The 5-Door Mahindra Thar has been waiting for a long time in the Indian market. This is one of the most significant new car launches of 2023. The SUV was earlier expected to be unveiled at the Auto Expo 2023. However, Mahindra and Mahindra have decided not to participate in the Auto Expo.
According to the new report, this off-road Mahindra SUV can be introduced on January 26 (Independence Day). The company still needs to confirm the official debut date and launch timeline of the 5-Door Mahindra Thar SUV. According to the report, its sale can be started in the second half of 2023.
Mahindra Thar 5-Door Dimensions
In India, the 5-door Thar will compete with the upcoming 5-door Maruti Jimny and Force Gurkha. It is also believed that the company may use the new nameplate for the long-wheelbase variant of the Thar. The Mahindra Thar 5-Door will be 15 per cent longer than its 3-door sibling, measuring 3,985mm in length.
Mahindra Thar 5-Door Engine
The new 5-door Mahindra Thar will offer 2.2L mHawk diesel and 2.0L medallion petrol engine options. The same engine is also available in the 3-door version. However, both motors can be re-tuned for more power and torque output. With this, the option of manual and automatic gearboxes can be found. It could be offered with 4X4 and 4X2 drivetrain options.
The 5-Door Mahindra Thar could be offered in 6 and 7-seat configurations. Making up for the extra cabin space, the interior layout and features of the new Mahindra Thar are expected to be similar to the 3-door version.
5-Door Mahindra Thar Price
The price for the 3-door version of the Mahindra Thar ranges between Rs 13.59 lakh to Rs 16.29 lakh. This price is according to the ex-showroom. The 5-door Thar is expected to cost around Rs 90,000 to Rs 1 lakh more than the 3-door model.