Mahindra Alturas – Top Five Things You Need to Know
One of the most awaited SUVs of India has finally launched. Mahindra Alturas is now official and ready to serve in the Indian Market. Today, in this article we are going to provide you with the top 5 things you need to know about this stunning SUV.
The King :
Surprisingly, Mahindra Alturas is the most premium SUV ever made by an Indian Manufacturer. This SUV has set multiple benchmarks for the rivals currently ruling this segment. Shockingly, the Alturas also comes with a lot of features which are usually present in SUVs costing more than 50 lakhs in India.
You will be glad to know that the Alturas is also bigger than the competition. There is no doubt that the Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavour are the direct targets and the sales will definitely affect. Let us compare the dimensions between Mahindra Alturas, Toyota Fortuner, and Ford Endeavour:
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Mahindra Alturas – High-End Features :
Mahindra Alturas offers too many first in segment features and more. You get an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with the compatibility of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay both. You also get a fully digital 7-inch instrumental cluster with multiple information.
Not just that, the company also offers quilted leather seats, electronic parking brake, sunroof, 360-degree cameras, HID headlamps, LED DRLs, powered tailgate and more. Further, the front seats are ventilated and the driver seat is also 8-way power adjusted with memory function to seat and ORVMs as well.
Mahindra Alturas – Under the Hood :
Now let’s discuss the powertrain of this vehicle and then we will move on to the price. There is a 2.2-litre diesel engine which provides 180.5hp of power and 420Nm of torque. Interestingly, the SUV also uses a 7-speed Gtronic automatic gearbox from Mercedes Benz. On the other hand, if we talk about the rivals, the Toyota Fortuner 2.8- litre generates 174hp power & 450Nm torque and the 3.2- litre engine in Ford Endeavour produces 197.1hp power & 471Nm torque.
Mahindra Alturas – Variants Explained :
There are not many options to choose from, the company is offering only two variants. There are Alturas G2 and Alturas G4 with 2 Wheel Drive and 4 Wheel Drive respectively. Besides that, there are certain features that you will not get in the Mahindra Alturas G2. The features missing in the Alturas G2 are as follows:
- Front rain Sensing Wipers
- Automatic Headlamps
- 360-degree cameras
- Memory Function for Driver Seat
- Smart Powered Tailgate
- LED fog lamps with corning lamp
- Ambient Mood Lighting
- Illuminated Front Door Scuff Plates
- Dashboard Inside Door Handle Lights
Mahindra Alturas – Price :
How much the Mahindra Alturas is gonna cost?
Gladly, the SUV costs less than the competition thanks to its Indian parts and manufacturing. Moreover, there a lot of features which are not present in the rivals and makes this SUV stand out. The size or dimensions of the Alturas is significantly bigger than the Fortuner or Endeavour.
The price of the lower trim, the Alturas G2 is set at Rs. 26,95,000 whereas, the Alturas G4 comes with a price tag of Rs. 29,95,000. Notably, these prices are ex-showroom price and in contrast, the Ford Endeavour costs Rs. 32,81,300 and Fortuner Rs. 27,80,000 for the four-wheel wheel variant.
Update: Mahindra Alturas G4 is based on the G4 Rexton by SsangYong which got top ratings in a crash test by the Korean Transport Ministry. It also bagged five stars in collision test by K-NCAP (Korean New Car Assesment Plan) just like the Toyota Fortuner.
So this was everything about the latest Mahindra Alturas SUV, do tell us what you think about this latest car in India by commenting below. Which one do you prefer, Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner, or Mahindra Alturas? The test drives and deliveries are live, what are you waiting for, go for a test run and tell us about your experience too.
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