Mahindra has launched a 9-seater variant of the Xylo MPV called the Xylo D2 Maxx. Targeted mainly at fleet operators, the Xylo Maxx comes with 9 seats (including the driver's) which means the third row gets side-facing seats.
Power comes from a 2.5 litre mDI CRDe engine that also does duty in various other Mahindra products. This engine delivers an ARAI-rated fuel economy figure of 14.95kpl. The 2.5-litre engine churns out 93.7bhp and 22.4kgm of torque.
The Xylo D2 Maxx comes with black bumpers and wing mirrors, and it gets steel wheels.
Mahindra has priced the Xylo D2 Maxx at Rs. 7.12 lakh for the BS-III variant, which pits it squarely against the likes of the Tata Sumo Gold, Chevrolet Enjoy, Maruti Ertiga and the newly launched Ashok Leyland Stile.
Mahindra Xylo D2 Maxx Rs. 7.12 lakh (BS-III)
Tata Sumo Gold Rs. 5.93 - Rs. 6.77 lakh (BS-III)
Maruti Ertiga LDi Rs. 7.46 lakh (BS-IV)
Chevrolet Enjoy Rs. 6.96 lakh - Rs. 8.21 lakh (BS-IV)
Ashok Leyland Stile LE Rs. 7.49 lakh
All prices ex-showroom, Delhi