All-New Mahindra Thar SUV Launched in India at Rs 9.80 Lakh, 13 Variants On Offer

Mahindra Thar. (Photo: Arjit Garg/

Mahindra Thar. (Photo: Arjit Garg/

Mahindra has finally launched the Thar in India which sits on a new platform, gets new powertrain options and has stepped away from its all-but-tarmac persona.

Mahindra has launched the much-awaited second-gen Thar in India at Rs 9.80 lakh (ex-showroom) starting price for the off-road focused AX trim. Meanwhile, the city-oriented LX trim with more comfort features comes at a starting price of Rs 12.49 lakh (ex-showroom). There are a total of 13 variants to choose from, depending on engine, gearbox, roof type and features. Here's the variant wise pricing of the all-new Mahindra Thar, all-prices ex-showroom:

Thar AX Standard petrol Soft top manual- Rs 9.8 lakh

Thar AX petrol Soft top manual- Rs 10.65 lakh

Thar AX diesel Soft top manual- Rs 10.85 lakh

Thar AX Opt petrol Convertible top manual- Rs 11.9 lakh

Thar AX Opt diesel Convertible top manual- Rs 12.1 lakh

Thar AX Opt diesel Hard top manual- Rs 12.2 lakh

Thar LX Petrol Hard top manual- Rs 12.49 lakh

Thar LX Petrol Hard top automatic- Rs 13.45 lakh

Thar LX Petrol Convertible top automatic- Rs 13.55 lakh

Thar LX Diesel Convertible top manual- Rs 12.85 lakh

Thar LX Diesel Convertible top automatic- Rs 13.65 lakh

Thar LX Diesel Hard top manual- Rs 12.95 lakh

Thar LX Diesel Hard top automatic- Rs 13.75 lakh

In its latest avatar, the Mahindra Thar is now BS-VI emission norm compliant and comes with two engine options – a 2.0-litre mStallion TGDi Petrol engine and a 2.2-litre mHawk Diesel engine. These will be available with the choice of a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission and a 6-speed manual transmission mated to an authentic manual shift-on-the-fly 4x4 transfer case.

Mahindra has also come out with roof options for the new Thar as it will be available as a Hard Top, a first-in-class Convertible Top and an optional Soft Top. On top of this, you can have the Mahindra Thar in two seating options - 4 front-facing seats and 2+4 side-facing seat configuration.

The new Mahindra Thar has been updated with modern features like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which as per Mahindra, is ‘drizzle resistant’. The Thar will also come with cruise control, roof-mounted speakers and adventure statistics displays. It has got an update in terms of safety too as it gets things like ABS with EBD, dual airbags, ESP with rollover mitigation, hill-hold and hill descent control.

Designed and engineered in India and manufactured out of Mahindra’s Nashik Plant, the all-new Thar is available in 6 colour options - Red Rage, Mystic Copper, Napoli Black, Aquamarine, Galaxy Grey and Rocky Beige.

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