Monday, March 24, 2014

Carzonrent Mahindra XUV500 W6 photoshoot

I had my first drive of Mahindra XUV500 last weekend. While detailed review and other aspects of the cheetah is being readied [Now updated here], this post shares some good snaps I clicked during the 48 hours, 1200kms journey.

Sunset teaser- wait till Friday for more sunset pictures!

Above: In the company of god
Below: Lord Shiva appear to be sitting on top of XUV500

Updated: XUV500 Reviewed  * Some cool features of XUV500 W6

Similar: Sunset with Ecosport * Scorpio LX 2013 photoshoot * Scorpio early morning shots * Munar trip in Scorpio


D. Prabhu said...

Amazing photos :) loved photo of Mahindra XUV 500 at Murudeshwar temple. I love red colored XUV 500.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks. While renting, no one gives a colour choice :)

Goutham :) said...

Awesome Post :) I am also planning to rent it from Carzonrent for the first time, i have used zoomcar many times (infact to Ladakh:)).. Which location did you pick this car from?

dalu1061 said...

please let me know the cost and pricing from carzonrent, kms free etc.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Goutham: So you're the one who took Scorpio all the way to Ladakh! great

I picked xuv500 from ulsoor road

Even Zoom has added XUV500 W6 now, Rs 4000 a day

I paid Rs 3100 per day in rent all inclusive + fuel extra, no limit on kms

Zoom has xuv500 w8 for Rs 4000 a day, but comes with 225kms worth fuel, beyond which Rs 15 per km is charged

Rajbharath M said...

hi Shrinidhi i would like to know how is carzonrent different from Zoom. Since i am planning to hire a POLO from CARZONRENT for daily rental for four days so thought of getting some clarifications from an expert like you.
1).I would like to know what makes CARZONRENT different from ZOOM.
2). are there any speed regulations in CARZONRENT like zoom
3). Are we required to pay state entry tax for CARZONRENT vehicles.

Sunay Gowda said...

Hi Shrinidhi,

Nice review out there. Just wanted to check what if I am taking the car out of station, say Andhra Pradesh, what would be the terms for the outstation taxes.

Can you please through some light on this?


Sunay Gowda said...

Hi Shrinidhi,

Nice pics out there of the XUV. Can you please share some details on the experience you had with carzonrent and the service provided by them.

Also on the security deposit was it refunded to you immediately?

Since I am planning to hire car this friday, I would need your help on the same.


Shrinidhi Hande said...


best wishes for your drive. Answers to your questions below
1).I would like to know what makes CARZONRENT different from ZOOM.

Shrinidhi: Carzonrent doesn't charge extra for kms, and no free kms involved. You pay for fuel. This works out if you're doing 300-400kms a day. Zoom charges little more but gives 225kms worth fuel. So if you're driving less than 200kms per day, zoom will work out cheaper. Zoom has much simple process compared to carzonrent, has more location options and no credit card amount blocking involved in zoom.

2). are there any speed regulations in CARZONRENT like zoom
Shrinidhi: Nothing official, but cars could be electronically limited to say 150 kmph or so. (I didn't notice any restriction on Ertiga but XUV500 seemed to max out at 150kmph

3). Are we required to pay state entry tax for CARZONRENT vehicles
Shrinidhi: Yes

Shrinidhi Hande said...


Carzonrent experience can be read here

Refund takes few days to weeks. if you call and log a complaint, they will do it little faster

Enjoy your ride

Shrinidhi Hande said...

AP permit fee is about Rs 300 for 5 seater cars, more for 7 seaters

Amount differs based on duration etc

Zoom refunds AP permit fee, Carzonrent doesn't

Shrinidhi Hande said...

View a more detailed comparison here