Mahindra’s highly demandable toughest utility vehicle, the TUV 300, is preparing to launch in Nepal by the end of 2015, based on the report from the Himalayan Times. In the Nepali market, Agni Incorporated is the authorized Mahindra distributor will introduce the Mahindra TUV 300 to the respective market. The TUV 300 to cost in the range of NPR 3.3 to 3.8 million, in Indian currency Rs. 20.6 lakhs to 23.7 lakhs. The compact SUV is expected to be received the same response, what it gets in the Indian market, in Nepal against the Nepali-Specific Ford EcoSport, Hyundai Creta and its kind of products.
With the ladder-on-frame of body chassis including the wide range of customization accessories, the TUV 300 will be entered in to the Nepali auto industry. That means, the exterior framework of the Nepali-specific compact SUV is likely to be similar to the concise variant of the Mahindra’s new popular SUV is Scorpio. With the total of 7 variants including manual and automatic, the TUV 300 introduced in September, 2015 at ex-showroom price range is Rs. 6.98 lakhs to Rs. 9.2 lakhs in New Delhi. But, the reports suggested that the limited variants of TUV 300 will be available in Nepal.
Performance of the TUV 300 for Nepal will not be compromised and the company is to offer the same turbocharged diesel engine of 1.5-litre mHawk 80, which returns the 84bhp with the 5-speed manual transmission and 81bhp with automated manual transmission and the torque of 230Nm. The SUV claims the 15.5/kmpl of mileage by supplying the maximum level of power to the rear wheels.
The list of variants is not yet decided by Mahindra but, all the variants to carry the features of anti-lock braking system, two airbags for driver and front passenger, electronic brakeforce distribution, blackened B and D pillars, as well. For the safety purpose, the vehicle additionally gets the Corner Brake Control.
The 2-din music system with Mahindra BlueSense, Bluetooth compatibility, AUX-in and USB support options, integrated controls on the steering wheel, power adjustable mirrors, static bending headlights and reverse parking sensor features to be obtained by the higher version of TUV 300.
The design of the TUV 300 is inspired from best-in-class elements like high ground clearance, prominent shoulder lines, seven-seating capacity, spacious cabin with head and legroom and vertical chrome slats. Like in India, the vehicle will be available in the good looking exterior shades in the Nepal market.
The Mahindra TUV 300 is a perfect utility vehicle offering excellent off-road and on-road capabilities so that we are eagerly waiting for the product introduction in Nepal, according to Sijian Neupane, Assistant Manager of Agni Incorporated. The pre bookings for TUV 300 could be commenced from the mid of December if the vehicle will be introduced by the end of running year.