India is good market for SUVs as these vehicles can be used in any type of roads.
<ul><li><p>Tata Safari Storme vs Mahindra XUV 500 compared by Autoportal India </p><p>India is good market for SUVs as these vehicles can be used in any type of roads. Among </p><p>the utility vehicles available in the market the Tata Safari Storme and the Mahindra </p><p>XUV 500 are very popular. The 7-seater Tata Safari Storme launched in 2012 is the </p><p>successor to the popular Tata Safari. The Mahindra XUV 500 is a 7-seater SUV launched </p><p>in 2011. </p><p>The Safari Storme comes in 4 diesel variants priced Rupees 9.99 to 14.35 lakh with one </p><p>all-wheel drive variant. The XUV 500 refreshed and re-launched in May 2015 comes in 6 </p><p>diesel variants priced Rupees 11.21 to 16.00 lakh. There are two all-wheel drive </p><p>transmission variants. </p><p>The Safari Storme has an aggressive grille, round projector type headlamps, round fog </p><p>lamps, bonnet with a slope line, a toughened laminated wind screen, body coloured door </p><p>handles and wider side steps. The better looking XUV 500 has a jaw shaped honeycomb </p><p>grille, two barrel shaped projector type headlamps with turn indicating and daytime </p><p>running lamps, and 3-compartmental tail lamps. </p><p>The XUV 500 is loaded with lots of cabin features. The basic features of the XUV 500 </p><p>include a manual AC, fabric seat covers, a foldable rear seat 2 air bags, ABS, EBD, BA, </p><p>power windows, rear wiper and defogger, and electric ORVMs. Top variants have an </p></li><li><p>automatic AC, leather seats, ESP, rear parking sensors, 6 airbags, and a 2 Din music </p><p>system with touch controls, GPS navigational system and Bluetooth connectivity. </p><p>The standard features of the Storme include a manual AC, power windows, a fully </p><p>foldable rear seat and manually adjustable ORVMs. Higher variants have 2 air bags, </p><p>ABS, EBD, electric ORVMs and a 2 Din music system with Bluetooth connectivity. </p><p>The XUV 500 gives better mileages of 16 kmpl with 2.2 Litre engines than the 14 kmpl </p><p>(13.2 kmpl for all wheel drive variant) of the Storme powered by 2.2 litre engines. The </p><p>dimensions of the Storme are 4655 mm length, 2650 mm wheel base and 200 mm </p><p>ground clearance. The dimensions of the XUV500 are 4585 mm length, 1890 mm width, </p><p>1785 mm height and 200 mm ground clearance. </p><p>The suspensions of the Storme are independent double wishbone type with torsion bar </p><p>at the front and coil springs over shock absorbers at the rear. The suspensions of the </p><p>XUV are McPherson struts with anti-roll bar at the front and the multi-link type with </p><p>anti-roll bar at the rear. </p><p>The Tata Safari Storme is the best off-roading Indian vehicle with adequate safety </p><p>features and good after sales services. The XUV 500 is a new generation SUV from the </p><p>Mahindras with a stylish body and lot of features. </p><p>Also check Honda Activa i </p></li></ul>