We took the Mahindra Bolero Neo for a real-world Off-Roading test. In this video, we demonstrate the superb off-roading capabilities of the Bolero Neo, despite being a 4×2. What makes our review special, is that you will see the Mahindra Bolero Neo conquering the real world, natural rocky off-road terrain, instead of the easy peasy; man-made off-road track, dug up by JCB’s.
In this Mahindra Bolero Neo Off Roading Review, we only highlight the Mechanical Locking Differential which gives the Bolero Neo superb off-roading capabilities, we will be coming out with the drive review next week, so stay tuned to our channel.
The 7-Seater, Mahindra Bolero Neo is priced at Rs 8.77 Lakhs(ex-showroom) for the N4 Variant & the top end N10(O) variant is priced at Rs 10.99 Lakhs(ex-showroom). Bolero Neo is offered in four variants, N4, N8, N10, N10(O). The Mahindra Bolero Neo comes with a BS-6 compliant, 1.5 L Three-Cylinder, M-Hawk engine producing 100 HP & 260 Nm of Torque.
The Bolero Neo is a rebadged and revamped version of the Mahindra TUV 300 but with quite a few changes. The Bolero Neo gets a blacked-out front grille with chrome inserts, new headlamps with DRL’s, new fog lamps, wheel arches & 15” Alloy Wheels.
The Bolero Neo comes with a 7.0’’ Touch infotainment system with Mahindra connected apps. It however does not come with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. It gets a new instrument cluster which is quite similar to the Mahindra Thar. The Bolero Neo gives a fuel efficiency of 12-13 Km/l in the city whereas, on highways, it returns 16-17 km/l.
In terms of safety features, the Bolero Neo gets front dual airbags, EBD, ABS, corner control braking, rear parking sensors. It is being offered with a five-speed manual transmission. Mahindra has also fitted the Bolero Neo with a locking differential or as they have termed it multi-terrain technology for improved off-road handling. This feature is only available on the top-spec N10 (O) variant. The Bolero Neo is the only 4×2 SUV in India to receive a Locking differential. The Bolero Neo competes with the Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport & the Honda WR-V.