The Tata Harrier SUV made its debut in India recently at a starting price of INR 12.69 lakh with its top-spec variant retailing at INR 16.25 lakh (ex-showroom). Currently, this SUV stands as the flagship five-seater for the homegrown automaker. It is available with a 2.0-litre diesel engine and comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Soon, Tata is going to introduce a 7-seater variant of the Harrier in India which is also going to come with an automatic gearbox sourced from Hyundai.
Tata Harrier – Price In India
|XE||INR 12.69 lakh|
|XM||INR 13.75 lakh|
|XT||INR 14.95 lakh|
|XZ||INR 16.25 lakh|
The prices for the Tata Harrier starts at INR 12.69 lakh. While the top-end variant is going to retail at INR 16.25 lakh. With this, the Harrier stands shoulder to should with its competition which includes the likes of Mahindra XUV500 and the Jeep Compass.
Tata Harrier – Engine Specifications
|2.0 Litre Multijet|
|Transmission||6-speed Manual/9-speed Automatic|
Tata Motors has revealed that at the time of its launch, the Harrier will go on sale only with a diesel engine under its hood. Yes, there will be no petrol engine on offer, at-least for now.
The diesel engine of the Tata Harrier is going to be the same 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder unit which does its duty on the Jeep Compass. However, the power output has been reduced from 170 BHP to 140 BHP. That said, the torque figures remains the same at 350 Nm.
The reduction in power is also done since the Tata Harrier does not offer 4-wheel drive option. The same was done due to platform restrictions. And to put your queries to rest, Tata Motors does not intend to launch the Harrier with a 4-wheel drive train option in the near future.
Another area where the Harrier is going to miss out on is the availability of an automatic gearbox at the time of the launch. In January, the Tata Harrier is gong to make its debut in India only with a 6-speed manual gearbox. An automatic gearbox will join the SUV’s model line-up around the late 2019.
Tata Harrier – Mileage
|Mileage||12 KMPL||15 KMPL|
The Tata Harrier is going to promise an on-road mileage figure of close to 14 km/l. On the highway, the figure may even increase up to 16 km/l depending upon how it is driven!
Tata Harrier – Features
Tata Motors has left no stones unturned when it comes to loading this SUV with features and creature comforts. Being a premium vehicle from the automaker and competing with the likes of segment benchmarks, we are sure the following equipment line-up of this SUV is sure to give it a slight upper hand.
- Xenon HID Projector Headlamps
- Front Fog Lamps with Cornering Function
- Oak Brown Interior Colour Scheme
- Leather Upholstery
- Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
- Outer Mirrors with Logo Projection
- Terrain Response System (Normal, Rough, Wet)
- Floating 8-Inch Touchscreen System
- 9 JBL Speakers (4 Speakers + 4 Tweeters & Sub-woofer)
- JBL Tuned Sound System
- Shark Fin Antenna
- 17-Inch Alloy Wheels
- Soft-Touch Dashboard with Anti-Reflective ‘Nappa’ Grain Top Layer
- Reverse Parking Camera
- Push Button Start Stop
- Automatic Climate Control
- Rain-Sensing Wipers
- Auto Headlamps
- Cruise Control
Tata Harrier – Safety Features
Tata Motor’s sub-compact SUV recently managed to score a very impressive 5-star safety rating in tests conducted by Global NCAP. With this, the same has become the first India made vehicle to achieve the same. A similar performance is expected from the Tata Harrier as well. To be very honest, judging by the list of equipment levels on offer, the Harrier is bound to score impressively.
- 6 Airbags (Driver, Co-Driver, Seat Side & Curtain)
- Electronic Stability Program
- Hill Hold Control
- Hill Descent Control
- Roll Over Mitigation
- Corner Stability Control
- Electronic Traction Control
- Brake Disk Wiping
- ISOFIX Child Seat Anchor points
- Rear Parking Sensors With Display on Infotainment
Tata Harrier – Dimensions
|Kerb Weight||1650 kgs|
|Ground Clearance||200 mm|
The 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 – Exteriors
The exteriors of the Tata Harrier resemble to that of the H5X concept on which this vehicle is based upon. At the 2018 Auto Expo, where the H5X concept was showcased for the first time, the homegrown automaker has promised that they are going to make the production model of the Harrier as close to the concept as possible.
Up-front, this vehicle comes with sleek LED daytime running lights in place of the usual positioning of the headlamps. The headlamp unit, which is a projector set-up as standard, is placed alongside the housing for the fog-lamps.
From the side, the Tata Harreir looks very dominating yet at the same time comes with contemporary character lines. The rear of this SUV is also very appealing and comes with long sweptback tail-lamps with are LED lamps.
Tata Harrier – Interiors
The interiors of the Tata Harrier SUV are loaded with features and creature comforts right up-to-the-brim. Tata Motors have used soft-touch materials on the dashboard as well as the door trims. The build quality of the interiors of this vehicle is very good with premium quality materials used.
In order to woo customers in the premium SUV segment, Tata Motors have provided this vehicle with plethora of up-market features. These include leather wrapped steering wheel, leather upholstery rear air-con vents among others.
Tata Harrier – Variants
Contrary to our earlier expectations, the Harrier will be available only in a total of four variants. These are the XE, XM, XT and XZ.
Tata Harrier – Colors
The Tata Harrier is available in a total of five different colour options
- Calisto Copper
- Ariel Silver
- Thermisto Gold
- Orcus White
- Telesto Grey
Tata Harrier – Competition
With an expected price tag ranging in-between the range of INR 13 lakh to INR 19 lakh, the Harrier is going to fall right in the highly competitive premium compact SUV segment.
With this, its main competitors are going to be the Mahindra XUV 500, Jeep Compass, Tata’s own Hexa MPV and so some extent the top-end variants of the Hyundai Creta and the Nissan Kicks.
Tata Harrier – Gallery
Tata H5X Harrier – Specification Table
|Launch Date||23rd January 2019|
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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