The interior of the wildly anticipated Mahindra Thar 5-door has been revealed in the latest spy video. The visuals of the off-roading SUV strongly indicate that the Indian automaker is prioritizing maximum practicality for the 5-door version of the Thar. This variant has been gaining considerable attention in recent months, with the Thar playing a pivotal role in fueling a passion for serious off-roading in our market. As a result, the introduction of the 5-door Thar aims to appeal to a broader customer base, emphasizing its practicality and impressive capabilities. Now, let’s delve into the specifics of the features that make the upcoming Thar 5-door appealing to new buyers, including its substantial boot space and new features.
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Mahindra Thar 5-Door Exterior
This latest video comes from Car Garage on YouTube. The visuals capture the 5-door Thar parked alongside the 3-door version. The cameraman is able to offer a detailed walkaround tour of the SUV. This includes exterior, as well as interior. The body is under a heavy camouflage. Still, the silhouette lends some key insights into the design philosophy. The overall design will resemble the 3-door model significantly. However, the extended side profile will translate into a longer wheelbase. That will liberate additional space for the passengers, as well as a boot compartment. Note that the 5-door Thar will have the platform of the Scorpio N for its foundation. Hence, the dimensions will grow proportionately.
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Mahindra Thar 5-Door Interior and Features
On the inside, the India auto giant will offer distinct elements to distinguish it from the regular 3-door model. In fact, it will offer things like enhanced legroom for the rear passengers, large boot space, a bigger touchscreen infotainment display, an electric sunroof and a new dashboard design. One can imagine that the 5-door Thar will cater to family members for long trips. The addition of two doors and the aforementioned in-car amenities will make it much more practical and passenger-friendly. That is critical to set it apart from the existing 3-door model.
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The new Thar is most likely to borrow powertrains from the Scorpio N too. This indicates that it will get either a 2.0-litre mStallion turbo petrol or a 2.2-litre mHawk turbo diesel engine. There will be manual and automatic transmissions with these engines. Moreover, it will get sophisticated off-roading hardware to deal with all sorts of challenging scenarios. At the moment, the 3-door Thar retails between Rs 10.98 lakh and Rs 17 lakh, ex-showroom. The 5-door version will command a significant premium over these prices.
The testing of the 5-door Mahindra Thar has been going on for a long time now. We have seen it in many locations including the treacherous terrains of the mighty Himalayas. Hence, it is clear that the India auto giant is leaving no stone unturned while testing this hardcore off-roader. Now, we shall have to wait a bit more to experience it in the flesh in the production version.
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