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- 12:11 am, May 20, 2012
We drive the two most sought after people carriers in the country to see which one does the job with perfection.
The Innova has been the undisputed king of MUVs in India – thanks to the Qualis bloodline that it belongs to. It has been around for quite a while now and has become the most preferred choice amongst fleet operators and the families alike. However, the MUV space has seen quite some action in the past few years and one vehicle that has managed to be the proverbial thorn in the Innova’s arm, is the Mahindra Xylo. It wasn’t the best looking car in its segment, but its VFM-factor certainly gave it enough boost to amass big numbers in little time.
But with competition toughening even in this niche segment, especially since Maruti Suzuki and Nissan announced their respective plans of the Ertiga and the Evalia, Toyota and Mahindra had no option but to refresh their wares to prepare for the new upcoming kids on the block. But since, the Ertiga is still quite nascent and small in size and because the Evalia is still some time away, we decided to pit the Xylo and the Innova against each other to see how well-prepared they are. Read on...
First Published on 12:11 am, May 20, 2012
Rohit (Rash) Paradkar
He is called "Rash" for a reason. He loves his toys, this boy. If it's cool, he's either got it or most probably gotten tired of it by the time you've discovered it. His one dear aim is to convert every Windows and Android user into a customer for Apple.