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Mahindra XUV400 vs rivals: specs in contrast | Autocar India

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The XUV400 is the quickest amongst its rivals – the Tata Nexon EV Max, MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electrical – in terms of 0-100kph time.

Mahindra‘s just lately unveiled XUV400 electrical SUV is slated to go on sale in India in January 2023. Primarily based on the ICE-powered, compact XUV300, the Mahindra XUV400 is a direct rival to the Tata Nexon EV Max. This then turns into the second homegrown mass-market electrical SUV and the fourth general that you could purchase in India proper now.

We pit the XUV400 towards the Tata Nexon EV Max, in addition to the MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electrical, each of which it additionally matches carefully when it comes to positioning and specs. Learn on to see which electrical SUV comes out on prime on paper when it comes to measurement, specs and vary.

Mahindra XUV400 vs rivals: dimensions

Mahindra XUV400 vs rivals: dimensions
Mannequin XUV400 Nexon EV Max ZS EV Kona Electrical
Size 4200mm 3993mm 4323mm 4180mm
Width 1821mm 1811mm 1809mm 1800mm
Top 1634mm 1606mm 1649mm 1570mm
Wheelbase 2600mm 2498mm 2585mm 2600mm
Boot capability 378 litres 350 litres 359 litres 332 litres
Wheel measurement 16-inch 16-inch 17-inch 17-inch

Though based mostly on the sub-4m XUV300, the XUV400’s size has been elevated – by 205mm – as a result of the tax advantages legitimate for the sub-4m rule don’t apply to EVs. 

In comparison with its rivals, the XUV400 is longer than each the Nexon EV Max and Kona Electrical, however is 123mm shorter than the MG ZS EV. It’s, nonetheless, the widest SUV in its class. When it comes to peak once more, the XUV400 is taller than each Nexon EV Max and Kona Electrical, however is 15mm shorter than the ZS EV.

The XUV400 additionally has the longest wheelbase, which, at 2,600mm, can also be equivalent to that of the Kona Electrical. Because of the added size, the Mahindra electrical SUV additionally has the most important boot in its section. As for his or her wheel sizes, the XUV400 and Nexon EV Max journey on 16-inch wheels, whereas the ZS EV and Kona Electrical journey on bigger 17-inch items.

Mahindra XUV400 vs rivals: energy, vary and efficiency

Mahindra XUV400 vs rivals: energy, vary and efficiency
Mannequin XUV400 Nexon EV Max ZS EV Kona Electrical
Motor kind Everlasting magnet synchronous Everlasting magnet synchronous Everlasting magnet synchronous Everlasting magnet synchronous
Energy 150hp 143hp 176hp 136hp
Torque 310Nm 250Nm 280Nm 395mm
Battery capability 39.5kWh 40.5kWh 50.3kWh 39.2kWh
Claimed vary 456km 437km 461km 452km
Claimed 0-100kph 8.Three second 9.Zero seconds 8.5 seconds 9.Three seconds

All SUVs listed below are powered by a entrance axle-mounted everlasting magnet synchronous motor, nevertheless it’s the ZS EV that has the most important battery capability of 50.3kWh. The XUV400, in the meantime, has one of many smaller batteries on this lot, solely marginally bigger than the Kona Electrical.

Regardless of that, the XUV400 has a claimed vary of 456km, and that is not solely larger than the Nexon EV Max and Kona Electrical however is simply 5km lower than the ZS EV which will get a a lot bigger battery. Do observe that the real-world driving vary will differ as per driving situations and driving type.

When it comes to energy outputs, the ZS EV is probably the most highly effective with 176hp, whereas the XUV400 is available in second with 150hp. And whereas the Kona Electrical is the least highly effective of the lot, it makes up with class-leading torque figures by fairly a good margin. Once more, the XUV400 slots in second when it comes to torque output, whereas the Nexon EV Max has the least torque.

When it comes to efficiency, all SUVs can dash from 0-100kph in lower than 10 seconds, nevertheless it’s the XUV400 that’s the quickest at 8.Three seconds. In the meantime, the Kona Electrical is the slowest at 9.Three seconds. Do observe that these are producer claimed figures and may differ in actual world checks.

Mahindra XUV400 vs rivals: charging

Mahindra XUV400 vs rivals: Charging
Mannequin XUV400 Nexon EV Max ZS EV Kona Electrical
0-80% (50kW DC) 50minutes 56minutes 60minutes 57minutes
0-100%(7.2kW AC) 6hrs 30min 5-6hrs As much as 9hrs (7.4kW) 6hrs 10minutes
0-100% (3.3kW AC) 13hrs 15-16hrs 19hrs (2.8kW)

Though all SUVs right here have completely different battery sizes, it’s the XUV400 that fees the quickest from Zero to 80 p.c utilizing a 50kW DC quick charger. In the meantime, the ZS EV takes the longest, and understandably so, because it additionally has the most important battery pack.

Nonetheless, when utilizing a 7.2kW AC charger, the Nexon EV Max tops up its battery the quickest, adopted by the Kona Electrical and XUV400. Right here once more, the ZS EV takes the longest to cost. Lastly, utilizing an ordinary home charger, the XUV400 is the quickest to prime up its batteries to 100 p.c, adopted by the Nexon EV Max after which the Kona Electrical.

Mahindra will announce costs for the XUV400 someday in January 2023, which is once we will know precisely the place it suits within the firm of those electrical SUVs. For reference, the costs for the Nexon EV Max vary between Rs 18.34 lakh-20.04 lakh*, whereas the ZS EV is priced between Rs 21.99 lakh-25.88 lakh*. Lastly, the Kona Electrical is priced between Rs 23.84 lakh-24.02 lakh*.

*all costs ex-showroom, Delhi

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