Mahindra is preparing to bring the replacement of the Xylo and the rival of Toyota Innova Crysta. Pictures of Mahindra MPV (Multi-purpose vehicle) have been leaked during the testing. This Mahindra MPV has been seen in Chennai. It will be produced in Mahindra’s Vehicle Development Center – Mahindra Research Valley in Chennai.
According to leaked photographs, it has been provided LED headlamps with daytime running lamp (DRL) and rear wind screen wipers. At the same time, the car has been equipped with 7- seat configuration, rear parking camera with sensors, touch screen infotainment system, rear air – con vents and auto climate control.
This car has been built on the monocoque platform, which is located in Mahindra North American Technical Center (MNATC) Troy, Michigan.
It is being said that this car will be powered by 1.99- litre – 2.2- litre MHwak engine. The 1.99- litre diesel engine will be able to generate 140 HP power and 320 Nm of torque, while the 2.2- litre engine is capable of generating 140 HP power and 330 Nm of torque.
It is also expected that it will be given the same engine as in the Xylo. The engine is connected to 6- speed manual and automatic transmissions. This car is based on the front wheel drive.
The car will compete with the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, though the Toyota Innova Crysta will be its main rival car. It is expected that Mahindra can launch this car next year.