The Mahindra KUV100 NXT has been a real game-changer for the compact SUV segment offering exceptional value for money compared to many other car brands. This not only applies to the selling price but also the running costs as servicing and vehicle repairs are pretty easy on your pocket. If the Mahindra KUV100 NXT wasn’t your preferred budget-friendly option before, wait until you see the latest findings from the 2020 AA-Kinsey Report.
AA-Kinsey Result On The Mahindra KUV100 NXT
The Mahindra KUV100 NXT has always been one of the most affordable, quality cars but it’s the low running-costs that have made the headlines. As the 2020 AA-Kinsey Report showed earlier this year, the KUV100 NXT has trumped its competition in the city car sector.
The AA-Kinsey Report is compiled and published independently of any car manufacturer which means the findings are confidently unbiased. According to the report, the Mahindra KUV100 NXT is one of the most affordable compact SUVs to repair and service. It had the lowest crash part prices starting at R12084 lower than its closest rival.
Even though this year’s report included several entry-level vehicles, the Mahindra KUV100 NXT was named the second most-affordable in the report. This compact SUV has ‘highly affordable prices’ across the board from the purchase price to servicing and repairs.
Malcolm Kinsey who has 30 years of collecting and publishing prices on vehicle parts had this to say: “In my years of research, I have found a strong correlation between the parts prices of the vehicles that I include in the report and those of the brand in general. This would mean that Mahindra, as a brand, offers highly affordable parts prices.”
Mahindra KUV100 NXT Keeps Racking Up The Awards
When the Mahindra KUV100 NXT came onto the scene, this compact SUV redefined urban mobility. It offered a bold SUV stance, sporty styling, surprisingly good looks and loads of features considering the low price. That includes electronic climate control, remote keyless entry, follow-me-home headlamps and electric power steering.
Coupled with high-quality upholstery, ample room for five adults and a range of safety features, it’s no wonder the Mahindra KUV100 NXT keeps collecting awards. It offers exceptional affordability through a competitive pricing structure while offering the lowest cost of ownership.
This year is the second time the Mahindra KUV100 NXT came out on top in its category. It comes after similar awards in the WesBank SA Fuel Economy Tour. Here, it found the KUV100 NXT diesel version was the most affordable and fuel-efficient vehicle in the A1 compact car category.
“The KUV100 NXT competes in a very important segment of the market. The KUV offers true affordability by being competitively priced and offering the lowest cost of ownership. We are very proud of this status and of the hard work we put in to improve our value chain and operating costs to be able to offer parts and components at such a low cost” said Rajesh Gupta, CEO of Mahindra South Africa.
Mahindra is one of a few carmakers in the budget segment offering a comprehensive warranty along with various service plan upgrades. Only the entry-level Mahindra KUV100 NXT K2+ doesn’t come standard with a service plan but it can be added as an optional extra.
This is standard practice at Mahindra South Africa where only the lowest trim levels miss out on a standard service plan. Other than that, all Mahindra KUV100 NXT models get a comprehensive warranty in a two-tier approach. The vehicle has a warranty for 3 years or 100 000 km while the powertrain is covered for 5 years or 150 000 km.
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