The 2017 Mahindra KUV100 facelift has been spied testing for the first time in India. The car, as confirmed earlier, gets a cleaner look and seems better than before. Though a special edition model was introduced earlier this year, this is its first proper facelift since launch.
The KUV100 has failed to live up to the manufacturer’s sales expectation till now and they will be hoping to turn thing around with the facelift.
|Price||Rs. 4.58 lakhs|
|Launch in India||Q3 2017|
|Engine||Petrol and Diesel|
In other news, Mahindra has been seeing a decline in sales after being confronted with new and better competition. The manufacturer is reportedly working overdrive to launch upgrades and new models by the end of this year, Some of them include the XUV700 (very popular), Aero and even a scorpio facelift.
2017 Mahindra KUV100 facelift design- Interior & Exterior
Under its dense camouflage, KUV100 facelift’s design details are vaguely visible. The car has a new front fascia, with restyled bumper and headlights, and a more prominent grille. The creases in its rear have been toned down and new taillights can also be seen. There’s also new 15” alloy wheels, which seem to sport an evolution of the current design.
While the mini-SUV’s interior hasn’t been spotted yet, it is unlikely to change much from the current model. However there is bound to be some nicks and tucks. The KUV100 will also retain its choice of conventional 5-seat layout as well the 3+3 seating with front bench seats.
2017 Mahindra KUV100 facelift engine
The KUV100 will continue with its two engine options post-facelift. They include a 1.2 L G80 mFalcon petrol producing 82bhp and a 1.2 L D75 mFalcon Diesel producing 77bhp. Both the engines come mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
2017 Mahindra KUV100 price and launch date
The KUV100 facelift is likely to debut during the festive season in Q3, 2017. Price is not expected to change from the current car’s Rs. 4.58-7.36 Lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).