Mahindra has launched the KUV100 Trip at an initial price of Rs 5.16 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the bi-fuel version (CNG and petrol) and Rs 5.42 Lakh for the diesel variant.
The new variant of the micro SUV is now accessible with an optional CNG kit for the very first time in the country. Focused to serve the fleet market, the KUV100 trip is available in petrol with CNG and diesel mFalcon engine options.
The newly launched KUV100 Trip is based on the pre-facelift version of the E2 trim. The KUV100 Trip gets a six-seat layout in diesel, while the petrol version is constrained to a five-seat arrangement. However, in the six-seat layout, it permits the additional centre seat in the front to be converted to a large armrest for the driver as well as the co-driver. In an effort to boost its sales, the company is offering financial schemes, special accessory packages along with extended five-year warranty on the KUV100 Trip.
The petrol engine on offer is the same 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder unit that the KUV100 gets. It churns out 83PS of greatest power and 115Nm of peak torque. The exact output that the KUV100 Trip with CNG delivers is yet to be announced by Mahindra. The diesel option in the lineup is a 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder unit as well, capable of putting out 78PS of power and 190Nm of torque. The 5-speed manual transmission on offer remains as is on both the engines.
For safety, the vehicle gets ABS as standard hardware and furthermore gets an 80kmph speed limiter to comply with government guidelines for commercial vehicles. The KUV100 Trip acquires basic features likes AC, power steering and manual internally-adjustable ORVMS. Other Mahindra cars include Scorpio, Bolero, TUV 300 and more.