India’s leading Utility Vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra & Mahindra ventured into the compact passenger car market with the launch of its latest car model offering. Mahindra launched the Verito Vibe hatchback on 5th June, 2013 in the Indian car market.
This latest four wheeler offering from the house of Mahindra comes powered by only diesel engine and no petrol variants of the hatchback is offered. The Mahindra Verito Vibe is being offered in 3 model trims of D2, D4 and D6, and has a price range of Rs. 5.63 lakhs to 6.49 lakhs. This premium hatchback is based on the very popular sedan Mahindra Verito and shares the same kind of spacious interior space.
Mahindra & Mahindra claims that like its name, the Vibe is designed and meant for the vibrant and colorful young Indian car consumers. The Indian car major describes the car rather truly, as the car really has very sticking individual design features. On the whole, the exterior design of the Vibe is similar to that of its larger sedan sibling Verito, but Mahindra has given it exclusive individual styling that really attracts attention. The Verito Vibe gets a wide front grille and very shapely stylized headlight consoles that are fitted with clear-lens halogen lights. A couple of bright fog lamps have also been incorporated to the front bumper. The new hatch also gets adorned with new alloy wheels and body colored OVRMs. The side profile flaunts body colored door handles that enhances its vibrant looks. At its rear, the Vibe gets exclusive specially designed Italian stretched out tail lights clusters. The rear design of the car also appears very sharp due to its boot design and is smartened up with loads of chrome garnish. The Vibe comes in some vibrant body color choices.
The Mahindra Verito Vibe offers an equally stylish and comfortable cabin as can be expected from a good premium hatchback. The Vibe has a great spacious interior that is enhanced with stylish upholstery. The car also gets smartly designed instrument console. Its seating arrangement is also very comfortable to provide enjoyable drives. The Vibe offers powerful climate control system, an advanced remote controlled 2-Din entertainment system, interior theater dimming lights, rear windscreen defogger, remote controlled fuel tank lid, power steering, all 4 power windows, central door locking along with many other world class advanced features.
Under the hood, the Mahindra Verito Vibe comes powered by a very efficient and powerful 1.5 liter dCi, 1461cc 4 cylinder diesel engine empowered with CRDi fuel supply. This great diesel engine has the capability of churning out the maximum power output of 64.1bhp and a peak torque of 160Nm. Mahindra has mated the powerful diesel motor with an efficient 5 speed manual transmission gearbox. The Verito Vibe hatchback has an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of a good 20.80 Km per liter.
Launched in the premium hatch segment of India, the Mahindra Verito Vibe is pitched against many quality cars such as the class leading Maruti Suzuki Swift, Chevrolet Beat and Ford Figo.