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Mahindra & Mahindra has silently launched the BS6 compliant version of KUV100 NXT at a starting price of Rs 5.50 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Mumbai) in the country. Being available in a total of four variants in the form of K2+ (6-seat), K4+(6-seat), K6+(6-seat) and K8 (8-seat), Mahindra KUV100 NXT BS6 is nearly Rs 22000-28000 more expensive than the outgoing BS4 version. The company has phased out the diesel variants, 5-seater variants and dual-tone color variants of the KUV100 NXT with BS6 upgrade.
The micro-SUV can now be availed in either 6-seat or 8-seat configurations. Just so you know, Eariler in the BS6 guise, it was available in a total of 18 different configuration. It is being believed that a few dealers might have Mahindra KUV100 NXT diesel BS4 variants in stock and they can sell the 10 percent of the total stock in the next days once the national lockdown gets over on May 3, as per the Supreme Court order. Though, the Delhi-NCR dealers are excluded from this by the Supreme Court. The BS6 model of the SUV doesn't get any cosmetic updates at the outside while the cabin and features too have been carried over from the existing BS4 model. Mahindra KUV100 NXT directly rivals Maruti Ignis in the Indian market.
Under the hood, the micro-SUV has the same naturally aspirated 1.2L 3-cylinder mFalcon G80 petrol engine, alebit with BS6 upgrade. The power output and torque performance are the same as the BS4 model at 82bhp and 115Nm, respectively. The engine is linked to a 5-speed manual transmission. The company hasn't updated the 1.2L 3-cylinder turbocharged mFalcon D75 diesel engine to BS6 emission levels due to the high costs involved. This engine was also offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox with no option of AMT unit. The power is transmitted to the front wheels of the micro-SUV while the ARAI certified mileage figure is not revealed yet by the company. The deliveries might start from next week. Below is the Mahindra KUV100 NXT BS6 price variant-wise:
Mahindra KUV100 NXT BS6 K2+ - Rs 5.50 Lakhs
Mahindra KUV100 NXT BS6 K4+ - Rs 5.96 Lakhs
Mahindra KUV100 NXT BS6 K6+ - Rs 6.78 Lakhs
Mahindra KUV100 NXT BS6 K8 - Rs 7.11 Lakhs