The KUV100 is primarily targeted at millennial first time car buyers, as well as those willing to upgrade from older generation hatchbacks. It was launched in January 2016 and created a niche SUV segment of its own.
|Dr. Pawan Goenka, MD Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd with the new KUV100 NXT|
The new KUV100 NXT sports a new front grille, new bumpers with flared wheel arches, cladding and 15” diamond cut alloys for a bolder appearance. Tech features include a 7” touchscreen with navigation, Electronic Temperature Control Panel, electrically foldable ORVMs and parking sensors. The drive is now quieter and more refined, and the sporty black interiors with new fabric upholstery adds to the premium feel.
New design enhancements include a revamped tail-gate design, fog lamps with black bezel surround, integrated roof rails and areodynamic spoiler with Aero corners on the outside. The interiors have new cluster illumination and a new centre console design. Tech features include electrically operatable tailgate latch, reverse parking assist sensors, driver information system with voice alerts and gear shift alerts.
The New KUV100 NXT has a robust monocoque SUV construction and comes with standard ABS & dual airbags (K2+ onwards).
Engine options include the mFALCON G80 1.2L MPFI dual VVT petrol, that delivers 61kW (82 bhp) power and 115 Nm torque; and the mFALCON D75 1.2L turbo-charged CRDI diesel that delivers 57.4kW (77 bhp) power and 190 Nm torque.