The new Mahindra Scorpio 2018 facelift has been launched in India with some cosmetic updates and a more powerful diesel engine option. This marks the first mid-life facelift update to the third-gen Scorpio that was launched in India in 2015. Hence, here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 Mahindra Scorpio facelift.
New Mahindra Scorpio facelift price in India
The 2018 Scorpio facelift has been launched in India at prices starting from Rs 9.97 lakh (ex-showroom, Dehi). It is available in a total of 6 variants – S3, S5, S7 (120 bhp), S7 and S11 (140 bhp) & S11 (140 bhp with 4WD). The top-end trim costs Rs. 16.01 lakh.
|2018 Mahindra Scorpio facelift variants||Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|S3 120 hp 2WD||Rs 9.97 lakh|
|S5 120 hp 2WD||Rs 11.62 lakh|
|S7 120 hp 2WD||Rs 12.69 lakh|
|S7 140 hp 2WD||Rs 12.99 lakh|
|S11 140 hp 2WD||Rs 14.79 lakh|
|S11 140 hp 4WD||Rs 16.01 lakh|
2018 Mahindra Scorpio facelift specifications
Specifications are a major part of the update that has been given to the new Mahindra Scorpio facelift. The Scorpio now gets the higher-tuned version of the 2.2-litre, four-cylinder M-Hawk diesel engine that develops 140 bhp and 330 Nm of peak torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and comes with two-wheel-drive (2WD) as well as four-wheel-drive (4WD) options. It must be noted that this more powerful engine is only available with the higher (S7 and S11) variants. The lower trims continue to be offered with the regular 120 bhp version. There’s no automatic transmission model on offer across the lineup.
|Engine||2.2-litre, four-cylinder mHawk Diesel|
|Max Power||140 bhp / 120 bhp|
|Max Torque||320 Nm|
|Drivetrain System||2WD & AWD|
New 2018 Mahindra Scorpio facelift dimensions
Dimensionally, not much has changed on the new Scorpio, mainly because of the fact that there are minimal sheet metal or platform-related changes. Hence, the new Mahindra SUV is mm long, 1820 mm wide and 1995 mm tall, while having a wheelbase that spans 2680 mm.
New Mahindra Scorpio 2018 features
- New front and rear bumpers
- Redesigned front grille and headlamps
- LED daytime running lights
- Intelli mild-hybrid technology
- Touchscreen infotainment system
- Dual airbags
- Anti-lock Braking System
- Automatic climate control
New Scorpio 2018 colours
The new 2018 Scorpio is offered in 4 colour options – white, silver, black and red. Official names of the new Scoprio colours are:
Mahindra Scorpio facelift
With the 2018 facelift, Mahindra has tried to modernise the Scorpio and thus fend off increasing competition from more competent rivals. While the new design and more powerful engine option do manage to improve the SUV’s value of money image, it still feels slightly old and rudimentary. However, the Scorpio brand name and image in itself is more than enough to consider this SUV if you are in the market to buy a 7-seater rugged vehicle.