Mahindra Thar has been a huge success for the local automaker, with more than 50,000 bookings, and the waiting time seems to have been extended to the end of some styles. The new Thar is built on a new platform and equipped with a new engine, but still retains the two-door body style. However, many first-time buyers of Tal are interested in the more practical and conventional 5-door version. With these customers in mind, Mahindra has given the green light for the 5-door version of Thar, which is expected to be launched on the market in 2022.
5 Mental is expected to be on the market in 2022
Will appeal to families who need practicality but still prefer the sturdy appearance provided by Tal
The price of the 5-door Tal is estimated to be 70,000 to 80,000 rupees higher than the 2-door model
Unlike the 2-door Tal, which is aimed at individual buyers or mainly as a living vehicle, the 5-door Tal is aimed at families who need extra space (whether it’s the rear seat or the trunk), but still want a sturdy one. Appearance and abilities of the Tahr. As popular as the 2-door version of Thar, we hope that the 5-door version will be more popular, especially considering the fact that the 5-door version of Wrangler outperforms the 2-door Wrangler steadily.
Compared with the standard 2-door Thar, the increased rear door on the 5-door will mean a longer vehicle and a longer wheelbase. If you take the Wrangler as an example, compared with the 2-door model, the 5-door version has a total length of about 15% and a 22% increase in wheelbase. The total length of the Thar is currently 3985mm and the wheelbase is 2450mm. A similar increase is expected.
Currently on the 2 Thar (Thar), because the rear wheel arches limit the width of the seat, the width of the rear seat can only accommodate two adults at most. However, by extending the wheelbase, the rear wheel arches will move back a bit, freeing up a larger rear seat, which should be large enough to accommodate three people. However, extending the wheelbase will have an impact on off-road performance because it will reduce the “breakthrough” angle. Likewise, the track or width between the wheels will need to be increased to maintain the optimal wheelbase to track ratio for stability.
The Mahindra 5-door Thar will also be powered by the same 2.2-liter mHawk diesel and 2-liter Stallion petrol, and paired with the same 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions. However, the power of the five-door Thar engine may be enhanced, similar to the new Scorpio that will be launched next year.
Mahindra hopes to open another niche of the market through Thar, which is the lifestyle field for families.