaneshwar, Kolhapur, Mysore, Mangalore, Vadodara, Patna, Calicut, Raipur, Ludhiana, Udaipur, Jammu, Guwahati, Lucknow, Agra, Indore.