Mahindra launches Automatic Transmission for W6 FWD variant of XUV500

Mahindra & Mahindra has introduced Automatic Transmission (AT) in the W6 FWD variant of the New Age XUV500. The Automatic option will now be available across four variants of the vehicle at a range of price points to appeal to different customers – W6 FWD, W8 FWD and W10 FWD and AWD.

The Automatic variant of W6 FWD is priced at Rs.14.29 lakh (ex-showroom Navi Mumbai) and will be available across Mahindra dealerships with immediate effect.

The New Age XUV500 is the only SUV in its class to offer a second generation, 6-speed automatic transmission with AWD as an option. The Automatic Transmission has been sourced from the leading global supplier, AISIN, Japan.

"Automatic Transmission has resonated well with our customers since we launched it in November 2015,” said Vivek Nayer, chief marketing officer, automotive division, M&M. “I am sure that the availability of the Automatic Transmission across variants and a range of price points will now render this technology more accessible to a larger base of customers and make the XUV500 a more attractive proposition amongst a wide spectrum of buyers.”