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Thar Vs Gypsy; What to pick? Maruti Suzuki Gypsy or Mahindra Thar?

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Confused between buying Mahindra Thar or Maruti Gypsy for your off-roading love? TheBlogRill can help you pick the right one with ease.  We have compared both the cars in the best possible manner.

Maruti Gypsy is an ageless beauty. It’s road presence is far better than Mahindra Thar. This is one of the major reasons for being the first choice of paramilitary forces and the government authorities. Whenever a gypsy is spotted, people try to spot the iconic lal battis on it.

Maruti Gypsy Exterior

Maruti Gypsy weighs 985 kgs which is lesser than  Mahindra Thar making it easy for the dinosaur to perform off-road stunts easily. Although Mahindra Thar has most of the features rather the basic necessities but Maruti Suzuki Gypsy is still the sensation for the real beast lovers.  Thar is furnished with air conditioner, power steering, tachometer, electronic multi tripmeter, digital odometer, dual tone dashboard, all of which the Maruti Suzuki Gypsy has a dearth of.

Maruti Gypsy Interior

But both have glove compartment, fabric upholstery, adjustable headlights, manually adjustable outer rear view mirror (ORVM), side stepper. Other additional features available in Mahindra Thar are Lockable glove box, steering wheel gear knob, 3 pod instrument cluster whereas Maruti Gypsy has multi function levers, reclining and sliding front seats, lockable glove compartment, floor carpet, steering lock.

Mahindra Thar Exterior

Mahindra Thar feels more like a modern day vehicle. It is based on MM 540/550 D platform. It comes with an independent suspension at the front and leaf spring suspension setup at the rear, offering a very comfortable ride and a tremendous off-road approach whereas Maruti Gypsy has a front and rear leaf spring with double- action dampers setup. The ride quality in gypsy is very harsh but again it grants the daredevils, the real off-road thrust.

 Mahindra Thar is upholstered with windshield demister, bumper wheel arches, clear lens headlamps, removable canopy whereas Maruti Gypsy has windshield washer with 2 speed wiper, front foot assembly and driver’s side rear view mirror.

Mahindra Thar Interior

Both the gypsy and thar are equipped with 4 wheel drive transfer case having 2H, 4H and 4L modes depending on the torque requirement. The Thar is equipped with factory fitted wheel locking hubs but the gypsy fails to hit it.

Mahindra Thar vs Maruti Gypsy Quick Comparision Overview: 

Features Mahindra Thar Maruti Suzuki Gypsy
Engine cc and power   2498 cc with 105 bhp @3800 rpm 1298 cc with 80 bhp @ 6000 Rpm
Wheel base   2430mm 2375mm
Ground clearance   200mm 210mm
Sitting capacity   6 8
Fuel type   Diesel Petrol
Variants Tyre size 2 WD, 4 WD, CRDe Soft top/Hard top
Fuel tank capacity 60 lts. 40 lts.

Mahindra Thar and Maruti Suzuki Gypsy, both are modification friendly.  A few features can be altered as per the choice of the user. Now that you know what you have to pick, seize hold of your monster and have a thrilling experience.

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