Mahindra Thar 5 Door Spotted Testing Yet Again, Shows Second Row Legroom Space

Mahindra is expected to launch the new Thar in India on August 15. The upcoming off-roader will compete with the Maruti Suzuki Jimny and the Force Gurkha 5-door.

By Sanorita | on May 28, 2024 Follow us on Autox Google News

The Mahindra Thar 5-door has been spotted testing in India ahead of its official release. The spy pictures reveal several features of the SUV, including improved rear legroom. The new Thar five-door also seems to have AC vents for second-row passengers, along with pull-style handles, quarter glass panels, a silver inlay with the Thar logo, and bottle compartments. In terms of features, the five-door variant is expected to have a new 10.25-inch infotainment system, several toggle switches on the centre console, USB Type-C charging connection, push-button start, auto headlights, rain-sensing wipers, a 10.2-inch fully digital instrument cluster, sunroof, and Level-2 ADAS. Let's look at other details of the upcoming Mahindra Thar.

Mahindra Thar 5 Door Interior

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Mahindra Thar 5-door: Exterior 

The 5-door model will feature two extra rear doors and a longer wheelbase than its 3-door counterpart; it will continue to have the same boxy shape. This lifestyle off-roader will get a revamped grille, projector headlights, fog lights, a rear wiper and washer, rear door handles on the C-pillar, and new dual-tone alloy wheels. Mahindra is likely to bring the Thar 5-door with a fixed metal top, like the 3-door version.

Mahindra Thar 5 Door Interior

Mahindra Thar 5-door: Under The Hood

The Thar SUV is expected to feature the same engine options as the 3-door model – a 2.0-litre turbo-petrol unit and a 2.2-litre diesel engine. The turbo-petrol engine produces 150bhp and 320Nm, while the diesel engine develops 130bhp and 300Nm. It may come with both 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox options.

Mahindra Thar 5-door: Price and Rivals

The Mahindra Thar currently retails between Rs 11.35 lakh and Rs 17.60 lakh (both ex-showroom) in India. The Thar 5-door, with substantial improvements over the 3-door variant, is expected to be priced between Rs 15 lakh and Rs 18 lakh (ex-showroom). It will directly lock horns with the Maruti Suzuki Jimny and Force Gurkha 5-door.

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Mahindra has not made any official announcement, but the new Thar is expected to go on sale on August 15 in India.

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Expected Price ₹ 15 Lakh
Expected Launch: August 2024

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