|Engine||NEF CRDe Turbocharged intercooled, Euro IV||Power Window|
|Max Torque||247 Nm @ 1800-2000 rpm||Power Steering|
|Max. Power||105 bhp @ 3800 rpm||Air Conditioner|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual||CD Player|
Mahindra Thar India
29-June-2012: Mahindra Thar now gets all comfy and cozy with inclusion of an air conditioner with heater. The factory fitted AC and heater also means a slight price increase. The Mahindra Thar price now starts at Rs 6.75 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). With the launch of the new AC and heater, you can rest assure that the new Mahindra Thar is ready to tame any terrain and you will hardly break a sweat or shiver.
Mahindra Thar made its debut last year on the 21st December 2010. The Thar resembles a normal jeep and that’s where the resemblance ends. The jeep comes with a 4 wheel drive option absolutely not suited for the normal driving but strictly for the outdoor adventures only. The looks of the Thar is pretty much in line with its previous counterparts but with a lot of improvement in terms of the high techno performance.
The Thar will be an absolute favourite for the retro fans and the modern audience. The Thar is a great combo of both the old and modern alike. The car is a classic at its heart and will be the proud asset for any brand loyalist. The Thar has an open roof which makes it stand out from the rest of the pack with its stark looks. The Indian feel to the car gives the much needed reliability and the assurance to the owner. The Thar is not for your daily run of the mill journey but for the travel freak who constantly likes to push the limits. This off beat style of the Mahindra Thar is a task master irrespective of the terrains. The four seater open jeep from Mahindra is an epitaph of power with its NEF CRDe Turbocharged Intercooled, euro IV engine Fuel Efficiency.
Mahindra Thar Engine
The engine is a 105 bhp power horse at 3800 rpm and delivers a pulsating torque of 247 Nm at 1800-2000 rpm without compromising on the safety. The jeep seems to have prepared for the worse and has got everything planned right from the tubeless tyres, the high traction 6j x 16 wheels that are also low in weight reducing its overall weight. The Mahindra Thar is equipped with a 2498cc and runs on the diesel. The gear shifts are undertaken by a five speed manual transmission system and delivers a good road run of 9.5 kmpl in the city roads and 14 kmpl on the highways.
Mahindra Thar Colors
Mahindra Thar Exteriors
The Mahindra Thar is a combo of heritage looks and with a modern twist to it. The rough beast looks is given by the signature grille and classic headlights. The bold jaw shaped front is a compulsory edition and is no exception for this version of the Thar as well. The wind shield has a raised rectangular shape complementing the traditional looks of the jeep. The Jeep has huge wheels that add some extra muscle to the Thar. The OVRMS are at the extreme corners placed just above the lifted area on wheels. The Thar for its huge size is also quiet high on the ground clearance. The chassis of the Thar is rock solid and does not shake in any terrain. The rear view mirrors give a complete and clear back view without coming in the way of your driving comfort. The bold classic grill engraved name is like feather in the cap.
The Mahindra Thar comes with two side doors for the front seats while the back seats are left alone similar to most traditional back doors in the jeep. The Thar has some tough doors and are further bolstered with use of bolts making it a complete safe house. The car has bold edgy embossed effect on the doors clearly making its presence felt that it is from the house of Mahindra. The rear body of the car is a retro style and just takes you in, the more you see it. The open back and the bold skeleton are bigger with stronger pipe, clearly a giant leap ahead from the other jeeps. To tame this wild beast the Thar has a tiny foot rester making for a smooth entry and exit.
Mahindra Thar Exteriors Measurements
The Mahindra Thar measures 1445mm whereas the rear track measures 3920mm in length and 1710mm in width. Overall the Thar has good proportions making it stable on the rough roads and assures a good ride even on worst of terrains.
Mahindra Thar Interiors
For a rough beast the Mahindra Thar gives you extreme comfort along with more than enough leg room and arm room. The seats of the car are a tribute to the classic style and do not beat around the bush with unwanted features. It ensures that you are in for a safe drive with adventure. The drive wheels of the car are also up to the mark and holds in good stead. The rear seats are front sided and simple in design. They might not make you go to sleep but do manage to keep you seated comfortably with minimum fuss and maximum safety.
Mahindra Thar Ride and Handling
The break system of the Thar like all the rough terrain vehicles ensures that your journey is under total control. The handling of Mahindra Thar will need the hands of an adventure expert because the Thar is not your daily commuter. The Thar does manage to ease out the bumps on your ride and deliver a smooth experience. The basic handling of Thar is quite good and the gear mechanism is absolutely top notch. The Thar is a complete favourite with the adrenaline for its raw power and strength. The off-road vehicle comes with disc and calliper brakes on the front and drum brakes at the rear ensuring that you are always on the terrain.
Mahindra Thar Safety Features
In spite of its adventure the Thar has also given serious thought about the safety as well. Considering the risks involved during off road adventures the ladder frame chassis and an on body frame structure provides the perfect foil for the Thar making it an unlimited adventure freak. Mahindra Thar is loaded with modern features like Leather Seats, Power Window, Power Steering, Power Doors Locks, Exterior Feature, Body Color Bumper, Front Fog Lamps, Tubeless Tyres and Alloy Wheels which provides comfort and convenience even in the long journeys. The best thing about Mahindra Thar is its features because you will not get these kinds of features in any other jeeps in India. Overall its features are unique and will meet the taste of the Indian audience.
Mahindra Thar Mileage
Mahindra Thar churns up to 13 kmpl in the city and in the Highways it gives a mileage of 16 kilometers.
Mahindra Thar Maintenance Cost
The Mahindra Thar is an absolutely no frills vehicle. It has no high maintenance costs and you also have the luxury of getting a genuine warranty from the company which includes 365 days (12 months) from date of sale, emission warranty valid for 3 years or up to 80000 kms. You will get 3 services (overall) services for free. For the fourth service you need to pay the money which will be available at discount of 2-3 thousand per service.
Mahindra Thar Specifications
Mahindra Thar comes with a powerful NEF CRDe Turbocharged Intercooled; euro IV engine which gives unimagined power to this sleek jeep. The turbocharged engine comes with a 5 speed manual transmission with a huge engine capacity of 2498cc. It powers out 105 hp at 3800 rpm. It offers a very good mileage of 9.5 kmpl in the city roads and 14 kmpl on the highways. It is a 6-seater gypsy with 3920 mm of length, 1710 mm of width and 1930 mm of Height.
Mahindra Thar Models
Mahindra Thar is available in 2 models in India. They are
Mahindra Thar 4X2
Mahindra Thar 4X4
Mahindra Thar Competitors
It roughs up the likes of Maruti Gypsy and also its own cousins like the Mahindra Scorpio and Mahindra Bolero in the domestic market.
Mahindra Thar Ex-Showroom Price
Mahindra Thar comes with two models, the basic model (Mahindra Thar 4X2) is priced at Rs. 4, 35,295 and the top end model (Mahindra Thar 4X4) is priced at Rs. 6, 06,311 in India.
Compare Mahindra Thar with Other Models
Mahindra Thar vs Maruti Gypsy: Mahindra Thar is costlier than the Maruti Suzuki Gypsy but it has a powerful engine which churns a better mileage than the Maruti Gypsy.
Mahindra Thar vs Mahindra Scorpio: Mahindra Thar is cheaper than the Mahindra Scorpio and also has superb energy which suits the hilly places. Open roof is a positive point for the Mahindra while people can enjoy their trip. It also churns a better mileage than the Scorpio.
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