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Mahindra XUV500 2011-2015 Sportz

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XUV500 Sportz Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    15.1 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    2179 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Airbags
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XUV500 2011-2015 Sportz Review

One of India's largest SUV maker Mahindra and Mahindra has introduced a limited edition variant of its XUV 500 in the automobile market. It is christened as Mahindra XUV 500 Sportz and is powered by the same 2.2-litre, mHawk diesel engine that is capable of producing 140bhp in combination with a peak torque of 330Nm. It is paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox that enables the vehicle to produce 15.1 Kmpl, under standard conditions. Mechanically, there are no changes that have been made to this vehicle as the updates are purely regarding its cosmetics. The car maker introduced this trim with all the comfort and safety aspects, which are already prevalent in the W8 trim. In addition to those, this new entrant is bestowed with several styling aspects including sporty decals, fabric-leather upholstery, exclusive badging and other such aspects. In terms of safety, this trim comes equipped with rear view camera, which will assist the driver while parking. The company is going to take only 1000 bookings for this Sportz edition across the country.


The appearance of this limited edition trim is absolutely stunning, as it comes with breathtaking cosmetics. The company has added styling aspects all over its body structure in order to make it look sportier. To start with the frontage, it has body colored bumper that comes incorporated with fog lamps featuring red color inserts. On the bonnet, it has stylish red graphics, which gives an intimidating look to the front. The radiator grille and the headlight cluster have not been given any updates. The sides have stylish 'Sportz' decals on its doors, while there are red inserts on the door handles , ORVM caps and stylized roof rails as well. This latest trim gets a unique set of alloy wheels with signature inserts, which further complements the side profile. The rear end has a distinctly structured taillight cluster, which is equipped with high intensity lamps. The rear windscreen is quite large and is accompanied with a spoiler that has a third brake light as well. The overall look of the rear is complimented by the exclusive 'Sportz' badge on the tailgate.


Inside the cabin, this Mahindra XUV 500 Sportz limited edition trim has well cushioned seats, which are wrapped in leather upholstery with fabric inserts. The dual tone dashboard is equipped with an elegant center bezel that flows down right to the first row and gives the cabin a classy appearance. The company has given this variant a number of utility based features, which include cup and bottle holders, leather wrapped steering wheel, folding table in the rear, a big glove box with laptop holder, trunk light for easy access, new premium armrests and so on. The illuminated instrument cluster features a digital clock, seat belt reminder notification, headlamps on and door ajar warning, tachometer, an electronic multi-tripmeter and several other warning notifications.

Engine and Performance:

This latest trim is powered by the same 2.2-litre, mHawk diesel engine that comes with a common rail direct injection technology. It has four cylinders, 16-valves. It displaces 2179cc and is further incorporated with a variable geometry turbocharger. This mill has the ability to produce a maximum power of 140bhp at 3750rpm in combination with a commanding torque output of 330Nm in the range of 1600 to 2800rpm. This motor is paired with a 6-speed synchromesh manual transmission gearbox that distributes the torque to all four wheels. The automaker has installed micro hybrid technology, which switches off the engine when not necessary and thereby, reduces the consumption of fuel. This motor can deliver a minimum mileage of 12 Kmpl within the city, while generating a maximum 15.1 Kmpl on the highways.

Braking and Handling:

This variant comes with an efficient braking mechanism as all its wheels are fitted disc brakes along with high performance calipers. It is further enhanced by ABS along with EBD. It has a speed sensitive power steering system, which is tilt adjustable and makes handling simpler. It supports a minimum turning circle of 5.6 meters. On the other hand, it comes with an independent suspension mechanism, which helps in keeping the vehicle stable on any road condition. The front axle is assembled with a McPherson strut along with anti roll bar. Whereas the rear end gets a multi link type of mechanism, which is further assisted by a similar anti roll bar.

Safety Features:

This Mahindra XUV 500 Sportz limited edition variant has all the essential safety features. The list includes side impact beams along with crumple zones for crash protection, electronic stability program with rollover mitigation, hill hold and hill descent control. It comes with dual airbags for driver and front co-passenger along with side and curtain airbags, which helps in protecting the occupants in case of any collision. Apart from these, it is also blessed with ABS and electronic brake force distribution , central locking system, seat belt for all occupants and additionally this limited edition variant has also rear view camera that helps in parking the vehicle.

Comfort Features:

This SUV comes with several advanced features, which gives the occupants a luxurious feel while travelling. It has a multi-functional steering wheel, which is mounted with cruise control, audio, phone and voice command switches and adds to the convenience of the driver. For in-car entertainment, it has an advanced 2-DIN music system comes with 6-inch color display, which also supports GPS navigation. It is equipped with a number of functions such as CD/DVD player, radio with AM/FM, USB interface, Auxiliary input along with four door speakers and two tweeters on dashboard. Apart from these, it is also incorporated with air conditioning unit with fully automatic temperature control function and rear AC vents, mobile charging points in all three row, rear reading lamp, all four power windows with driver side auto down function, type pressure monitoring, seat lumbar support, entry assist lamp and so on.


1. Classy 'Sportz' cosmetics gives it an asserting look.
2. Inclusion of a rear view camera adds to its advantage.


1. Price tag can be more competitive.
2. Fuel economy can be made better.

Key Specifications of Mahindra XUV500 2011-2015 Sportz

ARAI Mileage15.1 kmpl
City Mileage12.0 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Displacement (cc)2179
Max Power (bhp@rpm)140bhp@3750rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)330Nm@1600-2800rpm
Seating Capacity7
Fuel Tank Capacity70
Body TypeSUV

Key Features of Mahindra XUV500 2011-2015 Sportz

Multi-function Steering WheelYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Touch ScreenYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagYes
Driver AirbagYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Mahindra XUV500 2011-2015 Sportz Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypemHawk Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)2179
Max Power (bhp@rpm)140bhp@3750rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)330Nm@1600-2800rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemDirect Injection
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
Gear Box6 Speed
Drive TypeAWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeDiesel
Mileage (ARAI)15.1
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)70
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Top Speed (Kmph)175km/hr
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMcPherson Type With Anti Roll Bar
Rear SuspensionMulti-Link Type With Anti Roll Bar
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)5.6 meters
Front Brake TypeDisk & Caliper Type
Rear Brake TypeDisk & Caliper Type
Acceleration12.5 Seconds
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)12.5 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4585
Width (mm)1890
Height (mm)1785
Seating Capacity7
Wheel Base (mm)2700
Gross Weight (Kg)2450
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable Seats
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre Size235/65 R17
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Additional Features
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Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
Advance Safety FeaturesHill Hold & HIll Descent Control
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
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