Mahindra Bolero Maxi Truck Review

By Suchorita Dutta   |  October 24, 2013


Think trucks are burly, boxy, oomph-less junkers? Then the stylish new Bolero Maxi Truck with its clean lines, 'sabre-tooth' front grille, a handy power steering and stylish interiors will surely surprise. Mahindra adds a new feat to its "pick-up portfolio" with this well-styled utility vehicle that boasts of the power and cargo-space of a big truck and delivers impressive performance over any terrain. Sturdy yet stylish to the core, Bolero Maxi Truck is well-equipped with an ultra-strong chassis and a flat-bed cargo box, making it easier to saddle any amount of load effortlessly. Not to forget the all-new power-steering that delivers a superior driving experience.

Powertrain & Performance

The all new Bolero Maxi Truck is hopped up by the trusted and proven 2523 cc Mahindra Direct Injection (DI) engine that unleashes a whopping 62 bhp of power @ 3200 rpm and an impressive torque of 182.5 Nm @ 1500-18000 rpm. This facilitates easy drivability and smooth transportation of heavy loads. The 5-speed manual transmission comprising of all synchromeshed 5 forward and 1 reverse gear heightens the performance of this truck.

The robust chassis and the rigid leaf-spring suspension further lend Bolero Maxi Truck a matchless performance. It sports a rigid fork with semi-elliptical leaf springs, with anti-roll bar at front and rigid forks with semi-elliptical leaf springs in the rear that helps the truck saddle heavy loads kilometres after kilometres effortlessly. The telescopic, hydraulic double-acting shock absorbers dampen noise and vibrations, ensuring a smooth glide over bumpy terrains.

Thanks to the efficient braking system of Mahindra Bolero Maxi Truck that is endowed with a disc brake in the front and drum brake in the rear that adds to the stability of the vehicle and grants it instant stopping, even when piled on with tons of weight. Plus, the large 15-inch tires lend the truck higher stability and minimise wear and tear.

Build & Styling

The refreshing new looks of the Bolero Maxi Truck is hard to miss. Armed with a macho looking sabre-tooth grill, elegant headlamps, tastefully designed dashboard with integrated glove-box, attractive instrument panel and cluster, generous space cabin and elegant fabric seats gives this power-packed truck much of its oomph!

The low-maintenance Bolero Maxi Truck is built to lumber heavy loads over longer distances without any breakdowns. Plus, safety features like a sturdy front-nose, strong chassis and large wheelbase enhances the stability of the truck, enabling it to carry heavy loads over rough and tough terrain with surprising easiness.

The biggest bonus of investing in a Mahindra & Mahindra vehicle is the wide availability of its spare parts. Also, the fact that the vehicle comes with three years of engine warranty is enough for stand operators and small and medium scale businessmen and traders across India to opt for it.

Mahindra Bolero Maxi Truck is available in only one colour - white diamond.

Pros and Cons

  • Pros

    • Impressive pick-up
    • Easy driveability in any terrain
    • Competitively priced
  • Cons

    • It comes in only one colour option