Reliable and Rugged Mahindra Bolero Review – Features and Specs

One of India’s best-selling utility vehicles, Mahindra Bolero starts at Rs.7.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. 8.93 Lakh. The Bolero may be utilitarian – but cheap, it is not. The Bolero looks old because it is. It has been around for ages so don’t expect much by way of sophistication. On the interior, you’ll find digital instruments but there’s no hiding the Bolero’s vintage. The ageing Mahindra Bolero is still extremely popular in the market. What makes the Bolero so reliable? Know the real reasons why the Mahindra Bolero is still so popular in India? What exactly is the reason behind the popularity of the Bolero? Let’s find out.

Mahindra Bolero Variants & Pricing

Which is the best Bolero model? Mahindra Bolero is available in three variants: B4, B6 and B6 (O) priced in the range of Rs.7.95 – 8.93 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Bolero have the features like keyless entry, digital instrument cluster, a Bluetooth-enabled music system with AUX and USB connectivity, AC, etc. to know in detail it is advisable to read this article.

Mahindra Bolero Variants
Starting fromRs 795290
Engine TypeDiesel
Key FeaturesmHawk75 BSVI Diesel Engine, ABS and Airbag and New Bold Grille
Starting fromRs 867507
Engine TypeDiesel
Key FeaturesMusic System with USB/AUX, Micro Hybrid and Stylish Decals
B6 (O)
Starting fromRs 893909
Engine TypeDiesel
Key FeaturesStylish Fog Lamps, Driver Information System and Static Bending Head Lamps
Bolero Colours

Technical Specifications Bolero – B4, B6 and B6 (O)

Technical Specifications
Maximum Power55.9 kW @ 3600 r/min
Maximum Torque210 Nm @ 1600 – 2200 r/min
ClutchSingle Plate Dry
FrontIFS Coil Spring
RearRigid Leaf Spring
Engine TypeDiesel
L X W X H in mm3995 x 1745 x 1880
Wheel Base in mm2680
Capacity60 litre

Mahindra Bolero Design

The Bolero remained the highest selling UV for many years before new vehicles took over the position. However, Mahindra still manages to keep the Bolero in the top 10 selling positions in the market. The carmaker has left no stones unturned to make sure that the Bolero gives a very premium feel to the buyers of this segment. There are enough features to keep everyone happy.

Bolero Design

New X-shaped strong bumpers are designed for a bold and sturdy build and deliver a dominating presence. In addition to this, the new bold grille makes the look stylish and even more aggressive. The stylish new body decals make the Bolero stand out every time you take it for a spin. The fog lamps add to the style and help you take on challenging weather conditions. The new clear-lens tail lamp helps enhance the look and feel of the new Bolero. The spare wheel cover lends a sporty look and the interior with its premium upholstery is a true match for its exterior. The appealing central bezel with a wood finish lends an elegant touch to the console. The body shell is tough and rugged because of frame-based construction.

Variant Design Features
B4ORVM (Black), Wheel Caps, Spare Wheel Cover, Sliver Front Grill, Side Cladding and New Flip Key
B6ORVM (Body Coloured), Wheel Caps, Decals, Spare Wheel Cover, Wood Finish with Center Bezel, Chrome Brezel Front Grill, Side Cladding and New Flip Key
B6 (O)Fog Lamps, ORVM (Body Coloured), Wheel Caps, Decals, Spare Wheel Cover, Wood Finish with Center Bezel, Chrome Brezel Front Grill, Side Cladding and New Flip Key

Let’s move further and quickly discuss the technological, safety, comfort and other features now.

Technology – Bolero Proven to be a Workhorse

You all are well aware of the power and performance of the Mahindra Bolero and the popularity it got among the masses. The Mahindra Bolero has been one of the best-sellers of the bare-bones utility segment so far and it has got its reasons. Although the interiors were not as plush & comfortable as a premium car, functionality and practicality were admired by many. It has been vaguely used in several parts of rural India for rugged utility and it has proven to be a workhorse. Below are the topmost technological features of Mahindra Bolero.

Bolero Technology

Driver Information system provides instant details and alerts on current mileage, trip distance, open doors, etc. Static bending headlamps ensure clear night visibility mainly while navigating on turns. The audio system includes USB, AUX and Bluetooth for music on the go and hands-free calling.

Variant Technology
B4Engine immobiliser, Digital Cluster and Microhybrid system (Engine Start Stop)
B6Engine immobiliser, Digital Cluster, Music System and Microhybrid system (Engine Start Stop)
B6 (O)Engine immobiliser, Digital Cluster, Music System, Microhybrid system (Engine Start Stop), Static bending Headlamps, Driver Information System (DIS), DIS – AFE, DIS – Gear Indicator, DIS – Distance To Empty, DIS – Distance Travelled, DIS – Door Ajar Indicator and DIS – Digital Clock Date and Time

Safety Features Available in Mahindra Bolero

Mahindra has updated the Bolero with new safety features to comply with Govt norms. The Indian car maker’s most affordable UV (Utility Vehicle) has a number of safety features.

Bolero Safety

Few features common in B4, B6 and B6 (O) are Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Driver Airbag, Reverse Parking Sensors, Seat Belt Reminder and Co-driver Occupant Detection System.

Mahindra Bolero Comfort

Let’s talk about the comfort part. Rear wash and wipe clear out the dirt effortlessly and gives you thorough visibility. The best part is the new bolero comes with 7 seats and better cushioning. Power windows – you can operate the new bolero windows with just a single push of a button.

Bolero Comfort
Variant Comfort
B4AC, Heater, Demister, Comfortable 7 seats, Vinyl Seating, Power Steering and Remote fuel Lid opener
B6AC, Heater, Demister, Comfortable 7 seats, Fabric Seating, Power Steering, Power Windows, Central Locking, Front Map Pockets & Utility Spaces, Keyless Entry, Remote fuel Lid opener and 12 V Charging Point
B6 (O)AC, Heater, Demister, Comfortable 7 seats, Fabric Seating, Power Steering, Power Windows, Central Locking, Front Map Pockets & Utility Spaces, Keyless Entry, Remote fuel Lid opener, Rear Wash and Wiper and 12 V Charging Point

The new upgraded BS6 Bolero is also there. Take on anything with its uncompromising performance, imposing presence, comfortable interiors, improved safety and much more.

Bolero – Things We Like and Dislike

Things We Like Things We Don’t Like
Tough built qualityNoisy cabin
Suitable for rough and tough roadOutdated
PowerfulBest for commerical not personal use
Good MileageNot a luxury car
Hard to damageNo external difference in base and top model
Low MaintaincePoor exterior body quality


Did you check the pros and cons of Mahindra Bolero? We must say that instead of all these drawbacks, the Mahindra Bolero is still so popular in India. Motorgyan Team will quickly tell you Why Should You Own The Bolero? The Bolero is a properly rugged vehicle build for tough & challenging roads/ terrains. This is what makes the Bolero extremely popular in semi-urban and rural parts of India. If we talk about power and performance the all-new Bolero can conquer any road and any terrain as it gets a powerful MHAWK75 BS6 engine. Affordable maintenance is another major factor you can consider while planning to take home a new bolero. We are pretty sure that this vehicle will offer you the maximum comfort and peace of mind wherever you travel.