The Rodeo RZ is powered by a 125cc Z Series engine which has been tuned to offer better pick-up remaining frugal at the same time. Rodeo RZ gets a the Dual Curve Digital Ignition (DCDI) similar to Duro DZ, which Mahindra claims provides better fuel efficiency.
Here are the prominent features of the scooter (as claimed by Mahindra)
- ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 59.38 kmpl
- 7 interchangeable backlit panel Digital console with tachometer, tripmeter, acceleration timer, odometer, speedometer, over-speed alarm, fuel gauge, clock and side stand buzzer.
- Body Color mirrors
- Mobile phone/MP3 charger
- 4-in-1 Anti-theft key
- Available in 7 color options – Mystique Violet, Electric Green and Flame Orange are new additions apart from the regulars
- Andhra Pradesh : Rs 49,575
- Kerala : Rs 49,410
- Tamil Nadu: Rs 50,710
- Karnataka: Rs 48,930
The biggest issues reported by customers were that of inconsistent fuel efficiency and low ground clearance for the erstwhile Rodeo. However, Mahindra seems to be confident of the product this time and we hope that the scooter delivers whatever is promised.