Born of the legendary Land Rover pedigree, the Tata Harrier is one tastefully made, eye-catching SUV with dominating presence, extraordinary features, modern equipment and controls. This premium SUV is a power-packed combination of style and comfort and has steadily captured the Indian SUV market.
This premium SUV has seven variants available in India- XE, XM, XMS, XT+, XY and XZA+(O). Tata also launched special standout Dark and Red editions. It is priced at Rs. 15 -24.07 lakhs (approx. Ex-showroom) and has six colour options.
Specifications of Tata Harrier
Derived from Land Rover's legendary D8 platform, Tata Harrier is a pedigree of OMEGARC (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture), built on a 90% automated manufacturing line for robust build quality and reliability.
If you want to know about this premium vehicle before investing in one, here are the specifications for this powerful SUV.
Tata Harrier's Engine & Transmission
Tata Harrier's latest version is available only with a diesel engine. The engine mounts are softer, and additional insulation material reduces vibration.
It has a cutting-edge Krayotech 2.0-litre, turbocharged Diesel engine. The next generation 4- cylinder, BS6 P2, 1956cc engine can generate a power of 168 bhp and 350 nm torque.
Tata Harrier has improved NHV, immediately noticeable as you fire up the engine. It has reduced harsh diesel engine clatter by calibrating the injection timing to give it more progressive combustion.
The premium SUV has a 6-speed manual transmission and 6-speed AMT. The company claims a mileage of 16.35kmpl in the Manual transmission, while 14.6kmpl in AMT. It has a 50-litre fuel capacity.
Driving Performance of Tata Harrier
Tata Harrier has manual and automatic transmissions with a Kryoyotech diesel engine for effortless driving. The improved clutch and other changes are noticeable as soon as the engine starts.
Its hydraulic steering is a weak link. The 6-speed automatic transmission works seamlessly on different terrains. Different driving modes- ECO for the economy, City for crowded city roads and Sports for more dynamic drives. The ESP terrain response mode makes it easy to take those SUVs on different terrains. It also has:
Top speed up to 180 kmph
Independent lower Wishbone, McPherson Strut with coil spring & Anti-roll Bar suspension(front).
Semi-Independent, Twist blade with Panhard Rod & coil spring suspension(rear)
Disc breaks(front and rear)
10.84 seconds acceleration
18-inch Diamond cut alloy Wheels
Comfort and Safety Features of Tata Harrier
The New Harrier has IRA technology to connect the car with innovative features such as vehicle diagnosis, security, remote commands, etc.
The 26.03-cm touchscreen infotainment system can connect with Apple and Android devices for better connectivity to mobile devices during driving.
The ESP (electronic safety program)in Tata Harrier has 11 functions, such as hill descent control, off-road ABS, cornering stability, disc brake wiping, etc. Other comfort and safety features include:
Six Airbags, EPB with Auto hold
All-wheel disc breaks
Auto Dimming IRVM’s
Front fog lamp with cornering function
360-degree surround view system
Rain sensing wipers
Reverse parking assist
Push the start-stop button, Wireless charging
Surround sound system for in-cabin acoustic experience
Cruise control, 200+ voice commands, ADAS
Cabin, Design and Space in Tata Harrier
The car has a 17.7 cm instrument panel with steering wheel-mounted controls and a signature Oak-brown dashboard. Its premium leather seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and autothrottle-style hand brake make it look phenomenal. It has:
Digital instrument panel
6-way powered driver seat with memory function
Ventilated seats, Front armrest with cooled storage
Rear ac vents, Air purifier
Glove box with laptop tray
28 intelligent utility spaces.
Tata Harrier has a sporty look with high-placed DRLs, low-placed headlamps, flared arches and a sloping roof design. Some noteworthy exterior features include:
Xenon projector headlamps and LED taillamps
Electrically foldable ORVM’s
Panoramic sunroof with global close, Anti-pinch and Rain sensing closure
Chrome finishers, Shark Fin Antenna
Diamond-cut Alloy wheels
Tata harrier has a long wheelbase, ground clearance of 205mm and a boot space of 500 litres.
Cons and Competitors of Tata Harrier
Even with so many great features, the Tata Harrier has some cons. The material quality is inconsistent and inferior in certain places. It feels firm when driving at a slow pace. Centre console storage is hard to use.
Its main rivals include Grand Vitara, Hyundai Creta, MG Astor, Kia Celtos, Urban Cruiser, Skoda Kushak and Wokesvagon Tiguan.
Tata cars are reliable and easy to maintain. Tata Harrier has a very grand road presence. This indigenous car has all the modern features, a powerful engine and impressive build quality. The 5-seter SUV is a total value for money and worth buying.
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