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Mahindra Thar DI 4x2 at Rs 4.47 lakh
Available in DI and CRDe formats; priced at Rs 4.47 and Rs 5.99 lakh
By : BSM desk | Published : December 21, 2010 | Photos : BSM
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Mahindra Thar CRDe
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Mahindra has launched the Thar, its much awaited offroader in Mumbai today. For those who have been waiting for it with baited breath, here is you chance for redemption. Mahindra have launched the Thar at a gobsmacking Rs 4.47 lakh for the DI 4x2 version (ex-Jaipur) and Rs 5.99 lakh for the CRDe 4x4 version.

The Thar will thus be available in two engine formats - DI and CRDe. The DI is aimed at the BS III markets, while the CRDe is aimed at BS IV markets. The DI's positioning is as a rural SUV, while the CRDe is aimed at the more young, yuppie crowd in metros who have more than just a passing interest in offroading.

The DI is the same tried and tested unit found on the Bolero and it produces about 63 bhp@3200 rpm and 18.2 kgm of torque at 1440 rpm. The CRDe on the other hand is the brute here. Powered by a more advanced 2.5 CRDe, again found on the Bolero and Xylo. Producing 105 bhp@3800 rpm and a staggering 25.2 kgm of torque from as low as 1800-2000 rpm, the Thar CRDe is the most powerful open-top SUV in the country. Both engines are mated to a rugged five-speed manual gearbox.

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  Posted by james at 10th April,2012
it is a good vehicle but if we look the Thar Di interior especially the dashboard has to be improved so much.I suggest to have a stylish hard top, AC and good interiors
  Posted by shaji at 11th January,2012
good vehicle
  Posted by yathish mn at 24th July,2011
Its COOL but the price is too heavy ....& dash board must improve thanku mahindra
  Posted by subhash chander at 16th July,2011
Very beutyful
  Posted by Amith deo savanth at 4th January,2011
Onroad Price Bangalore Plsss
  Posted by arjun,namma bengaluru at 28th December,2010
Yella ok ist dodda price yake..? mahendra expecting more for this, if need good sale, pls less the price. thanking u, mahendra fan...!
  Posted by Anil at 27th December,2010
All that we want is more fuel efficient, four door, four wheel drive system. Which would serve as both family and off road wheels.
  Posted by rayhan at 26th December,2010
desi wrangler...but ridiculously overpriced
  Posted by Nabeel at 26th December,2010
Mahindra playing again the typical Indian manufacturer role. Introduce an existing or phased model with local extras. Very disappointed, was expecting much more. Nabeel Abu Dhabi
  Posted by Pranab Mohapatra at 25th December,2010
According this model price is too high compare to its look.It should be more stylish rough and tough adventures and solid like which young people must love this.
  Posted by Adv Reni joseph at 24th December,2010
Congragulation,mahindra I am a mahindra customer from 1998 onwards,please introduce a fivedoor version in hardtop and softtop with multilink suspension at the rear,Mhawk engine as an option,with its aggressive look and 200m ground clearance,it will become style statement in rural and urban markets in India
  Posted by raj kumar at 23rd December,2010
Nice Truck!! Glad to see this is the quality which is require to youngistan,,,,, meri jaan.
  Posted by Milan singh at 22nd December,2010
Looks like an opportunity to make some good money fooling public for Mahindra with minimum investment. An existing egnine, old chasis in a new bottle.. would have loved to see it to be something close to Jeep in US. They have to learn How to do retro from Feat or... Royal Enfield. Old wine in new bottle and lot of margin for them
  Posted by Dilip at 22nd December,2010
  Yes. Agree with you. By the time urban forest dwellers fit what they want (AC, Hardtop, Good alloys etc...) price will come close to 10L... not worh the hype.. buy a old Mahindra Jeep for less than 1L, take it to Delhi and get whatever u want fitted for another 2L.. it will work out 1/3rd price of this vehicle
  Posted by Nair at 21st December,2010
Excellent Launch. Let me know more please
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