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Mahindra Quanto – Get all the info you need

Mahindra launched the Quanta in 2012 and that time the compact SUV segment in India had just begun to heat up. Mahindra realized the potential of the market and did not wait to manufacture a compact SUV for the Indian roads. Although, Mahindra was in so much hurry that it did not quite think about what they are doing. It just assembled parts borrowed from its other products and built up the Mahindra Quanto- a sub 4 metre compact SUV.

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Mahindra did not do anything when it comes to the design of the Quanto because you’d find that it looks very much similar to its elder sibling, the Xylo. Everything seems to be borrowed from the Xylo and assembled together without any alterations. The front end of the Quanto has got the same design philosophy as of the Xylo’s and even the side profile looks the same. The only difference is at the rear end of the Quanto which looks like a chopped off Mahindra Xylo. The placement of the tail lights is up top near the roof of the vehicle. The spare wheel has been placed on the trunk gate itself in order to provide a SUV-ish look to the Quanto. The overall structure of the Quanto feels a toned down variant of the Xylo and is a bit boxy.

Mahindra kept the Xylo alive even in the interiors of the Quanto. Everything is inspired from the Xylo except from the steering wheel which is borrowed from the Mahindra Scorpio. The cabin of the Quanto is very spacious, especially for the front and middle rows occupants. There is ample legroom and headroom for people in the middle row. The windows of the Quanto are big and wide which makes the inside of the vehicle feel even more spacious than it actually is. The last row of the Quanto has jump seats which are made only for small children.

Powering the Quanto is a 1.5 litre, 3 cylinder mCR100 diesel engine which is a toned down version of the one found in the Xylo. The engine produces a max power of 100 PS and a peak torque of 240 Nm. And it is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Although, the figures sounds pretty decent but the enormous weight of the Quanto puts limits to them. Quanto will take a while to do 0-100 kph. It takes 17 long seconds. Quanto, just like the Xylo, has too much body roll in the corners, something which we expected Mahindra would have taken care of.

Mahindra Quanto is a compact SUV, priced in the range of Rs 7-10 lakhs (Ex showroom), which will fulfil the basic needs of someone who is looking for a spacious and feature-rich vehicle (top end variant) which could prove to be reliable and durable, something which Mahindra is known for. When it comes to practicality Quanto will not let you down. A spacious vehicle with decent looks and a good fuel economy, what more could you ask from it?

Should we expect a Quanto facelift?

Mahindra made an attempt at a sub 4 meter MUV with the Mahindra Quanto. To do this, they took the design inspiration from Xylo and that wasn’t really a good idea. The Xylo was already an unattractive car and the resulting Quanto was even uglier. They are coming up with a new sub 4 meter vehicle which is the S101. It is based on an entirely new platform and will borrow design cues from the attractive Mahindra flagship SUV XUV 500. So we are expecting it to be an attractive car and now the question here is that if they should facelift the Quanto as well.

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Mahindra Quanto

The Quanto currently being sold is a decent car if you can live with the looks. It is spacious on the inside and has got decent interiors. It is powered by an impressive 1.5 liter three cylinder turbocharged engine which develops a peak power of 100 bhp. It transmits its power via a five speed manual gearbox. During the Auto Expo 2014 earlier this year, they showcased a new variant of the Mahindra Quanto among other vehicles. This new variant is the automatic version of the Quanto.

The AutoShift gearbox that they have used in this new variant is developed with Ricardo. This is similar to the AMT system we recently saw on the Maruti Suzuki Celerio. It would provide the convenience of an automatic gearbox without adding the hassles. It would also provide performance and efficiency similar to manual transmission. The design is very much similar to the model already available in the market. It still has that bland face and abruptly ending tailgate which looks awkward. It gets the spare wheel on the boot which looks decent but doesn’t suit the small dimension of the vehicle.

The MUV, as we already said is spacious on the inside. The doors are large providing easy entrance and exit. The large cabin also gives you plenty of legroom. The interiors on this AT version are very much similar to the standard car except for the center console. Here the manual stick shifter has been replaced by the AutoShift stick. The lever sits in the right slot which gives the option of N and R. moving it to right will put it in M mode. Then you can push it towards + or – to toggle gears.

You also get a decent level of equipment on the car. You get features like power windows, airbags, ABS, AirCon and alloy wheels. The five speed AutoShift system is controlled by the ECU on this car. It operates on the shift map and senses when the gear ratio needs to be changed. The ratios are shifted by a hydraulic actuator. It hasn’t got a torque convertor which cuts down on weight and simplifies the system. This system can be used as an automatic or manual which gives the user more freedom. This vehicle not only brings this AMT gearbox but also comes with regenerative braking. They will have to market this product right to ensure that it doesn’t face the fate of current Quanto.

Mahindra Quanto Vs Etios Cross – Compact or Cross?

Japanese carmaker Toyota and Indian carmaker Mahindra and Mahindra are tough contenders for position of India’s top SUV manufacturer with models competing with each other in local markets. Though the Quanto was built only a couple of years ago this compact SUV has not created a large impact on markets like its predecessors Scorpio and XUV500 and with launch of Toyota’s Etios Cross a crossover SUV it will have a tough time. The Quanto has a boxlike design with a jeep like layout and four wheel drive option to make it suitable for drives across all terrain. Based on the Mahindra Xylo like platform, Quanto is a five door MPV available in colors of black, beige, brown, red, white and silver. Price range of both models are relative similar as Quanto costs between 7 – 10 lakhs and Toyota Etios Cross is also within same price segment.

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Interior Details – The Mahindra Quanto is made for seven passengers as both its first and second row provide ample space and high roof for headroom though last row becomes a little cramped for adults though it is fine for children. Power steering with telescopic tilt feature has leather cover while seat belts are provided for all passengers. Its air conditioner and heater provide comfort to passengers across all seasons while suave 2Din audio system with FM/AUX and MP3 compatibility and front speakers provide perfect atmosphere for long drives.

Toyota’s Etios Cross is a compact crossover with smaller body and is a five seater with smaller boot measuring 250 liters. While Quanto has a manual air-conditioner, Etios Cross has an automatic one with heater and clean air filter. Its audio system has a remote which can be controlled from rear with CD changer and 4 speakers along with door ajar warning. Both cars have power windows and central locking facility with 15 inch front alloy tyres.

Exterior Details – The Mahindra Quanto has similar front façade as its Scorpio and XUV 500 models therefore with vertical chrome slats on radiator grille and prominent circular headlights.  Tiny fog lights on ends of wide air dam below body colored bumper look smart and are similar to ones on rear bumpers. The spare tyre on rear door has an attractive cover while stop lights are built in a stack-like design on either side of rear wind shield.

Toyota Etios Cross

Toyota Etios Cross

Toyota Etios Cross built on Etios Liva platform has all around black plastic cladding on lower side of car along with silver colored skid plating lower edges. There is a prominent bumper guard in silver plastic in front encompassing radiator grille with black crisscrossed grill design. Body colored door and ORVM’s look attractive with side indicator while front and rear windshield are kept clean with rain sensitive wipers.

Engine Specification – Mahindra Quanto has 1.5 liter mCR100 diesel engine with displacement power of 1493 cc and power of 100 bhp followed by torque of 240 Nm. Its twin turbocharged cylinders together give good mileage of 15 / 17 kmpl. Etios Cross is fitted with 1.5 liter 16V DOHC petrol engine with displacement capacity of 1496 cc followed by power output of 88.77bhp. Toyota’s Etios Cross has mileage of 12 – 17 kmpl and can accelerate from 0 – 100 within 11 seconds.

Mahindra Quanto versus Ford EcoSport a balance of comfort style and power

Mahindra is among the first to explore depths of SUV segment, which is its specialty. The lifelong success bearing models are XUV500, Quanto, Scorpio, and Bolero and so on. Despite the years of success Mahindra has to keep a tab on its competition. There has been a sudden surge in SUV market in past few years. A recent SUV stunner is Ford EcoSport and Mahindra has some magic with the new Quanto. Let us compare the two cars.

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Ford has gained tremendous acclaim with Ecosport, since launch last year, the profitability value of the car is abundant. The creativity is visible from the front with artistically styled wide mouthed grille. Every part of the car is innovative with regard to efficiency, reliability, performance and design. EcoSport is offered with diesel and petrol fuels, the petrol car moves on 1 and 1.5 liter capacity. The 1.5 litre car generates 140Nm and 112Ps, and the 1 litre car pumps out 170Nm and 125Ps. The diesel car moves on robust 1.5 litre engine that churns 204Nm and 91Ps. The car is packed with technology with electric power assisted steering (EPAS) with Pull Drift Compensation technology to achieve optimum control. The beneficial safety features are an independent Mc Pherson strut with anti roll bar and coil spring in front and semi independent twist beam with oil filled shock absorbers and twin gas at the rear.

EcoSport is reliable on mileage front to cover long distances on daily basis, the fuel efficiency reading ranges from 10 to 12.95 kmpl. The car costs Rs 6.3 to 9.7 lakhs.

The new Quanto moves on a reduced version of the efficient mHawk engine, and the end result is a lighter product. The car is fitted with mCR100 1493cc engine that churns 100bhp and 240Nm. The mileage offered by the car on ideal city roads is 13.8kmpl, and on highways it is 17.2kmpl. The average mileage is 15.5kmpl. The engine is coupled with five speed manual transmission.

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The new Quanto offers ample cabin room with the fitment of 7 seats in 5+2 configuration. There is an interesting catch line attached to the cushions called ‘Yoga seats’. The seats are magical and can be positioned in 36 different ways, which is splendid indeed; such a form of arrangement is rare. On the incredible 36 different seat alignments, Vivek Nayar, the chief marketing officer in automotive division of Mahindra said,’’ with the incorporation of new  Yoga seating arrangement consumers will feel at home on all road conditions. It comes with a greater excitement package where people can carry many more equipments like weekend gears, bags, lots of books, snacks and so on.

The new Quanto is loaded with safety with active and passive security equipments. There are dual front airbags and anti lock brake system, there are airbags in front passenger and driver compartment that offers great protection during bad weather conditions. There are front fog lights, engine immobilizer, and crumple zones to protect passengers during the onset of accidents. The other beneficial features are seat belts at the back and front, three back headrests and a front headrest.  The car costs Rs 6.39 – 7.87 although both cars have all round impressive features the new Quanto offers a whole new level of comfort with Yoga seats.

Mahindra AT XUV500 and Quanto launched in Algeria

Mahindra is a leading Indian originated automobile firm, and has invested a great deal in efficient and stylish Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV’s). Mahindra SUV’s are popular in overseas markets of US, and South Africa. The new Quanto 2.2 L and XUV500 AT have recently been launched in Algeria.

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The Algerian spec Quanto is vastly different from the measurements used in Indian made car, it is tailored with five seats, and the rear compartment has split Yoga seat. The mechanical dimensions of the car are powerful with potent diesel turbo 2.2 liter engine that pumps out 280Nm peak torque and 120 hp power. The engine is mated to five speed manual transmission gearbox. The variant launched in Algerian markets is called C8, and costs 19,999,00 in Algerian Dinar currency and on conversion to Indian rupees it is 15.28 lakhs. The car is packed with standard fun and reliable features such as electric mirrors, audio fittings on steering, world class music system with MP3, CD and radio amenities, air conditioning, power steering, dual airbags, and ABS.

Mahindra is among the first to invest in compact SUV segment with Quanto, the new car was displayed at the 2014 Auto Expo, with novel auto shift transmission technology. The new Quanto is tailored with the breakthrough (AMT) automated manual transmission technology, built on partnership basis with Ricardo. The car is mated to five speed transmission gearbox and packed with advanced technologies such as hydraulic actuation system and electronic control.

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XUV500 is a seven seat car built with powerful 2.2 liter turbo diesel engine that pumps out 330Nm and 140hp. The engine is mated to six speed manual gearbox; the other transmission used in Algerian spec car is six speed automatic also used in Scorpio. The car is sold in 4×4 AWD W8, W8, and W6 versions with amazing features such as electronic mirrors, high-end music system with USB, MP3 and CD connectivity, air conditioner, trip computer, six airbags, ABS and ESP.

The price structure of W8 AT, W8 and W6 XUV500 variants in Indian currency are Rs 22.93 lakhs, 22.17 lakhs and 20.64 lakhs.

Mahindra SUV’s are exceedingly popular in Indian and overseas markets, Quanto and Mahindra XUV500 are built with super powerful engines that maneuver on harshest of harsh terrains with ease. The new Quanto is tailored with advanced AMT technology and has all the exciting features to enjoy a stress free drive and listen to quality music. XUV500 is draped with innovative monocoque chassis material, and is an extremely reliable model on rough terrains. The design structure of XUV500 is inspired by the swift movement of Cheetah.

It is interesting to learn that the new 2.2 liter Quanto and XUV500 AT are launched in Algeria, and the two cars are attractive mediums to get a taste of pioneering engineering skills of Indian established auto firms. As mentioned earlier Mahindra is among the first to experiment on top quality SUV’s tailored with advanced engineering theories, which has churned tremendous competitive, which has intensified to a greater level during the current strained economy. Years from now a Mahindra car will be present in every corner of the globe.

Mahindra Quanto versus Ford Ecosport – Two fun SUV’s to own

The SUV market in India is huge, and Mahindra is the first to penetrate into this segment. Mahindra is an established automobile division of Mahindra Group, and has launched a series of amazing SUV’s such as XUV500, Scorpio, Quanto etc. Mahindra and Tata Motors are Indian auto firms that have launched conventional power packed SUV’s. There have been modernized SUV launches in the past few years and Ford Ecosport is one of them.

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Mahindra has showcased its new Quanto model at 2014 Auto expo, let us observe how it fares with Ford Ecosport. The car is equipped with a potent diesel mHawk engine, and is impressively more aerodynamic than the previous model. The car moves with mCR100 1493cc engine that yields super efficient engine outputs of 100bhp peak power and 240Nm highest torque. The car is pretty fuel economical and moves with a mileage of 13.8kmpl, and its highway mileage of 17.2kmpl. The average mileage is 15.5kmpl, sufficient to travel kilometers on a daily basis. The engine is mated to 5-speed manual transmission gearbox.

A super exciting feature to watch out for in new Quanto is yoga seats, tailored in 5+2 configuration. Mahindra has used the phrase ‘flexible yoga seats, which can move 36 different ways according to convenience of consumers. On the launch of new Quanto with yoga seats, the chief marketing officer in automobile division of Mahindra and Mahindra commented, ‘’with new movable yoga seats consumers can acquire a homely atmosphere on highways and cities and also off-roads. There is abundant storage space to fit in all kinds of items from small bags to suitcases.

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Ford EcoSport is an epitome of modern SUV styling, and has all the desirable characteristics to match the requirements of a modern car fanatic. The car is fuel efficient, reliable, power performer and stunner. EcoSport is inserted with potent 1 and 1.5 liter petrol engine that pumps out 170Nm and 125Ps, and 140Nm and 112Ps respectively. The diesel car moves on 1.5 liter capacity and churns 204Nm and 91Ps. It is the best feeling ever to own a car as posh and stylish as EcoSport, and driving the car is equally exhilarating. The car has coil spring fitted Independent McPherson strut apparatus for a smooth drive experience and for optimum safety there are oil filled shock absorbers, twin gas mounted Semi-independent twist beam and in front there is an anti-roll bar. The mileage offered by EcoSport is 15kmpl.

Quanto and EcoSport are equally enviable in terms of mileage, engine efficiency and comfort. There is a special characteristic attached to Quanto which is flexible yoga seats. The competition levels in SUV segment is at its peak, Quanto was launched much before EcoSport, and Mahindra has introduced an amazing yoga seat feature to fight the stiff battle in this segment. It’s certainly fun to encounter a breathtaking drive in Quanto filled with yoga seats. The thrill factor will be more fun on highways where consumers can adjust their seats based on steep turns, the feel is surely identical to a roller coaster ride.

Quanto is a valuable purchase to have fun with yoga seats and is reliable with respect to mileage, comfort and engine efficiency. The same follows with Ecosport, and the car has more to offer than Quanto in terms of urbane design.

Mahindra Quanto versus Maruti Suzuki SX4 S Cross – Compact SUV’s with their own unique identities

Sport utility vehicles are sources of fun and excitement in India, the thought of many occupants tucking in makes these models super delight pieces. On the thought of compact SUV’s Mahindra’s brand image is unmatched, many other auto firms are bringing in new pieces to fight the fierce battle with Mahindra SUV’s and few examples are Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and Ford Ecosport.

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Mahindra Quanto belongs to the compact SUV strata, and is equipped with a potent diesel mHawk engine attached to five speed manual transmission gearbox. The engine offers an aerodynamic movement to the car. The potent mCR100 1493xx mHawk diesel engine pumps out 100bhp and 240Nm. The mileage offered by the car is pretty impressive which is 13.8kmpl on ideal city conditions and 17.2 kmpl on highways. The average mileage is 15.5kmpl, sufficient to cover kilometers on a daily basis.

Quanto has been on the scene for years, and Mahindra has injected interesting features into the car to cater to the modifying needs of the modern demographic. The new Quanto offers greater comfort than previous model, and has introduced a new novel comfort concept into its seats. The seating arrangement is 5 and 2, to increase the convenience and comfort value. The newly designed cushions are called Yoga seats, and here consumers can make use of 36 varied seating configurations. On the introduction of Yoga seats, ‘’the Chief Marketing Officer in the Automotive Division of Mahindra, Vivek Nayer stated, ‘’the launch of new movable seats into the car, will render an amazing homely feel, on highways and cities, and occupants can tuck in more luggage, and enjoy a life-remembering vacation.’’

Suzuki SX4 Cross SUV

The Indian car market is incredibly diverse, and the diversity has filled with Crossover launches. Maruti Suzuki has displayed the Sx4S Cross at 2014 Auto Expo. The car will move with potent petrol 1.6 liter engine that churns 156Nm highest torque and 120PS peak power. The diesel car will move on Multijet 1.6 liter diesel engine. The car will surely bring back memories and from a certain angle it looks like Suzuki Grand Vitara. The car revealed at 2014 Auto expo is similar to the model showcased at Geneva Motor show.

The Sx4S Cross will launch in all four wheel drive model attached to six speed gearbox. The insides are abundantly spacious, with ample head and leg room, the car on display at 2014 auto expo has been given a five star safety rating from reputed (Euro NCAP) European New Car Assessment Program. The price structure of the car has not yet been disclosed, and is expected to happen at a later period.

Quanto and Suzuki Sx4 S Cross are both amazing new launches, Sx4 S Cross is a worthier purchase in terms of engine efficiency. Quanto has more to offer in terms of interior comfort with its Yoga seats which can be adjusted 36 ways. There is nothing like experiencing an amazing drive encounter in Quanto where seats can be moved in any direction according to consumer convenience. The feel can be linked to an in house roller coaster.

Mahindra Quanto auto SHIFT now offered with upgraded interior and a new colour

Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, the leading manufacturers of SUVs in the country, have unveiled their widest and the most diversified portfolio of an accessible technique solution at the auto expo in New Delhi. The products pipelines include the wide range of the Mahindra as well as the Sang Yong and also the mobility-solutions from Reva from Mahindra. Being proud of its place, The Mahindra and Mahindra pavilion at the auto expo were the three state of the art products from the company which were premiered in the country for the first time.

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The special attractions also included the next generation of Reva from Mahindra having a two door future-ready sports SUV concept, and XUV 500 hybrid with cut sections and transparent body made of acrylic for showcasing the hybrid technology efficiency of the group. They also featured their formula E car which will be participating in FIA sponsored formula e championship which will start from Sept 2014. A Prototype race car, the Mahindra’s Formula E offers a wonderful global premier for the electric vehicles technology from Mahindra. Both these two doors sports vehicles concept and also the XUV 500 hybrid are in a way a manifestation of the vision of Mahindra of the future of mobility. This encompasses the 5cs framework of a clean, connected, convenient, clever and cost efficient vehicle technique.

Mr.Anand Mahindra the spokesperson for Mahindra and Mahindra spoke at the opening ceremony. He said they are very much aware about the rising pressure on the urban transportation infrastructure and their display at the auto expo will be showcasing the advanced mobility solutions which have been designed for addressing these restrictions. They will also reflect their vision of the future of mobility and will contribute towards the development of sustainability in the near future.

Talking about the display of the Mahindra and Mahindra, Dr. Pawana Goenka, the Executive director and the president of the automotive and farm equipment sectors, Mahindra and Mahindra limited said that the New Delhi expo 2014 is a very important junction for the group as they are showcasing their comprehensive range of products here.

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Speaking about the accessibly able technology of Mahindra and Mahindra at the auto expo in New Delhi, Mr.Pawana Goenka said that they are championing as well as offering affordable technology, which would enhance the quality of the lives of people, depending on their customers, safety and other such features.

These will be including the popular GPS based Safe Eye technology, for their school bus for ensuring safe transport solutions for the school going kids and the hybrid technology and the regenerative braking systems in the existent as well as the new models coming up in the market every day. The company is quite excited about its latest venture and looking forward to people’s support for its success.

Mahindra introduces its Quanto with AMT gearbox at the Auto Expo

The Indian SUV leader, Mahindra & Mahindra has unveiled its Quanto MPV empowered with the automated gearshift at the 2014 Auto Expo. Mahindra is the first car manufacturer in the country who had introduced an automatic SUV model and it is now, also the first company to unveil a compact MPV with the new transmission technology of the automated manual gearbox.  The new automated Quanto gets the company’s new 5-speed autoSHIFT transmission that offers the benefits of both the automatic and manual transmissions that has been incorporated for the first time in a small SUV model in India.

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This special automated manual transmission (AMT) has been designed to offer enhanced easier driving experience as well as enhanced fuel economy in the city roads, and incorporates the crucial benefits of fuel efficiency of a regular manual transmission, while also offering the advantage of a smooth and convenient driving experience of an automatic model. On top of that the autoSHIFT transmission also involves some very advanced technologies as well. It includes an advanced electronic control along with a hydraulic actuation system which together can sense the driver’s driving demands according to the road conditions and can initiate the gear shifts automatically that depends on a exceedingly optimized shift map. This apart from offering a superior driving convenience also delivers the best fuel economy that can even exceed that of a manual transmission model.

More interestingly, the Indian auto major has also developed an innovative regenerative braking system which is capable of generating kinetic energy obtained through the process of braking and is then stored in the car’s battery. This can further help to reduce the need of the generation during the next driving, and this in turn translates into decreased fuel consumption as well as lower emission rates. Thus, the automated manual transmission is greatly convenient and efficient in every way possible.

Apart from the automated Quanto, Mahindra & Mahindra has also unveiled and showcased a great many more advanced car variants including the XUV500 hybrid version and the electric variant of the Verito at the ongoing Auto Expo.

The Mahindra XUV500 Hybrid is the world’s first diesel electric hybrid SUV. This hybrid version of the fast selling XUV500 premium SUV is an efficient and powerful model that incorporates all the advantage and fuel efficiency of a full hybrid car along with the aggressive power of a conventional SUV. The new XUV500 Hybrid is Mahindra’s new vehicle variant that showcases the company’s latest technological prowess and advancements. At the Expo, this car model variant is displayed with a transparent bonnet in order to display its technical advancements to the audience.

Mahindra & Mahindra has also showcased the electric variant of its popular Verito sedan. The company has also revealed that the Verito Electric version is quite ready and could be launched towards the end of this current year.

Mahindra & Mahindra is thus showing off its innovative technological prowess, taking advantage of the current Auto Expo.

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Mahindra and Mahindra, one of the leading automobile manufacturers in India, launched the Xylo Mini in India few years back. The Xylo Mini, also known as Mahindra Quanto, is Mahindra’s offering in the highly competitive B+ hatchback segment as well as the entry level sedan segment. Mahindra Quanto is also the first MPV in India that fits into the sub-four meter segment in India. The key design of the Xylo Mini is much the same as that of the Mahindra Xylo.

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Engine and performance

The Mahindra Quanto is a smaller version of the much popular MPV from Mahindra, Xylo. Under its hood, it gets a  1.5-litre turbo-charged CRDi diesel oil burner which is called as Mcr100. The diesel mill generates a maximum power output of 100 bhp and churns a maximum torque of 240 Nm. The diesel mill comes mated with a five-speed manual transmission that helps the car to deliver an impressive fuel economy of 17.2 kmpl. This makes the car low on maintenance and makes this compact SUV from Mahindra a great value for money. The diesel engine found in Mahindra Quanto is essentially a scrapped down edition of the mHawk diesel engine which is relatively light in weight.  The diesel mill and the five speed manual transmission deliver impressive on-road performance.

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Mahindra has impressively designed the interiors of the mini Xylo. Being a compact SUV, the Quanto does not disappoint with space and is quite roomy on the inside. The whistles and the bells as well as the plastic quality of materials used inside is pretty decent. The seating arrangement inside the Quanto is comfortably done and there is immense headroom.

The Quanto is a 5-seater compact SUV and with respect to its interiors, it is just a shortened version of the present Xylo. Mahindra Auto also planned to bring the Quanto’s price down to almost Rs. 5 lakhs. This means that the stripped down Quanto does not get some of the high-end features. It is also important to mention that the Mahindra Quanto gets some stylish and chic features like chrome lined inner door handles, door pads with premium leather interiors, leather encased gear, sporty cockpit, parking brake levers and drive selection, multimeter, wood print panels as well as plush leather, dual tone upholstery.


Much like any other multi utility vehicle (MUV), the exteriors of the Mahindra Xylo Mini are quite appealing and attract on-lookers at the first glance. Though the Quanto is a mini version of Xylo, it is crafted with an ethereal blend of sophistication, comfort and style. The Mahindra mini Xylo exhibits energetic and valiant look and delivers immense power.

The rear section of the mini Xylo gets a sturdy appearance and the straight lines move brilliantly through the car’s tail lights and the rounded shape looks quite elegant. The exhaust nozzle also features an attractive ski rack. The Mahindra Mini Xylo also gets stunning alloy wheels, that renders an aggressive and robust look to the vehicle.