Kia Carens Vs Mahindra Thar Price, Engine Specs, Dimensions Comparison

In this Kia Carens vs Mahindra Thar comparison, we’ll look at the variant-wise prices, engine specs and dimensions to help you decide which car you should buy.

Kia Carens Vs Mahindra Thar Price, Engine Specs, Dimensions Comparison

Kia Carens Vs Mahindra Thar Price Comparison

Let’s first look at the prices of both the cars for the petrol-manual powertrain.

Kia Carens

Mahindra Thar

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Premium 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 9,59,900

AX (O) 2.0L Turbo

Rs. 13,53,370

Prestige 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 10,69,900

LX 2.0L Turbo

Rs. 14,22,389

Premium 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 11,19,900

Prestige 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 12,39,900

Prestige Plus 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 13,89,900

Luxury 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 15,29,900

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,54,899

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,59,900

KIA CARENS VS MAHINDRA THAR

PETROL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

With the petrol-manual powertrain, the Kia Carens’s prices start at Rs. 9.6 lakh and top out at Rs. 16.6 lakh. The Mahindra Thar’s petrol-manual range costs between Rs. 13.53 lakh and Rs. 14.22 lakh.

Kia Carens

Mahindra Thar

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Prestige Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 14,79,900

LX Convertible 2.0L Turbo TC

Rs. 15,67,121

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,44,900

LX Hard-Top 2.0L Turbo TC

Rs. 15,75,690

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,49,900

KIA CARENS VS MAHINDRA THAR

PETROL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

The Carens petrol-automatic is available in 3 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 14.8 lakh to Rs. 17.5 lakh. The Thar’s 2 petrol-automatic variants cost between Rs. 15.67 lakh and Rs. 15.76 lakh.

KIA CARENS VS MAHINDRA THAR
DIESEL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Mahindra Thar

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Premium 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 11,39,900

AX (O) Convertible 2.2L Turbo

Rs. 13,88,594

Prestige 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 12,59,900

AX (O) Hard-Top 2.2L Turbo

Rs. 13,93,433

Prestige Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 14,09,900

LX Convertible 2.2L Turbo

Rs. 14,49,305

Luxury 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 15,49,900

LX Hard-Top 2.2L Turbo

Rs. 14,58,323

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,74,900

Luxury Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,79,900

The 6 diesel-manual variants of the Kia Carens start at Rs. 11.4 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.8 lakh . The Thar diesel-manual is available in 4 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 13.89 lakh to Rs. 14.58 lakh.

KIA CARENS VS MAHINDRA THAR
DIESEL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Mahindra Thar

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,64,900

LX Convertible 2.2L Turbo TC

Rs. 15,94,378

Luxury Plus 7 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,69,900

LX Hard-Top 2.2L Turbo TC

Rs. 16,03,471

The 2 diesel-automatic variants of the Kia Carens start at Rs. 17.65 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.7 lakh . The Thar diesel-automatic is available in 2 variants with prices ranging from Rs. 15.94 lakh to Rs. 16.03 lakh.

Kia Carens Vs Mahindra Thar Dimension Comparison

KIA CARENS VS MAHINDRA THAR
DIMENSION COMPARISON

Kia Carens

Mahindra Thar

Length

4540mm

3985mm

Width

1800mm

1855mm

Height

1708mm

1844mm

Wheelbase

2780mm

2450mm

Ground Clearance

190mm

226mm

Boot Space

216L

Fuel Tank Capacity

45L

57L

Wheel Size (Base)

195/65 R15

245/75 R16

Wheel Size (Top)

205/65 R16

255/65 R18

The Kia Carens is an MPV while the Mahindra Thar is an SUV. The Carens is 4540mm long, 1800mm wide and 1708mm tall. The Carens’s wheelbase is 2780mm long. The Thar measures 3985mm long, 1855mm wide and 1844mm tall and has a wheelbase measuring 2450mm. In terms of dimensions, the Kia Carens is slightly larger than the Mahindra Thar. So, the Carens will offer a stronger road presence than the Thar.

The Carens has a ground clearance of 190mm while the Thar has a ground clearance of 226mm. The boot space of the Carens is 216-litre, while the boot space of the Thar has not yet been revealed officially.

Kia Carens Vs Mahindra Thar Engine Spec Comparison

The Kia Carens is available with 2 petrol engines – a 1.5L normal petrol and a 1.4L turbo petrol engine.The 1.5L normal petrol gets a 6-speed manual while the 1.4L turbo petrol is available with a 6-speed manual transmission.The 1.5L normal petrol engine of the Carens makes 115PS of power at 6300rpm and 144Nm of torque at 4500rpm. The 1.4L turbo petrol engine in the Kia Carens pushes out 140PS of power at 6000rpm and 242Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 3200rpm.

The Mahindra Thar is only available with a 2.0L turbo petrol engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed TC automatic transmission. The Thar’s 2.0L turbo petrol engine makes 150PS of power at 5000rpm and 300Nm of torque between 1250rpm and 3000rpm with the manual and 320Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 3000rpm with the automatic transmission.

Kia Carens

Mahindra Thar

Displacement

1.5L

1.4L

2.0L

Engine Type

Normal

Turbo

Turbo

Cylinders

4

4

4

Power

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

150PS @ 5000rpm

Torque

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 – 3200rpm

300Nm @ 1250 – 3000rpm

320Nm @ 1500 – 3000rpm

Manual

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

7-speed DCT

6-speed TC

Manual Mileage

15.7kmpl

16.2kmpl

Auto Mileage

16.5kmpl

KIA CARENS VS MAHINDRA THAR

PETROL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

The Kia Carens only gets a 1.5L turbo diesel engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic TC transmission. The Carens’s turbo diesel engine makes 115PS of power at 4000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 2750rpm.

The Mahindra Thar only gets a 2.2L turbo diesel engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed TC automatic transmission. The Thar’s turbo diesel engine makes 130PS of power at 3750rpm and 300Nm of torque between 1600rpm and 2800rpm.

Kia Carens

Mahindra Thar

Displacement

1493cc

2.2L

Engine Type

Turbo

Turbo

Cylinders

4

4

Power

115PS @ 4000rpm

130PS @ 3750rpm

Torque

250Nm @ 1500 – 2750rpm

300Nm @ 1600 – 2800rpm

Manual

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

6-speed TC

6-speed TC

Manual Mileage

21.3kmpl

Auto Mileage

18.4kmpl

KIA CARENS VS MAHINDRA THAR

DIESEL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

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