Mahindra Thar 5-Door Lower Variant Spotted During Testing

Mahindra Thar 5-Door Lower Variant Spotted During Testing

The Mahindra Thar 5-door continues to attract attention with its ongoing appearances in spy shots the latest of which reveal a base variant of the upcoming lifestyle SUV.

Key Details from the Latest Spy Images 

These new images capture the rear view of the Thar 5-door showcasing the classic tailgate-mounted spare wheel that's synonymous with the Thar brand. This lower-spec version is spotted with plain steel wheels, suggesting it's a more basic model. Similar to its 3-door counterpart, this variant is equipped with LED taillights, an update visible in the captured spy shots.

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Mahindra Thar 5-Door Side

Despite the absence of front visuals in these latest pictures, earlier spy images indicated a redesigned grille and circular LED headlights for higher variants, while base models may come equipped with halogen lights. The 5-door Thar is also expected to feature a fixed metal top option, unlike the 3-door version which offers either a convertible or a hardtop configuration.

Cabin and Features Expectations 

From previous sightings, it's evident that the entry-level 5-door Thar might forgo an infotainment system, opting instead for a more traditional instrument cluster. However, a previously seen base model still included a front armrest and steering-mounted controls.

Anticipated additions for the 5-door model include a sunroof, an enlarged touchscreen potentially up to 10.25 inches, automatic climate control, and a rear center armrest.

Safety and Equipment 

The Thar 5-door is expected to be outfitted with up to six airbags, electronic stability control (ESC), both front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, and possibly a 360-degree camera system for higher-spec variants.

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Mahindra Thar 5-Door Rear

Engine and Transmission Options 

The powertrain lineup is likely to mirror that of the current 3-door Thar, featuring both the 2-liter turbo-petrol and 2.2-liter diesel engines, possibly tuned for slightly higher performance. Transmission choices will include 6-speed manual and automatic options, with both rear-wheel drive (RWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) configurations expected.

Launch and Pricing Projections 

Mahindra is set to unveil the Thar 5-door on August 15, with sales commencing shortly thereafter. Pricing is anticipated to start around Rs 15 lakh (ex-showroom), positioning it as a larger and more premium alternative to competitors like the Maruti Jimny and the Force Gurkha 5-door.

Related Questions and Answers

Most Popular Answers for Mahindra Thar 5-Door
Can I pre-book the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant before its official release in India?
2024-01-03 04:08:49 AM

Currently, pre-booking details for the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant in India have not been officially disclosed. It's recommended to wait for the official announcement from Mahindra regarding pre-booking procedures.

When will booking for Mahindra Thar 5-door going to start?
2024-01-03 04:07:39 AM

Booking dates for the Mahindra Thar 5-door have not been disclosed as it is an upcoming car that is expected to launch in April 2024 with an expected price of Rs 15.00 Lakh.

Will the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant be suitable for daily city commuting?
2024-01-03 04:06:24 AM

Yes, the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant is expected to be versatile and suitable for both off-road adventures and daily city commuting. Mahindra Thar models are designed to offer a balance between rugged off-road capabilities and practical urban driving.

What type of engine and performance can we expect from the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant?
2024-01-03 04:03:59 AM

Although exact specs are still pending the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant is anticipated to retain the strong engine and off-road characteristics of the current Thar model. The Mahindra Thar has a reputation for performing well both on and off the road, and the 5-door model is probably going to carry on this tradition.

When can we expect the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant to be available in India?
2024-01-03 04:08:18 AM

The exact release date for the Mahindra Thar 5-door variant in India has not been officially announced. To stay updated on the launch details, it is recommended to follow Mahindra's official communication channels and check with local Mahindra dealerships for the latest information.