Mahindra Bolero vs Bolero Neo: Similarities And Variations

As totally different as the 2 SUVs could appear, there’s a lot in frequent between the rugged icon and its new sibling

The Mahindra TUV300 facelift has lastly arrived as Bolero Neo. It’s on sale alongside the OG Bolero as a better-equipped different. So let’s learn the way it compares to the rugged icon that’s the usual Bolero, beginning with their costs:

Value vary (ex-showroom Delhi)

Mahindra Bolero

Mahindra Bolero Neo


B4- Rs 8.62 lakh

N4- Rs 8.48 lakh

-Rs 14,000

B6- Rs 9.36 lakh

N6- Rs 9.48 lakh

+Rs 12,000

B6(O)- Rs 9.61 lakh

N10- Rs 10 lakh

+Rs 39,000

N10(O)- TBA

Each the Bolero and Bolero Neo are provided in three variants, however the latter will quickly get one other top-end variant. Whereas the Bolero Neo’s base-spec variant is inexpensive by Rs 14,000, it’s dearer within the prime variants.



Bolero Neo














5+2 (bounce seats within the again)

5+2 (bounce seats within the again)

Each variations of the Bolero are of the identical size however the Neo is wider whereas the usual SUV is taller. Mahindra is providing each SUVs with the identical seven-seater configuration: a five-seater cabin with two bounce seats within the again which might be accessible due to the tailgate that opens sideways.

Whereas each these fashions are sub-4m SUVs, solely the Bolero Neo is seen as a attainable rival to different posh monocoque sub-4m SUVs such because the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Ford EcoSport, Kia Sonet, Renault Kiger, and Nissan Magnite. Mahindra already has the XUV300 as a premium contender on this section however the Bolero Neo might be a rugged different with the 2 additional bounce seats providing extra consolation than the common Bolero.

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The Bolero has a boxier form whereas Mahindra has smoothed out the sides of the Bolero Neo to make it look extra premium from each angle. It additionally will get better-looking headlamps and hind lights. That stated, the vehicles do look associated as a part of the Mahindra lineup.

The cabin is what actually separates these two fashions sharing the identical badge. The common Bolero is supposed for rural areas the place longevity is prioritised over options. In the meantime, the Bolero Neo is simply as powerful underneath the pores and skin nevertheless it has a nicer cabin that will enchantment to city patrons as effectively. 


Mahindra doesn’t supply a lot by way of consolation with the common Bolero however the Bolero Neo contains a trendy dashboard full with an instrument cluster and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The Neo affords twin entrance airbags, ABS, and rear parking sensors as a part of the protection gear, together with ISOFIX youngster seat anchorage. The Bolero, compared, solely packs a driver airbag, ABS, and rear parking sensors. 

The Bolero Neo moreover will get electrically adjustable exterior rearview mirrors, cruise management, and steering-mounted audio controls. Nonetheless, its touchscreen infotainment system misses out on Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.


Mahindra affords the Bolero with a 1.5-litre diesel engine that makes 76PS and 210Nm, whereas the Bolero Neo’s 1.5-litre diesel engine produces 100PS and 260Nm. Each engines are provided with a 5-speed guide solely. Whereas each are body-on-frame, rear-wheel-drive fashions, the Neo has an edge with mechanical locking rear differential (MLD) provided within the range-topping N10 (O) variant. MLD helps in limiting wheel slippage on surfaces the place there’s low traction and offers energy to the wheel that has essentially the most quantity of traction. 


The Bolero Neo is clearly a step forward of the common Bolero by way of design and options whereas nonetheless exuding an analogous rugged enchantment, contrasting lots of the city-centred choices within the sub-4m SUV section. The Neo might additionally function an improve for present Bolero house owners who nonetheless want to get pleasure from the identical degree of utility however with extra consolation for a small premium.

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