Rumour: Updated Mahindra KUV100, TUV300 coming this month

According to a media report, Mahindra is gearing up to launch the KUV100 facelift this month. The company is also likely to introduce a new top-end variant of the TUV300. 

The report states that the launch of the KUV100 facelift could coincide with the Tata Nexon launch, which is scheduled for September 21, 2017. Spy images of the updated KUV100 indicate that the vehicle is set to receive minor exterior styling tweaks. On the inside, the car could get a textured dashboard and a new infotainment system as well.

The KUV100 facelift is expected to be offered with the current set of engines - a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder petrol unit which produces 82 BHP @ 5,500 rpm and 115 Nm of torque @ 3,500-3,600 rpm and a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder diesel with 77 BHP @ 3,750 rpm and peak torque of 190 Nm @ 1,750-2,250 rpm. Both engines come paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Along with the KUV100 facelift, Mahindra is planning to give the TUV300 a new top-spec T10 variant. The report states that the T10 variant will get dual-tone paint job and an updated infotainment system with Android Auto, navigation and Mahindra Blue Sense app.

The TUV300 is currently offered in 7 variants - T4, T4+, T6, T6+, T6 AMT, T8 and T8 AMT. The new T10 variant is likely to get the 1.5-litre, mHawk100 diesel engine that produces 100 BHP @ 3,750 rpm and 240 Nm of torque @ 1,600-2,800 rpm. It could be offered in an AMT variant as well.

Source: Autocar

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