TUV 300 is the sub compact SUV from the Mahindra stables where TUV stands for Tough Utility Vehicle. This is a car designed for those who expect more from a vehicle than just a means to get from point A to B – a thoughtfully designed, aesthetic, feature loaded car that helps you go where you want in style. The seven seater vehicle is a great option for those looking for a compact people-mover as well as those looking for a tough go-anywhere car.
TUV 300 – features and specs
The car features an mHAWK 100 1.5 lt diesel engine with a 2-stage turbo charger that offers 100 BHP of power and 240 Nm of torque. It also features a new generation chassis derived from the Scorpio. Though this is a sub-compact vehicle, it has an authentic SUV design with a bold grille, day time running headlamps, rear spoiler, metallic gray roof rails and ten spoke alloy wheels. It has micro hybrid technology with electronic start and stop and eco mode to maximise fuel efficiency. The interiors are carefully designed to create a truly premium feel and enhance convenience.
The car features dual airbags and anti-lock braking system with EBD. The high steel strength used in the body offers better impact absorption and enhanced safety. Cornering brake control further enhances on road safety and the digital immobiliser feature protects against theft.
TUV 300 – variants and offers
Variants of TUV300 include the T4 Plus which is the manual diesel version and goes up to the T 10 dual tone option variant in diesel manual. Prices range from Rs. 8.54 lakhs for the base variant up to Rs. 10.55 lakhs for the top end car. Currently, the company is offering benefits of up to Rs. 75,000 on purchases of the TUV 300. Zero down payment and zero maintenance along with zero registration and road tax liability are some current offers.
TUV 300 – what the reviews say
Users who have driven the car extensively say that it compares very favourably with other vehicles in this segment and is a lot tougher than regular people mover cars. The AC is effective even in eco mode. The car performs well on hilly roads, in rainy weather and in tough conditions. This is a value for money car for those looking for a seven seater; with sufficient head, leg and shoulder room, and capacious space for luggage. The great SUV design and high ground clearance are other features that people have recommended the TUV 300 for.