Mahindra XUV400 EV to come in three variants at launch, leaked document reveals

The Mahindra XUV400 compact EV SUV is Mahindra's first mainstream electric SUV for India.

Highlights
  • A leaked document reveals that the Mahindra XUV400 could come in three variants 
  • The Mahindra XUV400 is likely to get Base, EP, and EL variants for customers to choose from
  • Test drives for the XUV400 are slated to begin in December 2022 and Mahindra would announce variant-wise pricing in January 2023

Ahead of Mahindra XUV400’s launch, a leaked RTO document suggests that the upcoming compact EV SUV could be offered in three variants. The Mahindra XUV400 which was officially unveiled back in September 2022, is expected to come in Base, EP, and EL variant choices. The variants are likely to differ in features and some mechanical components and will be priced accordingly. Mahindra aims to start test drives across the country by December 2022 and the prices are expected to be launched in January 2023. 

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The Mahindra XUV400 compact EV SUV is Mahindra’s first mainstream electric SUV for the Indian market. This makes it a crucial product and will pitch the car against some established rivals such as the Tata Nexon EV twins, the Hyundai Kona EV, and the MG ZS EV. 

Mahindra XUV400 EV variants, specifications

As the name suggests, the Base variant is likely to be the least equipped while the top-spec EL will get the most kit. The variants will help Mahindra distribute features and mechanical components such that it achieves a competitive pricing strategy. The vehicle will be offered in Arctic Blue, Everest White, Napoli Black, Infinity Blue, and Galaxy Grey colour options. However, it is unknown if all the colour options will be made available on the lower Base variant. 

The Mahindra XUV400 is expected to get a 39.4kWh battery pack paired with an electric motor that can produce up to 150PS of peak power and 310Nm of peak torque. The powertrain is capable of returning a certified 456km of range. The XUV400 also gets connected features, smartwatch control, machine learning-based intelligent route selection, updated infotainment system, climate control, joystick gear selector, steering mounted audio controls, single pane sunroof, rear parking camera, and sensor, six airbags and more.

The Mahindra XUV400 is expected to be priced around the Rs 17 lakh to Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom) mark.