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Mahindra recently unveiled the much-awaited 2020 Thar in India, at the time of this article Mahindra has not revealed the price tag the next-gen Thar will bear but the company has noted that the new Mahindra Thar 2020 will come in two series- AX and LX that are essentially off-roader & lifestyle focused versions respectively. Mahindra will be offering two variants of the AX series namely the- AX AC, AX OPT, and one variant of the LX series named just the LX making a total of three variants.

 

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The 2020 Thar AX series will be offered with a choice between a 152hp/320Nm, 2.0-litre mStallion petrol and a 132hp/300Nm, 2.2-liter mHawk diesel powertrain paired to a manual gearbox set-up. The 2020 Thar LX series, on the other hand, will be offered with both petrol and diesel engine options, however, only the diesel unit will receive both manual and automatic gearbox while the petrol engine will come mated to only an automatic unit. Here is what to expect from each variant of the 2020 Thar.

 

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2020 Thar AX AC

 

  • 12V accessory socket
  • Tilt-adjustable steering wheel
  • Vinyl seat upholstery
  • Manual day-night IRVM
  • Lockable glovebox
  • Illuminated key ring
  • Dashboard grab handle for the front passenger
  • Centre roof lamp
  • Central locking
  • Bottle holder in front doors
  • Front fog lamps
  • LED tail lamps
  • Tailgate mounted spare wheel
  • Fixed soft top
  • Wheel arch cladding
  • 16in steel wheels
  • ABS with EBD & brake assist
  • Dual airbags
  • Panic braking signal
  • Passenger airbag deactivation switch
  • Seat belt reminder
  • Snow chain provision for tires
  • Vehicle over-speed warning
  • Manual AC
  • One-touch lane change indicator
  • Manual ORVM adjustment
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Electric driveline disconnect on the front axle
  • Mechanical locking differential
  • Removable doors for off-road use
  • Tow hitch protection
  • Washable floor with drain plugs
  • Welded tow hooks in front & rear

 

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2020 Thar AX OPT

 

  • 12V accessory socket
  • Tool kit organizer
  • Tip & slide mechanism in the co-driver seat
  • Tilt-adjustable steering wheel
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Reclining mechanism, adjustable headrests, 50:50 split in a rear seat
  • Rear demister (with hardtop)
  • Manual day-night IRVM
  • Lockable glovebox
  • Illuminated key ring
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Dashboard grab handle for the front passenger
  • Centre roof lamp
  • Central locking
  • Bottle holder in front doors
  • Front fog lamps
  • LED tail lamps
  • Tailgate mounted spare wheel
  • Wheel arch cladding
  • 16in steel wheels
  • ABS with EBD & Brake Assist
  • Dual airbags
  • Panic braking signal
  • Passenger airbag deactivation switch
  • Seat belt reminder
  • Snow chain provision for tires
  • Vehicle over-speed warning
  • One-touch lane change indicator
  • Power windows in front doors
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Electric driveline disconnect on the front axle
  • Mechanical locking differential
  • Removable doors for off-road use
  • Tow hitch protection
  • Washable floor with drain plugs
  • Welded tow hooks in front & rear

 

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2020 Thar LX (The 2020 Thar LX comes with all the features mentioned above along with a few others mentioned below.)

 

  • Fabric seat upholstery
  • USB charging port
  • Cruise control
  • Lumbar support
  • Utility hook in the backrest of co-driver seat
  • Dual-tone bumpers
  • Fender-mounted radio antenna
  • Silver finish on the front grille
  • R18 alloy wheels
  • 3-point seat belts for rear passengers
  • Anti-theft alarm
  • ESP with roll-over mitigation
  • ISOFIX child seat mounts on rear seats
  • Roll cage
  • Speed-sensing front door locks
  • 7in touch screen infotainment system with navigation
  • 4 speakers + 2 tweeters
  • Adventure connect: calendar integration
  • BlueSense app connectivity
  • Electrically operated AC controls
  • Follow-me-home & lead-me-to-thar lamps
  • Electric ORVM adjustment
  • Tire direction monitoring system
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Voice commands & SMS read-out
  • Brake locking differential

 

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The new Mahindra Thar will launch on October 2. It will face competition from the new Force Gurkha, and the Suzuki Jimny which is also expected to arrive in India in the coming months.

 

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