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Mahindra Genio: Genio Next Generation Pick Up launched

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., has announced the launch of the Genio, its next generation commercial vehicle. The 1.2 tonne pick-up vehicle features international looks, and technology. The Mahindra Genio is available at Rs 4.99 lakhs BS3 (ex-showroom Navi Mumbai )

Genio comes with a build and finish quality which is unseen on Indian roads in commercial vehicles. The styling of the vehicle is world class. The unique grille design and aggressive bumper gives the vehicle the stance of a utility vehicle. The metallic silver colour enhances its appeal, while the interiors of the vehicle could be seen as a benchmark in the industry.

The Genio offers a power packed performance as it comes with an mDI CRDe Engine. Its 75 HP power and 220 Nm Torque with a top speed of 120 km/hr is capable of handling any kind of load and terrain.

The Genio is far ahead of its contemporaries in terms of technology and safety features. Because of mDI CRDe technology, the oil change interval of the vehicle is 20,000 km. It has LSPV brakes which adjusts the braking pressure depending on the load of the vehicle. For the first time in India, we are offering SLR seat belts for the safety of the driver and co-driver. It also has cross members on the doors which save the passengers in case of any eventuality of accidents affecting the sides of the vehicle. The Genio comes fitted with Radial tubeless tyres which is also an industry first in commercial pick up vehicles. This ensures that the tyres do not burst in case of a puncture, especially on the highway.

The Genio is a complete feature packed vehicle when it comes to comfort – it has adjustable Power Steering, 80.5 cubic feet cabin space, semi bucket seats with front back adjustment and recliner and independent front suspension to absorb all shocks on Indian roads. With a car like gear shift, ride quality of a UV, wider and bigger windscreen and doors and also split back glass for better ventilation, the Genio’s drive experience is unique.

The Genio offers several utility features, a first in the commercial Pick Up segment. It boasts of a floor console with a mobile charging point, a bottle holder, coin holder, etc. The dash board has a wallet case and a mobile case apart from a big glove box. It has the shortest turning radius among pickups of 6.15 meters which helps it negotiate the narrowest of lanes. Measuring the distance and mileage is easy as it has an in built trip meter in the instrument cluster.

The Genio is available in four colour options – Silver Shine (Metallic), Diamond White, Marvel Granite and Skyline Blue.

It is available across 70 dealerships by its launch and from mid February it will be available across Mahindra dealerships pan India.

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