|2012 Mahindra Quanto compact SUV launched at INR 5.82 lakhs|
The much awaited launch of the year from homegrown auto major Mahindra motors, the Quanto compact SUV has been launched at an entry level price of INR 5.82 lakhs. The Quanto comes with a seven seat layout (5+2) and the entry for the last two seats is through the tail gate.
Mahindra Quanto Price as per variants :
The 2012 Mahindra Quanto compact SUV is available in four variants namely the C2, C4, C6 and C8.
Mahindra Quanto C2 : 5.82 lakhs
Mahindra Quanto C4 : 6.35 lakhs
Mahindra Quanto C6 : 6.86 lakhs
Mahindra Quanto C8 : 7.36 lakhs
Mahindra Quanto engine :
The Quanto is available only in diesel engine guise. The 1.5 Liter, 3 cylinder mCR1000 diesel engine is the downsized version of the 2.2 Liter mHawk turbo diesel mill which is being used in the current generation Xylo, Scorpio and XUV-500 SUV, and also becomes the company's first twin turbo engine.
The 1.5 Liter, 3 cylinder mCR1000 diesel engine generates a peak power of 100 Bhp and a peak torque of 240 Nm. These power and torque figures are achieved through an extra turbocharger which comes along with this engine. If the engine works out well, we can expect it to be bolted in Mahindra's upcoming sedans and SUVs.
Mahindra Quanto mileage :
The three cylinder layout of the engine makes it the lightest of all among the engines in Mahindra's lineup. The company claims an ARAI certified mileage of 17.21 Kmpl.
Mahindra Quanto colors :
The Mahindra Quanto is available in six colors Fiery Black, Java Brown, Mist Silver, Toreador Red, Diamond White and Rocky Beige.
Other features :
The car which is driven through rear wheels has got start-stop system which the firm calls as the MicroHybrid technology. The top of the line variant gets twin airbags for the driver and passenger, ABS and EBD, 15 inch alloy wheels, reverse sensors and engine immobilizer as standard kit. The other variants, right from the entry level to the middle variants differ in comfort and safety features.
Technical specifications :
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