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Mahindra removes important features in XUV700 SUV amid shortage of semiconductor chips, check details here

In the base variant of XUV700, the company has removed the features like rear parking sensors, height-adjustable driver seat, follow-me-home headlamps and rear spoiler from the entry-level MX variants.

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Indian car manufacturer Mahindra’s one feature-loaded product XUV700 which was launched in 2021 has received an overwhelming response from customers in India. Since its launch, the company has witnessed almost 1.5 lakh bookings for the vehicle. But now, there are reports that claim that the firm might have to face a downfall in its booking as the company deleted some of the important features in the car. Yes, you read it right!

If you are planning to purchase an entry-level MX variant of XUV700, then you might get disappointed because the company has removed the features like rear parking sensors, height-adjustable driver seat, follow-me-home headlamps and rear spoiler from the entry-level MX variants. The development comes after when the homeland car makers started facing the shartage in in supply chain constraints along with semiconductor chips.

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Apart from the base variant, the firm also made some changes in its top variant AX7 L of XUV700, under which it had also removed the rear wiper and defogger, and selective unlock for the doors and boot lid. In ordr to cut the cost, the firm also removed the adaptive cruise control mode in the top-spec AX7 L Manual version. Now it comes with the normal cruise control feature only.

If you still want to ignore all these changes, and planning to purchase the vehicle, then you have to wait for years as the SUV is having the waiting period of almost of 2 years.

Meanwhile, the newly launched Mahindra XUV700 comes with two engine options – a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol and a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel. In both the engine options the vehicle gets 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. As far as the power is concerned, the petrol engine generates the max power output of 200bhp and a peak torque of 380Nm. While the diesel powertrain offers the max power of 155bhp and 360Nm, and 185bhp and 420Nm.

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From Maruti Jimny to Hyundai Creta’s next gen, check top SUVs to unveil at auto expo in 2023

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India’s one of the biggest automobile events the Delhi auto show, where the leading car manufacturers across the globe will be showcasing their upcoming cars is all set to hold in January next year. The upcoming event has been scheduled to take place from 13th to 18th January at Greater Noida’s Expo Mart.

While the confirmed list of companies and upcoming cars is still on hold, but, there are reports which have suggested that the leading car makers likely to unveil major updates in their upcoming vehicles.

For all the car enthusiasts out there, we have created a list of the top SUVs below which might get big updates in the upcoming Auto expo 2023.

Scroll down to check details about upcoming SUVs at the 2023 Auto Expo

MARUTI BALENO CROSS

Based on Baleno’s platform, Maruti Suzuki might introduce its upcoming compact SUV Baleno Cross at the 2023 Auto Expo. If rumors are to be believed, the firm expected to launch the car officially somewhere around in the month of February or March under the Nexa dealerships.

MARUTI JIMNY 5-DOOR

The Indo-Japanese automaker has already started testing the 5-door Jimny in the country. The vehicle has been spotted several times in many districts and cities during testing. The off-road SUV is likely to make its global debut at the upcoming Auto Expo.

Ahead of its offical released, some of the key features has been leaked on the internet, which suggested that the car likely to feature1.5L K15C dualjet engine with the 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox options.

HYUNDAI CRETA FACELIFT

The South Korean automaker Hyundai currently ruling the Indian auto market with its powerful and hot-selling product Creta. Now the firm is all set to mark another milestone with the updated version of Creta.

Reports said that with big changes, the company is likely to unveil the mid-size SUV at the auto expo in 2023.

Taking about the big changes, the vehicle might equip with advanced ADAS (advanced driver assistance system) technology, a new infotainment system, updated digital instrument console and whatnot.

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Tata launches Tiago’s electric version at Rs 8.49 Lakh, calls it cheapest EV in India

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One of the leading car manufacturers Tata Motors has finally launched its much-awaited electric version of Tiago. The company has introduced the vehicle at the starting price of Rs 8.49 lakh. Interested customers now can book the EV by visiting the authorized showroom or they can use the company’s official website for the same.

The newly launched Tiago EV model gets the blue finish from the front grille, covering the fog lamp housing. The hatchback also gets the blanked-off grille in gloss black under which customers gets the EV badging, tri-arrow pattern, and projector headlamps.

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The vehicle comes with the features like sport mode, linked car technology, leatherette seats, fully automatic air conditioning, a cooled glove box, and i-TPMS. Fast charging technology, cruise control, multi-mode regen, and ZConnect capabilities are also included on the new Tata Tiago EV. The majority of the functionality are also present in the standard ICE model. It has voice commands, a height-adjustable driver seat, a rear defogger, a rear parking camera, a multi-functional steering wheel, electrically adjustable ORVMs with integrated turn indicators, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, and an eight-speaker Harman music system.

The new Tiago electric, which has a Ziptron powertrain, is built on the same architecture as the Tigor EV. It comes with two battery packs, rated at 24kWh and 19.2kWh.

Initially, the company claimed a range of 315km. Later denied and it is will give a range 250km. Talking about the power, the long-range version generates 115Nm of torque and 55kW or 74bhp of power. The limited-range version offers 105Nm of torque and 45kW or 60bhp of power.

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Maruti Suzuki launches Grand Vitara at Rs 10.45 lakh, know everything about SUV

Interested customers can book the vehicle from any company’s authorized showroom by giving a token amount of Rs 11,000.

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Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara

One of the leading car manufacturers Maruti Suzuki finally launched one of its much-awaited SUVs Grand Vitara on Monday at the starting price of Rs 10.45 lakh (ex-showroom). Interested customers can book the vehicle from the company’s authorized showroom or from the official website of Maruti Suzuki by giving a token amount of Rs 11,000.

A sibling newly launched Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, the Grand Vitara not only features hybrid powertrains but also comes with a 4WD system which might attract more customers to this feature-loaded SUV.

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Take a look at the price tag of all the variants of Grand Vitara

Know everything about Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara

Talking about the engine specification, the Grand Vitara features a 1.5-liter K15C petrol mild-hybrid engine, which provides 103hp. It comes with a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter under an automatic gearbox. As we have mentioned above, same like Hyryder, customers also get the all-wheel drive option only in the top-end variant.

The company claims that the vehicle will provide fuel efficiency of 21.11kpl for the manual variants, 20.58kpl for the automatics, and 19.38kpl for the manual AWD variant.

Know everything about Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara

If rumors are to be believed, after launching the updated version, the firm is likely to replace the current Vitara model in the international markets. Talking about the style and features, the Grand Vitara is expected to come with a new dual-tone front design that will feature a honeycomb grille and split LED headlamp setup with dual LED DRLs.

Talking about the styling front look, the Grand Vitara shares some similarities with Suzuki S-Cross which is sold in over the seas. The front fascia comes with a large chrome-lined hexagonal grille with a three-point LED DRLs setup. It also features a Maruti Suzuki logo in chrome on the front grills. A healthy dose of cladding was also spotted on the sides which overall enhanced the look of the car.

One of the centers of attraction in the car, which is likely to increase the sale of this beast is its wide panoramic sunroof and advanced touchscreen infotainment system that supports android, Apple and auto carPlay.

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