Here’re 5 things you should know about the upcoming Tata Harrier 7-seater SUV.
Tata Motors has confirmed that it will bring in the 7-seater version (codenamed Tata H7X) of its highly-anticipated Harrier SUV, which is slated to go on sale in January 2019. While the official launch details of the Tata Harrier 7-seater are yet to be revealed, it is reported to debut at the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo. Here’re five interesting facts you need to know about the upcoming 7-seater SUV.
1. More Powerful, Longer & Spacious
Tata Harrier 7 Seater SUV will use the same Kryotec 2.0L, four-cylinder diesel engine that will power the 5-seater version. Just so you know, the Harrier 5-seater delivers power worth 140bhp against 320Nm of torque. For 7-seater model, this BS6-ready oil burner will be tuned to produce a maximum power output of 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. This will make it around 30bhp more powerful and 30Nm torqueier than its smaller sibling.
Compared to the Harrier 5-seater, the 7-seater version will be longer and have more cabin space to offer. It will have third row seat to accommodate more occupants, thanks to its slightly longer wheelbase and rear overhang.
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2. Automatic Gearbox
The Tata Harrier 7 Seater is reported to mark debut of a 6-speed automatic gearbox sourced from the South Korean carmaker – Hyundai. The same transmission unit will also be introduced on the 5-seater version at a later stage. Initially, the Harrier 5-seater will be offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox only. Read: Tata Harrier – 10 Interesting Facts
3. Different Styling & More Features
Besides the slightly longer wheelbase and an additional third row seats, minor changes will also be made its exterior styling and interior features. Aiming to increase its comfort and safety quotient, Tata Motors might add new features to SUV carline. Similar to its 5-seater sibling, however, the Tata Harrier 7 Seater will be based on the OMEGA (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced) platform and carry the new-generation IMPACT Design 2.0 design language. Read – Tata Harrier Will Meet All Future Safety Norms
4. New Name Plate
The Tata Harrier 7 Seater version is codename – Tata H7X. However, the carmaker is likely to give a new brand name to the SUV. The official name is likely to be unveiled near its launch. Read: Tata Harrier Prices Revealed; Cheaper Than Jeep Compass
5. Mahindra XUV500 Rival
In the premium 7-seater SUV space, the Tata Harrier 7 Seater will be directly put up against the Mahindra XUV500 that costs between Rs 12.50 lakh – Rs 19.21 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). It will also take on cars like Honda CR-V, Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour.
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