Mahindra launched the all-new XUV700 SUV in the market last year and since then, it has become a popular choice among buyers in the segment. The Mahindra XUV700 has become so popular that it has been waiting for over a year now depending on the variant you choose. This is the most featured SUV from Mahindra stable. We’ve seen several videos of the brand new Mahindra XUV700 on the internet. It competes with cars like Hyundai Alcazar, MG Hector Plus, Tata Safari in this segment. Here we have a video showing Mahindra XUV700 competing against Toyota Innova Christa in a drag race.
The video was uploaded by Ashish Beniwal on their YouTube channel. In this video, Mahindra XUV700 is competing with petrol auto owner Vlogger Toyota Innova Christa Diesel Manual. The InnovaCrista seen here is special because it is a 2016 diesel manual MPV that has worked about 2 million kilometers on odometer. Run the Innova Christa before the Vlogger race and be amazed at the performance.
The two cars were then brought off the road for a drag race. The race was conducted in 4 rounds and after two rounds, the drivers switched vehicles. In the first round, the Innova Christa was in eco mode and the petrol XUV700 had no drive mode. Vlogger turned off traction control and waited for the signal to start the race. The race begins and the Mahindra XUV700 leads immediately. The Toyota Innova Krista has been seen struggling and at some point, the MPV could overtake the XUV70. In fact, the gap between the two cars continues to grow.
In the second round, the Innova Krista was in power mode and the XUV700 had traction control. In this round, vlogger allows the Innova driver to deviate from the start line first. He started running after Innova Christa to see if his car could beat Innova Christa. Even in this round, Innova Krista could not stand a chance. Within seconds, the Mahindra XUV700 overtook the Innova Cresta and took the lead throughout the race.
For the third round, Vlogger drove Innova Christa and her friend was on the XUV700. They start the third round and the results remain the same. In eco mode, the Innova could not keep pace with the XUV700. Similar results were seen in Power mode. Power is the main reason why Innova Christa can’t win the race. The Crysta generates less power and torque than the Mahindra XUV700.
The Innova Christa diesel seen in the video here is powered by a 2.4 liter turbocharged engine that generates 150 Ps and 343 Nm of peak torque. Mahindra XUV700 petrol on the other hand generates 200 Ps and 380 Nm of peak torque. This is a huge difference and has also affected the results with the condition of the Innova Christa engine. This does not mean that the InnovaCrista is a bad car in any way. It is still one of the most popular MPVs in the segment.