Mahindra quanto bags over 5000 bookings in 3 weeks!
The highly anticipated compact SUV from Mahindra, the 'Quanto' has received great response from the Public. Within 3 weeks of it's launch, the compact SUV has registered more than 5000 bookings.
The main reason behind the initial success of the car is it's aggressive pricing. Mahindra has priced the 'Quanto' in such a way that it would appeal to the people looking for a premium hatchback as well as to people looking for an entry-level sedan.
Moreover, there is a huge increase in the demand for Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) in India. According to the reports, this segment is growing at over 20%.
Commenting on the overwhelming response that the 'Quanto' has received, Pravin Shah, chief executive - Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra said,“It is a delight that the Quanto has received over 5,000 bookings in a short span of 3 weeks. This response strengthens our belief that Quanto will be able to create a new category within the SUV segment with its unique value proposition. This gives us the confidence that the customers appreciate the Quanto’s distinctive looks, flexible 5+2 seating & go anywhere capability. We would like to thank them for the convinction they have shown in the Quanto”.
The Mahindra 'Quanto', termed as the 'Mini-Xylo' is priced at Rs.5.82 lakh for the C2 model, Rs.6.35 lakh for the C4 model, Rs.6.86 lakh for C6 model and Rs.7.36 lakh for the top of the line, C8 model (ex-showroom, Thane).
The 'Quanto' is powered by a 1.5 litre diesel engine that produces 100bhp of power and 240Nm of torque. It has a 5-speed manual gearbox. The company claims that the car will give a mileage of 17.2 kilometers per litre.
Even after it's aggressive pricing, the 'Quanto' comes packed with features like ABS, dual SRS airbags, Digital Drive Assist System (DDAS), Intellipark Reverse Assist, 2 DIN music system with CD, MP3, USB & Aux in, and micro hybrid technology.
The 7-seater 'Quanto' will come in six color variants - Toreador Red, Java Brown, Mist Silver, Fiery Black, Rocky Beige and Diamond White.