Mahindra and Mahindra has a very elaborate portfolio in the Indian car bazaar. Basically, the car maker is known for offering very bold and sporty SUVs, but to cater the needs of sedan consumers, it offers Mahindra Verito sedan, which is affordable and comfortable. Originally known as the Mahindra-Renault Logan, the car is available in both diesel as well as petrol variants. Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII is one of the diesel variants in the range that has been equipped with a strong and fuel efficient 1.5-litre diesel engine and comfortable and soothing interiors. The engine is capable of churning out a maximum power output of 65bhp along with a peak torque of 160Nm. The engine has been coupled with the standard 5-speed manual transmission, which allows the car to deliver amazing fuel economy figure of 21.03 kmpl. Apart from this, the exteriors of the car are done up in a decent manner. The car comes with a stylish front profile accompanied by large halogen headlamps, turn indicators and a smooth nose. The grille is finished in chrome, positioning the Mahindra emblem at the centre. The side cladding is sporty with the presence of body coloured ORVMs and the door handles are nice. The tail lights on the outside are just as nice, while the boot lid has been designed keeping in mind the sportiness. On the other hand, the interiors of Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII are made comfortable and alluring. The car model has been equipped with an air conditioning system with heater, power steering wheel, power windows, cup holders and central locking.
Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII comes with stylised bumpers that go well with the overall appearance of the car and make the sedan look sleek and stylish. The chrome finishing given to the front grille is very attractive, while the broad highlight cluster makes the sedan dazzle. The roof rails are an attractive part of the exteriors. The side profile of the car has been enhanced by the body coloured door handles and ORVMs along with the very masculine and sporty side cladding. The smooth curves are carried on to the rear end. The sporty boot lid is paired together with very stylised and smart looking tail lamps along with a high mounted stop lamp. Overall, Mahindra and Mahindra has tried its best to give the Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 a premium appearance along with a touch of sportiness.
The interiors of Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII are impressive and give out a lavish feeling as soon as you enter the car. The smart use of chrome not only adds on a bit of glamour to the interiors, but also make it aesthetically sound. The fabric upholstery for the seats is of semi-high quality, while the dashboard finishing has been done keeping in mind the high class image of Mahindra. The cabin overall is sophisticated and the aptly positioned buttons and AC vents further enhance the interiors here. The centre console in Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII is also unruffled and nicely done colour theme maintains the ambiance of the car.
Engine and Performance
Under the bonnet of Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII, you would find the very dynamic 1.5-litre 8 valve dCi CRDi diesel engine that abides by the BSIII norms. The engine has a displacement of 1461cc and has the capacity to churn out a maximum output of 65bhp at the rate of 4000 rpm along with generating a maximum torque of 160Nm at the rate of 2000 rpm. The engine here has been coupled with 5-speed manual transmission, which allows the car to deliver very impressive mileage figures. On the city roads, the car delivers a fuel economy of 18.01 kmpl while on the highways, the car manages to give out 21.03 kmpl of mileage. On the other hand, the pickup and acceleration of the Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII is not a letdown. This sedan model can go from the 0 to 100 kmph speed mark in 17.2 seconds and has a top speed of 151 kmph.
Braking and Handling
It is very important for any car to come with a strong braking system and and Mahindra has kept this in mind and fitted Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII with a sound braking as well as a robust suspension system. The supreme braking system is very effectual in any weather conditions and comprises of disc brakes at the front and drum brakes for the rear. The suspension system for the front axle is a McPherson type wish bone link setup while the rear axle has been equipped with an H-section torsion beam that also has a programmed deflection coil spring, which is good enough to take care of any sudden jerks and potholes the car may face.
The comfort level of Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII is decent and not all that disappointing. The car has been ergonomically designed keeping in mind the comfort of the driver and the occupants. The seats are very comfy and provide all the occupants with ample amounts of legroom and headroom. The air conditioning system with heater is very proficient along with AC vents positioned conveniently. These ensure cooling to the rear occupants as well in a matter of few seconds. The sun visor is present with the rear defogger, remote fuel lid opener, cup holders and power steering wheel for comfortable and hassle-free driving.
The safety department of Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII is decent but not as impressive as you would expect it to be. The car model comes with halogen headlamp, collapsible steering wheel column, adjustable front along with rear seat head restraints and fixed front seat belts. Apart from these, the car also comes with an anti-theft engine immobiliser, child proof rear door locks, a prismatic day and night inside rear view mirror, laminated windshield along with a headlights on warning signal, tachometer and a double horn.
Mahindra Verito 1.5 D4 BSIII has sporty and good-looking exteriors, good mileage figures.
Lack of many comfort and safety features.
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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Look and Style Style is good. Even its nt having sporty look,its avearage. Am having a dec 2013 version. the looks too improved compared with the older versions. Comfort No other sedan cars cant gi ...
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