user

Mahindra Thar vs Force Gurkha

Do you want to find out which car is the best, Mahindra Thar or Force Gurkha? 91Wheels brings you a detailed comparison between Thar and Gurkha. Mahindra Thar Price starts at Rs.11.35 Lakh (ex-showroom) for AX Opt 2WD HT Diesel MT and Force Gurkha Price starts at Rs.16.75 Lakh (ex-showroom) for BS 6.2 4 Seater MT. Mahindra Thar is 4 cylinder, 1497 cc Engine can generate 130 bhp @ 3750 rpm power whereas Force Gurkha is a 4 cylinder, 2596 cc Engine can generate 138.08 bhp @ 3200 rpm power. In terms of mileage, Thar provides a mileage of 15 kmpl (base model), and Gurkha has a mileage of 12 kmpl (base model).

Thar vs Gurkha

Key HighlightsMahindra TharForce Gurkha
PriceRs.11.35 LakhRs.16.75 Lakh
Engine Capacity1497 cc2596 cc
Power130 bhp @ 3750 rpm138.08 bhp @ 3200 rpm
Mileage/Range15 kmpl12 kmpl
Read more
Mahindra Thar AX Opt 2WD HT Diesel MT car
AX Opt 2WD HT Diesel MT
Rs. 11.35 Lakh
Get Offer
Force Gurkha BS 6.2 4 Seater MT car
BS 6.2 4 Seater MT
Rs. 16.75 Lakh
Get Offer

+

Add Car 3

Ad

Specifications Overview

Variant Name
On Road Price
13.43 Lakh
Price Breakup
19.67 Lakh
Price Breakup
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
User Rating
4.3
4.3
Boot Space (Litres)
600 Litres
-
Transmission Type
Manual
Manual
Engine Displacement
1497 cc
2596 cc
Max Power (bhp @rpm)
130 bhp @ 3750 rpm
138.08 bhp @ 3200 rpm
Colors
Images
modeName image
modeName image
modeName image
modeName image
modeName image
modeName image
Ad

Exterior

Sunroof
Power Windows
Front Only
Front Only
Adjustable ORVMs
Internally Adjustable
Externally Adjustable
Turn Indicators on ORVMs
Optional
Rear Wiper
Rear Defogger
check
Bootlid Opener
Internal
Internal
Rain Sensing Wipers
check
Daytime Running Lights
LED
LED
LED headlight
check
Projector headlight
check
Automatic Headlamps
Follow Me Home Headlamps
check

Brakes, Suspension & Tyres

Front Suspension
Independent Double Wishbone with Coil Over Damper & Stabiliser Bar
Independent Double Wishbone with Coil Spring
Rear Suspension
Multilink solid Rear Axle with Coil spring & Stabiliser Bar
Multi-link with Pan Hard Rod & Coil Spring
Front Brakes
Disc
Disc
Rear Brakes
Drum
Drum
Wheels
Steel Rims
Steel Rims
Spare Wheel
Steel
Steel
Front Tyre Size
245 / 75 R16
255/65 R 18
Rear Tyre Size
Not available
255/65 R 18
Turning Radius
5.5 meters
5.5 meters
Tyre Size Spare
245/75 R16
-
Wheels Size
R16
R18

Instrumentation

Low Fuel Level Warning
check
check
Adjustable Cluster Brightness
check
Fuel level guage
Digital
Digital
Gear Indicator
check
Shift Indicator
Tachometer
Analogue
Speedometer
Digital
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
-
Avg fuel economy display
check

Infotainment & Communication

Apple CarPlay
check
Android Auto
check
Voice Command
Infotainment Screen
check
Multifunction Display
check
Touchscreen Size
-
7 Inch
Bluetooth Compatibility
check
Integrated Music System
Speakers
4
AM/FM Radio
check
USB Compatibility
check

Warranty

Basic Warranty
3 years or unlimited kms
-

Engine & Transmission

Engine Capacity
1497 cc
2596 cc
Engine Type
D117 CRDe
FM2.6 CR CD
No. of Cylinders
4
4
No. of valves per cylinder
4
4
Cylinder Configuration
DOHC
DOHC
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Transmission Type
Manual
Manual
Gears
6 Gears
5 Forward, 1 Reverse
Power
130 bhp @ 3750 rpm
138.08 bhp @ 3200 rpm
Torque
300 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
320 Nm @ 1400-2600 rpm
Battery Capacity
0.78 kwh
-
Fast Charging
Drivetrain
RWD
4WD / AWD
ARAI Certified Economy
15 kmpl
12 kmpl
Top Speed
155 kmph
140 kmph

Comfort & Convenience

Ventilated Seats
-
AC
check
check
Automatic climate control
Heater
check
check
Cruise Control
Start / Stop Button
Power Steering
check
check
Adjustable steering
check
check
Multifunction Steering Wheel
check
Leather streering wheels
Drive Modes
No information
-
Keyless Entry
Parking Assist
check
Parking Sensors
Rear
Rear
Electronically Adjustable Seats

Safety

NCAP Rating
4 Star (Global NCAP)
Not Tested
Airbags
2
2
ISOFIX (Child-Seat Mount)
check
check
Overspeed Warning
1 beep over 80kmph& Continuous beeps over 120kmph
1 beep over 80kmph& Continuous beeps over 120kmph
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
check
check
EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution)
check
check
EBA (Electronic Brake Assist)
check
ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
check
ASR / Traction Control
check
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
check
Lane Departure Warning
check
Emergency Brake Light Flashing
check
Seat Belt Warning
check
check
Rear Middle Three Point seatbelt
check
Hill Assist
check

Dimensions & Capacity

Length
3985 mm
3965 mm
Width
1820 mm
1865 mm
Height
1850 mm
2270 mm
Wheelbase
2450 mm
2400 mm
Ground Clearance
226 mm
233 mm
No. of Seats
4
3+D
No. of Doors
3
3
Fuel Tank Capacity
45 Litres
63.5 Litres
Engine Oil Capacity
6 Litres
2.6 Litres
Boot Space
600 Litres
-
Kerb Weight
1710 kg
2800 kg
Body Type
SUV
SUV

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • The Thar offers 'go-anywhere' capabilities with its 4x4 hardware.
  • Comes with better safety features such as ESP, TPMS, hill-hold and descent control
  • The automatic transmission is super smooth
  • Refined petrol and diesel engine options are available
  • The customers can choose from RWD & 4X4 drivetrain
  • It offers better practicality as compared to the old Thar
  • Mahindra Thar comes with a convertible soft top
  • Interior has gained some modern touches over the previous iteration
  • Solid mechanicals that give it a go anywhere attribute.
  • Very capable off the road
Cons
  • It can’t be your regular family car
  • The ride quality is not good, it always remain unsettled specially at higher speeds
  • It offers 2 doors and 4 seats option, accessing the rear seat is bit of an effort
  • The petrol engine is not efficient
  • It lacks premium and some important features such as rear camera, auto dimming IRVM, no rear wiper
  • It boasts a premium price tag
  • No room for luggage on the back
  • Expensive for what it offers.
  • Ride could have been more comfortable
  • Lack of power from compared to the rivals is a sore point.
Ad

Which Car Do You Like More ?

Detailed Comparison of Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha

Safety

Thar comes loaded with ISOFIX (Child-Seat Mount), ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution), EBA (Electronic Brake Assist), ESP (Electronic Stability Program), ASR / Traction Control, Emergency Brake Light Flashing, Seat Belt Warning, Rear Middle Three Point seatbelt, Hill Assist, Hill Descent Control, Engine Immobiliser, Door Ajar Warning. Gurkha has ISOFIX (Child-Seat Mount), ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution), Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Lane Departure Warning, Seat Belt Warning, Engine Immobiliser, Central Locking, Speed Sensing Door Lock, Child Safety Lock, Door Ajar Warning.

Body

Thar has doors and seats. It is an with 600 Litres boot space, 45 Litres fuel tank capacityand a ground clearance of 226 mm. It is 1820 mm wide, 1850 mm high and 3985 mm long. It has 1710 kg kerb weight and 2450 mm wheel base. Alternativelly, Gurkha is an with doors and seats ,63.5 Litres fuel tank capacity, 233 mm ground clearance.It has 2270 mm height, 3965 mm length, 1865 mm width, and 2800 kgkerb weight.

Transmission

Mahindra Thar comes with RWD and 6 Gears Manual transmission. And Gurkha comes with 4WD / AWD and 5 Forward, 1 Reverse Manual transmission.

Read more

Thar Similar Car Comparisons

  • Mahindra Thar
    Mahindra
    Thar
    ₹ 11.35 - ₹ 17.60 Lakh*
    Maruti Jimny
    Maruti Suzuki
    Jimny
    ₹ 12.74 - ₹ 14.79 Lakh*
  • Mahindra Thar
    Mahindra
    Thar
    ₹ 11.35 - ₹ 17.60 Lakh*
    Mahindra Scorpio N
    Mahindra
    Scorpio N
    ₹ 13.85 - ₹ 24.54 Lakh*
  • Mahindra Thar
    Mahindra
    Thar
    ₹ 11.35 - ₹ 17.60 Lakh*
    Mahindra Scorpio Classic
    Mahindra
    Scorpio Classic
    ₹ 13.62 - ₹ 17.42 Lakh*
  • Mahindra Thar
    Mahindra
    Thar
    ₹ 11.35 - ₹ 17.60 Lakh*
    Toyota Fortuner
    Toyota
    Fortuner
    ₹ 33.43 - ₹ 51.44 Lakh*
  • Mahindra Thar
    Mahindra
    Thar
    ₹ 11.35 - ₹ 17.60 Lakh*
    Hyundai Creta
    Hyundai
    Creta
    ₹ 11.00 - ₹ 20.15 Lakh*
  • Mahindra Thar
    Mahindra
    Thar
    ₹ 11.35 - ₹ 17.60 Lakh*
    Tata Nexon
    Tata
    Nexon
    ₹ 8.00 - ₹ 15.80 Lakh*
  • Mahindra Thar
    Mahindra
    Thar
    ₹ 11.35 - ₹ 17.60 Lakh*
    Skoda Kushaq
    Skoda
    Kushaq
    ₹ 10.89 - ₹ 18.79 Lakh*

Gurkha Similar Car Comparisons

Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha Owner Reviews

  • Thar Review
  • Gurkha Review
    • Um
      Umesh muchhal
      07 Jul 2024
      4.7
      Awesome car for the view of safety and driving performance; this is the best car for driving and comfort view on off-roading and highways; finally, this XUU is awesome for driving.
      Like
    • A
      Ari
      1 Month ago
      5.0
      Off-road drive one of the better experience only one Thar. The king of car -thar.outlook is awesome and interior design it's fantastic I love you thar good and excellent quality
      Likes (1)
    • S
      Sa
      3 Month ago
      2.7
      Mahindra Thar is very good four seater xuv.
      Likes (3)
    • a
      ameen
      3 Month ago
      4.0
      On road performance of this car is awesome, easy to drive and comfortable.
      Likes (5)
    • Od
      Om dhore
      3 Month ago
      4.7
      Off-road look is best and about this car, its a family car or trip and the safety is much better these all reasons I like this car
      Likes (5)
View All User Review For Thar
Ad
Ad

Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha FAQs

What is the on-road price of Mahindra Thar?
What is the on-road price of Force Gurkha?