Mahindra and Mahindra has been in the passenger car segment for a long time now. Its cars like Mahindra Bolero, Mahindra Verito, Mahindra Scorpio are truly successful in the Indian car bazaar. if you are willing to buy a sporty and bold SUV, Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII could turn out to be an ideal choice for you. The SUV model has been blessed with the 2.2-litre mHawk BSIII complaint diesel engine. This mill comfortably produces a maximum power of 120bhp along with 290Nm of peak torque. The tried and tested 5-speed manual transmission coupled with the engine makes the car deliver decent mileage figures (9.02 to 12.05 kmpl). The pickup and acceleration of the car variant is average and not as good as the 4WD variant of Scorpio. But a comfortable and alluring driving experience in this car can be assured. The exteriors of the Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII are sporty, dynamic and truly bold. The Mahindra DNA oozes out its charm from every angle. The front profile is nice and sporty, which has been accentuated by the presence of bold headlamp cluster and smooth nose. While the rear profile features chic and trendy tail lights with body coloured bumpers and chrome finishes here and there. The roof rails add on more charm to the car appearance. On the inside, Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII comes with spacious and comfortable interiors. The comfort features such as air conditioning system with heater, rear AC vents, CD/MP3 player, remote fuel lid and boot opener, cup holders, power steering wheel, power windows and central locking system. Furthermore to enhance the safety department, the car model has an Anti-lock Braking system with Brake Assist, a responsive brake system, anti-theft alarm system, door ajar warning and the list goes on.
The exteriors of Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII are a perfect blend of sportiness, elegance and boldness. The front profile of the car has a huge headlamp cluster, which includes turn indicators as well. The front grille has been finished with cleanliness and the chrome dipped logo of Mahindra looks fabulous at the front. The front bumper is large and smooth while the bonnet showcases the flawless design features. The side profile of the car has body coloured ORVMs, body coloured door handles, dynamic wheel arches, which fit in 16-inch steel wheels with tubeless radial tyres. Accentuating the overall appearance of Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII, the rear profile doesn’t disappoint at all. The car comes with trendy and big tail lights accompanied by a well designed tail gate and high mounted stop lamp positioned at a very apt level. The rear bumper along with the roof rails add on more sportiness to the car.
On the inside, the dual tone interiors of Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII are the major highlights. The dashboard has been designed according to the colour scheme, while the high quality fabric upholstery makes the cabin appear very spacious and airy. The instrumental cluster is positioned appropriately keeping in mind the comfort of the driver. The centre console is ideal and the AC vents are present at the front and rear of the cabin. The other interiors highlight of Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII comprise of adjustable steering column, electronic multi-trip meter, glove compartment, cigarette lighter and digital odometer.
Engine and Performance
Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII comes with a strong and dynamic 2.2-litre CRDE diesel engine, which is BSIII complaint. This engine has the displacement of 2179cc and is capable of churning out maximum power output of 120bhp at the rate of 4000 rpm along with generating a maximum torque of 290Nm at the rate of 1800 to 2800 rpm. The standard 5-speed manual transmission has been coupled with the engine, which promises decent performance delivery. The car has a top speed of 156 kmph and touches the 100 kmph speed mark from zero in 16.5 seconds. On the other hand, the mileage figures are also not disappointing. The car is powered by a diesel engine, therefore on the city roads, it gives a mileage of 9.02 kmpl, while on the highways the fuel economy is about 12.05 kmpl.
Braking and handling
Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII comes with a strong braking system, comprising of disc brakes for the front and drum brakes for the rear. These brakes are burly enough to stop the car whenever needed. Furthermore to make them stronger and better, it is mated to am Anti-lock Braking System and Brake-Assist, both of which make sure that the car doesn’t skid when immediate brakes are applied. The handling of the car model is amplified by the presence of a sophisticated suspension system. This one includes an independent, torsion bar setup for the front and multi-link coil springs for the rear. The power steering wheel acts as an icing on the cake.
The comfort level in Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII has been maintained thoroughly, so that the occupants do not feel restless or uncomfortable during the ride in this car variant. The air conditioning system comes with a heater and rear AC vents. It doesn’t take up too much time to cool down the cabin and the air quality control makes sure the AC air is clean. The multi functional power steering wheel is present for smooth handling, while power windows are present for the front and rear for passengers’ convenience. Furthermore, Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII also comes with a remote fuel lid and boot opener, trunk light, vanity mirror, rear reading lamp, rear seat headrests, rear seat centre armrest, height adjustable front seat belts, cruise control, parking sensors, and seat lumbar support.
Mahindra Scorpio VLX BSIII comes with an array of safety features. These include in Anti-lock Braking System and Brake-Assist, central locking system, power door locks, anti-theft alarm, day & night rear view mirror, passenger side rear view mirror, child safety locks, halogen headlamps, door ajar warning, seat belts warning, front and side impact beams, keyless entry, tyre pressure monitor and engine immobiliser.
Sporty appearance with spacious interiors
Lack of airbags.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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