Mahindra Thar launched 2020 at Rs 9.80 lakh
The new Mahindra Thar off-roader has been launched in India with prices starting at Rs 9.80 lakh for the base spec petrol-manual variant. Mahindra has also begun officially accepting bookings for the new Thar just after the price announcement.
|Mahindra Thar prices (ex-showroom, India)|
|2.0P MT||2.0P AT||2.2D MT||2.2D AT|
|AX||Rs 9.80-11.90 lakh||–||Rs 10.65-12.20 lakh||–|
|LX||Rs 12.49 lakh||Rs 13.45-13.55 lakh||Rs 12.85-12.95 lakh||Rs 13.65-13.75 lakh|
2020 Mahindra Thar price and variants
As we can see from the table the base-spec AX trim, can be had with both a petrol-manual version (priced at Rs 9.80 lakh) and diesel-manual version (priced at Rs 10.65 lakh). According to Mahindra, this trim is geared more towards hardcore off-road enthusiasts. It gets steel wheels,a fixed soft-top, a mechanical locking differential, dual front airbags and a roll cage as standard.
The higher trim-level available with the Thar – the LX, comes with a number of additional features. These include a larger, 18-inch alloy wheels, the choice of a hard-top or convertible soft-top, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and the option of an automatic gearbox. The Thar LX petrol is priced from Rs 12.49-13.55 lakh, while the diesels range from Rs 12.85-13.75 lakh.
2020 Mahindra Thar engine and gearbox
A big change for the new generation of the Mahindra Thar is the option of both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol engine is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo-petrol producing 152hp and 300Nm (320Nm with the automatic gearbox).
The diesel engine is a 2.2-litre, four-cylinder, turbocharged unit making 132hp and 300Nm. Both engines get a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox options. As standard, the Thar gets a 4×4 system and a manual-shift transfer case with a low ratio.