Mahindra Scorpio: Diesel vs Petrol Variants Sales Numbers Compared For May 2024

  • Jun 12, 2024
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Overall sales for the Scorpio in May have dipped by around 7 percent when compared to same period in April 2024

Mahindra Scorpio Quick Highlights

  • Mahindra sold 13,717 units of the Scorpio Classic and Scorpio N combined in May. 
  • Diesel models (including Scorpio Classic) made up the majority with 12,611 units sold. 
  • The Scorpio N petrol managed to rack up just 1,106 units. 
  • Sales for the Scorpio in May dwindled by 7 percent when compared to April 2024. 

Mahindra has released the sales numbers for the Scorpio, one of its popular models, for the month of May 2024. The Mahindra Scorpio is available in two broad versions: the previous-gen Scorpio Classic and the new Scorpio N. And in this report, we are going to look at which version of the Scorpio – the diesel or petrol – was more popular in India in May 2024. 

Mahindra Scorpio Sales Numbers Compared 

In total, Mahindra sold 12,611 units of the Scorpio in May 2024. That’s a decrease of 1,090 units when compared to April.  Here’s a look at the sales number of the Mahindra Scorpio in May:


April Sales Number

May Sales Number

Scorpio Diesel*

13,344 (90 Percent)

12,611 (92 percent)

Scorpio Petrol

1,463 (10 Percent)

1,106 (8 percent)



13717 (- 7 percent when compared to April)

*Scorpio diesel sales are of both Scorpio Classic and Scorpio N

Mahindra Scorpio N - Mahindra Scorpio Classic

  • Compared to last month, 92 percent of the customers preferred the diesel variants of the Scorpio, a two percent increase. 

  • Petrol sales dwindled this time around, with just 8 percent of buyers picking it up. 

  • Overall, the Mahindra Scorpio has seen a 7 percent decline in May sales when compared to April. 

Mahindra Scorpio Classic 

The Mahindra Scorpio Classic is basically a refreshed version of the previous-gen model to keep it relevant in the market. 

Mahindra Scorpio Classic

Top features onboard include a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment (no Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), automatic climate control, steering-mounted audio controls, cruise control, power windows, power windows, remote locking, dual airbags, ABS with EBD and rear parking sensors.  

You just get one engine with the Mahindra Scorpio Classic: a 132PS 2.2-litre diesel engine, driving the rear wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. 

Mahindra Scorpio N

The Mahindra Scorpio N is the latest generation of the popular SUV nameplate, packing in more modern looks, an upmarket cabin, plentiful features and even a petrol engine option. 

Mahindra Scorpio N

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Top features here include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 12-speaker Sony sound system, a single-pane sunroof, dual-zone climate control, six airbags, ABS with EBD, front and rear cameras and electronic stability control. 

Engine options include a 203PS 2-litre turbo-petrol engine or a 2.2-litre diesel engine in two states of tune: 132PS and 175PS. A 6-speed manual is offered as standard, while the turbo-petrol and more powerful diesel engine can be had with a 6-speed torque converter automatic. The Scorpio N is primarily rear-wheel drive, with the 175PS diesel engine getting optional four-wheel drive. 

Price And Rivals 

Mahindra Scorpio N - Mahindra Scorpio Classic

The Mahindra Scorpio Classic is priced from Rs 13.62 lakh to Rs 17.42 lakh, while the Scorpio N costs from Rs 13.85 lakh to Rs 21.12 lakh (ex-showroom). Both these models are body-on-frame SUV alternatives to the Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Honda Elevate, Tata Harrier and MG Hector.

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