The Tata H5X (Harrier) SUV is going to launch in early 2019. It will Tata’s costliest SUV on board, sitting above the Hexa. While the SUV is much awaited and trending, we answer all your questions on the upcoming SUV.
The upcoming Tata H5X (Harrier SUV) has a lot much to offer. Being Tata’s costliest SUV in the lineup so you can expect some premium features right from the base variant. Recently, the codenamed H5X SUV was given its official name – Harrier. At that event, Tata confirmed that this SUV will launch in the first 1-2 months of 2019. Already, we have spied the SUV a lot of times confirming the near launch. We expect the SUV to cost between Rs 14 Lakhs to Rs 20 Lakhs (ex-showroom). The Hexa ends at Rs 18 Lakhs (ex-showroom). With its premium features and this expected price, the H5X would qualify as a tough competitor in its segment. Other residents of the segment include Mahindra XUV 500, Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and the upcoming Jeep Renegade. Here, we answer all your questions on the upcoming SUV.
When is the Tata H5X (Harrier) SUV going to launch?
At the SUV’s naming event, Tata officials said that the SUV is nearing completion and is currently going through some tests. They confirmed the launch in the January-February period of 2019.
What is the expected price of the Tata H5X (Harrier) SUV?
No official prices are out or revealed or anything. According to us and the market speculations, the SUV will be priced starting from Rs 14 Lakhs up to Rs 20 Lakhs (ex-showroom). As it is placed above Hexa, so the prices are also expected to be around Rs 1.5 to Rs 2 Lakhs more.
What are the engine specifications of the Tata H5X (Harrier) SUV?
First, it will be launched with a 2.0 Litre Multijet Diesel engine. This engine churns out 140 BHP of power and 350 Nm of torque. Some speculations say that sometime after its launch, this SUV will also get a petrol and hybrid variant. The SUV will use a 6-speed manual transmission with an optional 9-speed Automatic gearbox.
What mileage can we expect from this SUV?
Given its huge diesel engine, we can expect a claimed mileage of around 15 KMPL. In real life conditions, the mileage will be around 10-11 KMPL. If the petrol version comes, the mileage might go down to around 8 KMPL.
What are the features on the Tata H5X (Harrier) SUV?
Being a premium SUV, it does not lack on features for performance, convenience, comfort, and entertainment. On the exterior portion, it gets LED projector headlamps with LED DRLs and Electric ORVMs. In the cabin, it gets an electric sunroof, rear AC vents, touchscreen infotainment system, electrically adjustable seats, hands-free tailgate, different driving modes and dim light rear mirror.
What are the safety features of this SUV?
For safety, it gets 6-airbags, 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, and Brake Assist.
Lastly, with whom will Tata H5X (Harrier) SUV compete?
IF, it comes in the expected price range, Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson, Mahindra XUV 500 will be the direct rivals for this SUV. Indirectly, it might compete with all the SUVs passing through its range of Rs 14 Lakhs to Rs 20 Lakhs.
Stay tuned to CarBlogIndia for more updates on the upcoming Tata H5X (Harrier) SUV.
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