Mahindra has announced that the Bolero has achieved a new milestone of over 6.5 lakh vehicles sold.
The SUV sold 1,17,665 units in FY-2013, as against 1,00,686 units during FY-2012, registering a growth of 17 percent and becoming the only Indian SUV to sell over 100,000 vehicles two years in a row.
Commenting on this milestone, Pravin Shah, chief executive - automotive division, Mahindra & Mahindra, said, “Having sold over 6.5 lakh units since inception and ruling the roads for 13 years, the Bolero has transformed the SUV space in the country. Over the years, the Bolero has been updated and evolved with the changing lifestyle and aspirations of its customers resulting in its growing popularity. Ruling roads and hearts across the country, the Bolero has moved from strength to strength, to enhance the lifestyle, fun and adventure quotient of consumers”.
The Mahindra Bolero comes in three trims (SLE, SLX and ZLX) and one engine option – a 2.5-litre diesel that puts out 63bhp and 19.8kgm of torque. Power is channeled to the wheels via a five-speed manual gearbox.