Mahindra begins testing BS-VI compliant engines

Test mules of the XUV500, TUV300, Bolero and Supro with "BSVI-D" decals have been spotted testing, indicating that Mahindra has started road trials of its BS-VI compliant diesel engines. An image of an XUV300 with a BS6 sticker has also surfaced online.

Reports suggest that Mahindra is developing a new BS-VI compliant 2.0-litre diesel engine that is expected to power the next generation Scorpio among other models. The next generation Thar is expected to dump its 2.5-litre diesel for a BS-VI compliant 2.0-litre unit. The XUV300 is also expected to get BS-VI compliant petrol and diesel engines.

The BS-VI diesel engines are reported to get selective catalytic converters, diesel particulate filter and exhaust gas re-circulation. The new emission regulations will come into force in April 2020.

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