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Mahindra XUV500 SUV gets automatic transmission

15 August 2016

The Mahindra XUV500 is now available in South Africa in automatic version. Initially, the six-speed transmission will only be available on the front-wheel W8 derivative.

The automatic transmission is linked to the 2.2-litre turbodiesel that produces 103kW of maximum power and 330Nm of torque.

The fuel economy is claimed to be 7.4 L/100 km for the automatic, compared to 6.5 L/100 km for the six-speed manual model.

XUV500 W4 R272 995
XUV500 W6 R319 995
XUV500 W8 R354 995
XUV500 W8 AWD R374 995
XUV500 W8 Auto R389 995

The pricing includes a five-year/150 000 km warranty, and a five-year/100 000 km service plan. Services are at 20 000 km intervals or every 12 months, whichever comes first.