Mahindra has announced the prices of its Nexon EV rival, the XUV400, which start at INR 15.99 lakh, ex-showroom, Pan India. Bookings will commence from January 26, 2023, and do note that the launch prices are “introductory” and are applicable to the first 5,000 bookings of each variant.
|Variant||Battery size||MIDC range||Charger||Price (INR)|
|XUV400 EC||34.5 kWh||375 km||3.3 kW||15.99 lakh|
|7.2 kW||16.49 lakh|
|XUV400 EL||39.4 kWh||456 km||7.2 kW||18.99 lakh|
For those wondering, ‘MIDC’ stands for Modified Indian Driving Cycle; it is the Indian equivalent of international standards such as the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) and World Harmonized Light-duty Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).
As mentioned, the XUV400 is available in two trims: EC and EL. Key features of the base model include LED taillights, 16-inch steel wheels, rear disc brakes, electrically adjustable ORVMs, fabric seat upholstery, 60:40 split rear seat backrest, connected car tech, and two front airbags. The EL boasts 16-inch Diamond-cut alloy wheels, projector headlights, LED running lights, an electric sunroof, roof rails, electrically adjustable + foldable ORVMs, leatherette seat upholstery, a 7-inch touchscreen, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay connectivity, a rearview camera, connected car tech + smartwatch connectivity, and 6 airbags. Dual-tone paint options are also exclusive to the EL trim.
The XUV400 packs a single front electric motor that develops 110 kW (150 metric hp) and 310 Nm (229 lb-ft) of torque. Read more here.