Sub-4M Mahindra Bolero Power+ Launched Gets A New More Powerful Engine
The main highlight is the new engine under the hood
Mahindra has launched their new sub-4meter Bolero SUV today. Called the Bolero Power+ SUV, it is available in three grades SLE, SLX and ZLX being the top end variant. The prices of the newest compact SUV of the block starts at INR. INR 6.59 Lakhs(ex-showroom Mumbai) while the top end variant is priced at INR. 7.57 Lakhs (ex-showroom Mumbai).
Mahindra hasn’t paid much attention towards the styling the Bolero Power+ SUV gets Bolero’s signature grille towards the front as well as those signature bumpers as well. The blue vision headlamps and the body decals help in adding some sporty details to the SUV.
Coming to the interior the new Sub 4 meter SUV gets a duel tone interior. The cabin compared to the exterior looks modern because it gets this stylish digital instrument cluster, a driver information system and also a voice messaging system. The duel tone interiors also help in adding some colour to the SUV’s character not making the interior look bland.
Coming to the main highlight of the SUV its engine, the new Bolero Power+ SUV gets the reliable mHawkD70 engine which is capable of producing about 70 bhp of peak power at 3,600 rpm and 195 Nm of peak torque between 1,400-2,200 rpm making it almost 13 percent more powerful than the existing Bolero. The engine is paired to a 5 speed manual gearbox which sends all that power to the rear wheel of this SUV.
What is even more interesting is also the fact that the ZLX variant also gets the fuel-saving Micro Hybrid technology as well which switches the engine to standby mode when it’s not in use, which helps in saving fuel as well as making this new engine more eco friendly as well at the same time. With the new engine and all those above mentioned features the Bolero Power+ SUV is actually 5 percent more fuel efficient than the current Bolero. The Bolero Power+ SUV promises to return an overall fuel efficiency of 16.5 km/L (ARAI-certified).
Another new feature which has also been installed in the Bolero is engine immobilizer which shuts down the engine completely if any other key is inserted ensuring that the owner’s vehicle is safe.
Mahindra has also made few changes to actually reduce the overall length of the SUV. The Bolero Power+ is actually 3,995 mm in length, 1,745 mm wide, 1,880 mm high and has a wheelbase of 2,680 mm.
KNOW THE BOLERO
The Bolero was launched almost 16 years ago in the year 2000 and since then no one can doubt this SUV’s ability and capability. The Bolero has been India’s highest selling SUV for almost 10 years and today there are more than 9 Lakh Bolero on the road.