Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

Dwaipayan Roy
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Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021
Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

30 Oct 2020: Mahindra eKUV100 to be launched by January 2021

Mahindra will launch its all-electric eKUV100 compact SUV in India by January 2021, the company's MD and CEO, Dr. Pawan Goenka, has revealed.

It will be the company's cheapest electric four-wheeler with a starting price-tag of Rs. 8.25 lakh, which is inclusive of FAME II subsidies. The eKUV100 will look similar to the KUV100 NXT, including a sleek grille and aerodynamic wheel covers.

Exteriors: Mahindra eKUV100: At a glance

Mahindra eKUV100 will have a KUV100 NXT-inspired look, featuring a sloping roofline, a minimalist body-colored closed grille, silver-finished skid plates, and a wide air vent.

The SUV will be flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, squared-off wheel arches, and designer alloy wheels.

For lighting, it will house sleek LED headlights and wrap-around LED tail lamps.

Fact: Power and performance

The eKUV100 will draw power from a Lithium-ion battery pack and an electric motor that generates 54hp/120Nm. The car will have a driving range of 147km on a single charge, and it will juice up from 0-80% in an hour.

Interiors: How will the cabin look like?

The Mahindra eKUV100 will have a 5-seater cabin with a chrome-like garnish around the dashboard, a height-adjustable driver seat, power windows, and a multifunctional steering wheel.

The SUV will house a semi-digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity options.

All standard safety features including multiple airbags, parking sensors, and ABS with EBD should be present.

Fact: How much will it cost?

The Mahindra eKUV100 will be launched in India at a starting price-tag of Rs. 8.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Once unveiled, it will take on rivals like MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona, and Tata Nexon EV.