Tata Harrier SUV comes in the price range of Rs 12.99 lakh – Rs 16.56 lakh.
Tata Motors kick started 2019 with launch of the Harrier SUV. The premium 5-seater SUV from the home-grown carmaker has been made available in four variants – XE, XM, XT and XZ – which are now priced from Rs 12.99 lakh to Rs 16.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). The Tata Harrier is the company’s first SUV to adorn the next-generation IMPACT Design 2.0 philosophy and feature the new OMEGA ARC (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture) platform derived from Land Rover’s D8 architecture. This chassis has been designed and developed jointly by Tata and Jaguar Land Rover, especially for rough Indian terrains.
The Tata Harrier carries bold and sporty stance, offering a commanding road presence. The SUV comes loaded with a range of comfort and connectivity features including the segment-best 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity features. Under the hood, Tata’s new SUV houses a new Kryotec 2.0L, four-cylinder diesel engine inspired from Cryogenic rocket engine. Initially, the BSVI-ready motor is made available with a 6-speed manual transmission and FWD (front-wheel-drive) system only.
In the premium 5-seater SUV space, the Tata Harrier takes on multiple products right from Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and Mahindra XUV500 to Hyundai Creta and Nissan Kicks. Just so you know, Tata is working on the BS6-ready diesel version of the Harrier that has been spotted multiple times. The new BS6-compliant version of the 2.0L oil burner will be good enough for 173bhp. The same powertrain will also be used in the Harrier’s 7-seater model (Tata Buzzard). In fact, the carmaker is also reported to develop a 1.6L, 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine for the Harrier and its 7-seater model.
Tata Harrier Price In India
|XE||Rs 12.99 lakh|
|XM||Rs 14.05 lakh|
|XT||Rs 15.25 lakh|
|XZ||Rs 16.55 lakh|
Similar to Tata’s new breed of cars, the premium 5-seater SUV has been priced quite competitively. Spread across four trims – XE, XM, XT and XZ – the Tata Harrier is currently available in the price range of Rs 12.99 lakh – Rs 16.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The carmaker increased its prices by a uniform Rs 30,000. The SUV was launched at a starting price of Rs 12.69 lakh. Read: Tata Harrier – 10 Interesting Facts
Tata Harrier Specifications
|Engine||2.0-litre KRYOTEC Diesel|
The Tata Harrier’s Kryotec, 2.0-litre engine is 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 helping it deliver higher fuel economy and meet stringent emission requirements. Its Advanced Electronically Controlled Variable Geometry Turbocharger (eVGT) ensures 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. While the Harrier 5-seater model gets the 140bhp version, the 170bhp state of tune will be offered on its 7-seater version – the Tata Buzzard. Read – New Tata Premium Sedan To Challenge Honda City
Initially, the Tata Harrier is being offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox and FWD drivetrain system. The carmaker will introduce Hyundai-sourced 6-speed automatic transmission by mid 2019. As mentioned above, the SUV might also receive the more powerful 170bhp version of the Kryotec and a new 1.6L turbo petrol engine. The SUV offers multi-drive modes – Road, Rain and Gravel/Off-road along with a Land Rover-like Terrain Response controller with multiple modes for the ESP system.
Tata Harrier Mileage
As mentioned above, the new Tata SUV has been propelled by a Kyrotec 2.0L, four-cylinder engine. This motor is essentially the re-badged Fiat’s Multijet motor that also powers 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 helps the vehicle deliver better fuel economy. The SUV delivers fuel efficiency of around 14kmpl in city and over 16kmpl on freeways. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Jeep Compass
Tata Harrier Variant-Wise Features
The Harrier is available in four trims – XE, XM, XT and XZ – in diesel version only. Here are the variant-wise features –
Harrier XE – 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 (+XE Features)– 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 (+XM Features)- 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 (+XT Features)- 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 new 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 Xenon HID projector headlamps and a striking 3D ‘Humanity Line’ that underlines the headlamps and grille. The fog lamps with cornering function 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 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 Colours
Buyers have 5 exterior colour options to choose from including Telesto Grey, Ariel Silver, Thermisto Gold, Orcus White and Calisto Copper.
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 production-ready Tata Harrier, however, is slightly longer and taller. The SUV is now 4,598mm long, 1,894mm wide and 1,706mm 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. The Tata Harrier is claimed to offer a large boot space of 425-litres, which is more than sufficient to carry 4 full-size suitcases. The cargo space can be further extended to 810-litres by folding the rear seats. Read – 4 Upcoming Tata SUVs In India
Tata Harrier Interior
The Tata Harrier premium 5-seater SUV is one of the most feature-loaded vehicles in its segment. 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 also supports AUX-in, Bluetooth and reverse camera. For entertainment purpose, there is ‘the best-in-class” JBL sound system (4 speakers + 4 tweeters & subwoofer) with amplifier. 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. The list of standard features include dual airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) and rear parking sensors, central locking, power windows and permetric alarm system. The top-spec variant comes with some advanced safety fitments such as 6 airbags, (driver, co-driver, seat side and curtain), electronic traction control, electronic stability program (ESP), roll over mitigation, hill hold control, hill descent control, corner stability control, brake disc wiping and child seat ISOFIX anchor.
Tata Harrier Comfort & Practicality
Tata Motors has given a special attention to the comfort 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.
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Featuring Tata's new IMPACT Design 2.0 design language, the Tata Harrier SUV is the brand's first model based on OMEGA (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced) platform. It locks horns against the Jeep Compass and the Hyundai Tucson.