Mahindra Bolero Diesel ZLX vs Mahindra Thar Diesel 4x4 CRDe vs Force Motors Gurkha Diesel Hard Top 4x4 Comparison

Updated: 21, Mar, 2017 05:06 AM

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₹ 9,12,167
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ENGINE & TRANSMISSION

Fuel Type
DieselDieselDiesel
Engine Displacement
2523 cc2498 cc2596 cc
Micro Hybrid Technology
Yes (BSIV only)NANA
Transmission Type
ManualNANA
Gearbox
5-Speed Manual5-Speed ManualNA
Engine Description
m2DiCRNEF TCI- CRDeTD 2650 FTI BS-III Turbo : (Metal Top), Charged Intercooled, Direct Injection
Maximum Power
62 Bhp @ 3200 rpm105 Bhp @ 3800 rpm80.9 Bhp @ 3200 rpm
Maximum Torque
195 NM @ 1400-2200RPM247 Nm @ 1800-2000 rpm230 Nm @ 1800 rpm

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Body Type
SUVSUVSUV
Official Tagline
Take On Anything (India's No.1 SUV)Thar Hates Tar!Extreme Off-road Vehicle (4x4x4)
Summary
Mahindra Bolero is a raunchy powerful four wheeler in the SUV segment. It has enjoyed a good run in India. Being a performer it comes with a 2523 cc Diesel engine which gives out a maximum power of 62 bhp @ 3200 rpm and a maximum torque of 195 Nm @ 1400-2200 rpm. Bolero Diesel has a claimed mileage of 15.96 kmpl which is quite decent for this segment. It has a ground clearance of 180 mm and a boot space of 460 litres. Over the past decade it has always been compared to TATA Sumo with same performance parameters.Mahindra Thar Diesel CRDe 4x4 is a great buy being a sport + off-road SUV with a rustic appeal and decent styling. It comes with a powerful 2498cc engine giving out a power of 105 BHP @ 3800 rpm and 247 Nm @ 1800-2000 rpm with a good mileage of 16.55 kmpl. In this segment Mahindra Thar is in direct competition with Maruti Gypsy and Force Motors Gurkha.Gurkha Diesel Hard Top 4x4 is a powerful SUV from Force Motors, placed in the sturdy vintage SUV segment. It is powered by a 2596cc engine which generates a maximum power of 80.9 bhp @ 3200 rpm and gives out a maximum torque of 230 Nm @ 1800 rpm. The SUV has a ground clearance of 210 mm and has a 63 litres fuel tank. Gurkha Diesel has an old school look but it is a great choice in the 2500cc segment SUV at a price under INR 10 lakhs. The SUV is a rival to the likes of Mahindra Thar in the segment.

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Rain Sensing Wipers
NA
Rear Defogger
NA
Rear Washer & Wiper
Remote Fuel Filler
NA
Power Outlet
12V Power OutletNA
Keyless Entry
NANA
Steering Mounted Controls
Air Conditioner
Power Windows
NA
Rear AC Vents
Power Steering
Rack & Pinion Power Steering

ACTIVE & PASSIVE SAFETY FEATURES

Rear Seat Belts
3NANA
Parking Sensors

DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Overall Height
1880 mm1930 mm2055 mm
Kerb Weight
1615 kg1750 kgNA
Overall Length
4107 mm3920 mm3992 mm
Ground Clearance
180 mm200 mm210 mm
Turning Radius
5.8 metres5.75 metres5.80 metres
Wheelbase
2680 mm2430 mm2400 mm
Overall Width
1745 mm1726 mm1820 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Mileage (City)
11 kmpl (approx.)NANA
Mileage (Highway)
13 kmpl (approx.)NANA
Mileage (ARAI)
15.96 kmpl13.28 kmplNA
Top Speed (KMPH)
125 kmph138 kmphNA

EXTERIOR FEATURES

Body Coloured Bumpers
NA
Tinted Glass
Body Coloured Outside Mirrors
NANA
Outside Rear-view Mirrors
Both SideYes (Both Side Manual)NA

BRAKES & SUSPENSION

Suspension
Ind with coil spring, Ellipitical leaf springsNANA
Front Suspension
Independent with coil spring & anti roll barIFS With Torsion Bar And Stablizer BarIndependent with Solid Torsion Bar & Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber & Anti roll bar
Rear Suspension
Ellipitical leaf springsSemi Elliptical Leaf SpringSemi Elliptical Leaf Spring with Hydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber & Anti roll bar
Front Brakes
DiscHydraullic with Tandem Master Cylinder with LCRV 226 mm DiscDisc
Rear Brakes
DrumHydraullic with Tandem Master Cylinder with LCRV 282 mm DrumDrum

INTERIOR FEATURES

Map Pockets
NANA

INFOTAINMENT

CD Player
NANA
MP3 Playback
NANA

CAPACITY

Fuel Tank Capacity
60 litres60 litres63 litres
Boot Space
460 litresNANA
Seating Capacity
76 Seater (2 Forward Facing and 2 Side Facing Rear Bench Seats)5

BRAKING & TRACTION

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control

LOCKS & SECURITY

Engine Immobilizer
Digital ImmobilizerNA
Central Locking
RemoteOptionalNA

WHEELS & TYRES

Full Wheelcaps
NANA
Tyre Size
215/75 R15NA235/70 R16
Spare Wheel
NANA

SEATS & UPHOLSTERY

Folding Rear Seats
NA
Driver Seat Adjustment
ManualYes (Manual)NA
Leather Seats
OptionalOptionalNA
Rear Centre Armrest
NANA

INSTRUMENTATION

Trip Distance
2
2

LIGHTING

Darkness Sensing Headlamps
NA
ORVM Turn Indicators
NA

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