Explore the Mahindra XUV500: Tech and Safety Features | Mahindra Auto

Fri, 17 11 2017
11 XUV500's Tech & Safety Features Front View

The XUV500 has established itself as a formidable Mahindra SUV in the fiercely competitive Indian automobile market, and for valid reasons. The head-turning cheetah-inspired looks, the backing of Mahindra's legendary off-road capability and the combination of the latest luxurious and technological advancements have made the XUV500 a popular SUV in India.

To continue its successful streak, Mahindra has recently announced a series of upgrades to the XUV500.With a host of new technology and safety features, the vehicle is poised to continue its dominance in the Indian Premium SUV segment. Let's take a look at the new XUV500 Specifications

  1. Android Auto

    This infotainment system allows easy access to calls, texts, navigation, music, and Google Search by connecting the user's Android phone to the infotainment system of the XUV500. It automatically pulls useful information from the device and organizes them into simple cards that appear just when required. It is designed keeping in mind the safety of the driver and passengers with a simple and intuitive interface, integrated steering controls and powerful voice actions
  2. Connected Apps

    An industry first, the XUV500 comes pre-loaded with exciting apps such as Gaana.com, Cricket Live, Zomato, Bookmyshow, and many others. Users can access these apps on the infotainment system of the vehicle even if these apps are not installed on the mobile device of the user. All one needs to do is simply provide internet access to the infotainment system through a WiFi hotspot.
  3. Ecosense

    Another industry first, the XUV500 also gets Ecosense Technology, which is designed to help the driver in optimizing the fuel economy of the vehicle, bringing down the wear and tear cost in the long run and in reducing the CO2 emissions. This technology records 6 critical driving parameters namely speed, gear selection, idling, acceleration, clutch override and aggressive braking. These parameters are analyzed on a real-time basis and a score, called the Ecoscore, is displayed on the infotainment system. The user gets a summary about how he/she has fared on each of the parameters, right on the infotainment screen. A detailed analysis with personalized recommendation, ranking for the month and much more is available on a backend website, The user also gets an option to share his / her Ecosense score on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp.
  4. Emergency Call

    A first in its class, this feature provides access to emergency services in the unfortunate event of airbags getting deployed. It automatically calls the emergency helpline number 108 and sends a text alert to 2 preset numbers along with the geo location of the vehicle, through a paired mobile phone.

IIn terms of safety features, the XUV500 boasts of a monocoque design, a first for any Indian OEM, that makes the ride far more comfortable and sedan-like despite it being a full-blown SUV. In addition to this, there are dual, side and curtain airbags along with side impact beams

The XUV500 comes equipped with crumple zones, disc brakes on all 4 wheels, and with ABS & EBD. The XUV500 also comes with tubeless tires. In addition to the said features, Mahindra XUV500 colour options include Sunset Orange, Pearl White, Opulent Purple, Volcano Black, Coral Red, Dolphin Grey, and Moondust Silver. Mahindra is also offering a new Lake-Side Brown colour with black interiors on the W10 variant.

All said and done, the Mahindra XUV500 comes with an impressive list of equipment to satiate the thirst of the demanding Indian consumer.

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