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New Mahindra Thar 2020 Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Skoda Octavia comparison

  • New Mahindra Thar 2020
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Price
BMW 3 Series Price
  • Skoda Octavia
Skoda Octavia Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 9.8 Lakh
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 15.49 Lakh
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Overview

New Mahindra Thar 2020 Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Skoda Octavia Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the New Thar 2020 Vs 3 Series Vs Octavia on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

New Thar 2020 Vs 3 Series Vs Octavia – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol BMW 3 Series in New Delhi starts at ₹ 41.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 48.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the BMW 3 Series costs ₹ 42.1 Lakh, whereas the BMW 3 Series Diesel top-end costs ₹ 47.5 Lakh. On the other hand, Skoda Octavia price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 16 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 23.6 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Skoda Octavia costs ₹ 15.49 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Skoda Octavia comes with a price tag of ₹ 26 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol New Mahindra Thar 2020 starts at ₹ 9.8 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 13.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the New Mahindra Thar 2020 costs ₹ 10.85 Lakh, whereas the New Mahindra Thar 2020 Diesel top-end costs ₹ 13.75 Lakh.

SummaryNew Mahindra Thar 2020BMW 3 SeriesSkoda Octavia
Price₹ 9.8 Lakh₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 15.49 Lakh
ManufacturerMahindraBMWSkoda
Body TypeSUVSedanSedan
Mileage15.20 Km/l16.13 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Power150 bhp255 bhp141 bhp
Engine1997 CC1998 CC1968 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolDiesel

New Thar 2020 Vs 3 Series Vs Octavia – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 3 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 20 Km/l. The Skoda Octavia base Petrol returns 15 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 20 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The New Mahindra Thar 2020 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 13 Km/l of mileage.

New Thar 2020 Vs 3 Series Vs Octavia – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 255 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Skoda Octavia comes in 2 Petrol 148, 177 bhp engines and 141 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the New Mahindra Thar 2020 is offered in 150 bhp Petrol engine and 130 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type MHawk 130TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre TDI Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1997 CC1998 CC1968 CC
No Of Cylinder N/A44
Power 150 bhp@5000 rpm255 bhp@5000 rpm141 bhp@3500-4000 rpm
Torque 300 Nm@1250-3000 rpm400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm320 Nm@1750-3000 rpm
Drive Train N/ARWDFWD
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 3985 mm4633 mm4670 mm
Width 1820 mm1811 mm1814 mm
Height 1500 mm1429 mm1476 mm
Wheelbase 2450 mm2810 mm2688 mm
Ground Clearance N/A157 mm155 mm
Boot Space N/A480 L590 L
Kerb Weight N/A1544 Kg1340 Kg
Gross Weight N/A2055 Kg1895 Kg
Front Track 1520 mm1544 mm1539 mm
Rear Track 1520 mm1583 mm1534 mm
Minimum Turning Radius N/A5.50 m5.20 m
No. Of Doors 544
Seating Capacity 655
Approach Angle 41.2 degN/AN/A
Departure Angle 36 degN/AN/A
Rampover Angle 26.2 degN/AN/A
Water Wading Depth 650 mmN/AN/A

Transmission

No. of gears 6Automatic6
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A
Rear Axle Semi Floating with 4.3:1 Final DriveN/AN/A
Front Axle Semi Floating with 4.3:1 Final DriveN/AN/A
Hub Lock AutomaticN/AN/A
Transfer Case Manual Shift Part Time 4WD with High & Low Rduction GearN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type R16 Heritage Steel WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type All Terrain TyresTubeless RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size 245/75 R16225/45 R18205/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 245/75 R16255/40 R18205/55 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc Brakes With Inner Cooling, With Single/piston Floating Caliper
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDisc
Front Brakes Size 303 mmN/AN/A
Rear Brakes 282 mmN/AN/A

Suspension

Front Suspension Indepndent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Coil Over Damper & Stabiliser BarDouble Joint Spring-strut AxleMcPherson Suspension With Lower Triangular Links And Torsion Stabiliser
Rear Suspension Multilink Solid Rear Axle With Coil Spring & Stabilisr BarFive-ArmCompound Link Crank Axle

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 15.20 Km/l16.13 Km/l21.00 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 57.059.050.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectro-Mechanic Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/A5.8 secondsN/A
Max Speed N/A250N/A
MID Display in Instrument Cluster MonochromeN/AN/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagscrossticktick
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assistcrosstickcross
Electronic Stability Programcrossticktick
Tractional Controlcrossticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampscrosstickcross
Cornering Lightscrosstickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMcrossticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperscrosstickcross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustercrossticktick
Manual Day-Night IRVMtick--
Panic Braking Signaltick--
Passenger Airbag Deactivation Switchtick--
Roof Railscross--
Snow Chain Provision for Tyrestick--
Vehicle Over-speed Warningtick--
Lateral Parking-tick-
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick-
Warning triangle with first-aid kit-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner-2-Zone Climate ControlDual Zone Climate Control
Heatercrossticktick
Steering AdjustmentTiltTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiocrossticktick
Paddle Shift-tickcross
Cruise Controlcrosstickcross
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameracrosstickcross
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorcrossticktick
Push Start Stop Buttoncrosstickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seatcrossticktick
Lumbar Supportcrosstickcross
Front Armrestcrossticktick
Rear Armrestcrossticktick
UpholsteryVinylLeather DakotaFabric
Front Cup Holderscrossticktick
Keyless Entrycrossticktick
Climate Controlcrossticktick
Bonnet Latchestick--
Bottle Holder in Front Doorstick--
Dashboard Grab Handle for Front Passengertick--
Floating Roofcross--
Illuminated Key Ringtick--
Lockable Gloveboxtick--
One-Touch Lane Change Indicatortick--
Rear ACcross--
Tailgate mounted Spare Wheeltick--
Tool Kit Organiser tick--
Emergency Spare Wheel-tick-
Heat Protection Glazing-tick-
ISOFIX-tick-
Launch Control Function-tick-

Lights

Light Type-LEDHalogen
Front Fog Lampscrossticktick
Rear Fog Lampscrossticktick
Centre Roof Lamptick--
LED Tail Lampstick--

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningcrossticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrosstickcross
7" TFT Digital Instrument Cluster with full Graphic Displaycross--
Brake Locking Differentialtick--
Connected car Appcross--
Electric Driveline Disconnect on Front Axletick--
HVAC with Eco Modetick--
Mechanical Locking Differentialtick--
Removable Doors for Off-Road Usetick--
Tow Hitch Protectiontick--
Washable Floor with Drain Plugstick--
Welded Tow Hooks in Front & Reartick--
Apple CarPlay-tick-

Entertainment

Music System-ticktick
CD/DVD Playercrossticktick
Speakers-ticktick
Internal Memorycrosscrosscross
Radiocrossticktick
USB Supportcrossticktick
Bluetooth Supportcrossticktick
Wheel Arch Claddingtick--
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system-tick-

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