- Mahindra sold 4,646 models of the Thar SUV in January 2022 with 47 percent growth YoY
- The Thar managed to stay ahead of the XUV700, Scorpio and even the Bolero in sales
Mahindra Thar has a significant fan base across the country. The Mahindra Thar was the company’s best-selling vehicle in January 2022, which indicates about its huge success. Last month, the Indian automaker sold 4,646 Thar SUVs, up from 3,152 units in January 2021, representing a robust 47 percent increase in sales.
Mahindra January 2022 Sales
Only 96 units separate the Mahindra XUV300 from first place. Furthermore, sales of the XUV300 have decreased by just 1%, with 4,550 units sold in January 2022 compared to 4,612 units sold in the same month last year. The recently debuted Mahindra XUV700 is a popular choice in its market, with a record amount of bookings and 18-month wait times. Despite its drawbacks, the XUV700 continues to sell well, with 4,119 units sold in January 2022.
Mahindra Thar 5 Door
Mahindra is expected to offer a five-door variant of the Thar later this year to appeal to a wider customers. The five-door Thar will be based on a ladder-frame chassis, and the extended wheelbase will provide the occupants extra space. Most crucially, the five-door version will now be able to accommodate the needs of a family, while the three-door version has restrictions on reaching the second row seats.
Mahindra Thar Engine
There are two engine options for the Thar. The 2.0-litre petrol engine packs 150bhp and 320Nm. The diesel version is powered by a 2.2-litre mHawk engine that puts out 130bhp and 320Nm. These engines are available with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission. A four-wheel-drive system and a manual-shift transfer case are included in the robust off-roader.