Maruti Jimny 5-door vs Mahindra Thar — here’re key differences

Jan 16, 2023

By: Rahul Verma

Maruti Jimny

The all-new 5-door version of the Maruti Suzuki Jimny has recently made its world premiere in India at Auto Expo 2023. Here’s how both these SUVs stack up against each other on paper.

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Which is bigger?

Jimny- Length: 3985mm, Width: 1645mm, Height: 1720mm | Thar- Length: 3985mm, Width: 1820mm, Height: 1850mm, Thar is wider and taller.

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Tyre size

Jimny: 15- inch alloy wheels | Thar: 16/ 18- inch alloy wheels

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No soft top option in Jimny

Jimny is only available with a fixed hard top meanwhile, Mahindra Thar is available with the choice of a convertible soft rooftop.

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Jimny: 1.5- litre petrol, Power: 105PS, Torque: 134.2Nm | Thar: 2- litre turbo petrol/ 1.5- litre diesel/ 2.2- litre diesel, Power: 150PS/ 119PS/ 130PS, Torque: 320Nm, 300Nm

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Off-road capabilities

Jimny: 4x4 | Petrol - Thar: 4x2, 4x4 | Diesel Thar: 4x4

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Common Features

Cruise control | Steering-mounted controls | Touchscreen infotainment system | 4 Speakers | Tilt telescopic steering | Dual front Airbags | Rear Parking Sensors | Hill Hold / Descent Control | ESP

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The prices of the Maruti Suzuki Jimny is yet to be revealed and it is likely to be priced from ₹10 lakh to ₹14 lakh, ex-showroom. On the other hand, the Mahindra Thar is currently priced from ₹9.99 lakh to ₹16.29 lakh, ex-showroom.

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