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Force Gurkha

Overall rating: 3.25 45 reviews |  Write a Review
 9.75 – 13.30 Lakh*

*Ex-Showroom Price in New Delhi


Force Gurkha Key Features

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Terrain Driveability

Four-wheel drive system make sure that you don't get stuck while doing some off-roading.

Steel Air Intake Snorkel Force Gurkha

Steel Air Intake Snorkel

A unique stainless steel air intake gives the Gurkha a very aggressive look.

Differential Locks Force Gurkha

Differential Locks

Differential Locks on both front & rear axles for muddy and undulating terrains.

Key Features will be different from variant to variant View all Specifications & Features»


  • Upgraded engine and transmission
  • Strong suspension system
  • AC in Soft Top version


  • Comfort features could be more
  • Lags in equipment offered
  • Limited service network

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The price of Force Gurkha

The Force Motors Gurkha has a good presence in the utility vehicle segment in both the urban and rural regions across the nation. The tough build quality, versatile interiors and high performance of G . . .  Read more»

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Force Gurkha Specifications

Force Gurkha mileage varies from 17 kmpl for Manual Diesel variant Xpedition 5 Door to 17 kmpl for Manual Diesel variant Xplorer 5 Door. Check out the claimed ARAI mileage for different Force Gurkha variants:

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Fuel Economy claimed by the manufacturer, generally quoted in KMPL (Kilometres Per Litre) format.
Common term 'Gear System', essentially a mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the drive shaft.
It is the maximum capacity of an engine by volume. Usually quoted in 'CC' or 'Cubic Capacity' (1000cc = 1 Litre).
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Xpedition 5 Door 17 kmplManual2596 ccChild Safety Locks 9.99 Lakh *
Xplorer 3 Door 17 kmplManual2596 ccChild Safety Locks 10.75 Lakh *
Xtreme Manual2149 cc 12.99 Lakh *
Xtreme ABS Manual2149 ccABS 13.30 Lakh *
Xpedition 3 Door 17 kmplManual2596 ccChild Safety Locks 9.75 Lakh *
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Xplorer 5 Door 17 kmplManual2596 ccChild Safety Locks 12.25 Lakh *
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Force Gurkha Reviews (45)

Do not buy Force Gurkha

Overall rating: 1 Reviewed By: Prashant Joshi on 08 February 2020
Its 4X4 mechanism is very delicate needs frequent and high cost maintenance. Totally fail in 4X4 mechanism. I am feeling trapped by buying this vehicle.  Read More »

Worst Car Ever

Overall rating: 1.75 Reviewed By: KM Raja on 30 December 2019
It worth just Rs 2 lakhs.  Read More »

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Force Gurkha Overview

The Force Motors Gurkha has a good presence in the utility vehicle segment in both the urban and rural regions across the nation. The tough build quality, versatile interiors and high performance of Gurkha have been taken to the next level with the introduction of Gurkha. The upgraded version of Gurkha comes with a new FM 2.6 CR engine, new gear box, new high strength C-in -C chassis and new suspension system. Some of the new features introduced in this model include air-conditioning in both the hard top and soft top variants, and differential lock on the front and rear axles as a standard.
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Force Gurkha Exterior

The Force Gurkha exteriors feature a new front grille fascia extended up to the headlights, and the new steel bumpers at the front and rear are tough and stylish, giving an elegant stance for the front profile. The roof top is available in both hard top and soft top versions with snorkel for fresh air intake at higher altitudes. The rear profile features steel bumpers, and the spare wheel fixed on the rear door gives easy accessibility and enhances the dynamic stance of the vehicle. The Force Gurkha colour options include Copper Red, Superior White, Matt Black and Moondust Silver for the exteriors, and fabric material in black colour for the soft top version.
Force Gurkha Exterior

Force Gurkha Interior

The Force Gurkha interiors offers a wide range of seat matrix options, such as 5+D, 6+D,8+D, 4+D(Opt) and 7+D (Opt), along with soft top for the 3-Door variant and hard top for the 5-Door variant. The interior fit and finish have been improvised with better quality of trims and finishing for the dashboard. The comfort feature of air conditioning is introduced in the soft top version as well, giving a feel of comfort with soft top on. The utility features of a spacious glove box with lock and bottle holders at key locations are featured for convenience of the users, and the music system can be fitted as an accessory.
Force Gurkha Interior

Force Gurkha Engine & Transmission

The Force Gurkha specifications feature a 2596 cc 4-cylinder engines with power of 85 PS at 3200 rpm and torque of 230 Nm at 1400-2400 rpm. The fast development of engine torque at a comparatively lower RPM enhances the tractive force at the road wheels. The transmission system has a 5-speed manual gearbox with single lever selective 4X4 with high-low options and differential lock on both axles.

Force Gurkha Mileage

The Force Gurkha mileage ranges at 17 kmpl as per the ARAI claim. The four-wheel drive mode selection between high and low has a slight effect on fuel economy. The general mileage figure ranges at 15 kmpl in off-road driving and up to 17 kmpl can be achieved on highway driving.
Force Gurkha Mileage

Force Gurkha Braking and Safety

The Force Gurkha features front disc and rear drum brakes with dual circuit hydraulic vacuum assisted with auto wear adjuster and LCRV. The new high strength C-in-C ladder-type chassis used for this model is designed to withstand high torques and loads. The anti-lock brake system and airbags are not featured in this model; however, the strong build quality of body frame and body panels, and steel bumpers designed to withstand the maximum of the collision impacts ensure the safety of occupants. The additional safety features offered include child-safety locks for safety of the kids at the middle row.

Force Gurkha Performance and Handling

The refinement of the engine and gearbox has had a marvelous effect on the driving experiences. The quick development of engine speed and torque, and the four-wheel drive mechanism enhance the off-road capability and uphill tasks. The steering mechanism with rack and pinion power steering, and a turning circle radius of 5.65 m in the 3-door version and 6.25 m in the 5-door version; and the easy-to-handle control levers assure a comfortable driving over long distance. The drive quality is further improved with independent coil spring mounted front suspension, and rear suspension with coil springs with gas-charged hydraulic telescopic shock absorber and anti-roll bar absorbing the maximum of road shocks.

What do we think about Force Gurkha?

The Force Gurka has been upgraded thoroughly starting from the engine to the comfort features offered. The highly-reliable performance, versatility and flexibility of seating options make it a worthy selection as a new-generation utility vehicle.

Force Gurkha Competitors

The Force Gurkha competes with the Mahindra Thar and Bolero models. The Force Gurkha has the advantage of upgraded performance parameters and aggressive styling features, giving it an edge over the competing models.

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Force Gurkha -FAQS


1. How capable is the Force Gurkha in terms of top speed and acceleration?

With its 2.5-liter engine, the Force Gurkha is capable of reaching high speeds of about 160 kmph. As far as the acceleration goes, the Gurkha can accelerate from rest to 100 kmph in about 15.7 seconds.


2. What are the competitors of the Force Gurkha in India?

Currently, the Gurkha faces competition only from the Mahindra Thar. However, before the plans to launch the Maruti Suzuki Jimny were completely thrown off the table, it was expected that the Japanese off-roader would have provided a healthy competition to the Gurkha.


3. What is the seating capacity in the Force Gurkha?

There are two versions that the Gurkha is available in. These are the hard top and the soft top variants. The seating arrangement on both the variants is the same. The standard seating arrangement is for 6 people including the driver. However, there are other seating arrangements which are optional, one with 5 seats, including the driver, and the other with 8 seats, including the driver.


4. How much mileage can I expect from the Force Gurkha?

When you buy a vehicle such as the Force Gurkha, you are not really looking at the mileage numbers but focus on the off-road capability. Even so, the Force Gurkha is rated by the ARAI to push out a mileage of about 17 kmpl.


5. How is the off-road performance of the Force Gurkha?

The Force Gurkha is capable of approaching a climb at an angle of 39° while the departure angle remains at 27°. The ramp breakover angle is 24°. With a ground clearance of 205 mm, the Gurkha can conquer most of the off-road tracks that are built for fun and thrill.


6. Are there any discounts or offers available on the Force Gurkha?

When you are in the market for a vehicle like the Force Gurkha that is sold in low numbers, there are many offers which are pushed out by the dealerships and the company in order to clear the stocks. But, for the latest offers and discounts, you will have to visit your nearest Force dealership.


7. Is the Force Gurkha better than the Mahindra Thar in terms of after-sales service?

Due to the fact that Mahindra has more service outlets than Force, you will probably get a better service from Mahindra. Even so, both the products are quite simply built on a mechanical chassis, meaning that the local mechanic can have a go at it and solve any issue that you might have.


8. What are the engine specifications of the Force Gurkha?

The Force Gurkha has a 2596 cc, inline 4-cylinder, TCIC Common Rail diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 85 bhp at 3200 rpm and a peak torque of 230 Nm between the rev range of 1400 rpm and 2400 rpm. This engine comes mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox. There are two types of drive available, rear-wheel drive and 4x4.


9. What colours is the Force Gurkha available in?

The Force Gurkha is available in four different colours - Matte Black, Copper Red, Superior White and Moondust Silver. For the availability of the colours, you will have to contact your nearest dealership.


10. Is the build quality good of the Force Gurkha?

While the vehicle is quite sturdy and can handle the bumps on the road, you might feel like you overpaid for it when you sit inside. The plastic feels cheap and the levers look as if they have been picked from a low-end vehicle.