Mahindra is rolling out blockbuster products one after the other. Last year, the brand launched the XUV700, which has received an overwhelming response. There is a waiting period of around two years on some variants of the XUV700. So what is the solution? One either has to wait for its delivery or you want to buy the newly launched Scorpio-N. So is the Scorpio-N worth overtaking the XUV700? In today’s article on XUV700 vs Scorpio-N, let’s find out.
The Scorpio-N is a very big car. Its length is 4,662 mm, width is 1,917 mm and height is 1,857 mm. In comparison, the XUV700 measures 4,695mm in length, 1,890mm in width and 1,755mm in height. So it is clear that the Scorpio-N is a bigger car than the XUV700. In terms of dimensions, the Scorpio-N is at par with the Toyota Fortuner.
The Scorpio-N has been given a modern design. Like the XUV700, it gets a muscular front design. The Scorpio-N gets projector LED headlamps with turn indicators. The LED DRLs have been outlined on the fog lamps. The side profile gives nice curves. At the rear we have the vertical tail lamps.
XUV700 vs Scorpio-N – Specifications
The Scorpio-N comes with the familiar 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel engines. So what about power figures? The diesel engine comes with two states of tune. The lower trim makes 132bhp and 300Nm (MT/AT) of torque. In the higher trims, we have 172bhp and 370Nm (MT)/400Nm (AT) of torque. The petrol engine is the same as the XUV700 which is capable of producing 200bhp and 370Nm (MT) / 380Nm (AT) of torque. So where is Scorpio-N best? The Scorpio-N XUV700 comes with a 4X4 drivetrain on the AWD system. The 4X4 system will be able to give it better off-road capabilities.
XUV700 vs Scorpio-N – Features
The Scorpio-N has a lot of good features. It doesn’t have the same features as the XUV700 but has all the necessary features. The Scorpio-N gets features like 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, AdrenoX with Alexa compatibility, wireless phone charging, 12-speaker Sony sound system, wide-in-segment sunroof and connected car technology.
Should you buy the Scorpio-N instead?
The Scorpio-N XUV700 makes a strong case for the buyers. So how does it do this? The Scorpio excels in its robust capabilities and engine, which is at par with the XUV700. The Scorpio-N also gets a 4X4 which will give it better off-roading capabilities. On the other hand, the XUV700 excels in its premiumness and more features, but will drag you through some tough conditions due to the availability of AWD. So the final choice depends on the preference of the buyer, which is you. What you want out of your car is what ultimately matters. So will you convert your booking to Scorpio-N? Do let us know in the comments.
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