Mahindra has recently launched the automatic gearbox version of the XUV500 at a price of Rs 15.53 lakh (ex-showroom in Delhi) for its W8 front wheel drive version.
It can be gotten in three trims, the W10 AWD, W10 FWD and W8 FWD, the automatic transmission used in SUV is unlike the one used in Mahindra Scorpio Automatic. Whereas the XUV500 Automatic makes use of the all new six speed torque converter procured from Aisin Seiki Japan, the automatic gearbox unit in the Mahindra Scorpio has been gotten from Drivetrain Systems International (DSI) in Australia.
Much like its manual counterpart, XUV500 Automatic has a 2.2 litre four cylinder mHawk diesel engine that produces a power of 138 bhp. It can be gotten with a front wheel drive as a standard and an all wheel drive is given as an option. The XUV 500 shall rival the Hyundai Creta, which was launched around June 2015. The latter is also available with six speed automatic gearbox with the 2WD.
The prices of the automatic versions are given below:
Mahindra XUV500 Automatic W10 AWD- Rs 17.36 lakh
Mahindra XUV500 Automatic W10 FWD- Rs 16.36 lakh
Mahindra XUV500 Automatic W8 FWD- Rs 15.53 lakh