Mahindra Thar

mahindra thar

Name of the Car ?

Mahindra Thar

Cost  of the Car ?

            9.60 – 9.99 lakhs

Mileage of the Car ?

            13 Kmpl

Engine             :           2498 cc

Transmission   :           Manual

About Mahindra Thar

                        The Mahindra Thar is a compact, mid-sized, four wheel drive, off-road jeep CJ-like SUV manufactured by Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. The vehicle was launched in the Indian market on October 4, 2010 to fill the void left by it’s predecessor, the Mahindra MM540. The Thar has been voted one of the top-10 SUV’s available in the Indian Market. Three variants-DI 2WD, DI 4WD, and CRDe, are available with soft-top versions. The Thar also comes with a seven – seater option, though it can be converted into a two-seater.


            Wheel base measuring 2430 mm offers comfortable cabin space, though there isn’t enough knee space at rear. Reworked dashboard is enveloped in two tone colour theme, there is a provision for 2-DIN music system on the CRDe grade. Also, the multi-directional A/C vents are embedded only on the CRDe trim.

            Besides, new gear knob, redesigned door trims, modified centre console with cup holders, new 12v charging mobile phones, a new 3-pod instrument cluster, new premium seats and a new lockable glove box inside the cabin spruce up the interiors prominently.


            The pictures itself shows how rugged the UV looks from outside. Meant for off – roading purpose, nose gets clear lens head lights, bumper and wheel arches are provided too. A redesigned canopy which can be removed is set a top.

            Side-steps are fitted permitting effortless entry inside the cabin. This is the only feature that is available on both the trims while all the above mentioned outer fitments are missing on the Di variant.  

Mahindra Thar Engine & Transmission

            Power is generated by the 2.5 liter diesel motor capable of churning out maximum power of 105 BHP at 3800 RPM along with top torque of 247 NM between 1800 to 2000 RPM. Mahindra Thar transmission is a conventional five-speed manual transmission is linked to the powerful diesel motor. One of the most prominent changes is the locking differential that brings a considerable change in the performance of the UV as an off-roader. Of the two variants, CRDe gets a four wheel drive system while the DI grade comes with two-wheel drive system.

Mahindra Thar specifications


Length                                   :           3920 mm

Height                                   :           1930 mm

Ground clearance               :           200 mm

Gross weight                        :           2510 mm

Rear track                            :           1346 mm

No. of doors                        :           3

Width                                  :           1726 mm

Wheel base                        :           2430 mm

Boot space                              :           600 L

Front track                              :           1445 mm

Minimum turning radius         :           5.75 m

Seating capacity                      :           6


Wheel type                              :                       alloy wheels

Front tyre size                         :                       P 235/70 R16

Tyre type                                 :                       tubeless

Rear tyre size                          :                       P 235/70 R16


Front brake type                      :           Disc, 226 Mm

Rear brake type                       :           Drum, 282 Mm


Front suspension                     :           Independent suspension with torsion bar and stabilizer bar

Rear suspension                      :           Semi-Elliptical leaf spring with shock absorbers


Power steering                        :           Yes

Steering type                           :           Power steering (RCBT)

Features of Mahindra Thar


  1. Engine Immobilizer
  2. Child Safety Locks
  3. Headlamp beam adjuster
  4. Wider front seats
  5. 12v power outlet
  6. The BorgWarner 4WD system
  7. 3-POD instrument cluster
  8. NEF TCI 105BHP CRDe engine
  9. ABS
  10. Windshield demister
  11. Provision for 2-din music system
  12. Air conditioner with heater
  13. Bumpers & wheels arches


  1. Air conditioner
  2. Heater
  3. Power outlets 12v
  4. Upholstery – fabric
  5. Front cup holders
  6. Dual tone dashboard


  1. Light type – Halogen


  1. Seat belt warning


  1. Yes

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