Answer to all the frequently asked questions on Tata Harrier SUV
Tata Motors had showcased the H5X premium SUV concept at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. The production-ready model will be called the Harrier. Its design is based on Tata’s IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy, which will be offered on the upcoming 45X premium hatchback. It is built on Tata’s new OMEGA platform, which is basically the modified Land Rover Discovery’s platform. Here are the answers to all the frequently asked questions on the upcoming Harrier SUV –
1. What are the features and specifications of Tata Harrier?
Ans – The Harrier premium SUV is powered by Fiat sourced 2.0-litre MultiJet turbo-diesel engine that also powers the Jeep Compass. While powering the Compass this engine produces 148bhp and 350Nm of torque, the Harrier model will have de-tuned engine that offers 148bhp of power and 350Nm of torque.
The Harrier will be Tata’s most feature loaded car in the country. It will be equipped with several high-end features including segment leading HMI (Human Machine Interface) displays with excellent user interface. It comes with two-layered dashboard with large touchscreen integrated into the centre console. In terms of features, the SUV gets electrically adjustable front seats with memory function, centre armrest, automatic climate control, rear air-conditioning vents, sloping roof-line, high-mounted LED headlamps, LED tail-lights, blackened C-pillar, wraparound smoked tail-lights, etc. Also See – Upcoming Tata Cars In India
2. What is the launch date of new Tata Harrier SUV?
Ans – Tata Motors hasn’t revealed the exact launch date of the SUV. However, the company has confirmed that the premium SUV will go on sale in the first quarter of 2019. A possible launch in January 2019 can’t be ignored.
3. Should I wait for Tata Harrier or go for Hyundai Creta Diesel?
Ans – Well, it depends upon the buyers requirement. The Harrier will be slightly expensive, bigger and more spacious inside the cabin. Adding to it, the Harrier will get more powerful engine and off-road credentials. It is claimed that the production version model will look largely identical to the concept, which is again a positive point. Read – Tata Harrier – 5 Facts You Should Know
4. Will Tata Harrier Available In Petrol Version?
Ans – Tata Motors will initially launch the diesel version of the Harrier SUV in the country in early 2019. The company hasn’t confirmed about the petrol powered model. However, growing demand for petrol engines could prompt Tata to bring a petrol-powered Harrier.
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5. What are the new Tata Harrier safety features?
Ans – The new Harrier will be equipped with several high-end safety and security features. Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, ESP and ISOFIX could be offered as standard. The top-spec model will have all-wheel-drive system, which suggests that the SUV could get terrain response management system, hill-launch assist, traction control and others. The top-spec model will have multiple airbags.
6. Tell me the Tata Harrier ground clearance?
Ans – The new model will have off-road credentials and all-wheel-drive layout, which suggests a higher ground clearance. It is likely to have a ground clearance of over 200mm.
7. Tata Harrier is a 7-seater SUV or a 5-seater SUV?
Ans – The Harrier will be a 5-seater premium SUV. However, Tata is also working on a 7-seater model. The 7-seater model will be priced slightly on higher side and will rival the Mahindra XUV500 and Honda CR-V. It is expected to be launched in 2019. Read – Tata Harrier JTP Performance model in the works
8. Will new Harrier to get an automatic model?
Ans – Yes, the 5-seater SUV will come with automatic transmission options. It was speculated to receive a 9-speed automatic unit; however, new reports claim that the SUV will share a 6-speed automatic gearbox with Hyundai Tucson.
9. Tell me the Tata Harrier dimensions?
Ans – The concept model showcased at the Auto Expo 2018 was over 4.5 meter in length. Expect production model to have similar dimensions; however, subtle changes could marginally alter the length of the SUV. The concept measures 4,575mm in length, 1,950mm in width and 1,686mm in height. It features a large wheelbase of 2,740mm, ensuring spacious cabin. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta
10. Tell me the Tata Harrier mileage in city and on the highways?
Ans – The exact mileage numbers are yet to be revealed. It will be powered by a detuned version of Jeep’s 2.0-litre MJD diesel engine, which is already an efficient powertrain. Expect new Harrier to give around 14-15kmpl in city and around 16 to 17kmpl on the highways.