Mahindra launched the all-new Thar in the market last month. It is a popular vehicle among enthusiasts and is loved by off-road community in the country. The new Mahindra Thar is so much in demand that it is already sold out until May 2021. Mahindra has started delivering it to customer’s and we have seen several expert reviews on internet explaining what the car offers and how it feels. Here we have the video of a Pajero owner who recently bought a Thar. The owner reviews his Thar and talks about things that he liked and did not like in the SUV.
The video has been uploaded by GLOBAL BABA on their youtube channel. The video starts by showing the Thar from the outside and inside. This is a top-end LX trim Thar diesel automatic with hard top. This is for the first time that Mahindra is offering Thar with a company fitted hard top. The owner has also gone for some accessories like chrome garnish around headlamps, fog lamps, ORVMS, scuff plates, rain visors and side body beading.
The owner has a special place for SUVs and currently owns a Mitsubishi Pajero. He had booked Thar on 2nd of October and is the person to get the delivery in Patiala. The owner has done almost 3,500 kms on his new SUV within a month and he is very impressed with the vehicle. He was totally blown away by the way it looks on the road. It has ample road presence and it now ride well too. He can be heard saying on video that he has started liking the automatic transmission and there is a possibility that he may not drive Pajero that often.
The owner loved the stability, ride quality and the performance from the 2.2 litre turbo diesel engine. One of the things that he did not like about the Thar was the foot well area. There is not enough space for the left leg and it constantly hits the centre console. He was driving the automatic variant and those who have bought the manual version find it more inconvenient as they have to constantly use the clutch pedal.
Apart from that, another feature missing is an armrest for both front and rear passenger. The space at the rear is not too much as the wheel arches come in the way. He also says that the quality of the material covering the wheel arches could have been improved. These are just dome suggestion that the owner had but, overall he was very impressed with the vehicle. It is even returning him a fuel efficiency of 15 kmpl and the NVH levels were also great.
Mahindra Thar is based on a new platform. The same platform will be seen in the upcoming Scorpio as well. It offers more space and has improved a lot in terms of features and quality. It is now available with a petrol and diesel engine option. The petrol engine is a 2.0 litre turbocharged mStallion unit that generates 150 Bhp and 320 Nm of torque. Diesel verison uses a 2.2 litre turbocharged mHawk engine that generates 130 Bhp and 320 Nm of torque. Both petrol and diesel engines are available with manual and automatic gearbox option.