Home-grown automaker Mahindra & Mahindra on Tuesday announced the launch of the facelift version of KUV100 at starting price of Rs 4.39 lakh and going up to Rs 7.33 lakh. As per the company, the price is introductory for first three months. The facelift KUV 100 would be available in 10 trims with interior and minor mechanical updates.
The new KUV100 comes with two engine variants. The KUV100 petrol is powered by the mFalcon G80 1.2L 3-cylinder all-aluminium unit, which produces 83Ps of power and a peak torque of 115Nm and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
While the KUV100 diesel is powered by mFalcon D75 1.2L CRDi unit, which churns out 78Ps of power and a peak torque of 190Nm, and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
On the design front, M&M has made some significant changes in the front grill and bumper to give it a more aggressive look. The company has come up with new sporty headlamps, too. On the rear side, the tail lamps has been tweaked with new shape and chrome bezel. Even the wipers have also been changed.
The Facelift’s 15-inch alloy has been coated with black and chrome finish to add some muscular look. The size of the car is also been worked upon, and there is some slight increase in the length as well.
The KUV100 by Mahindra & Mahindra is a crossover hatchback, where the KUV stands for a Kool Utility Vehicle. With the KUV100, Mahindra has targeted the urban and dynamic youth.