Mahindra & Mahindra launched its new compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) TUV 300 at the Chakan plant this morning.
The introductory price of the new sub 4m vehicle that is built on a brand new platform is Rs 6.9 lakh in Pune (ex-showroom) for BS4 version to Rs 9.12 lakh for top end.
With a design inspired by a battle tank, and built on a chassis base, the SUV is fitted with a 1.5 litre mHawk engine with a two stage turbocharger.
The SUV is being offered in three different variants and six colours plus one made-to-order combat green colour.
The SUV is only available in BS4 version. The other variants of the T4 (base variant), T6 and T8.
The TUV3OO (pronounced as TUV, 3 double ‘O’) will compete with Ford EcoSport, Hyundai’s newly-launched Creta and Renault’s Duster.
The company is also gearing up to launch five new vehicles in this financial year.