2020 Mahindra Thar

Mahindra halts New Mahindra Thar AX bookings

Since being announced, the new 2020 Mahindra Thar has garnered immense interest and popularity. Mahindra stated that it had received more than 20,000 bookings within a month, which shows just how popular the off-roader is. Despite its popularity, it seems that the base variant has not received as much love from prospective buyers.

In light of the low bookings for the base Mahindra Thar AX variants, Mahindra has temporarily halted booking requests for the model. Instead, the Mahindra Thar now starts from the AX Optional variant, which starts from ₹11.90 lakhs (ex-showroom). The new Mahindra Thar is also facing a 2 month waiting period and Mahindra has stated that is ramping up production to meet demand.

2020 Mahindra Thar Variants & Price

2020 Mahindra Thar Variants


Fuel Type

Price (Soft Top)

Price (Hard Top)

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Diesel Automatic



2020 Mahindra Thar Features

2020 Mahindra Thar dashboard

The Mahindra Thar has been equipped to be the lifestyle off-roader of choice. All variants are 4×4 and come in either convertible soft top or hard top, direct from the factory. The Mahindra Thar comes well-equipped as an off-roader that is designed to be as comfortable as possible.

  • Mechanical locking differential standard on all variants
  • Brake locking differential on LX variant
  • Rear parking sensors standard across the range
  • Dual airbags standard across the range
  • Manual 4×4 standard across the range
  • Touchscreen infotainment display on LX variant
  • Adventure Statistics on LX variant
  • Washable floor
  • Removable doors for off-road use

Pre-owned Mahindra Thar

While the new Mahindra Thar brings several improvements, the outgoing Mahindra Thar still remains a cult classic. There is no better time than now to also consider a pre-owned Mahindra Thar. The previous generation Mahindra Thar won’t have the overall improvements, it is still a technically capable off-roader.

If you are considering the new Mahindra Thar and are looking for a competent lifestyle off-roader, the previous generation Mahindra Thar is still a viable choice. With prices starting from ₹6 lakhs, the previous generation Mahindra Thar offers great value for a 4×4 off-roader.

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