The Tata Harrier SUV is all set to launch in India during the first half of 2019. Prices are likely to fall in the range of INR 14 lakhs to 20 lakhs.
By January next year, Tata Motors is going to launch the H5X concept based Harrier SUV in the Indian market. Based on the modified D8 platform of the Land Rover, this SUV will be the flagship 4×4 by the homegrown automaker in our country. Going by the plethora of spy shots released by Tata Motors, it seems that the Harrier is going to be a very potent product. We are expecting this SUV to fall in-between the price range of INR 14 lakhs to 20 lakhs. With this, it will compete directly against the likes of Jeep Compass and the Mahindra XUV 500. Interested in knowing more about the Tata Harrier? Is there everything that we know so far about it. Read along!
Tata Harrier – Launch date
It was recently showcased at the Auto Expo 2018 and currently, just a test mule has been spied. It is confirmed to launch in 2019. Also, the rumoured 7 – seater in its line is expected to launch after Tata H5X.
Tata Harrier – Price In India
Rs 14 Lakhs to Rs 20 Lakhs
Tata H5X is expected to cost anything between Rs 14 Lakh – Rs 20 Lakh. It will be a premium offering by Tata and will mostly cost around this range.
Tata Harrier – Engine Specifications
|2.0 Litre Multijet|
6-speed Manual/9-speed Automatic
Various reports suggest that the Tata H5X is expected to get power from a Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre Multijet II diesel engine producing around 140bhp worth of power and 350 Nm worth of torque. The engine will be mated to a ZF-sourced 9-speed automatic transmission. The car will come in both manual and automatic transmission. The SUV is also speculated to have a petrol variant after which a hybrid variant would also launch in the lineup. However, the details of the engine are not out yet. Also, it might get an optional 4X4 system.
Tata Harrier – Mileage
|Mileage||12 KMPL||15 KMPL|
The mileage is estimated to be around 15 KMPL, which might come down to around 11 KMPL on-road.
Tata Harrier – Features
Since it is going to be Tata’s premium car, it will have top of the end features with some serious off-road technology. Here are the features that we expect from the SUV:
- Electric Sunroof
- Rear AC Vents
- LED Projector headlamps with LED DRL
- Front and rear armrests
- Touch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Steering Mounted Controls
- Electrically adjustable seats
- Hands-Free tailgate
- Cooled Glove Box
- Heated passenger seats
- Different Drive modes
- Engine Start-Stop button with Smart Key
- Dim light rear mirror
Tata Harrier – Safety Features
Following are the expected safety features of the SUV:
- Electronic Stability Control and Vehicle Stability Management
- ABS with EBD
- Hill start and descent assist
- Front and Rear parking assist with a rear parking camera
- Traction Control
- Brake Assist
Tata Harrier – Dimensions
|Kerb Weight||1650 kgs|
|Ground Clearance||200 mm|
The H5X Harrier measures 4575 mm in length, 1950 mm in width and 1686 mm in height. It gets a wheelbase of 2740 mm and a ground clearance of 200 mm. The estimated weight is around 1650 Kgs.
Tata Harrier – Design
Tata H5X will be based on the new Tata Motors’ Impact 2.0 design philosophy. Also, it will be sharing the Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced (OMEGA) platform which is found in Range Rover Discovery Sport. Like said, it might take a lot of underpinnings from the Discovery Sport. The car might come with a 4-wheel drive and would have multiple driving modes. Also, there might be a specially tuned mode for off-road driving.
Tata Harrier – Exteriors
The H5X gets the boldface and the slim LED headlights giving it a mean look. It also comes with the company’s trademark ‘humanity line’ that connects the headlights and grille. All this makes the car look bolder and sharper. The Tata H5X will feature flared wheel arches, the tri-arrow design on the front bumper, dual-tone bumper, LED headlight, wraparound tail light cluster and skid plate.
Tata Harrier – Interiors:
Interestingly, H5X gets a clutter-free design and the material quality of the interiors display a sense of class. The car might get a digital console displaying things like the whole body of the car, traffic sense and such. It will also get a high-end touch infotainment system with climate control, voice control commands and such. Various reports suggest that everything displayed will be digital and via a touchscreen.
Tata Harrier – Variants
The H5X Harrier is expected to come in 6 variants, which are as follows:
- XMA (AMT)
- XTA (AMT)
- XT 4X4
Tata Harrier – Colors
Following are the colour schemes, which the Harrier would come in:
- Urban Bronze
- Arizona Blue
- Sky Grey
- Tungsten Silver
- Pearl White
Tata Harrier – Competition
After it is launched, it will mainly compete with Hyundai Tucson, upcoming Honda C-RV, Isuzu MU-X, Mahindra XUV 500 and Jeep Compass. This segment offers premium SUVs, which attracts a lot of buyers. Most of them have either received an update this year or will receive one in the next year. However, the H5X will make a late entry into this market. Currently, the MPV Tata Hexa is available in this segment.
Tata Harrier – Gallery
Tata H5X Harrier – Specification Table
Rs 16 Lakhs to Rs 20 Lakhs
2.0 Litre Multijet
6-speed MT/9-speed Automatic
Electric Sunroof, Touch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Steering Mounted Controls, Electrically adjustable seats, Hands-Free tailgate, Cooled Glove Box, Heated passenger seats, Different Drive modes, Engine Start-Stop button with Smart Key ad Dim light rear mirror
6-airbags, ESC and Vehicle Stability Management, ABS with EBD, Hill start and descent assist, Front and Rear parking assist with a rear parking camera, Traction Control, Brake Assist
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