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All-new Mahindra Thar races past 9,000 bookings: Deliveries from November 2020

The all-new Mahindra Thar, which was launched on 2nd October, 2020, has raced past 9,000 bookings in just 3 days of bookings opening. Bookings opened on launch day. Customers have the choice of either booking the 4X4 SUV online, or offline at Mahindra dealerships.  Deliveries will commence from November 2020. Waiting periods are likely to be high if such demand persists. If you want to drive home the Thar without a long waiting time, you’re advised to book one immediately.

Veejay Nakra, Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said,

We are extremely happy with the overwhelming response and excitement that the All-New Thar has created. What is also encouraging is that the All-New Thar has resonated well with lifestyle seekers, families & women buyers, thereby opening-up an entirely new set of customers for this iconic lifestyle 4X4 SUV. Despite test drives being available in just 18 cities to begin with, we have received over 9,000 bookings for the All-New Thar, since its launch, which is unprecedented for this segment. Our endeavour is to ensure that test drive vehicles are available in the rest of the country at the earliest, for more people to experience and book the All-New Thar.

The interest surrounding the all-new Thar, which is based on the next-generation Mahindra Scorpio platform, has been very high right from the day it was first unveiled on the 15th of August, 2020. Since its launch on October 2, 2020, the All-New Thar has received over 36,000 enquiries and more than 3.3 lakh website visitors. The sharp price tag on launch day has further piqued interest of buyers seeking a lifestyle SUV that performs well both on and off the road.

Don’t miss CarToq’s detailed video review of the all-new 2020 Thar.

Priced at Rs. 9.8 lakh, the all-new Mahindra Thar offers both petrol and diesel engine options. There are two gearbox options offered on both the petrol and diesel engines: a 6 speed manual and a 6 speed torque converter automatic. All variants of the all-new 2020 Thar get a four wheel drive (4X4) transfer case. The new Thar is offered with soft-top, convertible and hard-top options. The soft-top version is the most affordable of variants while the one with the hard-top and automatic gearbox is the priciest.

Variant wise prices are as follows:

AX series starts at ₹ 9.80 Lakh  (Ex-showroom Price , All India)
4WD Manual Transmission Ex-Showroom Price,  All India
AX Petrol Std 6-Seater Soft Top ₹ 9.80 Lakh
6-Seater Soft Top ₹ 10.65 Lakh
Diesel 6-Seater Soft Top ₹ 10.85 Lakh
AX OPT Petrol 4-Seater Convertible Top ₹ 11.90 Lakh
Diesel 4-Seater Convertible Top ₹ 12.10 Lakh
4-Seater Hard Top ₹ 12.20 Lakh
LX series starts at ₹ 12.49 Lakh  (Ex-showroom Price , All India)
4WD Manual Transmission Ex-Showroom Price,  All India
LX Petrol 4-Seater Hard Top ₹ 12.49 Lakh
Diesel 4-Seater Convertible Top ₹ 12.85 Lakh
4-Seater Hard Top ₹ 12.95 Lakh
4WD Automatic Transmission Ex-Showroom Price,  All India
LX Petrol 4-Seater Convertible Top ₹ 13.45 Lakh
4-Seater Hard Top ₹ 13.55 Lakh
Diesel 4-Seater Convertible Top ₹ 13.65 Lakh
4-Seater Hard Top ₹ 13.75 Lakh

The engines on offer include a 2 liter04 cylinder turbocharged petrol (called mStallion) with 150 Bhp-300 Nm outputs and a 2.2 liter-4 cylinder turbocharged diesel (called mHawk)  with 130 Bhp-300 Nm outputs. Both engines meet Bharat Stage 6 (BS6) emission norms, and are very peppy. In fact, the petrol Thar does the 0-100 Kph sprint in a thrilling 10 seconds, which points to great performance.