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Mahindra Scorpio Diesel vs Mahindra XUV700 Petrol Tug of War

The XUV700’s soaring popularity has overtaken the success of all other Mahindra vehicles. While the XUV700 succeeds in every manner and in every department, can it compete in a tug-of-war with the good old Mahindra Scorpio? While it isn’t the most accurate approach to assess a vehicle’s capabilities, it is an intriguing way to see the outcome.

The video by Rehan Yadav Vlogs shows the tug-of-war between the Mahindra Scorpio diesel manual 4X2 and the Mahindra XUV700 petrol-automatic FWD. The tug-of-war is done on the tarmac providing an equal ground to both the vehicles. However, it is a public road and is illegal to do such stunts.

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A 2.2-litre mHawk diesel engine powers the Mahindra Scorpio. The four-cylinder engine has a maximum power output of 140 bhp and a peak torque output of 320 Nm. The Scorpio in this battle is a 4X2 model. The Scorpio’s 4X2 variations drive the vehicle’s rear wheels.

In this battle, the Mahindra XUV700 is a petrol automatic. It comes with a 2.0-litre mStallion petrol engine that produces 200 PS and 380 Nm of peak torque. It is the segment’s most powerful vehicle. The torque converter is six-speed in the automatic version.

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XUV700 Vs Scorpio Tug of War

The tug-of-war consisted of three rounds, with the Mahindra Scorpio dominating two of them. It was a false start in the second round. The XUV700 was unable to hold its ground. It was no problem for the Scorpio to pull it off twice.

There are a few items on this page. The Mahindra XUV700 has significantly more power and torque than the Scorpio. The Mahindra Scorpio, on the other hand, has a diesel engine, which produces torque and power at lower rpm than the XUV700’s petrol engine.

Also, the Scorpio gets a manual transmission. The driver of the Scorpio could modulate the clutch according to the power delivery and that is why the manuals have a massive advantage over automatics when it comes to tug-of-war.

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Tug-of-war can damage your vehicle

This activity is absolutely not advised for any of us, as it can severely damage the vehicle’s engine, transmission and drivetrain. There is an immense force put on the engine and it is maxed out with the four wheels not driving towards anywhere but the engine just resisting force. It can damage the mechanicals of the vehicle permanently.

Always try and refrain from such challenges for the well being and longevity of your cars. Such a tug-of-war can ruin the engine and the transmission of the vehicle. Such extreme force on the vehicle’s engine and transmission can also rapidly increase the wear and tear and make the life of these parts much shorter.

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