Mahindra & Mahindra today launched its first BS 6-compliant vehicle – the XUV 300 – in 1.2-litre turbo-petrol guise. The company is transitioning its portfolio to BS 6 emission standards in a phased manner, well ahead of the statutory timeline of April 1, 2020. The new vehicle now comes with a price range of Rs 830,000 for the W4 variant to Rs 11.84 lacs for the W8 variant. These are all India ex-showroom prices.
The XUV 300, launched in January 2019, has till end-October 2019 sold a total of 36,147 units, comprising 26,406 diesel and 9,741 petrol variants.
Commenting on the introduction of the first BS 6 vehicle, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra, said, “We are delighted to launch our first BS 6 vehicle. It is a milestone in our BS 6 transition journey. Despite tight timelines, we, along with our suppliers, have met the challenging requirements of these tighter emission norms, much ahead of the stipulated timeline. We will progressively upgrade our entire range with cleaner emissions technology.”