The Tata Harrier will go on sale in the Indian market on January 23, 2019.
The much-anticipated Tata Harrier SUV will finally go on sale in India on January 23, 2019. Bookings for the SUV have already been started at a token amount of Rs 30,000. Production of the SUV is already underway at the company’s facility. The company has released all the details including exterior and interior highlights along with specifications and key features. The SUV is also claimed to offer excellent off-road capabilities. Read: Tata Harrier – 10 Interesting Facts
The Tata Harrier is built on OMEGA ARC modular platform, which is derived from Land Rover’s D8 architecture. The platform is designed and developed by Tata engineers in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover. The chassis has been modified for rough Indian terrains by Tata Motors engineers. Interestingly, Tata Harrier is the company’s first production model to embody the new-generation IMPACT 2.0 design language. Read – Tata Harrier 7-Seater To Debut In 2020
Some of the design highlights of the Tata Harrier includes floating roof with bold chrome finish, signature Tata’s grille with humanity line, dual-tone front bumper with satin silver chin guard, Xenon HID projector headlamps, dual function LED daytime running lights with turn indicators, 3D LED tail-lights, and 17-inch alloy wheels. It comes equipped with segment-best 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with modern connectivity features. In terms of dimensions, the Tata Harrier is bigger than its arch rival – the Jeep Compass. The premium 5-seater SUV will also take head-to-head against cars like Hyundai Tucson and Mahindra XUV500. Under the hood, Tata’s new SUV will feature a new Kryotec 2.0L, four-cylinder diesel engine inspired from Cryogenic rocket engine. This BSVI-ready oil burner will come with a 6-speed manual transmission and FWD (front-wheel-drive) system.
Tata Harrier Price In India
|Minimum||Rs 13.5 lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 18 lakh|
Similar to Tata’s new breed of cars, the premium 5-seater SUV will be priced competitively. Tata Motors official twitter handle reveals that the on-road price of the entry-level Harrier will be around 16 lakh, while the top-spec model will cost Rs 21 lakh. This means that the ex-showroom price of the new Harrier will be in the range of Rs 13.5 lakh – Rs 18 lakh. If launched in this price range, the new Tata SUV will give a tough fight to Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson. In fact, it will also challenge the Hyundai Creta and the Mahinda XUV500. Pictures – Tata Harrier Will Look Hot In These 3 Colours
Tata Harrier Launch Date
Tata Motors has officially revealed the production-ready Harrier. The SUV will go on sale on January 23, 2019. The SUV will lead the Mumbai Marathon, which is scheduled on January 20, 2019. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Jeep Compass
Tata Harrier Bookings
As mentioned in the beginning, the official bookings for the all-new Tata Harrier have already been commenced across the nation. One can pre-book the vehicle by paying a sum of Rs 30,000 at any authorized Tata dealership.
Tata Harrier Specifications
|Engine||2.0-litre KRYOTEC Diesel|
The home-grown carmaker has already revealed engine details of its upcoming premium 5-seater SUV. The Harrier’s engine has been christened as Kryotec, 2.0-litre that said to be inspired by the ‘Cryogenic rocket engine known for its power and reliability’. The latter one uses liquid hydrogen oxidizer and results less pollutions. The KRYOTEC comes with Low Friction Valve Train Architecture and an Advanced EGR to deliver higher fuel economy and to meet stringent emission requirements. Its Advanced Electronically Controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger (eVGT) will ensure excellent power & pickup to take on any terrain. Check Out – First Spy Picture of Tata Hornbill Mini SUV
Tata claims that this new engine has been benchmarked against global standards of performance and refinement. The new BSVI-ready oil burner offers two states of tunes – 140bhp with 350Nm and 170bhp with 350Nm. The Harrier 5-seater model gets the 140bhp version, while the 170bhp state of tune will be offered on its 7-seater version – the Tata H7X (codename). Read – New Tata Premium Sedan To Challenge Honda City
Initially, the Tata Harrier will be made available with a 6-speed manual gearbox and FWD drivetrain system. The carmaker will introduce Hyundai-sourced 6-speed automatic transmission at a later stage. The carmaker, via teaser picture, confirmed that the SUV will offer multi-drive modes – Road, Rain and Gravel/Off-road. It will also offer a Land Rover-like Terrain Response controller with multiple modes for the ESP system.
Tata Harrier Mileage – Expected
As mentioned above, the new Tata SUV will use the Kyrotec 2.0L, four-cylinder engine for power. This motor is essentially the re-badged Fiat’s Multijet motor that does duty in the Jeep Compass. Tata says that the Kryotec has been built on low friction valve train architecture and has an advanced EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) that will help the vehicle deliver better fuel economy. Official mileage figures are yet to be revealed by the carmaker. Though, it is estimated to deliver fuel efficiency around 18kmpl. Read – Tata 45X Concept Based Premium Hatchback Coming Soon
Tata Harrier Variant-Wise Features
The Harrier will be available in four trims – XE, XM, XT and XZ – in diesel version only. Here are the variant-wise features –
Harrier XE – this entry-level variant comes equipped with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, parking sensors, speed sensitive door locks, central locking, LED daytime running lamps, LED tailamps, 16-inch wheels, power adjustable wing mirrors, manual AC, 4-way adjustable driver’s seat, tilt & telescopic steering wheel and rear air-conditioning vents.
Harrier XM – Along with all the features that are accessible in the entry-level XE variant, the XM variant gets front fog lamps, 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, multi-functional steering wheel, USB, AUX and Bluetooth, multi-drive modes for the engine, six-way adjustable driver’s seat, rear wiper, etc.
Harrier XT – It is one of the top-spec model which is equipped with dual function LED DRLs, 17-inch alloy wheels, android auto and Apple CarPlay, rear defogger, reverse camera, push-button start, climate control system, 8-way adjustable driver’s seat, automatic headlamps and wipers, cruise control, cooled storage under the front centre armrest and rear armrest with cup holders.
Harrier XZ – the top-spec model is loaded with several segment-leading features like Xenon HID projector headlamps, front fog lamps with cornering function, leather seats, 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, nine JBL speakers, 7.0-inch digital instrument console, terrain response modes, six airbags, ESP, hill hold & hill descent control, roll-over mitigation, corner stability control, traction control, 60:40 split folding seats and hydraulic brake assist.
Tata Harrier Exterior
Tata’s upcoming premium 5-seater SUV is based on the H5X concept that broke cover at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo in February. With its futuristic design and styling, the Tata H5X concept attracted visitors’ attention and became talk of the town. Interestingly, the production-ready version stays around 80% close to its concept as promised by the carmaker. The Tata Harrier is the company’s first product to be based on its new-generation Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced (OMEGA) platform, which is essentially the modified Land Rover’s D8 platform. It is also the Tata’s first model to feature the company’s new IMPACT 2.0 Design philosophy. Read: Tata H5X Concept Vs Tata Harrier – What Has Changed?
Face of the SUV looks aggressive and bold, thanks to its high-mounted LED headlamps and a striking 3D ‘Humanity Line’ that underlines the headlamps and grille. The fog lamps have the signature ‘tri-arrow’ pattern, while the bumper gets larger side air-vents, skid plates. It also has chunky clamshell-like hood. The front design shares some resemblance to the Hexa SUV, though it looks much more proportionate and aggressive. The SUV comes with floating roof with bold chrome finisher & Harrier branding, dual-tone front bumper with satin silver chin guard, Xenon HID projector headlamps and dual-function LED daytime running lights with turn indicators. Read – New Tata Sierra Might Make A Comeback In A Modern Avatar
Unlike the Tata H5X concept that was equipped with large 22-inch wheels, the production-ready Harrier rides on 17-inch alloy wheels shod with 235/65 section tyres. The side profile has been adorned by bold creases, flared wheel arches, blacked C-pillar and sporty roofline. Features such as chunky cladding, trapezoidal fenders and large, rounded wing mirrors further add to its smart looks. Round the back, the SUV gets sporty bumper and wraparound 3D LED tail-lights with sporty piano black finisher. Read – New-Gen Tata Sumo With Modern Tech Is A Possibility
Tata Harrier Dimensions
The Tata H5X concept that was previewed at the Auto Show measures 4,575mm in length, 1,950mm in width and 1,686mm in height with a 2,740mm ling wheelbase. The dimensions of the production-ready Tata Harrier, however, are slightly different. The SUV is now 4,598mm long, 1,894mm wide and 1,714mm tall. It has a wheelbase of 2,741mm, ensuring spacious cabin for adult occupants. The SUV has a kerb weight of 1,680kg. It comes with a ground clearance of 205mm. The all-new Harrier is 203mm longer, 76mm wider and 74mm taller than Jeep Compass that measures 4,395mm in length, 1,818mm in width and 1,640mm in height. The SUV has a fuel tank capacity of 50-litres. Read – 4 Upcoming Tata SUVs In India
Tata Harrier Interior
The company has officially revealed the interior details of the Harrier SUV. The SUV gets features such as leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel (most probably hydraulic power unit), side AC vents with silver surround, colored MID, puddle lamps and tan seat upholstery. Some of the interior highlights include signature oak brown interior scheme with wood finish dashboard, perforated leather seat upholstery and door pad inserts, satin chrome treatment, soft-touch dashboard with anti-reflective Nappa grain top layer, leather wrapped steering wheel & gear shift knob and aero-throttle styled piano black parking brake.
The dashboard has a wooden finish with silver accents running across the width and an integrated floating 8.8-inch touchscreen (sourced from Visteon) infotainment system with smartphone connectivity including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It will also support AUX-in, bluetooth and reverse camera. For entertainment purpose, there will be ‘the best-in-class” JBL sound system. Check Out – New Generation Tata Sierra Rendered
The Harrier has two-part instrument cluster with an analogue speedometer on the right side and a full-colour screen on the left side displaying the tachometer and MID. There is a monotone back-lighting for the instrument console. The SUV offers air-cooled under armrest storage space for driver and front passenger to accommodate cold drink cans and paper cups. There is also a space outside to keep the hot drinks. Read About – Tata Tiago JTP & Tigor JTP
Tata Harrier Safety
For ensuring passengers’ safety and security, Tata has equipped the Harrier with a range of advanced safety fitments. Features such as airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), traction control, electronic stability program (ESP), roll over mitigation and hill hold control offers as standard on the top-spec model.
Tata Harrier Comfort & Practicality
Tata Motors has given a special attention to this department. The SUV is loaded with several comfort and convenience features like rain sensing wipers, front armrest with cooled storage, glovebox with laptop tray, tilt & telescopic adjustable steering, push button start, electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs and rear air-conditioning vents. The SUV also offers 22 intelligent utility spaces for keeping your mobile phones (with charging points), umbrellas, bottles and cups.
Tata Harrier Colours
The Harrier 5-seater SUV will be offered in 5 exterior paint jobs including Calisto Copper, Thermisto Gold, Ariel Silver, Telesto Grey and Orcus White.
Tata Harrier Boot Space
The Harrier is claimed to have a large boot space of 425-litres, which is more than sufficient to carry 4 full-size suitcases. Adding to it, the cargo space can be further extended to 810-litres by folding the rear seats.
In terms of pricing the Harrier will sit right between the Hyundai Creta and Jeep Compass. It will challenge a wide range of SUVs currently on sale in our market including Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Jeep Compass, Mahindra XUV500 and Hyundai Tucson.
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Tata Harrier Preview
Featuring Tata's new IMPACT Design 2.0 design language, the upcoming Tata Harrier will be brand's first model to be based on OMEGA (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced) platform. It will challenge the likes of Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson.