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The Mahindra Thar is an off-roading capable SUV with aggressive styling, refined and powerful engine, 4WD drivetrain and go anywhere character. Under the hood, it gets a 2.5-litre diesel engine that belts out 105bhp and 247Nm. The power is transmitted via a five-speed manual transmission gearbox to either rear wheels or all four-wheels, depending upon the variant being chosen.
The Mahindra Thar range is available in three trim levels spread across two engine and one manual transmission options. Besides, the rugged SUV is offered with two and four wheel drivetrain system. The range topping CRDe trim underwent a facelift lately featuring vital tweaks made to the exterior and interior. Under the hood it comes with a BSIV compliant 2.5 litre engine unlike the DI variant that houses a BS III compliant unit. While the engine output remains unchanged, the new CRDe variant gets 4WD as standard.
Mahindra Thar Exteriors
In terms of looks there is a clear difference between the two variants; on one hand the CRDe variant with all new additions looks dapper, while on the other hand the DI trim sticks to the mundane styling. In front, the DI variant gets a classic grille, round shaped head lamps and large air-dams. While the CRDe trims comes with an assertive bumper, muscular wheel arches, reworked canopy and tubular side footsteps.
Mahindra Thar Interiors
Inside the cabin the DI variant misses out on additional features available on the CRDe trim such as new black-beige dashboard, sporty 3-pod instrument cluster, revamped centre bezel, revised AC vents, new lockable glove box, floor console with cup holders, new steering wheel, new gear knob, wider seats, new door trims and windshield demister.
Mahindra Thar Engine Specifications & Transmission
|Engine Type||NEF TCI- CRDe|
|Displacement (CC)||2498 CC|
|No Of Cylinder||4|
|Power||105 bhp@3800 rpm|
|Torque||247 Nm@1800-2000 rpm|
The DI variant gets a 2523cc, BSIII compliant engine putting out 63bhp along with 182.5Nm torque between 1500 to 1800rpm. Developing substantially more power, the 2498cc, BSIV compliant engine powering CRDe trim is good for 105bhp at 3800rpm and 247Nm of torque between 1800 to 2000rpm. Both engines come mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The four wheel drive system is optional in the DI trim, whereas the CRDe trim gets a standard manual shift on fly 4WD system with high & low ratios.
Mahindra Thar Features
Dimensionally, the CRDe trim is larger and gets a handful of additional features missing on the DI variant like the sporty bumper and wheel arches, clear lens headlamps, redesigned canopy and side footsteps. Inside the cabin dual tone dashboard and multi directional AC vents are missing on the DI trim. Seating layout in both the variants is different; the CRDe trim offers space for six people and DI trim features seven seat layout.
Mahindra Thar Performance & Mileage
The ARAI rated fuel economy for the DI variant is 16km/l and for CRDe variant it is around 16.55km/l.
Mahindra Thar Accessories and Infotainment
There is a provision for 2-DIN music system on the CRDe variant and Mahindra also offers a bunch of accessories and customization options on the variant.
Mahindra Thar Braking and Handling
Braking power is derived from disc brakes in front axle and drum units in rear axle.
Mahindra Thar Dimensions:
|Ground Clearance||200 mm|
|Boot Space||600 L|
Mahindra Thar Safety & Security
The range topping trim gets mechanical locking differential, auto-locking hubs and digital immobilizer.
Mahindra Thar Comfort & Convenience
Comfort features common in both variants include lockable glove box and side-facing foldable rear seats. Other features such as air conditioner with heater, wider front seats, door trims with arm rests, independent front suspension, windshield demister, floor console with cup holders, 3-pod instrument cluster and 12V power outlet are missing on the DI variant.
Mahindra Thar Wheels & Tyres
The CRDe trim gets P 235/70 R16 tubeless tyres. The 4WD version of DI features 6.00-16 NDMS tyres and the 2WD version gets 185/85 R16 tyres.
Mahindra Thar Ex-Showroom Price Delhi:
|Di (2WD)||Rs. 6,38,894|
|Di (4WD)||Rs. 6,91,151|
Mahindra Thar Competition
There is no direct competition for this SUV, but considering the price bracket it falls in and the meagre feature list it offers the off-roader goes up against the likes of Maruti Suzuki Gypsy and Force Gurkha.
Mahindra Thar Mileage
Mahindra Thar mileage is 13 Kmpl, as per ARAI. The Manual Diesel engine has a mileage of 16 Kmpl.
|Fuel Type||Transmission||Mileage||City Mileage||Highway Mileage|
|Diesel||Manual||16 Kmpl||11 Kmpl||13 Kmpl|
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Mahindra Thar Variants Price List
Mahindra Thar ex-showroom price in New Delhi starts at ₹ 9.6 Lakh and goes upto ₹ 9.99 Lakh. The top variant Mahindra Thar on road price in New Delhi is ₹ 11.56 Lakh. Mahindra offers Thar in 3 variants
Thar CRDe 4WD AC
|₹ 9.6 Lakh||2498 cc, Diesel, Manual, 13 Kmpl|
Thar CRDe ABS 4WD AC
|₹ 9.75 Lakh||2498 cc, Diesel, Manual, 13 Kmpl|
Thar CRDe ABS 700 Special Edition
|₹ 9.99 Lakh||2498 cc, Diesel, Manual, 13 Kmpl|
Mahindra Thar Price
|RTO Amount||₹ 83,974|
|Est On-Road Price*||₹ 11.11 Lakh|
|RTO Amount||₹ 85,287|
|Est On-Road Price*||₹ 11.28 Lakh|
|RTO Amount||₹ 87,412|
|Est On-Road Price*||₹ 11.56 Lakh|
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Mahindra Thar Specifications
|Engine CC||2498 cc|
|Max Power||105 bhp|
|Max Torque||247 Nm|
|Boot Space||600 mm|
Mahindra Thar Features
Wider Front Seats
3-POD Instrument Cluster
Air Conditioner with Heater
12V Power Outlet
NEF TCI 105BHP CRDe Engine
Provision For 2-Din Music System
Bumpers & Wheel Arches
The Borgwarner 4WD System
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