Mahindra Scorpio-N vs XUV700 features compared: Here's what's missing

There are a few inconsequential features which I have ignored for now, as these do not factor in anyone's purchase decision.

BHPian tarunjain recently shared this with other enthusiasts.

Given the overlap between the two cars, this confusion is inevitable for many of us. While the difference in ride and handling will be known in couple more days, starting this thread with a list of missing features in Scorpio-N compared to XUV 700 (the ones highlighted in red are missing in Scorpio N).

There are a few inconsequential features which I am not sure whether they exist in Scorpio N or not (like IntelliControl, MicroHybrid tech, etc.). Have ignored these for now. I don't think these features anyway factor in anyone's purchase decision.

Here's what GTO had to say on the matter:

More than features, it's a body-on-frame vs monocoque comparison here. The monocoque XUV700 will offer better ride quality, superior handling and be more car-like to drive. On the other hand, the Scorpio will be more robust, abuse-friendly, overload-friendly and (odds are) more competent offroad.

A big one is also RWD (Scorpio, like most body-on-frame cars) vs FWD (XUV700). I'd personally go with the XUV700.

Here's what BHPian shankar.balan had to say on the matter:

Thank you. Clearly, you have taken a lot of trouble to sit and list out the differences. If I may hazard a comment here, I would say that barring the 360-degree surround view, cornering lamps, knee airbag and telescopic steering, all the rest of the missing elements are inconsequential, at least, to me.

Here's what BHPian Vishal.R had to say on the matter:

One feature which is "missing" in lower variants of XUV 700 is cruise control, As We know due to ADAS which is only available on the top variant.

For me, Cruise Control is more important in comparison to the start-stop button. For me, W4 is a very well configured variant which provides almost all basic essential features and someone can actually consider it if on a tight budget. The only missing part is additional airbags.

Here's what BHPian swapnil0035 had to say on the matter:

Considering the initial post, the difference between complete Scorpio-N and 700's major (deal-breaking for some) features:

  1. Panoramic Sunroof
  2. Memory driver seat
  3. ADAS
  4. 360° camera
  5. Electronic parking brake

Rest all major features of 700 are available in Scorpio-N

So, the Top model (Automatic 4x2) price comparison

  • Scorpio-N Z8L: 23.70L on road (tentative)
  • XUV700 AX7L: 26.00L on road (in Punjab)

If we compare the proper top model of ScorpioN

  • Scorpio-N Z8L: 26.00L on road (tentative)
  • XUV700 AX7L: 26.00L on road

Then, you get the below in scorpioN which is not available in 700:

  • 4L and 4H proper 4x4
  • 4xplore terrain management system
  • MLD and BLD diffrentials
  • RWD
  • Better tuned suspension for off-road. (For normal ride and handling as well will be decided after review)

Here's what BHPian VaibhavShatna95 had to say on the matter:

They are completely different cars.

Scorpio-N is a body-on-ladder I believe and XUV is Monocoque.

For someone living in rural areas, Scorpio is a much better bet and similarly, if your usage is primarily urban, XUV 700 is the one to get.

We still have to hear about how Scorpio drives on road but I don't have high hopes about it.

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