Inferior SUV Is XUV500

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From outside the vehicle looks quite appealing but the worst part are the brakes. I virtually came out alive twice in XUV500 for the fault of the brakes. The effectiveness of the brakes are very poor for sudden braking, after the speed of 100km/hr. If you suddenly stop the XUV over a speed above 100kmph it will stop after travelling a lot of distance. You can meet with an accident. I had sent my vehicle to the service centre and got a reply that this is the defect by birth and cannot be solved. If I have to stop the vehicle suddenly then the brakes should be applied twice.

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 Comments Mahindra XUV500
  • sonu |03 Apr,2013 03:41:10 PM

    please u suggest me i m buy this car or not because coming Sunday make plane to book this car.

  • Puneet Yadav |14 Apr,2013 02:13:47 PM

    I have been using this car for 7 months . Till now no problem has occured . Outstanding car and value for money is awesome . Even at the speed of 140kmph it felt like I was driving at speed of 70-80 . Don't delay if u r planning to buy xuv.

  • KARTHI |15 Apr,2013 04:21:52 PM

    Plz Plz Mr.Sonu , dont buy this Car , Im having a Toyota Innova,Ford endeovour and at last i bought this Mahindra XUV 5oo W8 variant with loads of dreams and expectations , To say in a single word , XUV is similar to China Mobile phones , Dont get trapped on seeing all the multimedia works and gizmos , you are giong to invest your hard earned money of nearly 17 lakhs , before that thing twice or thrice , Once u invest, im very sure u will not be satisfied at all. According to me, XUV lags in, 1. POOR SUSPENSION - But In XUV , suspension will be very very hard , when you drive your car in small patched roads , you can feel the shock and hardness , though there is no suspension is fitted in your car 2. KNOWN FACT -BRAKE FAILURE : every XUV owner knows about their XUV's Brake Failure , while going in higher speed and when u press the brake , u can hear a wetgrinder's noise in your car's brake pad 3.VERY HARD GEAR SHIFTING : while in driving , if u are supposed to shift your gear from 2nd to 1st gear , you have to pump your clutch pedal to properly engage your gear transimission If you still have an idea to Buy XUV , kindly come to my home , use my vehicle for one full day and then you decide Note : Last week i got a letter from XUV customer care stating that some lott of XUV is having some problem with power steering oil , kindly have a checkup with the nearest dealership at the earliest.

    Ram |08 Jun,2013 10:12:16 PM

    Is this feedback from a real user? Too shocking to believe. What action is Mahindra & Mahindra taking to fix this issue? Do they have answers?

    Vivek |24 Aug,2013 12:23:35 AM

    Hello Karthi, I am planning to by XUV. May I try your XUV as mentioned by you ? If yes, please mail me your address. Thanks.

  • SASAN SUNNY |16 Apr,2013 09:39:20 PM


  • surya |04 Jun,2013 08:47:19 AM

    I hear the same comment regarding ineffectiveness of brakes from a friend who had clocked 35000kms . He has sold the vehicle for the same reason.

  • Rohan Mehta |27 Jun,2013 11:29:13 AM

    XUV 5OO W8 FWD - Purchase date : 15/11/2011 Kms Driven : 29000. Please don't buy this car. From day 1 i am having problems with my car. It goes to visit the Doctor a LOT. The Mahindra service Center Advisors are good, they try to solve the problems in the faulty car with good cooperation. Major Breakdown Problems : 1 CLUTCH GOT JAMMED 2 POWER STEERING GOT JAMMED Stranded in the middle of the road. Breakdown vehicle came and towed it away. Some 1 rightly said its like purchasing China Made Mobile Phones. Minor Problem List : Got the Combination Switch Replaced several times : Problem (Signal Indication was not smooth, had to press a little hard to use DIpper Light) My Car used to make a whistling noise - Engine Turbo replaced after 4-5 workshop visit. The Whistling Noise is there even in the Test Drive Vehicles The Infotainment system is the most worst - It functions on its own... Which is quite annoying Door Open Error Pops up on the screen. If front Tyre pressure is low, it wrongly indicates that the rear tyre pressure is low. Drivers door does not close properly. It bounces. It closes after 3-4 attempts :( U cant rely on the brakes of the XUV. I have to maintain good Distance at all times. Seat Belts were faulty. Rear Suspension makes noise. And Many more minor problems I WAS PROUD TO BUY AN INDIAN COMPANY MANUFACTURED CAR, BUT NOW AFTER THIS EXPERIENCE WITH MY MAHINDRA XUV 5OO W8 FWD WILL NEVER EVER BUY A MAHINDRA CAR. PLEASE GIVE ME MY MONEY BACK Mahindra Cars.

  • kannan |11 Oct,2013 06:59:30 AM

    I believe all the Mahindra products are like this , but xuv500 comments are coming openly because the segment buying is more educated

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