Monday, Aug 08, 2022

Mahindra XUV300 Mileage: How Does It Compare To Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport & Honda WR-V?

The XUV300 has finally been launched in India and we compare the claimed fuel efficiency of its petrol and diesel engines against its competition

  • The Mahindra XUV300 is only available with a manual transmission for now.

  • The petrol and diesel engines of the XUV300 are the torquiest in its class.

  • The XUV300 is priced between Rs 7.99 lakh and Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

The XUV300 is now on sale in India. It finds itself in a hotly contested segment that the likes of the Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the Honda WR-V call home. Most often than not, car buyers in this segment opt for models that boast of the best fuel efficiency figures. So how does XUV300 stack up against its rivals. Read on to find out.


Some facts

  • The XUV300 is amongst the least fuel efficient petrol SUV with a manual transmission in its segment as far as manufacturer claimed figures are concerned. In fact, it sits on par with the Tata Nexon.

  • The Vitara Brezza is not available with a petrol engine.

  • XUV300’s petrol engine is the torquiest unit its class.

  • The XUV300’s petrol variant can only be had with a 6-speed manual transmission.

  • The Ford EcoSport 1.0-litre MT is the most fuel efficient car in its class with a claimed mileage of 18.1kmpl


Some facts

  • The XUV300’s diesel engine is the same 1.5-litre unit that powers the Marazzo MPV. It is the least fuel efficient SUV in its class as per manufacturer claimed figures.

  • It is slightly detuned to produce less power than the Marazzo. However, it is the most powerful diesel engine in its class. It is also the torquiest engine in the segment.

  • The XUV300’s diesel variant can only be had with a 6-speed manual transmission.

  • Honda WR-V is the most fuel efficient car in this range with a claimed mileage of 25.5kmpl.

All of the above mentioned figures are certified by ARAI. However, we will put the XUV300 through a thorough road test to find out how it performs in the real world. In the meantime, you can check out our first drive review of the XUV300 here. Stay tuned to CarDekho for more updates about the XUV300.