Mahindra Bolero is the longest-running utility vehicle in our country and with the country moving towards new emission standards from April 2020, the carmaker has made some changes to the model.
In this article, we tell you some of the changes that come with the 2020 Mahindra Bolero
While the engine capacity is the same as before, the 1.5-litre turbocharged unit is now BS6 compliant. Also, the power figures for the same sees an increase from 71 PS to 76 PS on tap. Torque figures see a rise from 195 Nm to 210 Nm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Earlier you could pick the Bolero in EX, SLE, SLX and SLX. However, the carmaker has decided to adopt an easy nomenclature as they have in XUV500, TUV300, XUV300 and more. The new 2020 Bolero can be had in three trims – B4 – being the base trim, B6 – being the mid-spec trim and B6(O) is the top variant.
New Exterior Design
With the facelift, the front profile of the Bolero now sees tweaked headlight design with integrated hazard light, parking light and the beam light. The front bumper also sees a new design along with the bonnet and the grille. The foglight housing is also new with the facelift. At the rear, notice the tweaked headlights and door handle for boot gate.
The 2020 Mahindra Bolero obeys the recent safety crash test and pedestrian norms. It now comes with a redesigned bonnet with raised height, ABS with EBD, Driver Side Airbag, Rear Parking Sensors, High-speed Alert System and Front Seat Belt Reminders.
Interiors and Other Features
The cabin comes with the same beige colour scheme and the 5+2 seating arrangement. It comes with manual AC controls, rear wash wiper, Four-spoke Steering Wheel and Digital MID screen. The UV also gets a flip key which is an addition from before.
This basically helps in saving the fuel by at least 15% which is huge if you drive in city traffic conditions. It comes with engine start-stop system and all variants of the new-gen Bolero are equipped with this feature.
The 2020 Bolero now comes in three colour options – Diamond White, Mist Silver and Lakeside Brown. This time Mahindra has given only three options, unlike the pre-lift model which could be availed in six colour choices.
With an increase of Rs 37,000 for the base trim, the new prices of Bolero start from Rs 7.98 lakh. However, the mid-spec and top trim do not see any hike and remain to be continued at Rs 8.64 lakh and Rs 8.99 lakh respectively. All prices stick to ex-showroom, Delhi. Please note, these prices are introductory and will change in the coming months.