Tata Harrier - Compact SUV

Tata Harrier Compact SUV Unveiled: A Segment Player or Segment Leader?

Tata Motors has unveiled it’s latest product, the Harrier compact SUV at the on-going media drive event in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. First showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo as the H5X concept, the Harrier is based on the Omega (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture) platform derived from the Land Rover’s D8 architecture.

Dimension wise, the Tata Harrier measures 4,598 mm in length, 1,894 mm in width and 1,706 mm in height while the wheelbase is rated at 2,741 mm long. The ground clearance of the compact SUV from Tata Motors stands at 205mm while tipping the scales at 1,675 kgs. Powering the Harrier is a 2.0-litre Kyrotech diesel engine that produces a maximum power output of 140 hp at 3,750 rpm and 350 Nm of torque between 1,750-2,500 rpm. This BS-IV emission compliant motor comes paired to a six-speed manual transmission as standard while an automatic transmission will be introduced later in the product’s lifecycle.

Tata Harrier On Sand

Feature-wise, the new Tata Harrier comes equipped with LED DRL’s above the blacked-out honeycomb grille while the main headlamp clusters that houses projector units sit below it. The dual tone front bumper also comes equipped with fog lamps. On either side, the model comes with a floating roof design, while the compact SUV rides on 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 235/65 R17 tyres. At the rear, the model features LED tail lights separated by a piano black insert.

Inside, the upcoming Tata Harrier is loaded to the gills with features such as an 8.8 inch floating touchscreen infotainment system, 7 inch fully digital MID, multi-drive modes (Eco, City and Sport), leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob, steering mounted controls, cooled storage under the front centre arm-rest, 320 Watt JBL 9 speaker music system, 8 way adjustable driver seat, electrically operated tailgate, push-button start, rear AC vents, automatic climate control, automatic headlamps and rain sensing wipers. Safety features on the model include 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, traction control, hill hold control, hill descent control and roll-over mitigation.