Tata Safari-rivalling Scorpio-N will be sold alongside the current iteration of the Mahindra Scorpio. The new SUV will also be available with a petrol engine and a six-seat configuration
The Mahindra Scorpio-N is all set to make its debut in the Indian market and will take on other rival SUVs like the Tata Safari, Tata Harrier, MG Hector, etc. While the brand revealed the design earlier, the official specifications surfaced online recently, thus giving us a good idea of what to expect from the Big Daddy of SUVs. The Mahindra Scorpio-N will be underpinned by an all-new ladder-on-frame platform and will share its powertrain options with other Mahindra SUVs. Here is a detailed Mahindra Scorpio-N Vs Mahindra XUV700 specs comparison that you should check out.
Mahindra Scorpio-N Vs Mahindra XUV700 Comparison – Dimensions
For starters, the new Mahindra Scorpio-N will be significantly larger when compared to the present iteration of the Mahindra Scorpio. As per the leaked reports, the Scorpio-N will measure 4662 mm in length, 1917 mm in width, and 1870 mm in height. The wheelbase on the other hand stands at 2750 mm. On the design front, the new Scorpio-N will boast a bold and imposing look. In addition to this, this SUV also gets new LED headlights, a new chrome front grille, updated 17-inch dual-cut alloy wheels, etc.
The Mahindra XUV700 on the other hand is longer than the Mahindra Scorpio-N by 33mm but it is the Scorpio-N that is wider and taller than the XUV700. For those wondering, the Mahindra XUV700 measures 4695 mm in length, 1890 mm in width, and 1755 mm in height. Unlike the Mahindra Scorpio-N, the XUV700 is based on a Monocoque platform and gets a sleeker design language. On the features front too, both the SUVs boast a similar package when it comes to LED headlights, machine-finished alloys, passive entry, rear wipers, automatic headlights, etc. A quick dimension comparison is given below in the table:
|Length||4662 mm||4695 mm|
|Width||1917 mm||1890 mm|
|Height||1870 mm||1755 mm|
|Wheelbase||2750 mm||2750 mm|
Mahindra Scorpio-N Vs Mahindra XUV700 Comparison – Specs
The Mahindra Scorpio-N is expected to be offered with two engine options – 2.0L mStallion turbo petrol and 2.2L mHawk Diesel engine. While the petrol engine is expected to churn out 170PS, the oil burner on the other hand will be offered in two states of tune for the lower and the higher-spec iterations. Needless to say, both these engines will be offered with two gearbox options – 6-Speed MT and 6-Speed AT. The higher-spec versions of the Scorpio-N will also be available with 4WD drivetrain to offer better capabilities. In all, the Scorpio-N will offer strong performance and practical powertrain options to the buyers.
The Mahindra XUV700, just like the Scorpio-N, is available with two engine options – 2.0L turbo petrol and 2.2L turbo diesel. The petrol motor churns out 200PS and 380 Nm of maximum torque. The diesel engine on the other hand is available in two states of tune – 155PS and 185PS. Both these engines are available with 6-speed MT and 6-speed AT gearbox options. Optional 4WD variants are also on offer for those interested in buying a capable off-roader.
|Engine||2.0L mStallion Petrol, 2.2L mHawk Diesel||2.0L TGDi, 2.2L Turbo Diesel|
|Power||170PS (Petrol), 130PS/170PS (Diesel)||200PS (Petrol), 155PS/185PS (Diesel)|
|Gearbox||6-Speed MT, 6-Speed AT||6-Speed MT, 6-Speed AT|
The Mahindra Scorpio-N is expected to be an extremely capable, practical, feature-rich, and good-looking SUV and will be a worthy alternative to the XUV700 for those looking for a tough and strong SUV. The Mahindra XUV700 on the other hand promises to be luxurious and a feature-rich SUV that offers a premium package to the buyers. A detailed comparison will go live soon once the brand officially reveals the new Scorpio-N in the country. The Mahindra Scorpio-N price in India will be announced on June 27, 2022.