Mahindra Bolero Neo+ India Launch at Rs 11.39 Lakh

Mahindra has recently launched the new Bolero Neo+ in India with a starting price of Rs 11.39 Lakh for the base P4 trim and goes all the way up to Rs 12.49 Lakh for the Top-spec P10 (both prices ex-showroom). The Bolero Neo+ is a 3-row, 9-seater version of the Bolero Neo SUV.

Bolero Neo Plus launched

Just like Mahindra launched the TUV300 as the Neo, the Bolero Neo+ can also be traced back to when it used to roll on Indian roads as the TUV300+ which was discontinued when BS6 emission norms came into effect in 2020.

In terms of design, the Bolero Neo+ looks very much identical to the Bolero Neo, except for some elements like the front bumper that gets a revised fog lamp housing and a bull bar-like design element. The car also gets new 16-inch alloy wheels. The real noticeable difference is the size with the Bolero Neo+ measuring 4,400 mm in length, making it 405 mm longer than the Bolero Neo, however, the wheelbase remains the same.

Bolero Neo seating

The extra length has actually gone to the rear overhang which means the panels at the rear doors are new. The SUV gets a larger rear quarter glass and larger wraparound tail lights. The back side itself is similar to the Neo with an X-shaped spare wheel cover.

Going inside, the Neo+ sports an unchanged dashboard from the Bolero Neo which is again quite similar to the OG TUV300+. The main difference lies in the updated 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a revised instrument cluster a new steering wheel.

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The other unique factor of the Neo+ is the 3-row setup, with the last row getting two facing seats. Other than that, the car also gets features such as electrically adjustable wing mirrors, a 6-speaker sound system, front and rear power windows, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, manual AC and front seat armrests. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX mounts.

The car is underpinned by the same ladder-frame chassis as the Bolero Neo but misses the mechanical locking differential. The Bolero Neo+ is powered by the familiar 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine from the Scorpio lineup, but it produces 120hp and 280Nm. The unit comes paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The Neo on the other hand gets a smaller 1.5-litre diesel engine that produces 100hp.

Bolero Neo engine

With tour and travel operators and contractors as target customers, the Neo+ rivals the likes of the Force Citiline and the upcoming Gurkha 5-door.