Mahindra Thar 2WD launched in India, prices start from Rs 9.99 lakh
Mahindra has widened the Mahindra Thar line-up by launching the off-roader with a 2WD powertrain. Prices start at Rs 9.99 lakh and deliveries begin January 14.
Mahindra Thar 2WD prices, variants
The Mahindra Thar 2Wd is available in two diesel variants and one petrol engine option. These prices are introductory and valid for the first 10,000 bookings
Mahindra Thar AX (O) RWD Diesel MT Hard Top: Rs 9.99 Lakh
Mahindra Thar LX RWD Diesel MT Hard Top: Rs 10.99 Lakh
Mahindra Thar LX RWD Petrol AT Hard Top: Rs 13.49 Lakh
Mahindra Thar 2WD specifications, engines
The Mahindra Thar 2WD gets a new 1.5-litre CRDe diesel engine to help it duck under the sub-four-metre tax barrier. This motor puts out 117PS and 300 NM and can be paired with a six-speed manual only. The petrol motor continues to be the 2.0-litre mStallion unit with 150PS and 320 Nm. This can be had with a six-speed automatic.
Mahindra Thar 2WD features, safety
The entry-level Thar continues to be offered in both the AX optional and LX variants. So the features list remains unchanged with highlights being the 7-inch touchscreen with adventure graphics, a useful colour MID. connected tech, keyless entry and powered mirrors. A push-button start and climate control AC are still stark misses as is telescopic steering adjustment.
You still get all-terrain tyres, an electronic brake locking differential, ESP with roll-over mitigation, hill hold and hill descent control. There are two new colour options - Blazing Bronze and Everest White. The Thar has a 4-star GNCAP safety rating and features two airbags, ESC and ISOFIX child seat mounts.
Mahindra Thar 4WD new features. accessory packs
Aside from the Thar 2WD, the 4x4 version now gets an electronic brake locking differential from Bosch that reacts more aggressively when needed. The mechanical locking differential continues as an option on the LX diesel versions. There are new accessory packs as well which add exterior styling elements as well as interior enhancements like front and rear armrests with storage.
Starts Rs 9.8 Lakhs
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