Mahindra Thar March 2024 Waiting Time Stretches to 4 Months

Mahindra Thar March 2024 Waiting Time Stretches to 4 Months

The Mahindra Thar stands out as one of the most sought-after SUVs not only within Mahindra's lineup but also across India. The Thar with its iconic look and off-road capabilities has drawn a lot of attention and created long wait times since its release. However, Mahindra has been diligently working to streamline its Thar variant lineup and increase factory output to mitigate these waiting times. The waiting times for the Thar in India's top 20 cities are broken down here in significant depth.

Waiting Period Overview

  • New Delhi: 2-4 months
  • Bengaluru: 3 months
  • Mumbai: 2-4 months
  • Hyderabad: 3.5 months
  • Pune: 3 months
  • Chennai: 4 months
  • Jaipur: 3-3.5 months
  • Ahmedabad: 3 months
  • Gurugram: 3.5 months
  • Lucknow: 3.5 months
  • Kolkata: 2-4 months
  • Thane: 2-4 months
  • Surat: 3 months
  • Ghaziabad: 3.5 months
  • Chandigarh: 4 months
  • Coimbatore: 4 months
  • Patna: 2-4 months
  • Faridabad: 2-4 months
  • Indore: 3 months
  • Noida: 3 months
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Mahindra Thar Front 3-Quarter View

Key Takeaways

  • The Mahindra Thar commands an average waiting period of up to 3.5 months across India with the maximum waiting time extending to 4 months.
  • Cities like Chennai, Chandigarh, and Coimbatore experience the lengthiest waiting period, up to 4 months. Conversely, cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Thane, Patna, and Faridabad have relatively shorter waiting periods, around 2 months.
  • In Bengaluru, Pune, Surat, Indore, and Noida, the waiting time for the Thar reduces to 3 months. Meanwhile, cities like Hyderabad, Jaipur, Gurugram, Lucknow, and Ghaziabad boast waiting periods of less than 4 months.
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Mahindra Thar Rear 3-Quarter View

Powertrain Options

The Mahindra Thar offers both petrol and diesel engine options along with rear-wheel-drive (RWD) and 4-wheel-drive (4WD) drivetrains. See the specifications below:

  • 1.5-litre diesel: 119 PS, 300 Nm, RWD, 6-speed MT
  • 2-litre turbo-petrol: 152 PS, up to 320 Nm, RWD/4WD, 6-speed MT/6-speed AT
  • 2.2-litre diesel: 132 PS, 300 Nm, 4WD, 6-speed MT/6-speed AT

Features & Safety

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Mahindra Thar Interior

The Mahindra Thar is equipped with a host of features aimed at enhancing comfort, convenience, and safety. These include a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a premium 6-speaker sound system, cruise control, and manual air conditioning. Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control (ESC), hill descent control, traction control, and rear parking sensors are among its safety features.

Price Range & Competition

With a price range spanning from Rs 11.25 lakh to Rs 17.60 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), the Mahindra Thar competes with various models in the SUV segment. Rivals include the Maruti Jimny, Force Gurkha, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Grand Vitara, and Volkswagen Taigun. Additionally, Mahindra plans to introduce a 5-seater version of the Thar later in 2024 further expanding its appeal and market presence.