At the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo, Tata Motors had introduced the Gravitas 6-seater SUV and the 2020 Harrier with significant changes and BS6 engine. For people not in the know, the Tata Gravitas is based on the same OMEGA platform that also underpins the Harrier. It is basically the 6-seater version of the 5-seater Harrier.
Scheduled to be launched in the next few months, the new Tata Gravitas will target wider audience which are looking for an SUV with extra seating options. Here we bring you significant differences between the Gravitas and the Harrier –
Gravitas Vs Harrier Seating Configuration
The biggest difference is that the Tata Gravitas is a 6-seater vehicle, while the Harrier is a 5-seater model. However, the Gravitas will also come with a 7-seat option. In the six-seater model, the second-row gets captain seats and bench-type seats in the third-row. On the other hand, the 7-seater version will get bench-type seats. The Tata Harrier features a conventional bench setup.
Gravitas Vs Harrier Exterior
In terms of styling, the Tata Gravitas looks largely identical to the Harrier. However, there are some notable changes to give the Gravitas a different look. The front design remains the same, featuring same grille, sleek LED daytime running lights and split headlamp setup. The majority of the changes are made on the side profile, specifically on the C-pillars. The length has been increased to accommodate third row of seats. It gets stepped roof, upright tailgate with a roof spoiler, newly styled roof-rails and slightly tweaked rear profile.
Gravitas Vs Harrier Dimensions
In terms of proportions, the Tata Gravitas is 4,661mm in length, 1,894mm in width and 1,786mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,741mm. The new model is 63mm longer and 80mm taller than the Harrier; though, the wheelbase remains the same. The Gravitas also gets newly styled larger 18-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels as optional.
Gravitas Vs Harrier Interior
The dashboard design of the Gravitas is similar to that of the Harrier. In terms of features, the SUV gets 8.8-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, panoramic sunroof, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, keyless entry and push-button start, cruise control, etc. The biggest difference between the two is the seating configuration. The Gravitas also gets air-con vents for all three rows.
Tata Gravitas 6-seater Explained
In terms of mechanics, the Gravitas and the Harrier remains identical. Both SUVs are powered by the same BS6 compliant 2.0-litre Kryotec turbo-diesel engine. This engine is capable of producing 170PS of power and 350Nm of torque. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual and a Hyundai-sourced 6-speed torque convertor automatic.