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Mahindra Scorpio 2009-2014

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From the experts

Things We Like in Scorpio 2009-2014

 Scorpio has lots of features and build is better than some other Mahindra's

 Has butch looks. The car looks very imposing and intimidating. 

 Decent efficiency and overall it is good

 Ride is good for a Mahindra and improved

 The new mHawk engine has a sporty character and is bound to take you places. It can stay comfortably on the brighter side of 100 kmph all day long

 It doesn’t have the heavy body rolls seen in the older generation Scorpios 

Things We Dont Like in Scorpio 2009-2014

 The quality still not as good as Duster

 Design is starting to look old now

 Though still nowhere as good as Renault Duster

 Refinement could be better

 Still again nowhere as good as Renault Duster

Mahindra Scorpio 2009-2014 Colors

Scorpio 2009-2014 is available in 6 different colors - Diamond White, Napoli Black, Toreador Red, Mist Silver, Rocky Beige and Java Brown.

  • Diamond White

  • Napoli Black

  • Toreador Red

  • Mist Silver

  • Rocky Beige

Review of Scorpio 2009-2014

  • Overview
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Mileage Running Cost
  • Comfort Suspension
  • Engine Performance
  • Braking Safety

Overview

 The Scorpio has been around for a long time and has carved itself a fan-following.  The car looks very imposing and intimidating. It has chrome tipped Mahindra logo at the front on the grill and huge bumper sporting the fog lamps add to the muscular profile of the car. The side profile shows off the flared wheel arches and there is a chrome step up to climb into the car and chrome tipped roof rails adorn this menacing SUV. 

 
Mahindra has well improved the Scorpio over the years and now the interiors have an up-market feel to it. The Scorpio SUV has cruise control, steering mounted audio controls, 4 speaker stereo music system with USB, MP3, Aux-in and Bluetooth compatibilities. The car has acceptable interior build quality and fit and finish is on par with the rivals from its segment
 
It has comfortable seating which provide excellent support to the back and has dual-tone interior and upholstery. It also has a huge 1243 liters of storage space which is sufficient to carry luggage for family on a road trip.
 
Mahindra removed the old 2.6 liter CRDi engine and introduced the new mHawk engine which develops the same amount of power as the older, larger capacity unit.The new Scorpio mHawk engine develops 127 BHP and 290 NM of torque which is available as low down as 1800 RPM. It delivers an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 13 kmpl.
 
Mahindra has had an excellent suspension tuner at hand: Lotus. They have time and again tuned the suspension of this SUV and have made the latest iterant a confident handler and a pleasurable drive for the regular buyer and the enthusiast alike. It has a comfortable drive and good ride quality making it a pleasure to drive around the city and potholed roads. 
 
With prices starting at Rs 7.5 laksh for the base diesel to12.8 lakhs for the top automatic diesel variant, the Scorpio is decent value. For a detailed analysis read below.
 

Interior

 Mahindra has well improved the Scorpio over the years and now the interiors have an up-market feel to it. The Scorpio SUV has cruise control, steering mounted audio controls, 4 speaker stereo music system with USB, MP3, Aux-in and Bluetooth compatibilities. The car has acceptable interior build quality and fit and finish is on par with the rivals from its segment. It has electrically adjustable rear view mirrors, smart rain and light sensors, twin glove boxes and four cup holders in the center console with various switches and a huge scoop in the dashboard. It has comfortable seating which provide excellent support to the back and has dual-tone interior and upholstery. It also has a huge 1243 liters of storage space which is sufficient to carry luggage for family on a road trip.

Interiors Details

  • Boot Space

    Mahindra Scorpio comes with an amazing boot space of 480 litres. Its overall space ratings has been given 3 stars on a scale of 5

  • Speedometer

    Scorpio comes with a strategically placed speedometer

  • Gear Lever

    Gear lever comes with smooth covering helping easy grip

  • Cup Holders

    The rear seats have comfortable arm rests with cupholders. For the convenience of the rider and the other people too.

  • Glovebox

    Scorpio comes with a standard glovebox

  • Audio System

    The Audio system of Scorpio is of a crisp and clear sound quality. The car comes with a built in four speaker, Mp3 and CD player with a built in tweeters

  • Air Conditioner

    The Air Conditioner in Scorpio is conventional and good quality system. However, the automatic climate control option is not provided

  • Arm Rests

    Rear seats are equipped with arm rests and cupholders inscribed in them

  • Air Vents

    Total of 6 air vents are there as along with the four in the front 2 in the rear are also provided

  • Seats

    Seating capacity of Scorpio is 7. The rear seats are foldable.

  • Leg Room

    Scorpio has a great legroom of 1160 mm in the front and 1030mm for the rear seats in CRDe but in the mHawk the front leg room is 5 mm more making it 1165 mm

  • Knee Room

    The knee room for passengers in the Scorpio is a comfortable 930 mm in the front, 940 mm in the middle and 660 mm in the rear

  • Shoulder Space

    The shoulder space in the rear is of an impressive 1400 mm which spells out the optimum spacing inside Scorpio but in the CRDe the shoulder space is 1350 mm only

  • Head Room

    The head room is 980mm in the front and 970mm in the rear for the CRDe and 970 mm in the front 1010 mm in the middle and 940 mm in the rear for the mHawk.

  • Steering Wheel

    Steering type is rack and pinion and power assisted.

  • Power Windows

    Scorpio models include power windows option

  • Keyless Entry

    Keyless entry options are available in Scorpio

  • Driver Information Display

    Digital Trip meter, Odometer, Speedometer are the key tools that provide driver with accurate driver info display.

Exterior

 Mahindra Scorpio has a huge fan following owing to its ruggedness and butch looks. The car looks very imposing and intimidating. It has chrome tipped Mahindra logo at the front on the grill and huge bumper sporting the fog lamps add to the muscular profile of the car. The side profile shows off the flared wheel arches and there is a chrome step up to climb into the car and chrome tipped roof rails adorn this menacing SUV. 

Exteriors

  • Front Design

    Scorpio comes with impressive front grille, Blue-vision bulbs equipped Xenon Headlamps and body colored bumpers that complements the tough looks of Scorpio

  • Rear Design

    The rear design portrays the tough looks of the SUV with closely annealed smooth tail lamps and indicators.

  • Side Profile

    Side profile comprises of an impressive side cladding with Scorpio beautifully embossed in them, its dual colored outside mirrors and chunky door handles add to the looks.

  • Ground Clearance

    Ground Clearance of Scorpio is 181 mm

  • Bumpers

    Scorpio is studded with tough body colored bumpers that complements its overall rugged taste

  • Head Lamps

    Blue-vision bulbs which give out a whiter output similar to Xenon headlamps for improved night time visibility

  • Tail Lamps

    Scorpio comes with well heighted tail lamps for a better visibility

  • Fog Lamps

    Fog lamps are provided on both the sides of the Scorpio

  • Tyres

    Scorpio comes with P 235x70 R16 tubeless tires

  • Alloy Wheels

    The Scorpio comes with durable and powerful 16 inch alloy wheels

  • Outside Mirrors

    The Scorpio comes with dual coloured rear outside mirrors that are electronically adjustable.

  • Colors

    Scorpio comes in Rocky beige, mist silver, Java brown, fiery black, toreador red and diamond white color options

  • Rear Wiper

    Rear wiper is absent in Scorpio

  • Roof Rails

    Scorpio comes with roof rails to give a different and rugged look.

  • Sun Roof

    No sun Roofs are included in either of the models

  • Spoiler

    Scorpio comes well equipped with aerodynamic rear spoiler with brake lights

  • Side Steps

    Scorpio has an impressive height of about 1975 mm which makes it necessary to include side steps. Therefore, car comes with well built side steps.

  • Spare Wheel

    Yes. One spare wheel which can be kept in the boot

Mileage Running Cost

 Mahindra removed the old 2.6 liter CRDi engine and introduced the new mHawk engine which develops the same amount of power as the older, larger capacity unit.The new Scorpio mHawk engine develops 127 BHP and 290 NM of torque which is available as low down as 1800 RPM. It delivers an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 13 kmpl.

Mileage Running Cost

  • City Fuel Economy

    Urban fuel Economy of Scorpio stands at 8.8 Kmpl

  • Highway Fuel Economy

    Highway Fuel Economy of Scorpio is of 14.6 Kmpl which makes Scorpio a great vehicle for long drives.

  • Arai Rated Economy

    According to the ARAI rating the Scorpio gives 12.05 kmpl mileage.

  • Tank Range

    Tank range is 615 Kms and fuel storage capacity is 60 litres in Scorpio.

Comfort Suspension

 Mahindra has had an excellent suspension tuner at hand: Lotus. They have time and again tuned the suspension of this SUV and have made the latest iterant a confident handler and a pleasurable drive for the regular buyer and the enthusiast alike. It has a comfortable drive and good ride quality making it a pleasure to drive around the city and potholed roads. 

Comfort and Suspension

  • Comfort

    When it comes to space, the length stands 4430 mm and width of 1817 mm which makes the car spacious enough

  • Front Suspension

    Front Suspension in Scorpio is Independent, Coil Spring anti roll bar type.

  • Rear Suspension

    The rear suspension of Scorpio is Independent torsion bar, Multilink coil spring type.

Engine Performance

 Mahindra removed the old 2.6 liter CRDi engine and introduced the new mHawk engine which develops the same amount of power as the older, larger capacity unit. The new Scorpio mHawk engine develops 127 BHP and 290 NM of torque which is available as low down as 1800 RPM. It comes with a 5 speed manual transmission and there is also an optional 6speed automatic available. The new mHawk engine has a sporty character and is bound to take you places. It can stay comfortably on the brighter side of 100 kmph all day long. The engine vibrations are noise levels could be better.

Engine Performance

  • Acceleration

    The car can rev up from 0-120 km/hr speed in a mere 23.871 seconds.

  • Top Speed

    The top speed of Scorpio is an enormous 134.42 km per hour

  • In Gear Acceleration

    In gear acceleration from 100-120 Kmph is 10.50 seconds in the 5th gear

  • Gearbox

    Scorpio is fully loaded with a 5 speed transmission manual Gearbox for precise handling

  • Power

    Scorpio delivers a tremendous power of 118PS @ 4000 rpm

  • Torque

    Its Engine churns out a tremendous torque of 290 Nm @ 1800 rpm

  • NVH Levels

    Noise levels can be said to be low in Scorpio

Braking Safety

 Mahindra has had an excellent suspension tuner at hand: Lotus. They have time and again tuned the suspension of this SUV and have made the latest iterant a confident handler and a pleasurable drive for the regular buyer and the enthusiast alike. It doesn’t have the heavy body rolls seen in the older generation Scorpios and rest assured this car will be improved in the years to come. 

Brakes and Wheels

  • Handling

    Handling has been rated three stars. The driver can have a good control on the vehicle.

  • Braking Performance

    Front brakes are Discs and Caliper type also with Twin pot and Tandem booster.

  • Safety Features

    Scorpio comes studded with excellent safety features such as Dual SRS Airbags, Crash protection crumple Zones

  • Abs

    ABS has not been included in the Scorpio. Overall safety has been given three stars on a scale of five.

  • Traction Control

    Traction control is not applicable in Scorpio.

User Reviews of Mahindra Scorpio 2009-2014

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