Mahindra Quanto launched in India at Rs 5.82 lakh

first_imgIndia’s leading car manufacturer, Mahindra and Mahindra, has launched its Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) Quanto, nick-named as mini-Xylo on Thursday. The company has priced it at Rs 5.82 lakh for the C2 trim, Rs 6.35 lakh for the C4, Rs 6.86 lakh for C6 and Rs 7.36 lakh for the top-end C8, ex-Thane.According to reports, with a new 1493cc twin-turbo engine making 100PS of power and 240Nm of torque, Mahindra Quanto gets a 5-speed manual transmission.The new Mahindra car is stated to have the world’s smallest twin turbo engine with an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 17.21kmpl.With the same interiors like the updated Xylo, Quanto has the advantage of having twin airbags, engine immobilizer, ABS and reverse assist to the C8 trim.Mahindra Quanto, which is a sub-four metre car powered by a 1.5 litre diesel engine, churns out a peak power of 100 bhp with a maximum torque of 240 Nm.The Quanto engine is a derivative of the M2Di with three cylinders. It will displace 1398 or 1399cc, which brings it well within the 1.5-litre mandate to qualify for the second excise benefit.Quanto has been launched a year after the XUV500, which have given the company robust volumes since January. Mahindra Quanto is expected to take on the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift and Ritz in terms of pricing, opine Industry experts.The President of Mahindra and Mahindra, automotive & farm equipment sectors, Pawan Goenka, said the Quanto will offer exciting upgrade to customers who are either looking for diesel hatchbacks and entry level diesel sedans.With Agency Inputsadvertisementlast_img