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$19,669 Mahindra XUV400 Becomes India's Most Dynamic Electric Car.
In a week's time, Indian automaker Mahindra will start accepting orders for the affordable XUV400 electric crossover, priced starting at $19,669 before taxes and registration fees. The front-wheel drive car with a nominal range of 375 km will be the fastest Indian-made electric car, as it will be able to reach 100 km/h in 8.3 seconds and accelerate to 150 km/h.
It should be recognized that prices from $ 19,669 for the younger version of the Mahindra XUV400 crossover are set for a batch of the first 5,000 copies, in the future, the manufacturer reserves the right to raise the cost of cars of this model. Orders will begin to be accepted on January 26, and deliveries of commercial electric vehicles will begin in March of this year.
The crossover with a five-seat saloon has compact dimensions traditional for India, it is offered exclusively with front-wheel drive. 150 hp electric motor rotates the wheels on the front axle, it is capable of developing torque up to 310 N‧m. The base version of the XUV400 for $19,669 is equipped with a 34.5 kWh traction battery, the charge of which should be enough for 375 km of the MIDC conditional cycle. Already in the base, the car is equipped with two airbags, telematics service, disc brakes “in a circle”, electrically adjustable side mirrors, LED lights and 60:40 folding rear seats that have fabric upholstery. All trims provide traction control with a single pedal and three modes of steering and accelerator settings.
The $23,360 top-of-the-range trim gets leatherette seats, folding mirrors, a rear-view camera, six airbags, a 17.8-inch infotainment system with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a sunroof. in the roof with electric drive. The front optics in this version combine projector-type headlights with daytime running lights, and telematics service involves connecting to the on-board computer via a smart watch. In addition, such a machine is equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels, and the charger is designed for 7.2 kW instead of 3.3 kW for the simplest configuration of the XUV400. The car is equipped with a 39.4 kWh traction battery, the charge of which should be enough for 456 km of run in the MIDC conditional cycle.
It is noteworthy that the basic version of the crossover can be bought complete with a 7.2 kW charger, just its price in this case will be $ 20,283. Using such a device, the traction battery charge can be restored from 0 to 100% in six and a half hours. The fast charge function allows you to charge the battery up to 80% capacity in about 50 minutes.