Mahindra has announced the introduction of a new petrol variant of its premium SUV, the XUV500. The petrol powered XUV500 will be available in a single variant with a 6-speed automatic transmission sourced from AISIN, Japan. Named as the ‘G AT’ variant, the XUV500 petrol automatic will be competitively priced at Rs 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available in select cities. Under the hood, the newly introduced XUV500 G AT variant will be powered by the indigenously developed 2.2 litre mHawk petrol engine that generates 140bhp and 320Nm of torque.
The XUV500 G AT variant is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission which has features like the creep function and manual mode option. The XUV500 portfolio will now have a petrol variant along with a wide range of diesel variants. The petrol automatic variant will also come with features such as a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Logo projection lamp on ORVMs, Static bending headlamps, ESP with rollover mitigation, Dual airbag, ABS with EBD, Tyre-tronics, Cruise Control, Push button start, and many more.