Mahindra Thar continues to dominate India, people buy diesel variants fiercely
The country's leading automaker Mahindra's popular off-roader Thar is very much liked by the customers. According to the information received, the popular off-roader Thar of the domestic automaker has received more than 75,000 booking orders so far. Let us tell you, this car was launched on October 2, 2020. At present, looking at these numbers, it seems that the average time taken by Mahindra Thar customers to receive delivery of their vehicle may increase.
People buying more diesel variants
However, the company has not revealed only the booking number for the SUV. Apart from this, the company said that Millennials account for more than 40 percent of Mahindra Thar bookings. In which half of the total bookings of SUVs are for the automatic variant, and 25 percent of the total bookings of SUVs are for the petrol variants. That is, based on the information it is clear that Mahindra Thar Diesel remains the preferred model in the country. This is certainly interesting, especially considering the government's stand and efforts against diesel engines in the country.
Available with two engine options
The Mahindra Thar SUV is available in two engine options: a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder mStallion petrol engine, and a 2.2-liter mHawk diesel motor. Its petrol engine generates 150 bhp power and 320 Nm torque. While the Thar diesel engine makes 130 bhp power and 320 Nm peak torque. Transmission options with both engines include a choice between a six-speed manual gearbox and a six-speed automatic transmission.
A waiting period of 5 to 7 months
Thar was launched in October 2020. Within a month of its launch, the off-road SUV had received over 20,000 bookings. Currently, this car is being given a waiting period of 5 to 7 months depending on the variants.