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Mahindra Thar

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  • DI 2WD BS IV
    DieselManual 6,44,895
  • DI 4WD BS IV
    DieselManual 6,97,327
  • CRDe 4x4 AC
    DieselManual 9,27,857
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₹ 6.45 Lakhs
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Mahindra Thar price starts at ₹ 6.45 Lakhs and goes upto ₹ 9.28 Lakhs. Diesel Thar price starts at ₹ 6.45 Lakhs.

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Mahindra Thar Review

The Mahindra Thar was first exhibited at the Indian Auto Expo in 2010 and ever since it has attracted a lot of prospective buyers, especially enthusiasts. It is the first car from Mahindra to get an oil-burner BS IV CRDe engine and a soft-top. The car comes in three variants DI 4x2, DI 4x4 and the CRDe 4x4 with AC. full review

The Mahindra Thar was first exhibited at the Indian Auto Expo in 2010 and ever since it has attracted a lot of prospective buyers, especially enthusiasts. It is the first car from Mahindra to get an oil-burner BS IV CRDe engine and a soft-top. The car comes in three variants DI 4x2, DI 4x4 and the CRDe 4x4 with AC.

The Mahindra Thar is reminiscent of the age-old sturdy Jeep that villagers in India used for many years. This new one is however revived with many changes still keeping the retro look intact. The round headlamps and front grille accentuate the same. The side indicators have been placed on the wheel arches, which is cost effective and old school. The rectangular front glass frame is hinged on to the front and can be dropped onto the bonnet, just like we see in the movies. The broad tyres with alloy wheels further enhance the bold, sturdy and muscular look of the car. The Thar has three doors, two at the front and one at the back of the car. The overall looks of the Thar are very similar to that of the old Mahindra SUVs and in turn the American Jeeps, which have made a substantial contribution to Mahindra’s utility line-up through their (now defunct) partnership.

The car gets simplistic and minimalist design inside. Being an off-roading vehicle there is not much focus on luxury but still the vehicle gets comfortable seats. The rear seats have been placed longitudinally, to accommodate more passengers and that is surely of big help on rural roads. The instrument cluster is simple and the dashboard also has basic components with a blower and a heater, while the AC is retro-fit, introduced recently based on feedback.

The Mahindra Thar is powered by a 2.5-litre diesel engine that produces 105bhp and 247Nm of torque that is delivered through a five-speed gear-box. The 4x4 variant gets a Borg Warner manual shift with low reduction gear. The car brags about the Drive by wire technology which helps for a quicker and better controlled throttle response. As there is no power-steering, the steering wheel is big enough to ease the efforts required for turning. The car gets disc brakes in the front with nine-inch boosters and drum brakes at the rear wheels.

The Thar has incredible off-roading capability with the low gearbox and four-wheel-drive, but it stands out among the pseudo SUVs mainly due to its capacity to take enormous amount of beating. The Mahindra Thar has a cult following among off-road junkies, who have just two other options in the entry-level segment - the Maruti Gypsy and Force Gurkha.

The Thar is available in five colours – Diamond White, Mist Silver, Fiery Black, Toreador Red and Rocky Beige.

Mahindra Thar Colours

Thar is available/sold in the following colours in India.

  • Diamond White
  • Mist Silver
  • Fiery Black
  • Red Rage
  • Rocky Beige
  • Champagne
  • Sunny Beige
  • Arctic White
* Colours shown are indicative and may vary slightly from actual car colours.

Mahindra Thar Mileage

Fuel TypeTransmissionEngine CapacityMileage
DieselManual2523cc13 kmpl
DieselManual2498cc13 kmpl

Mahindra Thar Expert Reviews

CarWale Off-Road Day 2016 - Mahindra Thar

CarWale Off-Road Day 2016 - Mahindra Thar

It’s an open secret that most modern SUVs are only used to travel comfortably and lord over traffic while being in the lap of luxury, but it wasn't always meant to be this...

25 Aug 2016 by Sagar Bhanushali | Read more

Mahindra Thar CRDe refreshed - First Impression

Mahindra Thar CRDe refreshed - First Impression

Mahindra has been building jeeps in India since decades, starting from the Willy’s CJ3B to the CL350, the MM550Di, the Classic and now the Thar. When launched in December...

29 Jul 2015 by Omkar Thakur | Read more

Mahindra Thar User Reviews

Dream Car

for Mahindra Thar on 02-Mar-2018 by chandrasekaran.P

1. A dream car that can be very happy to new generation. 2. New generation favourite choice. 3. No other option or proposal for model. 4. An adventure mini truck look. 5. Multiple...

Manufacturer defect

for Mahindra Thar on 08-Jan-2018 by MUHAMMED MANSOOR

I have got manufacturer defect vehicle because its have many permanent complaints, complained wheel alignment, chase bend, without security, no costomer satisfaction, I have got...


for Mahindra Thar on 19-Dec-2017 by Deepak Kumar Mohanty

Exterior Body Cell getting corragated within 3 months. Use good quality steel and make it rust proof. Interior (Features, Space & Comfort) Need a option of 2 front...

No safety No need to buy

for Mahindra Thar on 19-Dec-2017 by Shashank

I wouldn't recommend this vehicle to anyone because while paying a such big amount of money and u don't get an ( EBM),Hill assist,Air bag.And company is claiming its an off...


for Mahindra Thar on 29-Nov-2017 by Rahul Sahu

Awesome ride with thar crde 4*4 I love it wow.and first one of the day HAPPY new show soon as possible to do with the same thar and on the highway the is so fast in drive but this...

Thar Specifications Summary


2498 cc, Diesel, 105 bhp @ 3800 rpm power
2523 cc, Diesel, 63 bhp @ 3200 rpm power


5-speed, Manual, RWD
5-speed, Manual, 4WD / AWD

Seating Capacity

6 seater
7 seater


Power steering
Manual steering

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Mahindra Thar Price in Popular Cities

CityOn-Road Prices
Mumbai₹ 7.67 Lakhs onwards
Bangalore₹ 7.88 Lakhs onwards
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Kolkata₹ 7.36 Lakhs onwards
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