Tata Harrier To Challenge These 5 SUVs In India

Tata Harrier Rivals

Here’s the list of top 5 SUVs that give a tough competition to Tata Harrier SUV.

Tata Harrier, the premium 5-seater SUV from the home-grown carmaker, is now on sale in the Indian market. The carmaker rolled out the SUV in four trims – XE, XM, XT and XZ – priced from Rs 12.69 lakh to Rs 16.25 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi). At this price point, the Harrier undercuts its arch rivals – Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson. In fact, Tata’s new 5-seater SUV also takes on a segment lower car including Hyundai Creta and Nissan Kicks. Read: Tata Harrier – 10 Interesting Facts

Here’s the list of top 5 SUVs that give a tough competition to Tata Harrier SUV.

1. Jeep Compass

The Jeep Compass, which is currently available in the price range of Rs 16.6 lakh – Rs 22.86 lakh, is one of the direct rivals of the Tata Harrier. Interestingly, both SUVs share the powertrain – i.e. 2.0L, four-cylinder diesel unit. Though, the Compass delivers power worth 171bhp as against 138bhp of the Harrier. The torque output of both cars stand at 350Nm. In terms of dimensions, the Jeep Compass is smaller than the Harrier. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Jeep Compass

2. Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson is currently the most expensive SUV in Hyundai’s India product lineup, priced from Rs 18.73 lakh to Rs 26.94 lakh. The diesel variants of the SUV are priced in the range of Rs 20.77 lakh – Rs 26.94 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. Compared to the Tucson, the Tata Harrier is bigger, more spacious and feature loaded. The diesel version of the SUV sources power from a 2.0L e-VGT motor generating a maximum power of 182.46hp with 400Nm of torque.

3. Mahindra XUV500

While the Tata Harrier is 5-seater SUV, the Mahindra XUV500 is a 7-seater model. Though, the former have bigger dimensions and more spacious and feature-rich cabin than the latter. The Mahindra XUV500 is currently comes in the price range of Rs 12.65 lakh – Rs 18.31 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Under the hood, the SUV houses a 2.2L 16V mHawk diesel engine that’s good for 155bhp and 360Nm of torque. The XUV500 is available with both manual and automatic gearboxes with 2WD and 4WD options. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Mahindra XUV500 

4. Nissan Kicks

Nissan Kicks SUV Launch

The Japanese carmaker recently introduced the Nissan Kicks compact SUV in the Indian market. The Kicks has been made available in the price range of Rs 9.55 lakh – Rs 14.65 with both petrol and diesel engine options. Powering the diesel variants of the SUV is a 1.5L H4K motor pushing out a peak power of 110bhp and 240Nm of torque. For performing transmission duties, the vehicle gets a 6-speed manual gearbox. Compared to the Tata Harrier, the Nissan Kicks is more fuel efficient. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta

5. Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta’s mid-level and top-spec diesel variants challenge the Tata Harrier SUV. Compared to the Creta, the Harrier is bigger and more powerful. The Creta SUV lineup comes with two diesel powertrains – 1.4L and 1.6L. While the former makes a top power of 88.7bhp with 219.7Nm of torque, the latter one delivers 126.2bhp with 259.87Nm of torque. The Creta comes with both manual and automatic gearbox options, while the Harrier is made available with a manual transmission only.

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