India’s very own, home grown automobile manufacturer, Mahindra & Mahindra has some of the best selling vehicles in the market. Their vehicles have always generated an overwhelming response from numerous customers. The outstanding fleet of Mahindra India consists mostly of sports utility and multi-purpose vehicles, which have been majorly instrumental in generating revenue for the company. The massive Mahindra Xylo is one such top selling multi-purpose vehicle from the admired stables of the company. Mahindra India is a transnational automobile manufacturer that has its head office in Mumbai and is one of the biggest vehicle makers in terms of production in the country. This impressive MPV is being sold in quite a number of variants for the buyers to choose from. The Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS is one such variant in this model line up. The company has housed this MPV trim 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 five 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.
The company designers have bestowed this Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS variant with quite a few striking aspects to its exteriors. The frontage of this MPV has a broad radiator grille that has been embedded with a chrome plated emblem of the company. This radiator grille is surrounded with a bright headlight cluster, which has been bestowed with halogen lamps. The company has given this MPV 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 neatly carved out wheel arches have been equipped with a set of robust 15 inch steel wheels, which have been further covered with tubeless radial tyres of size 215/75 R15 and full wheel covers. The sides of this MPV variant has 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 stylishness of this MPV variant. The company is selling this amazing MPV in a host of vivacious and elegant 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 helps in taking this MPV over any terrain with ease.
The interiors of this Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS trim have quite a number of luxuriant aspects, which will entice the customers. The interior colour scheme is elegant and the dashboard along with other surfaces are smooth and is made up of good quality plastic material as well. The seats are plush and provide ample leg room along with moderate head and shoulder space, which gives all the occupants a comfortable 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
The company has equipped this Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS vatiant with a power packed diesel engine. This mEagle, 2.5-litre engine has 4 cylinders and 16 valves in it . This influential engine has the capacity to displace 2498cc in combination with an outstanding 112bhp at 3800rpm along with a pounding maximum torque of 260Nm at 1800 – 2200rpm. 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 MPV has the capacity to generate a reasonably good mileage in the range of 9.34 to 11.68 kmpl.
Braking and Handling
The company has equipped this MPV variant with a proficient braking system along with a reliable 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 . Apart from all these aspects, the company has also equipped this variant with a highly developed Anti-lock Braking System along with Electronic Brake-force Distribution as well. On the other hand, 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 trim are an advanced 2-DIN audio system with speakers and 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 practical functions.
The company has integrated this Mahindra Xylo E8 ABS variant with quite a number of safety features, which comprise of 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 immobilizer and a centrally mounted fuel tank.
A powerful diesel engine, roomy interiors and comfortable seats.
A few more features can be added, mileage can be better, engine sound can be decreased.
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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