Some of the most impressive vehicles in the profitable Indian car market are from the esteemed stables of Mahindra & Mahindra. This company is the country's very own auto maker, which has some of the most impressive vehicles in the market. Their excellent fleet also has a stylish MPV, Mahindra Xylo, which is one of their best sellers in the Indian car market. Mahindra India is an international automobile manufacturer that has its manufacturing facilities as well as head quarters based within the country itself. This impressive MPV is being sold in quite a number of different trims for the buyers to pick from, depending on their need and requirement. The Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS Airbag is one such variant in this model series. The company has fitted this MPV with a 2.5-litre, mEagle diesel engine, which has 4 cylinders and 16 valves. This commanding diesel engine has also been given a highly acclaimed common rail direct injection fuel supply system, which helps in enhancing the mileage and is also coupled with a proficient 5-speed manual transmission as well. Some of the impressive comfort features included in this MPV are a power steering, a remote fuel lid opener, a low fuel warning light, an accessory power outlet, rear seat head rest, cup holders, a proficient air conditioning unit with heater and rear AC vents for added comfort to the rear seat passengers and many more such practical functions.
This is one of the top end variant and the company has given it some enticing exteriors, which will certainly amaze the customers. The frontage of this MPV has a masculine radiator grille that has been embedded with a large emblem of the company and is chrome plated. This radiator grille is surrounded with a bright headlight cluster, which has been bestowed with halogen lamps. Then there is a body coloured bumper that has a black coloured air dam, which is flanked by a pair of bright fog lamps. The side profile has body coloured door handles and external rear view mirrors, which can be electronically adjusted. While the pronounced wheel arches have been equipped with a set of modish 15-inch light alloy wheels , which have been further covered with tubeless radial tyres of size 215/75 R15 that have a superior road grip. The sides of this MPV variant have also been given foot steps with mud flaps as well. The rear end has a big windscreen, fog lamps on the bumper along with a rear wash and wipe function and a luminous tail lamp cluster and a body coloured tail gate appliqué. The roof gets a sporty spoiler and a set of roof rails with end caps that adds to the sportiness of this MPV. The Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS Airbag variant is being offered in a number of vibrant and exciting exterior paint options. The list includes a sparkling Diamond White metallic finish, a flamboyant Toreador Red metallic option, a subtle yet elegant Mist Silver finish option, a magnificent Fiery Black metallic finish, a charming Rocky Beige metallic finish and also a modish Java Brown metallic finish option.
The overall dimensions of this MPV variant are very spacious and can take in seven passengers. The total length of this MPV is 4525mm along with an overall width of 1770mm, which also includes the protruding external rear view mirrors. Then the overall height of this MPV is 1880mm along with a roomy wheel base of 2760mm, which is quite reasonable and it also has an impressive ground clearance of 186mm, which is very impressive.
The interiors of this MPV has luxuriant features, which will certainly amaze the buyers. The colour scheme of this MPV is stylish, while the dashboard along with other surfaces are smooth and is made up of good quality plastics. The seats are comfortable and provide spacious leg room along with ample head and shoulder space, which gives all the passengers, a relaxed driving experience. The seats are covered with premium fabric upholstery. The company has also included this MPV variant with a sleek and highly advanced DDAS (digital drive assist system) with a topper pad as well. This MPV has quite a number storage spaces such as a large glove compartment, a theatre effect lamp, bottle and cup holders, a roof console that has a spectacle holder , an arm rest for the front passengers, foldable snack trays, four courtesy lamp all around the vehicle, front seat back pockets, storage in the centre console and smaller storage space in the doors as well.
Engine and Performance
This Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS Airbag variant has been fitted with a 2.5-litre, mEagle diesel engine, which has 4 cylinders and 16 valves in it . This commanding diesel motor has the capacity to displace 2498c c in combination with an outstanding 112bhp at 3800 rpm along with a pounding maximum torque of 260Nm at 1800 – 2200 rpm. This 2.5-litre diesel mill has also been equipped with a CRDi (common rail direct injection) fuel supply system and has been skilfully coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission . The company claims that this Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS Airbag variant has the ability to generate a mileage in the range of 9.34 to 11.68 kmpl , when driven under standard conditions. This powerful engine is also compliant with all the norms of Bharat Stage IV, which also ensures lesser emissions.
Braking and Handling
The company has equipped this MPV with a robust braking system along with a well balanced suspension mechanism. The front wheels of this entry level MPV has been equipped with powerful disc brakes, while the rear wheels have been fitted with solid drum brakes . The company has also equipped this Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS Airbag with an advanced anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution to augment the braking system of this MPV trim. While, the front axle of this MPV has been given an independent coil spring type of a mechanism, while the rear axle gets a multi link coil spring type of a mechanism to keep this massive MPV well balanced on any terrain.
The list of comfort features included in this Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS Airbag trim are an advanced 2-DIN audio system with a few input options along with front and rear speakers and a remote control, a rear defogger, a power steering, power windows, a sophisticated central locking system, a remote fuel lid opener , a low fuel warning light, an internal rear view mirror, an accessory socket front console, driver and front co-passenger sun visor's, four internal courtesy lamps, an accessory power outlet, rear seat head rest, cup holders, a proficient surround cool dual air conditioning unit with heater and rear AC vents for added comfort to the rear seat passengers, full floor console, puddle lamp on front and rear doors, keyless entry, an illuminated ignition key hole and many more such utility based aspects.
The company has integrated this variant with quite a number of safety features, which comprise of airbags for added protection, an intellipark reverse assist, ABS with EBD, powerful halogen head lamps, a wash and wipe function for the large rear windscreen, seat belts for all the passengers, an adjustable steering column, a tachometer, a digital clock, front and side impact beams, adjustable seats, a transponder based engine immobiliser and a centrally mounted fuel tank.
Good interior space, comfortable seating arrangement and a powerful engine.
Engine sound has to be reduced, mileage can be made better.
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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