New Delhi: Mahindra and Mahindra, India's leading car manufacturer has launched its Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), Quanto on Indian roads Thursday.
The Quanto entry level C2 price pits the compact SUV straight at the B+ segment hatchbacks of India like the Maruti Suzuki Swift, the Ford Figo and the Hyundai i20. Let’s check out some of the key features of this car:Compact SUV
: The Quanto is a sub-four metre car, making it one of the smallest SUVs in the country. A new breed of compact SUV, the Quanto is the only vehicle with 5 + 2 seating capacity.Engine
: The Quanto has a mCR100 engine and it reportedly has the first 1.5 litre diesel engine in the world with a twin-stage turbo. The 100bhp engine coupled with 240NM of torque gives Quanto its impressive performance.Mileage
: With the increase in diesel price, the first thing that comes to our mind when we plan to buy a car is its mileage. The Mahindra vehicle uses Micro Hybrid Technology and has an ARAI certified mileage of 17.2 km/litre. Interiors
: Mahindra Quanto is the only sub 4m SUV in India with a 5+2 seating arrangement, which means that there is enough space in this vehicle. The SUV also comes with a 2 DIN music system with CD, MP3, USB & Aux in. Big is better
Storage capacity can be increased in this vehicle by folding third row. The SUV comes with other interesting features like foldable snack trays, individual arm rests for the driver and co-passenger, 5 bottle holders, magazine pockets and under-seat storage. Safety
: Quanto comes with lot of safety features like the dual SRS airbags that inflate instantly in case of any emergency. It also has an anti-lock braking system that gives you greater control on slick surfaces. The intellipark reverse assist system helps drivers avoid accidents while reversing. Quanto also has a technology called Engine Immobilizer which ensures to take care of your car from prying fingers. The Quanto also comes with powerful fog lamps.
First Published: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 20:00