Whats the diffrence between CRDE and DI 4wd models ?
By: rahul pathare on 10 may 2015
Hello Rahul Pathare !!
Thar CRDi version feature 2498 cc engine with 105 HP power and 247Nm Torque,5 speed manual transmission and transfer case from BORGWARNER (manual shift) with low reduction gear for 4WD. DI version of Thar has 2523 cc engine delivering power of 63BHP and 183NmTorque,Five speed manual transmission attached to 2 speed reduction transfer case in 4WD version. Air conditioning is not available in any of variants, customers can choose between hard top and soft top as desired.
The major difference between Mahindra Thar CRDE 4X4 and DI 4X4, is engine capacity. Mahindra Thar CRDE 4X4 has 2.5 Liter, 2498cc, CRDE diesel engine which generates 105bhp of maximum power with 247Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, Mahindra Thar DI 4X4 has 2.6 Liter, 2523cc, diesel engine which generates maximum power of 63 bhp with 182Nm of maximum torque.
Well, let us choose the two models of Mahindra Thar, namely Mahindra Thar DI 4WD and Mahindra Thar CDRe 4X4 AC, in order to understand the major differences between CRDE and DI 4WD. If you take into account the basic overview of the specifications of each of these variants then you will fund that thme CRDE version has a greater dimension as compared to the other. For instance, the dimension of CRDE is 3920 mm length X 1710 mm width x 1930 mm height. On the contrary, DI 4WD comes with 3760 mm length X 1640 mm width X 1904 mm height. However, while the engine displacement of DI 4WD is 2523 cc, that of CRDE is 2498 cc. The maximum engine power of DI 4WD, which is 63 bhp @ 3800 rpm, is more than that of CRDE, which has 105 BHP @ 3800 RPM. Similarly, CRDE has a greater torque of 247 Nm @ 1800 RPM in comparison of that of DI 4WD which has 182.5 Nm @ 1500 Rpm. However, the tire pressure of both the variants remain the same at 235 / 70 R16 for the front tyres and 235 / 70 R16 for the rear tyres.
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