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Mahindra Thar

Overall rating: 3.5 104 reviews |  Write a Review
 9.60 – 9.99 Lakh*

*Ex-Showroom Price in New Delhi


Mahindra Thar Key Features

4WD System Mahindra Thar

4WD System

Armed with the BorgWarner 4WD system with 2.48 crawl ratio in low range as a standard fitment.

Air Conditioner With Heater Mahindra Thar

Air Conditioner With Heater

The factory-fitted AC and heater keep you cosy in every weather.

Dual-Tone Dashboard Mahindra Thar

Dual-Tone Dashboard

The premium black and beige dashboard is sleeker and provides better legroom.

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


  • Off-roading capabilities
  • Butch & Muscular stying
  • Powerful diesel engine


  • A little expensive
  • Interiors could be better
  • Lacks various comfort and safety features

Mahindra Thar Prices in India

The price of Mahindra Thar

Overhauled off-roader Thar gets a slew of cosmetic tweaks improving its outer appearance and a significant mechanical update. Locking differential at rear enhances brings vital improvement in the UV� . . .  Read more»

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Wondering how the insides of the Mahindra Thar look like? Get a tour of this car with the 360° degree view of the interior. Enjoy a lifelike view of the interior design of this car. Check out how the manufacturer has utilized the space and how spacious the legroom as well as the headroom are. Get a feel of the quality of the material used and see how the dashboard looks like. Check AC vents, infotainment system and other utility equipment on offer. See if the car offers steering-mounted controls. In a nutshell, this 360° degree interior view walks you through the inside of Mahindra Thar. Click anywhere on the image and drag it to the left and right to rotate. Zoom to enlarge the view!

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Mahindra Thar Specifications

Mahindra Thar mileage varies from 13 kmpl for Manual Diesel variant CRDe to 13 kmpl for Manual Diesel variant CRDe ABS. Check out the claimed ARAI mileage for different Mahindra Thar variants:

Variant name Mileage
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).
Features/equipment in an automobile that ensure safety of passengers as well as pedestrians.
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CRDe 13 kmplManual2498 cc 9.60 Lakh *
700 Special Edition 13 kmplManual2498 ccABS 9.99 Lakh *
CRDe ABS 13 kmplManual2498 ccABS 9.75 Lakh *

*Ex-Showroom Price range in New Delhi

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Mahindra Thar Reviews (104)


Overall rating: 1.25 Reviewed By: Elsy Jose on 17 March 2019
used in level road only neve used for off road riding, but the clutch damaged and changed the clutch, the company service centre charged me rs.10 500 for replacing it I propose to file complaint before the consumer redressl forum  Read More »

Manufacturing defect vehicle

Overall rating: 1.75 Reviewed By: Vikram on 18 November 2018
Water enters inside the cabin They told they have solved the problem but it still persists.. low-quality product. Mahindra has lost their credibility. This is my first n will blast Mahindra vehicle in my life.  Read More »

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Mahindra Thar Overview

Overhauled off-roader Thar gets a slew of cosmetic tweaks improving its outer appearance and a significant mechanical update. Locking differential at rear enhances brings vital improvement in the UV’s off-roading capabilities.
Mahindra Thar Overview
Nose features a new plastic bumper designed in tandem with the CMV regulations. Other prominent tweak is fenders that now seem wider. The soft-top is made of better quality material and a prominent slant at rear. New wiper linkages make sure that motor and wiper blades function properly. Inside the cabin dashboard appears a tad high, there is a new steering wheel also. Quality material used in the cabin is not on par with that of other Mahindras like Quanto, similarly the plastic material used inside is much better than before yet it is still not premium. Mahindra Thar price in India has been positioned on par with the rivals, though looking at the UV and features it offer Mahindra Thar price seems a tad high. For further details on accessories and on-road price, rush to nearest Mahindra Thar dealership in your city.
Mahindra Thar Overview

Mahindra Thar Exterior

Mahindra Thar pictures of the exteriors show 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 atop.
Mahindra Thar Exterior
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 Exterior

Mahindra Thar Interior

Wheelbase 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 AC vents are embedded only on the CRDe trim.
Mahindra Thar Interior
Besides, new gear knob, redesigned door trims, modified centre console with cup holders, new 12V charging point for charging mobile phones, a new 3-pod instrument cluster, new premium seats and a new lockable glovebox inside the cabin spruce up the interiors prominently.Mahindra Thar Interior

Mahindra Thar Engine & Transmission

Power is generated by the 2.5 litre 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 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 a two-wheel drive system.
Mahindra Thar Engine & Transmission

Mahindra Thar Mileage

ARAI rated fuel economy for the Thar is 16 kms in a litre which is insignificantly more than the outgoing version.
Mahindra Thar Mileage

Mahindra Thar Braking and Safety

Up front disc brakes are employed and rear comes fitted with drum brakes, these provide stopping power when required. Safety equipments are scanty which includes anti-locking hubs, digital immobiliser among few others.
Mahindra Thar Braking and Safety

Mahindra Thar Performance and Handling

Performance is one of the strengths of the UV, known as a capable off-roader Thar is now claimed to deliver much better performance. Handling is also considerably appreciable.

What do we think about Mahindra Thar?

Mahindra Thar is for those who prefer performance over looks, the UV has been built to deliver power packed performance. Well known for its off-roading traits, Thar offer a great run. The new improvements made to the vehicle further improve the brand Thar which earlier was known as a suave UV. Although, still a lot is missing on the vehicle and considering the price it is offered at it seems it could get much more options. However, comparing it with all other off-roaders in India Thar is a viable option.
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Mahindra Thar Competitors

Compared to rivals like Maruti Suzuki Gypsy and Force Gurkha, Mahindra Thar is a way popular option. It overpowers rivals when it comes to performance and that it what brings it above the competition.

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Mahindra Thar | FAQs


1. What is the price of the Mahindra Thar?

Mahindra has a reputation for manufacturing some of the sturdiest vehicles in India. The Mahindra Thar is available in three diesel variants in the price range of Rs. 6.47 to 9.42 lakhs. 


2. What is the reason for such a vast difference in the price between the three variants of Mahindra Thar?

The high-end Mahindra Thar has various additional features like 2-Din Music system, air conditioner with heater, windshield demister and so on. These features make the higher-end vehicles more expensive than the basic models.


3. What type of engine does the Mahindra Thar have?

The 7-seater Mahindra Thar has a superior 2523 cc capacity engine with a torque of 195 Nm. It is a BS IV compliant engine capable of delivering a steady average of 15.3 kmpl both on the city roads as well as the long highways.


4. Does Mahindra Thar have a power steering?

This 4-wheel drive vehicle comes with a power steering that makes it easy to manoeuvre the vehicle in the most difficult of terrains. Surprisingly, the steering is supple as well as smooth for a powerful vehicle of this calibre.


5. What are the features of the Mahindra Thar?

The Mahindra Thar is an all-terrain vehicle. It comes armed with a 4WD system with an extended wheelbase. Compared to other SUVs, this vehicle has a lower ground clearance of 187 mm. However, it comes with an adequate boot space of 600 litres. The foldable canopy is also an additional attraction.


6. Is the Mahindra Thar comparable to a Jeep?

In many ways, the Mahindra Thar is a compact SUV cum jeep. The foldable canopy gives this SUV a jeep-like appearance. The 4WD system enables it to perform like an SUV.  


7. Does the Mahindra Thar have an AC system?

Yes, the AC system is available in the top variant. The CRDE 4X4 comes with additional features like AC with heater, engine immobiliser and so on. The other two variants do not have AC.  


8. What is the difference between the Thar CRDE and Thar DI?

The engine capacity is the most significant difference between the Thar and the DI. The DI has a displacement of 2523 cc whereas the CRDE is of 2498 cc capacity. However, the CRDE is a more powerful engine with 105 BHO as compared to the 63 BHP of the DI engine.  


9. What is the principal difference between the Mahindra Thar and the Mahindra Bolero?

The Bolero is a bigger vehicle as compared to the Thar. The Thar has a more powerful diesel engine as it has utility as an all-terrain vehicle. However, the Bolero is comparatively a more fuel-efficient vehicle. Check out detailed comparison here


10. What are the different colour options available in the Mahindra Thar?

The Mahindra Thar is available in five colours, such as light grey, black, silver, red. Of all the colours, the red colour is the most popular.


11. Are there automatic transmission variants available in the Mahindra Thar?

The Mahindra Thar is an all-purpose and all-terrain vehicle. It comes with 5-speed manual transmission alone. No Thar variants come with automatic transmission. However, all the variants come with a power steering mode for easy manoeuvrability.