Mahindra Thar 4X2 diesel prices hiked by Rs 50,000

    Thar 1.5 diesel 4X2 has been upgraded for upcoming RDE norms, thus resulting in a price hike.

    Published On Mar 03, 2023 04:26:00 PM

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    The recently introduced Mahindra Thar 1.5 diesel 4X2 has received its first price hike. While there has been no official announcement so far, dealer sources have confirmed this development. The manufacturer has only hiked prices of the Thar diesel 4X2 at the moment. However, prices for the Thar AX(O) 1.5-litre diesel manual and LX 2.0-litre automatic variants remain unchanged for now.

    1. Thar 2WD gets a petrol and diesel engine option
    2. Rs 50,000 price hike introduced on diesel LX MT variant
    3. Thar 4WD comes with 2.2-litre diesel engine

    According to dealers, updating the engine to meet RDE norms is the reason behind the price hike. Here's a detailed look at the prices of the Thar 2WD along with the 4WD variants.

    Mahindra Thar prices
    Thar 2WD variantsThar 2WD new pricesThar 2WD old pricesDifferenceThar 4WD variantsThar 4WD prices
    1.5-diesel MT AX(O)Rs 9.99 lakhRs 9.99 lakhNil2.0-petrol MT AX(O) (Soft top)Rs 13.59 lakh
    1.5-diesel MT LXRs 11.49 lakhRs 10.99 lakhRs 50,0002.2-diesel MT AX (O)Rs 14.21 lakh
    2.0-petrol AT LXRs 13.49 lakhRs 13.49 lakhNil2.0-petrol MT LXRs 14.28 lakh
    ----2.2-diesel MT LXRs 14.87 lakh
    ----2.2-diesel MT LX (Soft Top)Rs 14.97 lakh
    ----2.0-petrol AT LX (Soft Top)Rs 15.73 lakh
    ----2.0-petrol AT LXRs 15.82 lakh
    ----2.2-diesel AT LXRs 16.29 lakh

    As can be seen in the table above, the price difference of Rs 2.33 lakh continues between the 4X2 and 4X4 versions of the 2.0-litre petrol-AT LX variant. With the Rs 50,000 price hike, however, the price difference between the 4X2 and 4X4 versions of the diesel-MT LX variants is Rs 3.38 lakh.

    Mahindra Thar 2WD: powertrain details

    The Thar 2WD is powered by the same 1.5-litre diesel engine that does duty on the XUV300. This unit puts out 117hp and 300Nm of torque whilst being paired only to a 6-speed manual transmission. The second powertrain on offer on the Thar 2WD is the same 2.0-litre turbo-petrol that does duty on the Thar 4WD. This mill puts out 152hp and 320Nm of torque whilst being offered with a 6-speed torque convertor automatic transmission. To know more about the Thar 2WD's performance, you can click to read our review here or watch the video here.

    Mahindra Thar 2WD: rivals

    The Thar 2WD does not have a direct rival in the market as of now, but the more expensive Thar 4WD takes on the likes of the Force Gurkha and the upcoming Maruti Jimny, which will go on sale by mid-2023.

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    Mahindra XUV700 MX line-up to expand; new entry level petrol-AT expected

    Mahindra Scorpio Classic S5 mid-spec variant launch soon

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