Last Updated on June 1, 2023 by Mansoor AliHome » Mahindra & Mahindra »
Mahindra TUV300 was launched by Mahindra & Mahindra in 2015 with the potential of the compact SUV segment in mind. Maruti Suzuki beat the TUV300 with the arrival of the Vitara Brezza. In 2019, Mahindra introduced the XUV 300 in a slightly premium environment & the future of the TUV 300 was bleak. However, the company has re-introduced the TUV300 under the name of ‘Bolero Neo, Mahindra’s best-selling SUV, without abandoning the TUV300. The Bolero Neo is a hybrid SUV of the Bolero and TUV300. The Mahindra Bolero Neo 2021 has arrived in Indian Market.
Mahindra Bolero Neo – Exterior, colors
The Mahindra Bolero Neo’s exterior is a modified version of the TUV300. At the same time, the redesigned headlights with LED DRL. The redesigned bumper featuring the new fog lamps. The six-slot chrome grille that is the hallmark of Mahindra’s vehicles, and the black-clad C-pillar are all new. The X-Type spare wheel cover remains under Bolero branding.
New dual five-spoke alloy wheels are finished in silver. The Bolero Neo features a clam-shell bonnet, rectangular wheel arch, and thick plastic cladding on the sides. The body colors of Bolero Neo are available in Napoli Black, Majestic Silver, Highway Red, Pearl White, Diamond White, and Rocky Beige. The golden color will come later.
Interior and Features
The interior of the Bolero Neo is similar to the TUV300. At the same time, the instrument cluster of the Thar SUV is housed in the Bolero Neo. The Bolero Neo features beige fabric upholstery, a tilt-adjustable power steering wheel, and a second-hand passenger armrest. The third row is arranged face-to-face jump seats.
In addition to the above Bolero Neo includes Features like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Audio controls on the steering wheel, cruise control, air conditioning with Eco mode, height-adjustable driver’s seat, and electronically adjustable rearview mirrors are some of the noticeable features. ABS, EBD, CBC, dual front airbags, and reversing parking sensors are also provided for safety.
The Mahindra Bolero Neo 2021 can only be purchased with the mHawk 100 1.5 liter diesel engine. The engine produces 100 bhp of power at 3750 rpm and 260 Nm of torque at 1750-2250 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. The Bolero Neo is also a rear-wheel-drive SUV. Mahindra has added a mechanical locking differential to the Bolero Neo from the customer’s reaction that the TUV300 loses grip when driving on narrow roads during the rainy season. However, it is only available in the N10 (O) version.
Variants & Price
In the Mahindra SUV range, the new Bolero Neo is positioned between the Bolero and the XUV300. First three versions of the Bolero Neo, -N4, N8, N10, and N10 (O), will be priced at Rs 8.48 lakh 9.48 lakh and Rs 10 lakh ex-showroom respectively. & N10 (O) goes on sale shortly thereafter.