2018 Mahindra Genio goes on sale in Australia

03/11/2017 - 14:42 | ,   | Dhruv Saxena

Mahindra has launched the 2018 MY Genio in Australia. The Mahindra Genio pickup now comes with a Euro 5 compliant diesel engine. The ute is available in single-cab and dual-cab body styles.

2018 Mahindra Genio single cab variant
The 2018 MY Genio gets a Euro 5 compliant 2.2 L diesel engine producing 88 kW and 280 Nm mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. There is no 4WD on offer.

There's a 2.2 Litre 4-cylinder Intercooled Turbo Diesel powering the Mahindra Genio with a power and torque output of 88 kW and 280 Nm. The engine is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. It has a fuel economy of 7.5 L/100km for the single cab 4x2 variant and 8.1 L/100km for the dual cab on the ADR 81/02 combined fuel cycle.

The single cab Genio has a payload capacity in excess of 1.2 tonnes with a 2,700 mm long tray while the dual cab has a 1,950 mm tray.

Standard features include ESC, Hill Ascent/Descent control, stop/start system, air conditioning, cruise control, electric windows, electric ORVMs, double DIN CD/MP3/Radio tuner with SD card and USB ports, and steering wheel mounted audio and cruise controls. Optional equipment include Tradie Pack (Bluetooth hands-free phone kit with dual USB charging socket), alloy bull bar and steel tow bar, alloy wheels in black or silver trim, floor mats, and canvas seat covers. There are three colour options - Black, White or Silver.

2018 Mahindra Genio dual cab variant
The 2018 Mahindra Genio is available in single and dual cab variants priced from AUD 21,990 and AUD 25,490 respectively.

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The Single Cab Turbo Diesel 4×2 is priced from AUD 21,990 (INR 1,090,556) while the Dual Cab Turbo Diesel 4×2 configuration Cab Chassis can be had for AUD 25,490 (INR 1,264,132). That's an increment of AUD 1,000 in the price of the base single cab variant as compared to the previous model.

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