Mahindra Scorpio SUV: Specs, Features and Reviews
Mahindra Scorpio SUV from Group1 Mahindra

Mahindra Scorpio Has Been Discontinued

The sun is setting on the Mahindra Scorpio, with this reliable and affordable SUV sadly being discontinued. The good news however is double-fold, as not only can you purchase a second-hand Mahindra Scorpio SUV at Group1 – you could opt for a brand new Pininfarina-designed Mahindra Scorpio-N, which is at rugged body-on-frame 4×4 available now. Alternatively, considering purchasing a new Mahindra XUV700, which promises the latest technology and spirited performance.

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Mahindra Scorpio – Made For All Your Adventures!

The Mahindra Scorpio SUV is the pride of the Mahindra stable in South Africa and is comparable in many ways to some of the most well-known American off-road brands that are currently available. There is one major difference however, as the Mahindra Scorpio SUV costs considerably less than its US counterparts. However, it must be remembered that the lower price range is by no means an indication of lower quality, as this amazing Mahindra SUV is possibly the best value 4×4 and 4×2 SUV options available to South African SUV buyers.

Powered by Mahindra’s 2.2 mHawk turbo-diesel engine with 6-speed manual transmission, the Scorpio SUV will have you soaring along SA roads, and even going off-road, at the drop of a hat thanks to its electrically-operated four-wheel drive with low range (4×4 option only). Thanks to a range of high spec additions that come as standard on both the 4×2 Manual Transmission and the 4×4 Manual Transmission options, the Scorpio SUV is also comfortable to drive. Add to this extremely masculine design stylings on the outside and refined looks on the inside and you’ve got a SUV that is second to none in the country.

Known for its strength, good looks and reliability in every market where it is sold across the world, the Mahindra Scorpio SUV is a lot of car at a VERY affordable price.

Scorpio Advanced SUV Technology

Cruise Control, Immobilizer, Next Generation Audio System with CD/MP3 Player and even USB & SD Card Technology,Rain-sensing Wipers with Auto Wipe Speed Adjustment, Rear Parking Sensors, Voice Assist Alert System, Built-in GPS navigation system and Steering Wheel Audio and Telephone Controls, the Scorpio SUV has it all! This is Mahindra’s crown jewel in the South African automotive market and it shows, as the technology specs of this New Mahindra Car far outstrip all of its predecessors.

Scorpio Outstanding SUV Safety

Arguably one of the safest vehicles that Mahindra has ever built, there are a host of standard safety features that make the Scorpio SUV a “must have vehicle” for families and off-road enthusiasts alike. These include (but are not limited to) Dual Front Airbags, Crash Protection Crumple Zones, , Side Impact Beams, Independent Suspension, Light Sensing Automatic On/Off Headlights and an improved Turning Radius of 5.4m. There are also a host of security features, which includes a Digital Key-encrypted engine Immobilizer System and an Anti-theft Alarm System.

Mahindra Scorpio SUV Fuel Consumption Chart

Mahindra Scorpio SUV Fuel Consumption*

One of the biggest surprises for most first time Mahindra owners is the effective way that all of our vehicles consume fuel. The Scorpio SUV is no exception to this and offers the South African driver a fuel frugal ride thanks to the following Mahindra Scorpio SUV Fuel Consumption rate:

Engine Type Consumption Rate CO2 Emission
2.2L mHawkTurbo-Diesel 7.7 L/100 km* 203.5g/km*

*Subject to our Fuel Consumption Disclaimer

Scorpio SUV Safety Features

  • Dual front airbags
  • 3-point ELR safety belts (front and 2nd row)
  • Third row lap belts
  • Crash protection crumple zones
  • Side impact beams
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Emergency brake warning system
  • Light-sensing auto on/off headlights
  • Anti-theft alarm with remote central locking
  • Digital key-encrypted engine immobilizer
  • 140km/h speed alert warning
  • Onboard tyre pressure monitoring
  • Electric window jam prevention

Scorpio SUV Dimensions

  • Overall length 4,456 mm
  • Wheelbase 2,680 mm
  • Overall height 1,995 mm
  • Overall width 1,820 mm
  • Track front 1,520 mm
  • Track rear 1,500 mm
  • Ground clearance 185mm

Mahindra Scorpio SUV Colours

  • De-Sat Silver
  • Red Rage
  • Arctic White

Frequently Asked Mahindra Scorpio Questions and Answers

How many versions are available for Mahindra Scorpio?

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In South Africa, there are two standard versions of the Scorpio SUV available. These are the S11 4×2 M/T model variant and the S11 4×4 M/T model variant. Both versions have the same comfort and convenience features, safety features, engine specs and dimensions. The only difference between the two available versions of this classic SUV is the choice of either a 4×2 drivetrain or a 4×4 drivetrain type.

What are the engine specifications of Mahindra Scorpio?

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The Scorpio is powered by the impressive 4-Cylinder mHawk Turbo-Diesel Engine that puts out 103 kW of power and 320 Nm of torque. This is one of the most reliable engines built by Mahindra to date and has a capacity of 2,179cc and a compression ratio of 18.5:1.

What safety features are available in Mahindra Scorpio?

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The Scorpio is packed full of some of the best safety features in its class, including dual front airbags, crash protection crumple zones, side impact beams, a collapsible steering column, a digital key-encrypted engine immobilizer system, an anti-theft alarm system, an emergency brake warning system, light-sensing auto on/off headlights, a speed alert warning when speeds over 140 km/h are reached, tyre-Tronics onboard tyre pressure monitoring and an anti-pinch driver side window.

What is the average fuel consumption of Mahindra Scorpio?

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The average combined fuel consumption is of the Mahindra Scorpio SUV is an impressive 7.7-litres per 100 kilometers*!

What are the colours available in Mahindra Scorpio?

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The Mahindra is available in three different eye-catching colours, namely Arctic White, D-Sat Silver and Rage Red.

What is the price of the Mahindra Scorpio?

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The Scorpio is one of the most affordable SUVs in the country, with the slight difference in price between the two model variants being the difference between a 4×2 and a 4×4 drivetrain. Prices may vary due to regular Scorpio SUV Promotions and Specials, so please contact us at our Group1 Mahindra Showroom.

Is there an automatic transmission version of the Mahindra Scorpio sold in South Africa?

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No, the Mahindra Scorpio sold in South Africa is only available with manual transmission.

Is the Mahindra Scorpio a SUV?

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Without a doubt! The SUV automotive classification is defined as an estate type vehicle that has off-road vehicle features such as a raised ground clearance, physical ruggedness and it must be available with a four-wheel drive option. The Scorpio has all of this and more, including some of the best safety and comfort features in the SUV class.

Is the Mahindra Scorpio covered by a warranty and service plan?

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Yes, the Mahindra Scorpio range comes standard with a 4 year/ 120,000km warranty and a 5 year/ 90,000km service plan.

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