Affordable 2-wheel-drive variant of Thar launched by Mahindra at ₹9.99 lakh - check details

Jan 9, 2023

By: Rahul Verma

Mahindra Thar 4x2

Mahindra has introduced the RWD (rear wheel drive) version of the Thar in the Indian market today for a starting introductory price of ₹9.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

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New color options

The 4x2 Thar also gets two new color options, Blazing Bronze and Everest White.

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Variants and price

1.5-diesel MT AX (O), ₹9.99 lakh | 1.5-diesel MT LX, ₹10.99 lakh | 2.0-petrol AT LX, ₹13.49 lakh

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Availability

The introductory prices are applicable on the first 10,000 bookings. Deliveries of the 2WD variants will begin on January 14, 2023.

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Engine options

Mahindra has introduced a smaller 1.5-liter diesel engine for Thar 2WD. The engine offers 117HP and 300Nm of torque. The second engine option on the Thar 2WD is the same, with a 2.0-liter turbo-petrol that makes 150HP and 320Nm of torque.

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Transmission

Diesel: 6-speed manual gearbox | Petrol: 6-speed automatic transmission

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Features

7.0-inch touchscreen | Android Auto and Apple CarPlay | Electrically adjustable rear-view mirrors | Cruise control | LED daytime running lamps

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Rivals

Force Gurkha | Creta | Seltos | Hector

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Should you buy it?

If you are low on budget and willing to compromise with 4x4 capabilities, then Mahindra Thar 2WD is worth considering.

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