New bookings for Mahindra Thar starting soon

Mahindra has announced a price hike of around 1.9 percent for all of its models. So prices will increase by Rs 4,500 to Rs 40,000, counting on the model and therefore the variant. the worth hike is effective from January 8 and therefore the new list will soon be revealed officially. The carmaker has hiked the costs thanks to the rise within the manufacturing costs.

In the case of the new Mahindra Thar, its first price hike are going to be effective for all the buyers who have booked it between December 1, 2020, and January 7, 2021. Those booking the Thar from January 8 onwards, will need to pay the worth applicable at the time of the delivery. this means that the costs might be hiked again. those that have booked before December 1 and are yet to receive the delivery will need to pay the launch price itself.

Buyers will soon be notified about the worth hike and therefore the new list . In December 2020, the carmaker recorded 6,500 bookings for the new Thar. Launched back on October 2, 2020, the SUV has been a hot-selling product, commanding a waiting period of up to nine months. Its production is claimed to be ramped up from January to scale back the waiting period.

The Thar is out there in two rooftop options now: a hardtop and a convertible soft top. The base-spec AX std and AX variants with side-facing seats have already been discontinued, because the 4-star safety rating of the Thar is merely applicable to the variants with front-facing seats.

It comes with two engine options: a 2.0-litre petrol and a 2.2-litre diesel. The petrol engine puts out 150PS and up to 320Nm, while the diesel makes 130PS and 300Nm. Both the powertrains come paired with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic.

Currently, the Mahindra Thar retails from Rs 11.9 lakh to Rs 13.75 lakh (ex-showroom). Expect the costs to be hiked by up to Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000, counting on the variant you select . As of now, it faces no competition until the BS6-compliant Force Gurkha and Maruti Suzuki Jimny arrive.

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