With the addition of twin airbags, costs for the Bolero have gone up by Rs 14000–16,000, ex-showroom, Mumbai.
The ruling for all new autos offered in India to be mandatorily fitted with twin airbags as customary solely got here into impact from January 2022. Previous to that, a number of price range autos such because the Maruti Suzuki Alto and S-Presso, Renault Kwid and the Mahindra Bolero got here fitted with solely a driver aspect airbag, or have been accessible with a passenger airbag as a paid choice or on the top-spec fashions.
Now, Mahindra has silently up to date the Bolero with twin airbags as customary, thus complying with the newest security rules. The Bolero is at present priced between Rs 8.85 lakh-9.86 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
- Mahindra Bolero now will get twin airbags as customary
- Addition of passenger airbag brings minor tweaks to the inside
- Costs have gone up by Rs 14000-16,000
2022 Mahindra Bolero: twin airbags now customary
With the addition of an airbag to the passenger aspect of the dashboard, Mahindra has additionally needed to tweak the inside barely. Beforehand, the Bolero got here with a chunky seize deal with on the passenger aspect dashboard. That, nevertheless, has now been changed by a daily dashboard panel and a brand new fake wooden garnish on the passenger aspect, much like the wood-finish on the central console across the AC vents and music system.
Mahindra was additionally anticipated to introduce new dual-tone color choices on the Bolero, examples of which have been additionally spied on check earlier than. Nevertheless, the Bolero continues to be on sale with simply three monotone paint choices – white, silver and brown.
2022 Mahindra Bolero: options and engine particulars
Other than the addition of a passenger aspect airbag, there aren’t every other adjustments to the Bolero’s tools checklist. Because of this it continues with options akin to a Bluetooth-enabled music system with AUX and USB connectivity, guide air-conditioning, keyless entry, energy steering and a semi-digital instrument cluster. Different security options embrace ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors and pace alert as customary throughout the vary.
Below the hood, the Bolero continues with the identical 75hp, 210Nm, 1.5-litre, three-cylinder diesel mHawk75 engine, which comes mated to a 5-speed guide gearbox sending energy to the rear wheels solely.
2022 Mahindra Bolero: hike in value
The addition of a passenger aspect airbag has clearly come at a value. The Bolero is obtainable in three trim ranges – B4, B6 and B6 Decide – and relying on the variant, the costs have gone up within the vary of Rs 14,000-16,000. The Bolero doesn’t have any direct rival within the Indian market.
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