Mahindra Thar is a Jeep like sub-4m Compact SUV first launched in India in 2010. It was successor of Jeep CJ3 which was the first vehicle from Mahindra in 1953. Now, the all-new Mahindra Thar 2020 has been launched 15 August 2020 with improved features and design. The new model gives the soft and hard-top option to the customers also with the choice of petrol and diesel engine. Design is mildly changed giving the front a wider look with bold and heavy feel. Front vertical-slotted grille gets wider but shorter with the big silver skid plate at the bottom. Design of the new model made more aerodynamic rather than the straight c-pillars. Not just the design this car is also safe as heavy and cool as is looks. It scored a 4-star rating for both adult and child occupant in Global NCAP crash test rating.

Mahindra Thar is available in 2-trims, 2-transmission and 2-engine options. Also, the car is available with 4-Seater, 6-Seater, Soft-top, Hard-top and Convertible Option. Ex-showroom price of Thar ranges from Rs. 9.8 lakhs to Rs. 13.75 lakhs.

Engines options:

  • 2.2 Litre mHawk 4-cylinder turbocharged Diesel engine generating 130-bhp power and 300- Nm torque.
  • 2.0 Litre mStallion 4-cylinder turbocharged Petrol engine generating 150-bhp power and 300-Nm torque.

Transmission options:

  • MT – Manual Transmission with 5-Gears.
  • Torque Converter – Automatic Transmission with 6-Gears.


  • AX,LX.
Mahindra Thar
All-new Mahindra Thar 2020 Interior


Mahindra TharLengthWidthHeightWheelbaseFuel Tank(Litre)Weight (kg)
Dimensions (in mm)3985182019202450571750

Mahindra Thar Key Specifications:

Thar VariantsAXLX
Engine2.2L Diesel/ 2.0 L Petrol2.2L Diesel/ 2.0L Petrol
Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)Starting Rs. 9.8 lakhsStarting Rs. 12.49 lakhs
TransmissionMT/Torque ConverterMT/Torque Converter
Mileage15.2 kmpl15.2 kmpl
Cruise controlNoYes
Automatic headlampsNoNo
Fog lampsNoYes
Rear wiper/defoggerNoYes
InfotainmentNo7-inch Touchscreen system
Android Auto/car playNoYes
Steering mounted controlsNoYes
Climate controlManualManual
Power windowsFront onlyFront only
parking sensorRearRear
Central lockingWith keyRemote
Driver’s seat height adjustNoYes
Tyres245/75 R16255/65 R18