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Interiors of Mahindra KUV100 spied. Six seat configuration detailed

Mahindra unveiled the exterior styling of the KUV100 compact SUV’s through official images few weeks ago. Interior and other details were not unveiled.

Folks at autocarindia.com has posted a few spy photos that shows the KUV100’s interiors ahead of its official launch which will take place on January 16, 2016.

The compact SUV will come in four variants – K2, K4, K6 and K8. The pictures revealed seem to be of the top-spec K8 variant. The KUV100 is likely to come as a six-seater, and with the spy shots it has been confirmed that even the top-spec trim will be sold in a six-seat layout. A five-seat layout is also expected as an option.

Mahindra KUV100 compact SUV interior pics (1)

In the six seat configuration, the front row gets a bench seat just like the Datsun Go with the gear lever moved to the dashboard. The handbrake lever is positioned below the centre console, and gets a pull-type mechanism.

The KUV100’s cabin gets two rectangular AC vents that sit on top of the centre console.

Mahindra KUV100 compact SUV interior pics

Powering the KUV100 is the new series of engines named mFalcon. The petrol will be a three-cylinder 1.2-litre engine pumping out 82bhp at 5,500rpm, while the diesel will also be a 1.2-litre, three-cylinder unit good for 77bhp. The KUV100 will come with a five-speed manual gearbox, with an AMT-equipped model expected to join in later.

Mahindra will offer a safety pack that includes dual airbags across all four variants. ABS will be standard across all trims.

Posted by: Megha Madhavan

Source: autocarindia

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