The Mahindra Thar 2020 – An Off Road Vehicle that can be now afforded by many Indians

The much awaited Mahindra Thar has been officially revealed by the Company on August 15th and is fully loaded with the features and back with a new sportier and attractive design .The prices are not yet announced officially and will be revealed once the bookings will be opened on October 2.The Mahindra Thar now comes with a petrol engine also with a 2.0 Litre mStallion direct-injection turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 150 ps @5000RPMand a maximum torque of 300Nm @1250-300rpm with the manual transmission and 320Nm@ 1500-3000 rpm with the automatic transmission .

The diesel engine comes with a 2.2Litre mHawk 130 which generates a maximum power of 97kW@3750rpm and a maximum torque of 300Nm @1600-2800rpm

Mahindra Thar Off Roading Features and Capacity

The Mahindra Thar is built comes with a Body-on-Frame Chasis which can will be able to handle any terrain with absolute ease

The Thar comes with a mechanical locking differential for the rear axle which locks up during the tricky situations and alos has an electronically controlled brake locking differential arrest slip at each axle which helps in the best movement of the vehicle

The Thar also comes with the first electric driveline disconnect function which helps in trnastion from a 2WD to 4WD which is commendable

The Mahindra Thar 2020 comes with a 255/65 R18 terrains which is suitable for all the terrains along with the independent Front Suspension and Multilink rear Suspension which helps in a better off roading movement of the vehicle.

The Mahindra thar comes with an overall dimensions 3985*1820*1920(Length*Width*Height*) for the AX and AX-optional with a soft top and a dimensions of 3985*1855*1844(Length*Width*Height) for the LX variant along with the Hard top and a slight change in the height to 1896 to the convertible top .

Safety features

The Mahindra comes with the ESP (Electronic Stabilty Program),ABS (Antilock Braking System) along with the roll care structure at the rear for the safety of the passengers along with the Standard Dual front airbags ,ISOFIX, hill descent control ,tyre pressure monitoring system .

The Mahindra Thar also meets the global NCAP crash test safety norms along with the rear parking assist.

Transmission Type

6 Speed Manual/6 Speed Torque Converter Automatic


Front Axle

Semi Floating With 4:3:1 Final Drive ,Capacity : 1140Kg,GAWR:1255Kg


Rear Axle

Semi Folating with 4:3:1 Final Drive,Capacity:1415Kg,GAWR:1556Kg

Transfer case

Manual Shift Part-Time 4WD with High and Low Reduction Gear


Rack and Pinion Hydraulic Power Steering

Hub Lock


Front Suspension

Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension with Coil Over Damper and Stabiliser bar

Rear Suspension

Multilink solid rear Axle with Coil Over Damper and Stabiliser Bar

Brake specifications

Vaccum Assisted Dual Hydraulic Circuit with Tandem Master Cyclinder

Front Brakes

303mm Disc

Rear Brakes

282mm Drum

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