The AMT variants of the XUV300 will be available in just three colour options

AMT is only available on top-spec W8 and W8(O) variants.

Petrol-powered XUV300 is expected to get automatic at a later stage.

The XUV300 diesel AMT gets the same 1.5-litre engine in the same tune (117PS/300Nm) as the XUV300 diesel manual.

Rivals like Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon also offers an AMT option with their diesel engines.

Mahindra has launched the automatic variant of its subcompact SUV, the XUV300. The SUV was first launched in February this year, but it had a manual transmission with petrol and diesel engines on offer until now.

The automatic transmission is an AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) and is only being offered with the diesel-powered XUV300. We have already driven the car and you can read our review of it here.

The AMT option will be available only on the top-spec W8 and W8(O) variants of the XUV300. Have a look at the price of the variants below.

Mahindra XUV300 Diesel W8 W8(O)
Price of Manual Variant Rs 10.80 lakh Rs 11.99 lakh
Price of AMT variant Rs 11.50 lakh Rs 12.70 lakh
Difference Rs 70,000 Rs 71,000

The AMT variants of the XUV300 will be available in three colour options: Pearl White, Aquamarine and Red Rage. The feature list for the AMT variants will remain the same as their manual counterparts.

Test drives of the XUV300 diesel AMT are underway at Mahindra dealerships. There will be an AMT option with the petrol version of the XUV300 as well, but it is expected to be launched later this year with a more advanced and powerful version of the existing 1.2-litre engine.