Report - Mahindra Verito facelift launched with 23 new features
Gaurav Malik, A fellow wheeler who has been associated with Indian Autos Blog since December 2011 and a huge fan of SUVs. What's my favorite one you ask? It has to be the Range Rover!
Mahindra launched the Verito facelift today in both BS - III and BS - IV variants. The Verito Refresh gets 23 new features which enhance the look, feel and ergonomics of the car. Although there are a lot of changes to talk about, without our list, you'll hardly spot a few.
We're going to discuss in a detailed format, the new features added onto the car.
Mahindra Verito Refresh Exterior
- Chrome plated grille
- New bumper
- New eyebrow headlight
- New Fog Lamps
- Blackened Pillars (Only on D6)
- New Alloy Wheels (Only on D6)
- Electric ORVMs
- New Boot Lid
- New Tail Lamps
- New Rear Bumper with integrated reflector
- Chrome Appliqué
- Number Plate on the boot
Mahindra Verito Refresh Interior
- 2 Tone Instrument Panel
- 2 DIN Music System
- New Centre Console
- Branded Bin Rack
- New Upholstery (Grey Theme)
- New Dolphin Grey plastic trim
- Electric AC Controls
- Door Mounted Power Window Switches
- New Grab Handles
- Bonnet Release Lever on Driver Side
- Improved Wiper System
- Broadest car in its segment offering unmatched cabin space
There's an increase of about Rs. 11k in the prices of both BS - III and BS - IV models. When it entered the market as the Mahindra-Renault Logan back in 2007, it won many awards as the slide below tells you.
The drivetrains consist of a 1.4 MPFI petrol engine and the world renowned 1.5 DCi diesel engine which has an average fuel consumption of 21.03 kmpl (ARAI approved).
Since April 2010, when the Logan was rebadged and launched as Verito, the car has seen an 80% growth in sales. New ideas such as a sub-four meter Verito (length) are being discussed, although company officials were not forthcoming about it at today's press conference.
Mahindra Verito Refresh Image Gallery
Mahindra Verito Refresh Brochure
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Mahindra Verito TV Commercial
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