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    2020 Mahindra Thar vs Mahindra XUV300 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 30 Oct 2020

    Which B2-segment SUV is better: Mahindra Thar or Mahindra XUV300? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Mahindra Thar vs Mahindra XUV300

    Thar 2020 vs XUV300 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    THAR VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Mahindra Thar

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    AX Standard Soft Top 6 Seater

    ₹9.80

    W4

    ₹8.30

    AX Soft Top 6 Seater

    ₹10.65

    W6

    ₹9.15

    AX Optional Convertible Top 4 Seater

    ₹11.90

    W8

    ₹10.60

    LX Hard Top 4 Seater

    ₹12.49

    W8(O)

    ₹11.84


    Mahindra Thar prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.49 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Mahindra XUV300 turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.30 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.84 lakh.

    THAR VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Mahindra Thar

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    LX Convertible Top 4 Seater

    ₹13.45

    -

    -

    LX Hard Top 4 Seater

    ₹13.55

    -

    -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Mahindra Thar prices start from Rs. 13.45 lakh. Mahindra Thar petrol automatic is Rs. 1.06 lakh more expensive than the manual. Mahindra XUV300 is not available with petrol automatic powertrain.

    THAR VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Mahindra Thar

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    AX Soft Top 6 Seater

    ₹10.85

    W4

    ₹8.69

    AX Optional Convertible Top 4 Seater

    ₹12.10

    W6

    ₹9.50

    AX Optional Hard Top 4 Seater

    ₹12.20

    W8

    ₹10.95

    LX Convertible Top 4 Seater

    ₹12.85

    W8(O)

    ₹12.14

    LX Hard Top 4 Seater

    ₹12.95

    -

    -


    Mahindra Thar prices start from Rs. 10.85 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.95 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Mahindra XUV300 diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.69 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.14 lakh.

    THAR VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Mahindra Thar

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    LX Convertible Top 4 Seater

    ₹13.65

    W6

    ₹9.99

    LX Hard Top 4 Seater

    ₹13.75

    W8

    ₹11.50

    -

    -

    W8(O)

    ₹12.69


    For the diesel automatic powertrain, Mahindra Thar prices start from Rs. 13.65 lakh. The Mahindra Thar diesel automatic is Rs. 80,000 more expensive than the manual. Mahindra XUV300 starts at Rs. 9.99 lakh. Mahindra XUV300 diesel automatic is Rs. 49,000 more expensive than the manual.

    Thar 2020 vs XUV300 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Mahindra Thar is 3985mm long, 1820mm wide and 1844mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2450mm. The Mahindra XUV300 measures 3995mm in length, 1821mm in width and 1627mm in height. The wheelbase of Mahindra XUV300 is 2600mm and it has a boot space of 257 litres.

    Also Read - Mahindra XUV300 vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

    THAR VS XUV300 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Mahindra Thar

    Difference

    Mahindra XUV300

    Length (mm)

    3985

    10

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1820

    1

    1821

    Height (mm)

    1844

    217

    1627

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2450

    150

    2600

    Boot Space (litre)

    -

    -

    257

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    219

    39

    180

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    57

    15

    42

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    245/75 R16

    -

    205/65 R16

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    255/65 R18

    -

    215/55 R17


    Dimension Review

    • The XUV300 is longer than the Thar by 10mm.
    • The XUV300 is wider than the Thar by 1mm.
    • The Thar is taller than the XUV300 by 217mm.
    • The XUV300 has a longer wheelbase than the Thar; by 150mm.
    • There are no official figures for Mahindra Thar boot space. A quick glance suggests than the XUV300 has a bigger boot than the Thar.
    • The Thar has 39mm more ground clearance than the XUV300.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Thar is a larger car than the XUV300. So, it will have a better road presence than the XUV300.

    Thar 2020 vs XUV300 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    THAR VS XUV300 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Mahindra Thar

    Mahindra XUV300

    Engine

    2.0 L Turbo Petrol

    1.2 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1997 cc

    1197 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    150PS @ 5000rpm

    110PS @ 5000rpm

    Peak Torque

    300Nm @ 1250 - 3000rpm

    200Nm @ 2000 - 3500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    -

    17.5kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed TC

    -

    Automatic FE

    -

    -


    Thar Petrol vs XUV300 Petrol

    Mahindra Thar 2.0 L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 150PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission. There are no official mileage figures for Thar petrol manual and automatic.

    Also Read - 2020 Kia Sonet vs Mahindra XUV300 - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Mahindra XUV300 1.2 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 17.5kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Thar has a more powerful petrol engine than the XUV300.
    • The Thar petrol produces more torque than the XUV300.
    • The Thar petrol’s official mileage figures aren’t available at the moment.

    THAR VS XUV300 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Mahindra Thar

    Mahindra XUV300

    Engine

    2.2 L Diesel

    1.5 L Diesel

    Displacement

    2184 cc

    1497 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    130PS @ 3750rpm

    117PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    300Nm @ 1600 - 2800rpm

    300Nm @ 1500 - 2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    -

    20.1kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed TC

    6-speed AMT

    Automatic FE

    -

    19.7kmpl


    Thar Diesel vs XUV300 Diesel

    Mahindra Thar gets a 2.2, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 130PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission. There are no official mileage figures for Thar diesel manual and automatic.

    Mahindra XUV300 gets a 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 117PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Mahindra XUV300 diesel manual has a mileage of 20.1kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 19.7kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • The Thar has a more powerful diesel engine than the XUV300.
    • The Thar and the XUV300 have identical torque output.
    • The Thar diesel’s official mileage figures aren’t available at the moment.

    Thar 2020 vs XUV300 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Thar 2020 are:

    • Convertible or hard top options
    • Coloured MID display in instrument cluster
    • 18-inch Alloy Wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ navigation
    • Auto AC
    • Manual shift part-time 4WD w/ high & low reduction gear
    • Removable doors for off-roading
    • Electric driveline disconnect on front axle
    • EPS w/ rollover mitigation
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Remote keyless entry

    Notable top features of XUV300 2020 are:

    • Halogen projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs
    • Electric sunroof
    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
    • 7 Airbags
    • All 4 disc brakes
    • ESP w/ hill start assist
    • Front parking sensors
    • Push button start w/ smart key
    • Dual zone auto AC
    • Heated ORVMs
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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