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Friday, October 21, 2011

By Pranjal Gera

Mahindra XUV 500 bookings surge past 200 units in South Africa

M&M’s recently launched premium sports utility vehicle XUV 500, which has been a major hit in the Indian market since its launch, is receiving an overwhelming response in the South African market as well. Since its launch on 30th September in South Africa, the company has received over 200 bookings for this model in that market. The vehicle was launched in the South African market on the very next day of its launch in the Indian market.

While speaking to PTI in a recent statement, Mahindra & Mahindra’s Chief Executive International Operations (Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors) Pravin Shah said that the company is receiving encouraging response from the buyers in the South African market initially as the SUV is creating a huge excitement amongst the company dealerships. He further informed that dealers already have over 200 booking orders for the XUV 500 model.

 

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Mahindra South Africa, a subsidiary of M&M in the that market, had showcased the XUV 500 at the recent event of Johannesburg International Motor show, where the SUV had received an overwhelming response from the car enthusiasts and visitors.

 

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The Mahindra XUV 500 carries a higher price tag in the South African market as compared to its price in the company’s base market India. While in South Africa, the vehicle is available in the price range of ZAR 2,39,900 (about Rs 14.79 lakh) and ZAR 2,94,900 (about Rs 18.18 lakh), In India it has been shelved in the price segment of Rs 10.8 lakh and Rs 11.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

 

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The XUV 500 has been a major hit in the Indian market since its launch on 29th September. The company had to suspend the bookings for the model temporarily in India, as the production of next four months has already been booked by the Indian buyers. The XUV is expected to give a tough fight to all other SUV’s available in the price segment of Rs 10 to 25 lakh segment including Tata Safari, Skoda Yeti, Toyota Fortuner, Honda CR-V, BMW X1, Ford Endeavour etc.

Comments (3)

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Ram

Friday, October 21, 2011

Mahindra XUV 500 is so stylish & good looking car. with too good features & Interiors.

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Ram

Friday, October 21, 2011

Mahindra XUV 500 is so stylish & good looking car. with too good features & Interiors.

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Lucky

Monday, October 24, 2011

Mahindra Xuv is a total different segment SUV.Features and power is amazing.

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