Manufactured by the Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra since 2010, the Mahindra Thar is a mid-sized and compact 4-wheel drive. It is an off-road Jeep CJ-like SUV which was launched in the Indian Market on 4th October 2010 to compensate for the discontinuation of Mahindra MM540, its predecessor. It is assembled in Nashik, Maharashtra, India from complete knock-down kits. The Thar has been voted as one of the top ten SUVs in the Indian automobile industry and has been the undisputed “King of off-roading”. Today, it competes against the likes of Mahindra Bolero, Hyundai Creta, Jeep Compass, Force Motors Gurkha, Maruti Vitara Brezza and Maruti Gypsy among others.
Powered by 2.5-litre NEF TCI-CRDe diesel engine, the car can belt out a maximum power of 105bhp and reach the peak torque of 247Nm. The one with 2.5-litre DI diesel engine can produce 63bhp of maximum power and 182.5Nm of peak torque. Both having 4 cylinders, the CRDe variant has 2498cc of displacement and DI variant gets 2523cc of displacement.
The Mahindra Thar comes with a standard manual transmission in both 4-wheel drive and 2-wheel drive layout options. Both of them are paired with a 5-speed gearbox.
In terms of performance, the Thar is known to provide a 21% better fuel economy than any other SUV in the market. With a fuel tank capacity of 60 litres, it provides city mileage of 11 km/l and highway mileage of 13 km/l. Furthermore, the CRDe variant takes 17 seconds to move from 0 to 100kmph and the DI variant takes about 19 seconds. The top speed that can be attained on this Jeep CJ-like SUV is 138kmph.
Apart from the features that make it the best SUV for off-roading, it is also known for being a great 7-seater option. It can also be converted into a 2-seater. Some other features to look out for are ABS, 3-POD instrument cluster, bumpers and wheel arches, provision for 2-Din Music System, windshield demister, air conditioner, heater, dual-tone dashboard, and halogen light.
The premium insurance rates for your Mahindra Thar will most definitely differ when compared between various car insurance companies. This is because several factors are taken into consideration when adding up to that cost. These are no less than your car's make, model, age, its current condition, the location of registration, the driving terrain, its idv, and the engine displacement.
You will get a good idea about how the prices are for some of the Thar variants by taking a look at the table below.
Price of the Car
Thar CRDe 4WD AC (2498cc)
Thar CRDe ABS 4WD AC (2498cc)
Thar CRDe ABS 700 Special Edition (2498cc)
*The values are calculated on the basis of the city (Bangalore) and year of registration (2020).
In order to include any of the above exclusions as part of your car insurance cover, you can choose to opt for an additional cover at extra cost.
If you want to renew your Mahindra Thar's car insurance, then there is no better portal than PolicyX.com known for its ease and simplicity. To get started, scroll up on this page and find the form on the right-hand top corner. The next few steps are easy to follow:
No, you cannot opt for consumables cover add-on in the middle of your car insurance policy tenure. This must be done at the time of insurance purchase.
No, zero amount of provision of no claim bonus will be added to your premium under this add-on.
Your car insurance will cover the damage caused to your car’s tyre sidewall indentations due to an accident, provided it is protected under tyre cover add-on.
If the repair of the damaged tyre is not possible, then your insurance provider will reimburse a percentage of the cost of a new tyre(s) or tube(s) which depends on the unused tread depth of your car’s tyres.
Yes, the repairs for damage caused due to a tree falling on your car will be covered by your car insurance.
Last updated on 11-05-2020