Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 - What's Different?

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 – What’s Different?

Mahindra Motors Finally launched an updated version of TUV 300 with a Bolero Neo name tag. The price starting from 8.48 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Bolero Neo has gone on sale in 4 varients - N4, N8, N10 and N10(0). So, How does the new model different from highly successful UV? We try to answer in detail Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 comparison here -

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 – Design

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 - Design
Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 - Design

TUV 300 and Bolero NEO look like the same, minor difference in Bolero NEO has a more stylish pair of sweptback headlamps with LED DRLs and a new premium looks grille. While bumper and fog lamps have been redesign. From the side view NEO looks like TUV300 but some differences like black stripe between the front and rear fenders and new alloy wheels. The rear end also looks like TUV 300 but now comes with a Bolero branding cover of the spare wheel. Overall Bolero NEO looks more premium than TUV300.

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 – Features

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 - Features
Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 - Features

Bolero Neo is a more features-loaded SUV. It gets features like the touchscreen infotainment system, rear parking sensors, ECO mode, cruise control, ABS, EBD, etc. TUV300 never comes with the kinds of features that one gets on similarly priced monocoque sub-compact SUVs. Some Major features missing on TUV300 like Average Fuel Consumption, Average Speed, Distance to Empty, Adjustable Cluster Brightness, etc.

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 – Specifications

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 - Specifications
Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 - Specifications
Technical SpecificationsBolero NeoTUV300
EnginemHAWK100 1493cm3 BSVImHAWK100 1493cm3 BSVI
Max Power73.5 kW (100BHP) @ 3750 r/min100bhp@3750rpm
Max Torque260 Nm @ 1750 - 2250 r/min240Nm@1600-2800rpm
Transmisison5-Speed Manual5-Speed Manual, 5-Speed AMT
Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 Technical Specifications

Bolero Neo powered by 1.5-liter three-cylinder mHAWK100 1493cm3 BSVI engine that generate output of max power 73.5 kW (100BHP) @ 3750 r/min and max torque of 260 Nm @ 1750 - 2250 r/min. The engine mated with 5-speed manual transmission. Where as TUV 300 powered by 1.5-litre 84bhp mHawk100 Diesel Engine produced output of Max power of 100bhp@3750rpm and max torque of 240Nm@1600-2800rpm. The engine is mated with 5-speed manual transmission.

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 – Mileage

MileageBolero NeoTUV 300
ARAI Mileage17.29 kmpl18.49 kmpl
Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 Mileage

Mahindra Bolero Neo ARAI-Tested mileage has 17.29 kmpl whereas TUV300 offered 18.49 kmpl mileage in ARAI. Mileage is down only a by a small margin. This difference could be down to the increased torque Bolero Neo has at its disposal.

Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 – Price

PriceBolero NeoTUV 300
Base Model (price, ex-showroom)Rs 8.48 lakhRs 8.59 lakh
Top Model (price, ex-showroom)Rs 9.99 lakhRs 10.61 lakh
Bolero Neo vs TUV 300 Price

Bolero Neo comes lower price than TUV 300 in spite of updated versions. In spite of the severe rise in taxation and cost of raw materials, the company has managed to price the Bolero Neo lower than TUV300. ​

Conclusion

So, What do you think comparison between Bolero Neo and TUV300 which one is better? Do you think the new Bolero Neo Updated Version of TUV 300 will a good run on the sales charts?