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2020 Mahindra THAR SUV - All you need to know


2020 Mahindra THAR SUV - All you need to know

by admin | September 13, 2020


All-new Mahindra THAR

Mahindra is all set to launch their new generation Thar SUV on the 2nd of October. The new Thar is based on an all-new platform featuring lots of new features and new petrol engine option with an automatic gearbox. With this new-gen Thar, Mahindra has made it more road and user friendly. Here are all the details on the new Indian made lifestyle SUV.

Exterior:

    The new Mahindra Thar has grown in every dimension while maintaining the traditional Thar design. With a wider track and longer wheelbase, the Thar now resembles the Jeep Wrangler. The front grille and the bumpers are quite different in design though. The higher-spec LX variants also feature LED DRLs along with 18” alloy wheels. The lower-spec AX variants get 16” Steel rims. The new Thar will be available either as a Hardtop on the LX variants or with a fixed or convertible soft top on the AX variants. As standard, all variants come with a tailgate-mounted spare wheel with the LX variant getting a full-size alloy wheel.

Interior:

    The interior of the new-gen Thar gets revolutionary changes when compared to the previous model. The design, layout and materials are vastly superior with more creature comfort and features.

Variants:

The new-gen Thar will be available in two variant series; the Adventure focused AX series and the feature-oriented LX series.

    The AX series variant offers the following standard features:

  • AC

  • Power steering

  • Power windows

  • Central locking

  • 16” Steel wheels

  • Reverse sensors

  • Steel footsteps

  • Mechanical Diff lock 4x4

  • Fixed soft top

  • 6 seats (the side facing rear seats)

However, the AX series can also be had with an option pack including the following features:

  • Remote locking

  • Forward-facing rear seats

  • ISOFIX child seat mounts

  • Height adjustable driver seat

The comfort-oriented LX series will include the following additional features:

  • 18” alloy wheels

  • Front fog lamps

  • LED DRLs

  • Electric ORVMs

  • Driver seat lumbar adjust

  • TFT instrument cluster

  • 7” touchscreen system

  • 4 roof-mounted speakers

  • Android Auto & Apple car play

  • Adventure stats and Tyre direction assist

  • Electronic AC controls

  • Cruise control

  • 4 seats

  • Convertible or Hardtop

  • Moulded footsteps

  • Brake locking differential

All these features will make the new Thar more modern and comfortable for daily usage too.

Safety:

       Safety features on the new Mahindra Thar BS6 include:

  • ABS with EBD

  • Dual airbags

  • ISOFIX child seat mounts (only on 4 seaters)

  • Pretensioner seatbelts

  • Engine immobilizer

  • Hill hold assist

  • ESP with traction control

  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

Powertrains:

       The new Thar will be offered with both Turbo petrol and turbo diesel engines. The 2.2L MHawk turbo diesel engine produces 130PS Power and 300NM torque through either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed Torque converter automatic gearbox (only on LX variants). Mahindra's new 2.0L MStallion turbo petrol engine will be debuting on the new Thar, producing Max Power of 150PS and torque of 320NM. The turbo petrol will be available with a 6-speed manual transmission only on the AX variants and with a 6-speed automatic transmission only on the LX variants.

All Thar variants will be available with a standard manual Shift-on the fly 4X4 transfer gearbox with diff locks.

Launch & price:

        The new Mahindra Thar will be launched on 2nd of October with expected pricing from Rs10L to Rs11L ex-showroom for the AX series and Rs11.5L to Rs12.5L for the LX series. With all the additional features and power, we expect this new Thar to give a tough time to the urban-oriented compact Crossovers too. Bookings for the new Thar will be open by the end of September. Stay tuned for further details and pricing.


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