The Mahindra Scorpio is a proven vehicle across some of the toughest terrain and is known for it’s rugged and reliable nature. The Scorpio with it’s boxy dimensions has a very aggressive appearance that is well suited to SUVs. The frame less front grille with the silver claw mark design pay tribute to the company’s badge. The blackened double barrel head lamps have a day-time running LED strip running on top and static bending lamps. The front bumper is a large unit housings black fog lamp surrounds, a central air dam and a plastic lower section. The bonnet has a strong power dome in the centre housing a bonnet scoop.
The side profile has body coloured side cladding running along the lower section, sporty alloy wheels, black indicator surrounds, B and C-pillars, roof rails and D-pillar cladding. Around the back, the tail gate gets a black centre section, the rear window gets black surrounds, clear lens tail lamps and a slim bumper with foot rest.
The interiors of the Scorpio feel modern with a clear and uncluttered layout. The quality of plastics and fit and finish is good. The instrument binnacle is well laid out and easy to read. Quality of switch gear is good and the Scorpio in the top-end variants comes loaded to the hilt with equipment. Although, there are small ergonomic issues in the cabin. The seats are properly designed and comfortable.
The Scorpio is powered by the company’s proven range of 2.2 litre and 2.5 litre turbo diesel engines. They add to the SUV’s peppy and fun to drive nature. The Scorpio has nimble handling traits at low speeds that makes it a breeze to park and maneuver the vehicle in tight spots. The Scorpio has a planted ride at most speeds. The availability of four-wheel drive variants also makes the Scorpio an attractive proposition.
The Scorpio has well appointed interiors. The dashboard has a clean and uncluttered layout. Quality of plastics and swtichgear is good. The Scorpio comes loaded with equipment. Seats are designed to be comfortable.
Airy cabin, clean layout
Lack of cup and bottle holders in the front. Can't adjust driver's seat when door is closed and access front door pckets.
There is not enough boot space inside the Scorpio but the seats can be folded to create huge space at the back of the Scorpio that can keep you.
The speedometer of the Scorpio is very futuristic and is clearly visible to the driver.
The leather wrapped Gear knob gives a very classy look to the Scorpio interiors.
There are cup holders at both front and back of the Scorpio.
The glovebox is well fitted in the Front dashboard and is spacious too.
The Stylish 2 DIN audio player with 4 speakers takes care of the music department and gives you a very joyful and pleasant journey.
The air conditioner works extremely well in cooling the SUV.
There are arm rest both at the front and rear of the SUV.
The air vents of the Scorpio are place in the dashboard as well as the back of rear of the SUV.
The seats of the Scorpio are very comfortable and are wrapped in leather and are very spacious too.
Mahindra Scorpio is a very roomy and spacious car with Maximum Front legroom- 1090 cm, Minimum Front legroom - 999 cm.
Scorpio has Maximum Rear Knee room of 870 cm, Minimum Rear Knee room of 720 cm.
Scorpio has enough shoulder space for its passengers.
Scorpio has Front headroom of 965 cm, Rear headroom of 1015 cm.
The steering wheel is wrapped in leather and is very responsive.
Scorpio has got option for power windows.
Scorpio has option for keyless entry in the SUV.
The driver information display has lot of information it also has got a voice controlled warning. The driver stays alert and informed about everything that is happening with the SUV.
The Scorpio has a boxy design that works with it's rugged nature. Clear lens lights, black inserts and side cladding lend to the vehicle's visual appeal.
Good road presence
Could have looked more contemporary
The smart provocative bonnet scoop with its low drag intake not only offers amazing exterior looks to the car but also clams the Mahindra Scorpio by letting in air to the intercooler and makes the engine very cool. The multi focal headlights offer a very stunning look to the car with its sunrays reflector design that shines into the night giving the car a very elegant look. The sporty fog lamps will announce the arrival of the Scorpio very sportily and offers a very clear vision even in bad weat
The roof top ski racks offers enough space to accommodate you luggage in case of long distance traveling. The integrated rear foot step merges quite well with the rear bumpers and offers very seamlessly striking looks to the car.
he embossed side cladding not only gives bold and stealing look to the Mahindra Scorpio but also absorbs the impact from the side and keeps you safe and sound. The chunky door handles adds that extra bit of styling to the car and offers muscle to the Scorpio for easy grip to open the car.
The ground clearance available in this car is of 180 mm.
The front bumpers are body coloured and looks muscular.
The headlamps of the Scorpio are multi focal.
The long clustered tail lamps provide Scorpio is visible from a longer distance.
There are fog lamps attached at both front and rear of the car.
The size of the tyre is 235/70 R16, Radial Tubeless, which are very good in controlling the Mahindra Scorpio in case of off-roading.
The presence of alloy wheels in some variants gives Scorpio a very sporty and aggressive look.
Scorpio has electronically operated outside mirrors in some of the variants of the Scorpio.
Mahindra Scorpio automatic will has Rocky Beige Mist Silver Java Brown Fiery Black Toreador Red Diamond White
There is an option of rear wiper in the Scorpio.
Scorpio has roof rails at the roof of the car.
There is no sun roof in the Scorpio.
The small spoiler at the back has chain of lights which enhances the beauty of the car.
There is side step attached to the Scorpio to give an easy entry and exit.
The spare wheel of the car is placed at the boot of the Scorpio.
The Mahindra Scorpio is offered with a choice of two engine while the mid and higher spec variants are offered with the 2.2 litre mHawk unit which offers great driveability and adequate fuel efficency.
Refined and peppy engine
Does not like to the higher end of the rev counter
The highly powered engine offers zipper acceleration and crosses a barrier of 100 Kms in just 15.6 seconds
Mahindra Scorpio automatic has a top speed of about 156kph (approx).
The in-gear acceleration provides a good pickup during the 40-60 and at 80-100 without any ease.
The engine is packed with Automatic Transmission Gearbox in different variants.
Mahindra Scorpio is available in diesel version only. The Highly renowned SUV is packed with 2.2 L mHawk diesel engine. This engine comes with a displacement of 2179 cc and offers an impressive power of 120bhp at 4000rpm
The Scorpio automatic generates a torque at 290Nm at 1800-2800rpm.
The top mounted intercooler present in the engine makes the car very cool and the 2 stage chain drive system offers a great driving experience with minimum noises and vibrations even in higher speed.
The 2.2 litre engined Scorpio has an ARAI claimed fuel efficiency figure of 15.37 km/l
Acceptable efficiency from an engine of it's size
Could have been more fuel efficient
|S2 7 Seater||15.4 kmpl|
|Getaway 4WD||10.22 kmpl|
|Intelli Hybrid S4||15.4 kmpl|
|1.99 S4||15.4 kmpl|
|Intelli Hybrid S4 Plus||15.4 kmpl|
|1.99 S4 Plus||15.4 kmpl|
|Intelli Hybrid S6 Plus||15.4 kmpl|
|Intelli Hybrid S4 Plus 4WD||15.4 kmpl|
|1.99 S6 Plus||15.4 kmpl|
|1.99 S4 Plus 4WD||15.4 kmpl|
|Intelli Hybrid S8||15.4 kmpl|
|S8 7C Seater||15.4 kmpl|
|1.99 S8||15.4 kmpl|
|Intelli Hybrid S10||15.4 kmpl|
|1.99 S10||15.4 kmpl|
|Adventure Edition 2WD||15.4 kmpl|
|S10 AT 2WD||15.4 kmpl|
|Intelli Hybrid S10 4WD||15.4 kmpl|
|1.99 S10 4WD||15.4 kmpl|
|Adventure Edition 4WD||15.4 kmpl|
|S10 AT 4WD||15.4 kmpl|
The four cylindered engine under the hood produces a power of 118PS @290Nm of torque. The ARAI rated mileage is 11.79kmpl.
The 4WD version of the Scorpio Getway produces an ARAI mileage of 10.22kmpl. The four cylinders generates a power of 116PS @277Nm of torque.
The Mahindra Scorpio 2.2 mHawk has a ARAI certified mileage of 15.4 km/litre
The engine endowed with Automatic Transmission Gearbox offers a mileage of 9.6 kmpl (approx) in the urban roads.
He engine endowed with Automatic Transmission Gearbox offers a mileage of 13 kmpl on the highways.
the ARAI rated fuel economy Mahindra Scorpio Automatic Vlx - Fuel: Diesel (ARAI Specified) :11.79 kmpl
The tank range for Mahindra Scorpio Automatic is 612 Kms.
The Mahindra Scorpio has been improved drastically over the years and the current model has good handling traits. The ride is decently comfortable although handling during emergency manoeuvres could be better balanced.
Controllable road manners
High speed stability could have been better
The excellent braking system helps in de-accelerating the car when the Mahindra Scorpio is moving in high speed. The ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) present in the car gives a better steering Control and also helps in prevention of wheel locking in case of panic braking.
The front brakes of Mahindra Scorpio are Disc brakes i.e. Disc and caliper type, twin pot & tandem Booster (with anti-lock braking system) and the rear has drum brakes which are very efficient in case of unexpected surprises in the road.
The ABS (Anti lock Braking System) available in Mahindra Scorpio helps the prevention of wheel locking in case of sudden braking and also controls the car’s stability The availability of Dual SRS Airbag in the car is a very important safety measure which helps in reducing the impact of collision and provides a cushioning effect in collision and jerk. The crash protection crumple zone absorbs all the impact of collision and the steel bars in the road minimizes the impact form the sides. Speed ale
There is option for ABS in the Scorpio automatic.
There is no Traction control in the SUV.
The Scorpio has been tuned to offer a comfortable ride and it does reasonably well on that front. With comfortable seating for five passengers and a decently cushioned ride.
Comfortable ride at most speeds and over most surfaces
High speed ride could be more comfortable
The tiltable power steering of the car offers a very comfortable drive by customization in the position of the steering wheel according to one’s need for any height of driver. The power window in both front and rear seat gives great comfort in closing the windows when needed. The internally adjustable ORVM present in the Mahindra Scorpio offers comfort of changing the view without opening the windows of the car. The middle row sliding seats offers a new level of comfort with extra legroom when y
The suspension of Mahindra Scorpio is very much distinctive and very efficient with front suspension of 2WD Independent with coil spring and anti roll bars and 4WD Independent with torsion bar.
The rear suspension of multilink with coil spring. This dynamic suspension of present in Mahindra Scorpio offers great stability and control to the car.
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Pros Powerful engine, excellent suspension, awesome styling, Micro hybrid Technology
Cons None really
The main thing that I want to talk about in this review is the Micro Hybrid Technology in the New Mighty Muscular Scorpio. There is no real difference in the drive quality because of the start-stop system. I felt that the working of the start-stop system of the engine is really smooth. The engine does shut down but comes to life immediately when the clutch is pressed so no real problems as such. I just think that this was a great addition to Scorpio in terms of saving fuel and reducing emissions.
15 of 18 users found this review helpful.
Pros The 2.2 litre mHawk engine is amazing
Cons Body roll still remains but is acceptable
The environment friendly car technology in India has so far been restricted to small electric vehicles like the Reva or the Honda Civic Hybrid. But its finally moved down to SUV’s with Mahindra Scorpio. The Scorpio has been around for almost a decade now, and ideally speaking it should be due for a retirement anytime soon. But Mahindra has been constantly working on the Scorpio. The latest evolution is the VLX Micro Hybrid. It looks like a normal Scorpio but there has been little styling changes. Crucially, it has now got the Start-Stop Technology. The Scorpio Micro Hybrid is not a conventional hybrid car. Unlike a Honda Civic Hybrid, the scorpio does not get an electric motor to back up the petrol or diesel engine. Instead, what you get in Micro Hybrid is Start-Stop. When you stop, put the gear into neutral and let go of the clutch, the engine cuts off after 5 seconds. That is it, you are saving fuel and saving the environment. When you have to get moving again, simply press the clutch and the engine revs up to life instantly. It does save fuel, and around the world start-stop is used in a lot of city cars to save fuel in city traffic conditions. When the engine cuts off, the air-conditioning also cuts off. In the sweltering Indian heat, it is unsure how many people would actually let the engine cut off. If you are willing to overlook the perspiration, this system does make a difference. The Start-stop when put to test returned mileage figures of 10.09 kmpl with the system turned on and 9.82 kmpl with the system turned off. It is not a significant increase, but every little bit of fuel saved will help in the end. In scorpio, the Micro Hybrid Technology is allied to the 2.2 litre mHawk engine which impressed us all when it was launched last year. The all aluminum engine is 130 kgs lighter than its predecessor and the resulting difference in dynamics is altogether apparent. The Scorpio was once a very heavy ride. But things have improved a lot and the recent switch from leaf springs to coil springs has made a lot of difference. The ride is more composed, the Handling is decent and though it tends to roll and wallow a bit, it is quite within acceptable parameters. I once put on 10000 kms on Scorpio driving around in Rajasthan, and I enjoyed every single Km of it. Now with its improved engine, performance has gone up, fuel efficiency has gone up, it is more refined and crucially, because there is less weight upfront, handling is also better. Overall it has become a much safer and nicer drive. Micro Hybrid Technology costs and additional Rs.3000. Not a big hit on your wallet given the benefits of saving the environment and saving money in the long run. The Scorpio might be old but Mahindra’s constant tinkering with the car has managed to keep it fresh and relevant in this day and age. It still looks very manly and very SUV like. Scorpio is also the rare SUV in which you get Automatic Transmission. You can also get optional 4WD in this car. You get captain seats at the rear which makes it a comfortable long distance tourer. It suits many needs and many requirements. Clearly Scorpio is a cut above its competition right now.
3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
Pros Road Presence
Cons Less Leg Space
I have driven Slx quite a number of times an on all the ocassions I end up with a mix feeling. The car has an awsome road presence. When it comes to comparing the car with Nearest competetor - Tata Safari. I do see Scorpio a thumb down in terms of Road Presence. But when it comes to the feeling of confidence as well as being comfortable with the mechanics under the bonnet I do see Scorpio steering ahead of the Safari. In terms of Body paint as well as giving the finnese to Safari. I see scorpio doing better. But yes when it comes to the IN-CAR Goodies Safari is still ahead of Scorpio. As a Car I will choose to stay with Scorpio for the Ease and butch looks
4 of 5 users found this review helpful.
Pros Engine is the best part, Light steering makes driving very easy
Cons Overall fit and finish
I always wanted to buy Scorpio from the time I saw it on roads but to be sure I test drove Scorpio VLX, Innova and Safari. In the end I zeroed down upon Scorpio because scorpio is a SUV in true sense. Engine is what counts. I just love driving it in the city. I donot have much to complain about. I just wish the fit and finish was better. Look and feel: Scorpio’s looks makes it stand out in the horde of cars around. The tall looks and huge expanse make you feel like you can rule the roads. Leg space is less in middle row but expanding the vehicle further will change it dynamics. I feel Scorpio’s size is perfect for its engine and control. The head light, tail light and the fog lights in the chunky front and rear bumpers are well carved out. The new stickers and cladding give it an upbeat look. In the interiors the dashboard and the gearlever are well laid out but the fit and finish of various switches and the plastic quality needs improvement to give it a refined look. The seat covers look ok but leather seats could have added much more class. Engine and drive quality: The new 120 BHP mHawk engine brings with it a lot of improvement over the older CRDe engine. The power of the engine and the refinement in drive quality will make you ignore the shortcomings of fit and finish. It is a powerhouse mean machine to drive. There is no lag in power. The ne Mighty Muscular Scorpio is less top heavy than before so the feeling of body roll is less (but present to some extent nonetheless) . It depends on how you tame the beast. The braking has improved much more and I feel much more confident about its safety thanks to introduction of ABS. The steering is extremely light and I was surprised by how easily I could maneuver the scorpio in heavy city traffic. Scorpio is a very easy vehicle to drive and squeeze in into tight spots in city traffic even though it is huge. The suspension is also improved and I think it will last longer years as compared to old scorpio’s suspension. The gear shift is little hard but is not an issue once you get used to it. In the end, it is all about how you tame the beast. Fuel Efficiency: A 12 kmpl fuel efficiency on highways is respectable. The Micro Hybrid Technology might have some improvements on mileage. Haven’t really checked if it works. Lots of other useful features: The numerous gizmos like tyretronics, steering mounted audio controls, cruise controls, intelligent wipers are all thoughtful insights that Mahindra has incorporated in scorpio. My Scorpio has no Airbags which is a drawback but I think Mahindra is coming up with Airbags in scorpio. The Reverse Parking Sensors come in very handy which shows the scene behind the scorpio in the parking mirror and alerts you with a beep when you are close to the object. Overall review: It is a delight to drive the grand suv scorpio on city roads and taking it once in a while for an adventure spin. But Mahindra could afford to do away with the cost cutting and provide better fit and finish.
12 of 13 users found this review helpful.
Pros Good and pepy engine ,
Cons substandard interior finish, gizmos would not help
I have done 2.25lac km on my scorpio GLX, yet i firmly belive Anand Mahindra should send his designers to the cleaners (to remove residual tinking)and then send them around the world to learn detailing in design and asthetics. The last mile is often the most difficult. Thats where the V- model fail badly. Upgrade should be in quality too. The new engine may impress but on the whole the scorpio does not impress with its static design
7 of 8 users found this review helpful.
Pros All possible features (default or added) are great
Hi, I am a scorpio owner and i have to say that i am totally and completely satisfied with this product. This car which comes in the SUV section in the Indian market has great potential in it and has satisfied me to the core. The scorpio has a great turning radius which outclasses the innova, safari, and other such car in this category. The body is strong and not delicate and is a much more reliable car than many others available in the Indian market today. Coming to the fuel consumptionm part, i have to say that it gives u a better mileage seeing the conditions of the roads today here in India. The Scorpio has a great engine and so a good pick up. The run it has on highways is also tremendous. In terms of other vechicles as far as the speed part is concerned these vechicles have a weak link, that is when they touch a speed of more than 120 Km/ph they tend to shake or vibrate a lot which is not the case here with the Scorpio. With a Scorpio when driving in a highway and in times of overtaking, you dont have to think twice to do that mannouvre as it takes on the road in a smooth and efficient way unlike the innova which is a bulky car and the driver faces difficulties in doing such mannouvres. When in times of an accident (major or minor) the Scorpio tends to have a lot of safety measures plus it has a strong body unlike innova and tavera which even with a small hit gives an impression of a huge damage to the car's outer body as its very delicate, but for Scorpio that is not the case and i have also experienced the way the service stations act in times of servicing your car and they are really helpful and fast and they are not like the other service stations which sometimes mistreat their customers by wasting their precious time and money. The price of a Scorpio is also reasonable comparing the same with an innova or tavera as the Scorpio gives you a better performance meter reading than the others and these cars also cost a lot as compared to a scorpio. Mahindra is following one important rule in customer saticfaction by giving them good treatment and also by leading them in the right way. To conclude this review of mine the scorpio is worth every penny you spend and gives you a smile with satisfaction.
5 of 6 users found this review helpful.
Pros I purchased Scorpio in November 2006,and I face lot of problems from its Dealer in Chandigarh Swami
Cons I purchased Scorpio in November 2006,and I face lot of problems from its Dealer in Chandigarh Swami
I purchased Scorpio in November 2006,and I face lot of problems from its Dealer in Chandigarh Swami Automobiles, for servicing I am sending my Scorpio to Goel Motors Mohali when it is opened in Mohali they did 3 - 4 services good but now a days the service of the daeler is going worst and their Service in charge (VIKRAM UPADHAYA) doesn\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t know how to talk when i discuss my problem with him (while purcshasing one more Scorpio) on 9th May he is saying not to come here for service try out side in local market. In this way Mahindra will loose it sale .SCORPIO IS OK BUT SCORPIO COMPANY NEEDS TO GIVE TRAINING TO ITS DEALERS. BEST OF LUCK MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA WITH THIS TYPES OF VIKRAM THAKURS
12 of 19 users found this review helpful.
Pros good look and performance
Cons less mileage
its good vehicle for all the peoples and its performance and style looks very smart. its have a excelent features
5 of 11 users found this review helpful.
Pros good pick up
Cons ugly interors, pathetic service
Buying Scorpio to me was a bad deal in terms of buying a SUV. The only matter of relief is its lesser cost compared to the other SUVs. The interriors are pathetic and the height of the vehicle at times gives a kind of discomfort in your \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'bowels\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'. There is a constant rattling sound from the interiors, the doors and side mirrors and the fittings of the doors and the Trims look really poor. I have taken a Scorpio LX from Streling, Gurgaon. They have a poor accosseroies deptt there with really ill-trained guys for doing the fittings. While doing the fittings they have spoilt the interiors of my car and there are several irritating sounds from the door, the speakers and the mirror. On the top of this their service center has a pathetic service( as compared to the ones of Maruti, since I had been a Maruti customer for last 4 years) and customer care is extremely sloppy. The puch line \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'with you Hamesha\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' is a misnomer, you wouldnt get a proper response for days. thnx Vinay, #9810501690
11 of 14 users found this review helpful.
Pros very very good look as cheap & best farari in india couse getaway is to best
Cons driver seat has less comfort
very good colling but blower has some problem suspention has som problem cause 1. cebin is tite & back bucte is so large 2. look is just like hard but it is so week 3. please improve car picup just like nos 4. plese inbuild aip sys or nos sys 5.
5 of 13 users found this review helpful.