Mahindra and Mahindra have comeback plans in the compact SUV segment and this time really big. We have a list of 3 upcoming compact SUVs from Mahindra for you. With the success of Mahindra Scorpio,Mahindra Bolero and Mahindra XUV 5OO, the company wants to enter into entry level SUVs. Here are the 3 upcoming launches from Mahindra to get back into SUV segment leadership.
1. 2015 Mahindra TUV 300
The TUV 300 from Mahindra will launch on 10th of September this year. The car gets very much inspiration from a Jeep Grand Cherokee in terms of front styling. The TUV 300 will compete with already established products like Ford EcoSport, Renault Duster and Hyundai Creata. The compact SUV segment in India is picking up really fast and Ford and Renault conquered the market with EcoSport and Duster. Mahindra is the top UV maker in India and has proven record of Mahindra Bolero and Scorpio. With this TUV 300, the company plans to offer segment’s first features like AMT transmission.
2. Mahindra S101
The S101 is another compact SUV from Mahindra, which is expected to launch in 2016. The car was doing heavy testing in the last year. The company plans to showcase this SUV in 2016 Auto Expo Delhi next year. The S101 is project code and the project was mainly to create a product that will counter Ford EcoSport and Duster. It looks like Mahindra prepared another vehicle that will also cater under 4 meter segment and will compete with its own product.
3. Quanto Facelift
Mahindra Quanto facelift is another car that is due for launch later this year. Mahindra Quanto is chopped off Xylo and has the same elements of Xylo. Quanto was first attempt from Mahindra to enter into the compact SUV market. Though vehicle did not do well in the market compared to the competition, it was the first entry of Mahindra in the segment. Now the company is planning to launch the face-lifted version of Quanto and that will look similar to facelift version of Xylo as both the vehicles are based on the same platform.