Problems In XUV500

By for Mahindra XUV500 2012-09-28 21:20:45.0
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Never ever decide just based on these reviews. Decide only once you analysed the vehicle. This is my experience with XUV500. It seems very attractive but has a lot of problems. Be it the steering, brakes, windshield, corner posts and what not I can list several problems that I saw in this car. Especially dealer and service support in Hyderabad is pathetic. Mahindra call center people never answer calls. Dealer VVC Motor never resolves the issues. I request you to experience the vehicle yourself before taking any decisions. Reviews might have been given by dealers or supporters of Mahindra but they may not be the real customers. Be careful here is some problems which I have in my new XUV500 which was delivered just 3 weeks ago.

1. Steering is not stable. It shivers a lot even at 50kmph speed. 

2. Brakes won't apply when needed and make a lot of noise even at low speeds like 50kmph. The dealer agreed that it has brake pads problem but he cannot replace until my vehicle gets recalled by Mahindra. I didn't understand why  Mahindra couldn't rectify this issue even several customers provided their feedback.

3. The windshield had problems. In my opinion manufacturing defect but dealer was always trying to prove that it is physically damaged. 

4. Corner posts were just kept like that and there is no thinking made while designing. No corner visibility. When you compare with Innova, Innova has much clear visibility. I can say this is very poor design.

5. Finally customer support. It is very worse than I ever saw from any other car manufacturer. I request you experience the vehicle yourself before making any decision to buy this car. Don't jump just based on reviews.

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  • Praween Reddy.A |22 Oct,2012 01:35:06 PM

    You are right VVC motors service is very pathenic. Its been 4 months I am driving XUV 500 but from the day i broght its break problems, They to took vichle for rectifying the issue for 5 times and its same now. Service is worst worst and worst.....

  • mayur |25 Oct,2012 10:03:35 PM

    Gve prob. In clutchplate n breakpad

  • Pankaj |30 Oct,2012 07:56:45 PM

    Mahindra has a lot of problem issues in its high end suv like Scorpio and xylo and now xuv 500..the worst suv ever by mahindra.. Only looks cast some impact rest is worthless and useless..

  • shoaib faiyaz saifi |11 Dec,2012 12:58:00 PM

    xuv 500 ki tareef tab tak kruga tb tak mete pas h...fir iski buraii karne me koi mujhse aage ni ni kal sakta.....gadha khareedlo but xuv ni....

    sameer |06 Dec,2015 09:23:22 PM

    Shi bola...meri xuv ne mujhe tang kr k rakha hai. Desi gadi

  • yadvinder singh |14 Dec,2012 09:57:26 PM

    uper diye gaye sabhi mere friends ke reviews se lagta hai ki xuv 500 bilkul baikar car hai par yar kuch to hai es car main ese thodi sale ho rahi hai market main.enginers etne bhi (fudu) mean bakwas nahi hai jinho ne etni hardwork karke aise car tayaar ki.etni bhi buri nahi hai yaro jitni aap bol raho ho

  • Tirupati |21 Dec,2012 05:37:50 PM

    VVC motors is pathetic service center, and they are bit time frauds as well, try going to AML motors, I have driving my scorpio for last 7 years, they are very good.

  • shamsuzzama |14 Jan,2013 09:33:36 AM

    You are right friends this looks is muscles car.but reviews make up my mind pls test drive the car before buying.so i look to now toyota fortuner

  • sandeep singla |20 Feb,2013 06:48:57 PM

    co has not proper trained worker so delay in service

    rahul |21 Jun,2015 12:35:21 AM

    Best future car

  • rinku dhillon |08 Mar,2013 07:11:43 PM

    at the time best suv???

  • S K |21 May,2013 01:22:41 PM

    Mine is a W8 n done 31000 Kms without any major issues. Dealer changed the Brake Pads, Wiper motor and front power window motors as part of a general recall but have no issues whatsoever.

    mahaveer |19 Mar,2015 04:54:45 PM

    9983052732 ?? ?? ????? ?? ??? ???

  • MASOOD BALA |27 May,2014 09:08:51 PM

    i am interested in buying suv500 please suggest whether is decision is right or wrong.

    mahaveer |19 Mar,2015 04:57:21 PM

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  • TAPAN |15 Jan,2016 11:55:26 AM

    Wonder if some one can say if they have resolved problems with XUV 500 now on 2016? How is the performance now. Any design change made for blind spot? Engine? brake? Steering shivering at low speed?

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