Wednesday, October 06, 2021
By Manoj Kumawat
75,000 Units Of Mahindra Thar 2020 Booked So Far After Launch
The domestic carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra launched the new generation of its iconic SUV Thar in the Indian car market on October 2, 2020. The SUV received an encouraging response from the Indian buyers, with a waiting period exceeding more than six months. Now the iconic SUV has added another diamond in its crown. According to reports, the SUV has received more than 75,000 bookings after its launch.
Under the hood, the Thar is available with two engine options of 150PS 2.0-litre petrol engine, and a 130 PS 2.2-litre diesel engine. The transmission duties are offered, with options of a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic gear transmission system. It is available in two trims - AX Opt and LX. According to the sources of the company, more than 40 per cent of the bookings, are made by the millennials. 50 per cent of customers opted for an automatic transmission system, whereas 25 per cent preferred to go for the petrol variant. Thus, making the Thar one of the best selling four-wheelers in the country.
Speaking about the features adorned in Thar, it receives a seven-inch infotainment system supporting connectivity with an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, manual air conditioner, cruise control, multi-info display, steering-mounted audio controls, and a power steering. On the safety front, it receives dual airbags, rear parking sensors, traction control, ABS+EBD and a roll cage. The SUV received four stars in the Global NCAP test.