Extreme off-roader SUVs in Nepal

Mahindra Thar 

With the discontinuation of the DI variant, it’s the Thar CRDe variant with a four-wheel drive system that has continued adding to the brand cachet that was built by the SUV’s predecessors in Nepal.

The classic off-road SUV is powered by a 2.5L CRDe engine–mated to a five-speed manual transmission–that generates a power of 105 Bhp at 3800 rpm and a torque of 247 Nm at 1800 rpm.


Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)2498
Transmission5-speed manual
Drive system4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)57
Mileage (km/l)16.55
Seating capacity6
Boot space (L)384
Ground clearance (mm)200
Water-wading ability (mm)650

Price in Nepal

Mahindra Thar CRDeRs 43.15 lakh

Force Gurkha (2017-2019)

The Force Gurkha was tested in Nepal for two years before its production was discontinued. However, the off-roader, powered by a 2.6l CR diesel-engine (BS-IV compliant), still remains a vehicle of choice in the thin extreme off-road vehicle segment in Nepal. The Gurkha’s 2956 cc engine–mated to a five-speed manual transmission– is capable of producing 85 hp of power at 3200 rpm and a torque of 230 Nm at 1400-2400 rpm.

The Gurkha comes in two variants: the Xpedition and the Xplorer.

And there is now good news for Gurkha fanatics who would like a vehicle upgrade. The all-new Force Gurkha has been launched in India and is expected to launch in Nepal in the first quarter of 2022. The new-generation Gurkha is built on Mercedes Benz’s G-Wagon platform.


EngineFM 2.6L CR
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)2596
Transmission5-speed manual 
Drive system2 WD (Xpedition), 4 WD (Xplorer)
Fuel tank capacity (L)41 (3-door), 63 (5-door)
Mileage (km/l)12.4
Seating capacity5+D (3-door), 8+D (5-door)
Boot space (L)500
Ground clearance (mm)190
Water-wading ability (mm)700

Price In Nepal

Force Gurkha modelsPrice in Nepal
Gurkha Xpedition (5-door)Rs 53.50 lakh
Gurkha Xplorer (3-door)Rs 57.50 lakh
Gurkha Xplorer (5-door)Rs 64.50 lakh

Suzuki Jimny (soon to be launched)

CG MotoCorp, the authorized importer of Suzuki vehicles in Nepal, might roll out the Jimny in late 2021 or early 2022. The Japanese-made off-road SUV is powered by a 1.5l VVT engine (based on the K15B platform) that generates a power of 75 kW at 6000 rpm and a torque of 130 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine comes mated either to a four-speed automatic or a five-speed manual transmission.


Engine1.5L VVT (K15B)
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)1462
Transmission4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual
Drive system4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)40
Mileage (km/l)15.87 (MT) or 14.7 (AT)
Seating capacity4
Boot space (L)85 (expandable to 830)
Ground clearance (mm)210
Water-wading ability (mm)600

Price in Nepal

Jimny modelsPrice in Nepal (expected)
Jimny GLX 4ATRs 79.99 lakh
Jimny GLX 5MTRs 74.99 lakh

Jeep Wrangler

The all-new Jeep Wrangler was launched in Nepal in October 2021–marking Jeep’s 80th anniversary celebrations. The 4×4 off-road SUV has inherited many body-design cues from its predecessors–the iconic styling particulars, round headlamps, a seven-slot grille, rugged side-steps, and flat fender flares.

The Wrangler’s engine is powered by a 2.0L turbo engine–mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission–that generates 201 kW of power and a torque of 400 Nm.

See the full details: Jeep Wrangler 4×4 off-road SUV 


Engine2.0L turbo
Fuel typePetrol
Displacement (cc)1999
Transmission8-speed automatic
Drive system4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)81
Seating capacity7
Boot space (L)249 (extendable to 1796)
Ground clearance (mm)260
Water-wading ability (mm)760

Price in Nepal

Wrangler modelsPrice in Nepal
UnlimitedRs 2.67 crore
RubiconRs 2.68 crore

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