Mahindra Bolero Vs Chevrolet Tavera

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Mahindra Bolero stands as the top best selling SUV from Mahindra & Mahindra lineup. It has seating capacity of 7 to 10 people seating capacity. It has modified masculine looks and maintains good performance especially on city roads on the other hand we have the flagship MUV of Chevrolet India. The car has received minor facelift and new design. The interior is also fresh with dual cockpit design.

Exteriors

Mahindra Bolero has a masculine and sturdy exterior appearance. It has angular body and proportional body design. The front fascia is blessed with newly designed Front chrome radiator grille which has Mahindra insignia embedded in the center with vertical slats, fog lamps mounted on metal front bumper, Redesigned dynamic headlights with hawk eye shaped headlamps. The side profile convey very rustic look with Grey garnish strip and new body graphics. At rear the SUV is done with crystal finish design new tail lamps and a spare wheel in company specially designed cover.

The remarkable exterior of Chevrolet Tavera has a very hefty stance. The front fascia is blessed with bold chrome plated radiator grille; newly styled head light cluster which house high intensity halogen lamp with integrated side turn indicators. The side profile has body colored ORVM along with body colored pull type door handles, masculine 15- inch alloy wheels. The top end trim features front and rear mood flaps. The rear end is bestowed with large wind screen, high mounted stop lamp and many more striking features which will amaze customers.

Interiors

Mahindra Bolero has plush and lavish interiors. the stylish dashboard is garnished with dual-toned premium upholstery, digital information screen,  ergonomic steering wheel, voice messaging system,  wooden finished instrument panel, audio alerts, additional cushioned seats for superior comfort, drop down center armrest, fully adjustable AC vents, useful storage spaces, integrated brake lever and ergonomic gear lever with elegant fabric drape. It has power windows, central locking and key-less entry features.

Chevrolet has done the interior of Tavera with stylish and flamboyance design. The two tones themed with a combination of dark pewter and light cashmere shades cabin look exquisite. the car has some very interesting features installed in the cabin like dual glove box, tilt quarter window, 3- spoke steering wheel, stylish instrument cluster, premium fabric upholstery, front and rear lamp, remote fuel lid opener, HVAC system, DIN audio system hooked into 4 speakers, 12 V power outlet, 2nd row seats are fold-able and rear defogger.

Performance

Under the hood Mahindra Bolero is offered in nine diesel engine options, which is built with 2523cc, 2.6-litre, 4-cylinder, M2DiCR diesel engine. It has power of 5-speed manual transmission and DiCR fuel supply system. The engine delivers maximum power of 62.9PS at 3200 rpm and torque of 195Nm at 1400-2200 rpm. The car maintains healthy of mileage of 15.9 kilometers per liter.

Chevrolet Tavera has a heart built with 2499cc, 4- cylinder, diesel mill which produces maximum power of 80PS@ 3900 RPM and torque of 186Nm@ 1800 RPM. The car perform very well in traffic .it also maintains a mileage of 12.2 KMPL.

Colors

Mahindra Bolero is available in java brown, mist silver, diamond white, fiery black, rocky beige and toreador red color choices while Chevrolet Tavera is offered with Rain Forest, Casablanca White, Blue, Cashmere, Intense black, Blazing Red, Champagne Metallic and Sterling Silver colors.

Price

Mahindra Bolero is priced at 5.8- 7.5 lakhs while Chevrolet Tavera will cost 7.2- 10.9 lakhs.

Verdict

Mahindra Bolero is best-selling SUV in Indian which offers a healthy mileage but Tavera has a more powerful engine. The seating arrangement of Bolero is quite uneasy for occupants as compare to Tavera which offer a better and effective seating design. Mahindra Bolero is more economic than Chevrolet Tavera.

        Comparison between Mahindra Bolero and Chevrolet Tavera

Mahindra Bolero Chevrolet Tavera
Engine Size 2523cc, 2.6-litre, 4-cylinder,  M2DiCR diesel engine 2477cc,2.5L, DOHC Common rail DI-D diesel engine
Price Range 5.8- 7.5 lakhs 7.2- 10.9 lakhs.
Power 62.9PS at 3200rpm 80PS@ 3900 RPM
Gear box 6 speed 6speed manual
Mileage 15.9 KMPL 12.2 KMPL
Transmission  Manual Manual
Variants Diesel  diesel

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ANKIT BHINDA – who has written posts on Car Comparisons.

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