Mahindra Bolero 9 Seater 2024
The famous Indian car manufacturer, Mahindra is now gearing up to introduce the most awaited longer versions of the subcompact SUV Bolero Neo for the Indian market.
The SUV is the slightly improved, facelifted version of the TUV 300 plus, which is now discontinued.
Introduction Bolero Neo Plus
The new, longer versions of the Bolero Neo will be wider and bigger in size and will get some cosmetic changes, as well as slightly engine upgrades.
It will be launched in the Indian market in the name of Bolero Neo Plus.
Mahindra already launched an ambulance variant of the Bolero Neo Plus recently.
Meanwhile, the test mule of the regular Bolero Neo Plus has been seen numerous time testing on the Indian road, which confirms that the SUV will be launched soon.
The new model will be based on Mahindra’s ladder on frame chassis.
The new versions will come with three trim levels, along with seven seating and nine seating configurations.
According to the company, the SUV will come to the Indian market in March 2024 at the expected price range between 12 to 16 lakhs. After launch, the SUV will not get any direct rival in the Indian market.
It will be an alternative to the Mahindra Scorpio and according to the company, the new Bolero Neo Plus will be positioned below the Scorpio Classic.
In terms of power the SUV will get the same basic complaint retune 2198 cc 2.2 litre mHawk turbo diesel engine from the Scorpio N, but will have lower power output.
The engine channelled 118 bhp of power and 280 NM of peak torque. The Indians will be mated to a six speed manual gearbox only.
The engine will deliver the mileage between 14 to 16 Kmpl. The new model will come with Multi-terrain suspension.
According to the latest report There will be no options for the four wheel drive powertrain and automatic transmission options. It will be a two wheel drive SUV.
In terms of dimensions, the SUV will be 4400mm in length, 1795mm in width, and 1812mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2680mm.
The ground clearance of the SUV will be 184mm, and the gross weight will be 2390kg.
In terms of exterior styling, the new model will receive the same design as the current polynomial.
➤ The front of the SUV will get blacked out chrome inserted grille, updated headlamps with inserted LED DRLs, clamshell style bonnet, new Mahindra logo and updated bumper with bumper mounted foglights housing.
➤ The side profile also remains same except few changes. It will continue the boxy shape power Orvm with turn indicators, tinted glass, roof rails, body side plastic cladding, side step rails and new 15 inch diamond cut alloy wheels.
The rear profile will also not receive any major changes except updated taillights, new logo and rear bumper.
The new Bolero Neo Plus will get the same interior layout, except few changes. It will continue the spacious cabin, premium quality softer materials,
➤ New traditional dual tone dashboard setup with dash mounted AC vents, power steering wheel with steering mounted controls.
➤ Semi digital instrument cluster with multi-information TFT display, eight inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay Android Auto along with Bluetooth built in navigation system,
➤ Adrenox infotainment suite, cooled glovebox and push button start and stop. The new updates, which the SUV will receive, is an optional 7 or 9 seating configurations.
9 Seater Bolero
The nine-seater Bolero Neo plus will get the same layout as we had seen in the TUV 300 plus.
Two in the front, three in the middle row and four at the rear on site matching bin seats.
7 Seater Bolero
The seven seater options will have three rows of seating, all facing the front. The new model will be equipped with a number of standard safety features, which includes ABS with EBD,
➤ multiple airbags, corner braking control, automatic emergency braking, Isofix child seat Anchorage,
➤ seatbelt and door hazard warning system, cruise control, electronic stability control, rear parking camera with front and rear parking sensors.