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Rs. 6,86,000
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VEHICLE SUMMARY

Name:Thar AC
Model:
Car Body Type:SUV
Segment:C Segment
Warranty:NA

VERDICT

FORLooks
Off-road abilities
AGAINSTPrice
Build quality

OUR RATINGS

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Comfort:
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ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Displacement:2498cc, CRDe
Engine Type:Diesel
Maximum Power:105 Bhp @ 3800 rpm
Maximum Torque:247 Nm @ 1800 rpm

DIMENSIONS

Length:3920 mm
Width:1710 mm
Height:1930 mm

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Seating Capacity:6
Tyre Size:235/70 R16
Suspension:Torsion bar and stabilizer bar
Turning Circle:5.25 mtrs.
Steering:Power
Brakes:Front Disk, Rear Drum
Gears:5 Manual
Ground Clearance:200.00 mm
Kerb Weight:1750.00 kgs.
Fuel Tank:60.00
Body Color Bumpers:
Tachometer:
Alloys:
ORVM Indicator:
Xenon Headlamps:
Trip Meter:2
Headlamp Washer:

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SAFETY

Airbag:
Parking Sensors:
Fog Lamp:
Traction Control:
EBD:
ABS:
ESP:

COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE

AC:AC
without Climate Control
Power Windows:
Central Locking:Remote
Remote Boot:
Remote Fuel Filler:
Rear Wiper:
Rear Defogger:
Rear Armrest:
Streeing Adjustment
(Rake/Reach):
/
Driver Seat Adjustment:Manual
Music System:Optional
Leather Seats:
Door Mirror:Both Side
Tinted Glass:
Rear AC Vent:
Folding Rear Seats:
Sun Roof:
Buttons/Controls
on Steering:


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Mahindra Thar AC Review

Best Compact Off-roader

Monday, November 18, 2013

Mahindra Thar is a subcompact SUV and an off-road vehicle manufactured by the Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. This SUV was launched on October 4, 2010 in Indian market. Mahindra Thar has been voted as one of the top 10 SUVs currently available in Indian market.

The Mahindra Thar features two diesel engines one is DI (Direct Ignition) engine other is CRDe engine. The CRDe engine is available with 4-wheel drive and the DI engine is available with 2-WD as well as 4-WD option. The Mahindra Thar with CRDe engine makes 2498cc of displacement. The power generated by this engine is 105 bhp at 3800 rpm and the maximum torque generated is 247 Nm with rpm ranging between 1800-2000 rpm. This CRDe engine is mated with NGT 530R V4 type transmission with 5-speeds and the BORGWARNER with low reduction gear is used as transfer case for 4WD. The rack and pinion type power steering gives the minimum turning radius of 5.25 meters. The front suspension uses IFS with torsion bar and stabilizer bar whereas the rear suspension uses semi-elliptical leaf spring. It has hydraulic brakes with load conscious regulating valve and having disc brake in front and drum brake in the rear.

The dimensions of this SUV are as 3920mm in length, 1710mm in width and 1930mm in height with wheelbase of 2430mm. It offers a minimum ground clearance of 200mm with approach angle of 46degrees and departure angle of 30degrees. It has a fuel tank capacity of 60 litres and can accommodate the passengers comfortably. The CRDe engine Thar combines performance with economy and that even without polluting the environment. The Thar CRDe is factory-fitted with the air conditioner and heater. The suspension provides comfortable rides in various difficult terrains. The BorgWarner 4WD system comes as standard fitment and takes the off-road adventure to another level. The colors available in Mahindra Thar CRDe are Fiery Black, Toreador Red, Mist Silver, Rocky Beige and Diamond White.

The overall dimensions of Mahindra Thar with DI engine are 3760mm in length, 1640mm in width, 1904mm in height and having a wheelbase of 2430mm. The MDI 3200TC L engine of Thar DI makes 2523cc of displacement. The power generated by this engine is 63 bhp at 3200 rpm and the maximum torque produced is 180 Nm with rpm ranging between 1500-1800 rpm. This DI engine Mahindra Thar is equipped with leaf spring with shock absorbers as front and rear suspension. The braking system opted in the Mahindra Thar is Dual Hydraulic Circuit with Tandem Master Cylinder and Vacuum Assisted servo with disc brakes in front and drum brakes in rear. This engine is mated with 5-speed manual transmission and having single plate dry clutch. It offers a minimum ground clearance of 187mm with approach angle of 41degrees and departure angle of 23degrees. It has fuel tank capacity of 45 litres and gives an average mileage of 17kmpl (on highways).

The Mahindra Thar DI 4WD has the same specifications except the transmission system and transfer case. The 4WD DI engine is mated with 5-speed manual transmission with 2 speed gear reduction i.e. HIGH and LOW. The Mahindra Thar DI is one of the SUV which require least maintenance despite being in tough road and environment conditions. The Mahindra Thar with DI engine is available in two colors as White and Champagne.