Mahindra is a mighty old and powerful utility vehicle enterprise; Quanto is among the most desirable cars along with XUV500, Scorpio, Bolero and Xylo. Over the last few years so many SUV’s have popped up from nowhere, the classic ones are Ford EcoSport and Renault Duster, and it does not end here, Hyundai too is working on a new ix25SUV. Together with Quanto, Toyota Rush rules the SUV kingdom, but its brand value is not on par with Quanto. Let’s compare the vehicles and analyse the unbeatable effect of Quanto.
Quanto is a chopped variant of Xylo, the design outline is developed using body on ladder chassis technology. It is a mini sub four meter SUV; it looks aggressive and professional at a glance. The aggression comes from toothy smiley grille and the sophistication stems from V shaped bonnet.
Ford EcoSport is a modern take on true definition of SUV, on the front is wide radiator grille surrounded by dense chrome treatment. The design creativity is visible in huge three layer air dam.
The design layout of Rush is an assortment of terror and professionalism, the swept back headlights look trendy filled with powerful lamps that offer spectacular vision at night.
Hyundai ix25 looks stunning, the stand out features are super powerful LED daytime lights, huge bumper. The design of headlight is one of a kind and on the edges is a shiny strip of white material.
Renault Duster is an aesthetic twist from traditional SUV layout; the characteristic features are super stylish grille surrounded by glossy chrome slabs. The fashionable twin barrel headlights offer bright view during dim weather circumstances. The signature feature to watch out for is roof rails.
Quanto is a seven seat vehicle, the décor is pleasing and the cabin room is pretty vast for its sub four meter size. There is a world classy music system, robust air con unit. Consumers can enjoy waves of comfort characterised by the presence of cup holders, mobile charging points, five bottle holders, magazine pockets, and arm rest. The quality of equipment is first class.
The inner décor of EcoSport is lavishness redefined; there is just so much space contrary to its actual size. The seats looks superbly posh, there are tints of grey or silver on dashboard. Customers can look forward to a super comfy heavenly ride with the fitment of 20 large and small storage spots scattered around front seat map pockets, under passenger seat and sunglass holder. The 346 litre boot volume makes it a fantastic vacation car.
The interiors of Rush is a transformation from the past, it is a seven seat vehicle; the seats are covered with top class upholstery. The air con apparatus is world class. The steering has auto switches on all variants; there is a best-in-class 2 Din Tuner music system with MP3 or CD facility.
Hyundai ix25 will have a premium inner layout; it is true to the level of Santa Fe. The outline of music system and centre console is filled with vertical vents and silver accent borders. The automatic climate control system controls are fitted below centre console.
The inner décor is Duster is inspiring to the core, there is ample room the second row compartment is foldable. There is a high-end music system with Aux-in, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, the fit and finish is on the whole incredibly posh.
Quanto is the best buy out of the lot; it has everything for a valuable price of Rs 6.4 to 7.9 lakhs.