Mahindra Thar

Mahindra Thar is one of the most iconic SUVs under the house of M&M in India. Over two decades of presence, the Mahindra Thar has never lost out its charm from the off-roader enthusiasts. Recently, Mahindra introduced the second-gen Thar in the market, which not only pulls the hearts of the 4x4 auto fans, but also those who enthuse a daily commuting SUV.

1. What is Mahindra Thar?

If you are an avid auto enthusiast, you will easily have an answer for this question. Needless to say much, the Mahindra Thar has been an iconic Jeep-like off-road focused SUV in the Indian car market for quite a time now. While Mahindra & Mahindra Thar has its rugged boxy-styling SUVs as its strong suit, the Thar is one typically famous offering of the same.

Mahindra Thar Front Side Look
Mahindra Thar is currently one of the best 4x4 SUVs in India.

Over many years of existence, Mahindra has given the Thar some generation changes and updates. In 2020, the home-grown company launched the new-gen Thar that created quite a buzz among the media channels and auto lovers in India. The second-gen Thar evokes emotion from the customers that few other can. The iconic SUV embodies the stellar 4x4 capability that makes it a true-blue SUV that can tackle any kind of terrains, on the roads and off it.

2. Mahindra Thar Highlights

Good Look

There must be some reasons behind the immense success of the Mahindra Thar, and good look is one such. We all agree that the older Mahindra Thar was looking good. But at the time of launch, the 2020 Mahindra Thar received mixed reactions towards its new appearance. However, one undeniably good thing is, you might not need pocket to make your Thar more astonishing like the owner of the previous-gen Thar did. The new Thar design reminds us about the Jeep Wrangler and it looks perfectly well.

Most affordable 4x4 SUV

It comes as a surprise that Mahindra Thar is one of the most affordable 4x4 SUVs you can buy in India. It’s truly a go-anywhere SUV that is made in India and by India. It packs itself with incredible capabilities to go over any terrains: hilly roads, mud, slush and water wading. The break-over, departure and approach angles of the new Mahindra Thar are also leading in the segment. But wait, is there any designated one for the Thar?

Contemporary urban SUV

If you are not an off-road enthusiast, the Thar is still there for you. Mahindra has made the new Thar a contemporary urban SUV that offers brilliant comfort for city and highway commutes.

Mahindra Thar Specifications

Engine mHawk 130 mStallion 150 TDGi
Displacement 2184 cc 1997 cc
Max Power 130 BHP 150 BHP
Max Torque 300 Nm 300 Nm/ 320 Nm
Transmisison 6-speed MT 6-speed MT/ 6-speed Torque Converter AT

Read more at Mahindra Thar Review.

3. Mahindra Thar Launch & Price in India

Mahindra launched the second-gen Thar in India in 2020. The new Thar is going on sale in between the price range of Rs 12.11 – 14.16 Lakh (ex-showroom), making it one of the best SUVs under 15 Lakh in India. The Mahindra Thar is indirectly rivalling against some models like Kia Sonet, Ford EcoSport, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue and more.

Mahindra Thar Prices in May 2021

Mahindra Thar Variants Ex-showroom Price (Delhi)
AX (O) 4-Str Convert Top Rs 12.11 Lakh
AX(O) 4-Str Convert Top Diesel Rs 12.31 Lakh
AX(O) 4-Str Hard Top Diesel Rs 12.41 Lakh
LX 4-Str Hard Top Rs 12.80 Lakh
LX 4-Str Convert Top Diesel Rs 13.16 Lakh
LX 4-Str Hard Top Diesel Rs 13.86 Lakh
LX 4-Str Convert Top AT Rs 13.96 Lakh
LX 4-Str Convert Top Diesel AT Rs 14.06 Lakh
LX 4-Str Hard Top Diesel AT Rs 14.16 Lakh

4. Is Mahindra Thar Worth Buying?

The new Mahindra Thar is totally worth buying with a sheer number of good traits it has to offer. The on-road driving dynamics of the new Thar model deserve high appreciation and the off-road talents are something that we can’t doubt. As such, the Mahindra is actually a trustworthy comute option.

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