Mahindra Marazzo, the all-new MPV from the Indian car maker was launched earlier this year. Mahindra Marazzo was recently tested by the Global NCAP agency and it received as much as 4 stars in adult safety and 2 stars in child inhabitant safety. It becomes the risk-free MPV on the Indian market and Mahindra has been receiving an immense response from the market too.
The all-new Marazzo is in great demand in the market and the waiting period has gone up to 1 and Half Months. The minimum waiting period on the Mahindra Marazzo is 1 month and it is related to all the variants of the MPV. The Marazzo takes on the Maruti Suzuki Ortega directly in the market. There are quite a few features of Mahindra Marazzo that sets it apart from the competition. To start with, the MPV is the world’s first front-wheel drive vehicle on ladder-frame chassis and gets a transversely mounted engine.
The Mahindra Marazzo has gathered 18,000 bookings since Mahindra started taking the bookings in September. However, it stays way below the 37,000 bookings received by Maruti for the all-new Ertiga. The Maruti Ortega has a waiting period of up to 3 months, depending on the variant. The Ortega is available in both petrol and diesel engine options while Mahindra offers the Marazzo only with a diesel engine option in the Indian market. Both the seven-setters have acquired quite a popularity in the market.
The Mahindra Marazzo has powered an all-new 1.5-litre diesel engine that has been developed in-house by the manufacturer. The all-new diesel engine is a four-cylinder unit that appears a maximum power of 121 Bhp and 300 NM of peak torque. There is a standard 6-speed manual transmission. Mahindra Marazzo possess of the quietest cabin in the segment and according to the brand, it only produces a maximum of 45 decibels while idling.
Mahindra is also working on the petrol version of the Mahindra Marazzo. However, it will take some time. The petrol engine that will power the Marazzo would be a small turbocharger unit and would be biddable with BS-VI emission norms. Mahindra would price it at least Rs. 50,000-60,000 cheaper than the current entry-level diesel version, which is priced at Rs. 9.99 lakhs. Mahindra will also introduce the automatic transmission for the Marazzo with the launch of petrol version. The diesel engine powered versions are not assumed to get an automatic transmission.
The Mahindra Marazzo gets vertically mounted AC vents that allow efficient cooling of the cabin, even during the hottest days. Other features include a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play. Mahindra also offers a mixture of official accessories with the Marazzo that are available at the dealerships.