Mahindra is on roar and it is all set to unveil at least 3 new vehicles this year and the first-in-line that will hit the roads is U321. According to automobile reports, this MPV from Mahindra was put to rigorous testing on different Indian terrains. As the time is ripe and as Mahindra is left with just a few months to unveil its most-awaited MPV it is understandable why this Indian automotive giant put this vehicle to test. Keeping aside all these speculations let us know what Mahindra U321 will come with.
- Typical looks of Mahindra:
Till now U321 was displayed only under heavy concealment a such it isn’t clear about looks & design status. However, one thing we can be rest assured-TYPICAL INDIAN-MAHINDRA STYLE. For sure, it is expected to come with cab-forward design whilst we can expect the A-pillar pushed far frontward to increase cabin space. It is also ripe that the MPV will possess low floor. All in all, this much-awaited vehicle could be dependant on a monocoque chassis. Slim and toothy grille headlamps, of course, wrap-around ones with LED daytime running lights can be seen. Don’t be surprised if you spot LEDs on the rear-lamps too. The top-end model could have 5-spoke 16 inches’ alloy wheels.
- 8 & 7-seat configurations:
The Indian automaker will make available both 7 and 8-seat versions as per reports. Going by the spy images, high-end versions, especially the production-specific MPV will come with chrome-finished air conditioner flues fixed on a dual-tone dashboard colored piano black color& trimmed with faux aluminum. The leaked images even hint us about the apparatus it will consist. A newly designed steering wheel with an auto climate control system, audio controls, air con outlets for all 3-row seats in addition to the trademark XUV500’s touchscreen infotainment.
- All new 1.6-litre diesel engine
Powered by mFalcon this 1.6-litre diesel engine has 4-cylinders and is turbo-charged. As of now, it could come with 6-speed manual gearbox which could go automatic in the future anticipated AutomotiveMahindra, the leading Mahindra dealer in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
- Price between Rs 10-15 lakh
Well, this price and these specifications could mean a tough time for few players. All in all, the size could be somewhere between the Toyota Innova and the yet to come to Ertiga. However, in comparison to price, it will be closer to the latter. It is expected to give a tough fight to Lodgy and Honda BR-V.
Well, these could be the specifications of Mahindra U321 if the guess is right. Anyways going by the market reports and official images released by Mahindra the vehicle is set to rock the MPV segment of Indian market.