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Power17.4 Bhp
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Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Private Limited is an innovative company, which has been designing and manufacturing sleek and compact electric cars in the country. This company has its head office in Bengaluru and it was formerly known as Reva Electric Car Company, which was taken over by Mahindra and Mahindra in year, 2010. One of their electric cars, ‘Reva I’, is available to be bought in 26 different international car markets across the globe. This adorable and efficient car is being sold in over 4000 different versions globally according to a report which was submitted in a couple of years back. This is acclaimed to be one of the most eco-friendly and popular Mahindra Cars across the globe and the company has apparently received quite a few accolades for this wonderful electric car. This compact electric car is the flagship vehicle of the company and is available in three trims – Reva I Standard , Reva I A/C and the top end Reva I Classe. This 2-door hatchback Mahindra Reva I Standard is very adorable and has comfortable interiors as well, it can seat 4 passengers (preferably 2 adults and 2 kids) and is equipped with two computers. These computers keep the driver updated with varied vehicle analysis and services. The back seats are foldable to accommodate extra luggage and has other features like remote hatch release and a 4-speed blower along with a few other features as well. While the exteriors of this entry level Mahindra Reva I Standard are very adorable and neatly done up. This compact electric car is being touted as the future of the global automobile market owing to its negligible emission norms and being very easy on the pocket. This is due to the ever increasing environmental concerns and other hazards many people are looking for some very reliable substitutes, which will be maintenance free and will be steadfast and dependent as well. The company has fitted a 48cc electric engine, which has been equipped with two cylinders and has the ability to generate healthy power and torque, which is apt for the country's traffic conditions. The overall body structure is robust and the company has also fitted this Mahindra Reva I Standard trim with a well balanced suspension system along with an efficient braking system as well .

Exteriors :

The Mahindra Reva I Standard is the entry level variant in the Reva model lineup and the company has done up its exteriors with style. The front fascia of this compact electric car is neatly designed with a curvy front that has neatly carved out head light cluster. This cluster is is fitted with a set of radiant lamps, which gives a clear view to the driver. The side profile is lustrous and has black colored external rear view mirrors and door handles. The astutely shaped wheel arches have been fitted with a set of 13 inch robust steel wheels, which are further covered with superior tubeless radial tyres of size 145/70 R13 that are energy saving and have low rolling resistance as well. The rear end is rather plain with a normal sized windshield along with the company badging and a bright tail lamp cluster. The company is offering this impressive small car in quite a few exterior paint options. The list includes a magnificent looking Midnight Black finish, a vibrant Cherry Red finish, a sparkling Angel White finish option, a unique Passion Yellow finish, a subtle looking Silver Arrow finish option and a vivacious Blue Envy finish option as well.

The overall dimensions of this Mahindra Reva I Standard trim are pretty decent and gives the passengers ample leg room along with pertinent shoulder and head space as well. The overall length of this small car is 2638mm along with a total width of 1324mm, which also includes the external wing mirrors. Then the overall height of this variant is 1510mm and it also has a moderate wheel base of 1710mm along with a minimum ground clearance of 150mm, which is quite good. The approximate kerb weight of this Mahindra Reva I Standard trim is about 700 Kgs, while it also has a minimum turning radius of 3.5 meters, which makes it very easy to handle, even in peak traffic conditions .

Interiors :

The Mahindra Reva I Standard trim is the entry level variant and the company has done up its insides with regular and essential aspects. The seating arrangement is quite good with comfortable seats, which are covered with god quality fabric upholstery. Then there are a few storage spaces such as a glove compartment, front cup holder and a bottle holder as well. Then instrument cluster is rather bright and have a few notification lamps to help the driver.

Engine and Performance :

This impressive Mahindra Reva I Standard is one of the first such efficient substitutes to the petrol, diesel and CNG engine based passenger cars . The company has fitted this stylish small car with a 48cc electric engine, which has been equipped with two cylinders and has the ability to generate pertinent torque and power output, which is quite suitable for the Indian roads and traffic conditions. This AC induction motor has the ability to generate 17.4bhp in combination with a 52Nm of torque as well. This engine is cleverly mated with an automatic gear box transmission and is said to attain a top speed of 80 Kmph , which is quite good. This innovative electric motor is complaint with all the norms of Bharat Stage III as well.

Braking and Handling :

The company has fitted this Mahindra Reva I Standard with a robust suspension as well as a proficient braking system . The front axle gets a independent McPherson strut with an anti-roll bar. Whereas, the rear axle gets an A-arm with a panhard rod & coil-over shock absorbers. On the other hand, the front and the rear wheels of this small car are fitted with efficient disc brakes.

Safety Features :

The Mahindra Reva I Standard has been equipped with a few essential and fundamental safety aspects. The list includes a set of halogen headlamps, rear seat belts, front and side impact beams, child safety locks for the rear doors and a few more such protective aspects to keep the occupants as well as the vehicle safe.

Comfort Features :

The list of these convenient and practical features comprises of a remotely operated fuel lid as well as a boot opener, a low fuel warning lamp in the instrument cluster, manually operated windows, a single intermittent wiper, a four speed blower, a foldable rear seat to bring in more luggage and several other such aspects. All these features put together makes this small car, one of the most adorable and easy to handle vehicle in the Indian car market.

Pros : Emission free, affordable price, easy to maneuver.

Cons : Smaller in space, needs to be recharged quite often, restricted range of driving.

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Key Specifications of Reva i Standard

ARAI Mileage80.0 km/full charge
City Mileage80.0 km/full charge
Fuel TypeElectric
Max Power (bhp@rpm)17.4bhp
Max Torque (nm@rpm)52Nm
Seating Capacity4
Body TypeHybrid

Key Features of Reva i Standard

Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemNo
Alloy WheelsOptional
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearNo
Power Windows FrontNo
Wheel CoversYes
Passenger AirbagNo
Driver AirbagNo
Power SteeringNo
Air ConditionerNo

Reva i Standard Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeElectric Engine
Max Power17.4bhp
Max Torque52Nm
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeElectric
Mileage (ARAI)80.0
Emission Norm ComplianceBharat Stage III
Top Speed (Kmph)80
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionIndependent MacPherson strut with anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionA-arm with Panhard rod & coil-over shock absorbers
Steering TypeManual
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)3.5 meters
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDisc
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)2638
Width (mm)1324
Height (mm)1510
Seating Capacity4
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)150
Wheel Base (mm)1710
Kerb Weight (Kg)830
No of Doors2
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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
KeyLess Entry
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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
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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 WheelsOptional
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
Alloy Wheel Size13
Tyre Size155/70 R13
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
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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
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
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Reva i News

  • Manufacturing plant of Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. has become the first one to receive the IGBC “Platinum” Rating in India. This rating has been awarded to them by the Indian Green Build

    By RiteshJul 26, 2012
  • Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt Ltd, is a part of the giant group of Mahindra and Mahindra, who has now joined hands with the State Bank of India, better known as SBI for providing vehicle financi

    By MeenalJan 20, 2012
  • Electric and hybrid engines apart, Mahindra is testing the waters to develop the cars driven with Solar energy. Mahindra Reva is the car being tested for the solar energy project by its Mahindra Solar

    By RiteshDec 06, 2011
  • Mahindra and Mahindra has plans to launch its new electric vehicle in the next 18 months based on the existing model in collaboration with Reva electric vehicle company. As informed by Chetan Maini, t

    By MeenalSep 07, 2011
  • Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Ltd. (MREVL), the electric car manufacturer in India has launched the all new plug-in Reva-i car model in India with a price tag of Rs 3.10 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune). Th

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