Mahindra XUV400 Vs MG ZS EV – Spec Comparison

Mahindra XUV400 Vs MG ZS EV

The Mahindra XUV400 EV and the MG ZS EV are currently one of the most practical and feature-rich electric SUVs in the market

The new Mahindra XUV400 was recently launched in the Indian market and is not only the brand’s first electric SUV in the market but is also the fastest Made-In-India electric car in the country. Having said this, the new XUV400 EV takes on the rivals like the Tata Nexon EV Max, Hyundai Koa, and the MG ZS EV. All these cars offer a strong package for the buyers and are closely placed in the market. If you are also planning to buy an electric SUV soon, here is a detailed Mahindra XUV400 Vs MG ZS EV spec comparison that you should check out. But before we begin, do not forget to subscribe to our official Auto42 Youtube channel.

Mahindra XUV400 Vs MG ZS EV

Design And Dimensions

The new Mahindra XUV400 electric SUV gets a front axle-mounted single motor setup that churns out 149 Ps of maximum power and a peak torque output of 310 Nm. This motor draws its charge from a 39.5 kWh high-density battery pack that can be charged using AC home charging as well as DC fast charging. The XUv400 is the fastest Made-In-India SUV in the market and boasts a claimed 0-100 kph timing of 8.3 seconds while the top speed is electronically limited to 160 kmph. You also get multiple driving modes with the new XUV400 for an improved driving experience.

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The new and updated MG ZS EV also boasts strong performance and features a 176 PS electric motor that churns out a maximum torque output of 280 Nm. This motor is powered by a 50.3 kWh battery pack that has a rated claimed range of around 461 km. While the top speed of the car is yet to be officially disclosed by the brand, the new ZS EV boasts a claimed 0-100 kmph timing of 8.5 secs. Mentioned below is a quick comparison that you should check out.

  Mahindra XUV400 MG ZS EV
Battery capacity 39.5 kWh 50.3 kWh
No of motors 1 1
Max Power 149 PS 176 PS
Max Torque 310 Nm 280 Nm
Claimed Range 456 km 461 km
0-100kmph (claimed) 8.3 sec 8.5 sec
Top Speed 160 kmph
50 kW DC fast charging time ( 0-80%) 50 min 1 hr
7.2 kW AC Fast charging time (0-100%) 6 hrs 30 min around 9 hrs

Design And Dimensions

The new Mahindra XUV400 is larger than the XUV300 and boasts a sharp design language that gives it a strong road presence. Significant changes include an updated front grille, new alloy wheels, and copper-gold accents all across. In addition to this, the SUV also boasts many new exclusive colour shades and a  commendable stance. As far as dimensions are concerned, the new Mahindra XUV400 measures 4200 mm in length, 1821 mm in width, and 1634 mm in height. The wheelbase measures 2600 mm and has a ground clearance of 190 mm. The boot space on the other hand is claimed to be 378 L.

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The MG ZS EV also features a number of changes that give it a refreshed exterior design language and now features a new closed front grille, new alloy wheels, and a refreshed rear design. The cabin too features some updates to give it a fresh character. The dimensions of the MG ZS EV are claimed to be 4323 mm, 1809 mm, and 1649 mm in length, width, and height respectively. The wheelbase is measured at 2585 mm while the boot space is claimed to be 470 L.

Parameters Mahindra XUV400 MG ZS EV
Length (mm) 4200 4323
Width (mm) 1821 1809
Height (mm) 1634 1649
Wheelbase (mm) 2600 2585
Ground Clearance (mm) 190
Boot Space (L) 378 470

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Both, the Mahindra XUV400 EV and the MG ZS EV boast a strong package for the buyers and are offered with a long list of features and equipment. Mentioned below is a quick comparison of some of the features that you will get with the new Mahindra XUV400 and the MG ZS EV-

Key Features XUV400 ZS EV
Headlamps Halogen Projector LED Projector
Alloy Wheels 16-inch 17-inch
Disc Brakes All 4 disc brake All 4 disc brake
Sunroof Single-pane Panoramic
Touchscreen Infotainment 7-inch 10.11-inch
Apple Carplay & Android Auto Yes Yes
Connected Car Tech Yes Yes
Auto AC Yes Yes
Rear AC vents No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Ventilated Front Seats No Yes
Wireless Smartphone Charger No Yes
Powered Driver’s Seat Manual Yes (6-way)
Multi-regen Braking NA No
Electronic Parking Brakes No Yes
Drive Modes FUN, FAST & FEARLESS Eco, Sport & Normal
Heated ORVM NA Yes
No of Airbags 6 6
360° Camera No Yes
Electronic Stability Control Yes Yes
Driver Assistance Tech No Rear Drive Assist, Blind Spot Detection System, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist

Mahindra XUV400 Vs MG ZS EV – Final Verdict

The new XUV400 is currently being seen as a strong rival to all other electric SUVs available in the market including the Tata Nexon EV Max and the MG ZS EV. It is not only the fastest Made-In-India SUV, but also boasts strong performance, a feature-rich cabin, a strong exterior design language, and dependable after-sales support. The MG ZS EV on the other hand offers a premium package and a strong exterior design while it also boasts a strong powertrain and a long claimed range. The SUV also boasts an extensive features list but it is the new XUV400 that boasts a safer and well-built package for the buyers. The MG ZS EV price in India starts from Rs 21.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The price of the Mahindra XUV400 however is yet to be disclosed by the brand.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.