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Mahindra starts export of new micro SUV KUV 100

The SUV leader Mahindra has been started the export of its recently launched KUV 100 to the multiple markets like South Africa, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. The Mahindra KUV 100 is the latest micro SUV offered in the utility vehicle segment that is quickly rising in the Indian passenger car market. Based on the latest reports, the company has exported more than 400 units of the Mahindra KUV 100 to the above mentioned right-hand driven markets.

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The South African market imports more than 200 units of KUV 100 from the Bombay airport, India so that it emerges as the biggest market for the micro SUV. With the attractive monocoque chassis, the latest utility vehicle has more acceptability in the Indian market and received more pre-booking orders before its launch. Mahindra sold 14,210 units of the KUV 100 till the March month since its launch in January 2016 and received more than 37,000 units booking orders till the April 15th to 20th.

The SUV major is planning to increase the production capacity of the KUV 100 to 12,000 units from the existing production capacity of 9,000 units at the company’s Chakan plant with the increasing demand in the car market.

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It is the new SUV offered with the fuel-efficient mFalcon family engines and the petrol versions develop the 82bhp and 114Nm with the 1.2-litre mFalcon G80, whereas the diesel versions rated at the outputs of 77bhp and 190Nm with the 1.2-litre mFalcon D75. The SUV is available in four base trims and three sub-variants at a price range of Rs. 4.42 lakh to Rs. 6.76 lakh.

In the March month, it is the best-selling car from Mahindra after the Bolero SUV and now, the sales of the KUV 100 increase in the further months with the exports. Besides, Mahindra’s share in the export market will be increased with the KUV 100 and Mahindra e2o electric vehicle, which is launched in the UK market.

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