Tata recently announced that it will launch the 7-seater version of the Harrier SUV in February, 2020. Called the Tata Gravitas, the SUV will lock horns against multiple cars right from Mahindra XUV500 and MG Hector 7-seater to Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and Mahindra Alturas. Here, we have listed down 10 interesting facts about the all-new Tata Gravitas.
1. Launch At 2020 Auto Expo
Tata Motors has confirmed that the Tata Gravitas will debut in February, 2020. The 7-seater SUV will make its first public appearance at the 2020 Auto Expo. The carmaker might also announce prices of the vehicle at the event.
2. Bigger Than Harrier
The overall length, width and height of the Tata Gravitas stand at 4661mm, 1894mm and 1786mm respectively. Compared to the Harrier which is 4598mm long, 1894mm wide and 1706mm tall, the 7-seater version is around 63mm longer, 72mm wider and 80mm taller. Read – Tata Altroz To Launch In January 2020
3. Wider Than Fortuner and Endeavour
Interestingly, the new Tata Gravitas is wider than the fully-fledged SUVs like Toyota Fortuner (1855m wide) and Ford Endeavour (1869mm wide). The wheelbase of the new Tata 7-seater SUV is exactly similar to the Harrier – i.e. 2741mm.
4. More Powerful Engine
Besides sharing the OMEGA platform with the Harrier, the all-new Tata Gravitas borrows the 2.0-litre Kryotec engine from its younger sibling. Though, it will be calibrated for generating more power. While the Harrier delivers 138bhp with 350Nm, the Gravitas will be able to return a maximum power of 170bhp with 350Nm of torque. Reports suggest that the updated engine could be named ‘Kryotec170’. Read – Tata Blackbird SUV Concept Might Debut At 2020 Auto Expo
5. Automatic Gearbox
Unlike the Harrier, the Tata Gravitas will be offered with two gearbox options – a 6-speed manual and a Hyundai-sourced 6-speed automatic. The carmaker will also introduce the automatic transmission on the 5-seater Harrier lineup in coming months.
6. Multiple Drive Modes
The new 7-seater SUV from Tata will offer five driving modes, namely, Neutral, Reverse, Manual, Drive and Park. It will be equipped with Terrain Response System with three modes – Wet, Rough and Normal. Read – BS6 Tata Harrier Coming Soon
7. Come With A Sunroof
Tata recently offered an electric sunroof as an official accessory for the Harrier SUV. It can be fitted on all variants of the 5-seater at an additional cost of Rs 95,000. The Tata Gravitas is likely to get a large panoramic glass roof that will enhance its aesthetic appeal.
8. Slightly Different Design
In terms of design and styling, the Tata Gravitas will look slightly different than the Harrier. It will carry taller stance along with sport running boards and bigger alloy wheels. The rear section will be more upright to offer decent headroom for third-row passengers. The taillamps and boot lid will also be revised. The windshield is larger and rear spoiler is more prominent than the Harrier. Read – 2020 Tata Nexon Facelift To Share Design With Nexon EV
9. More Premium Features
Interior layout of the Tata Gravitas will be more or less similar to the Harrier. Though, it will have more features and an additional third row seat to offer.
10. Competitive Pricing
Similar to the Harrier, the Tata Gravitas could be launched at a lucrative price point. Compared to its 5-seater sibling, it’s estimated to cost around Rs 1 lakh premium. Currently, the Harrier comes in the price range of Rs 12.99 lakh – Rs 16.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).