The Tata Harrier seems to be a promising new SUV. This is the official name for the H5X concept. This concept SUV was unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018 and had become a hit instantly. It was one of the major attractions at the auto show as well. Tata has making making waves lately. After the success of the Tiago and Tigor, it was the turn of the Nexon. Tata’s first entry into the compact SUV space, came with the Nexon. It was an instant success as it offered great value and also first in class features.
This platform will also underpin other products in the future, from Tata. The Harrier has 80% of the design elements retained from the H5X concept. It looks futuristic and very appealing. Once on the road, this is expected to be a stunner. What will will Tata Harrier be like? Will it trample its competition? Read further to know more.
Tata Harrier Price in India
|Tata Harrier Variants||Ex-showroom Price|
|Lower Variant||Rs 10 lakhs|
|Higher Variant||Rs 17 lakhs|
The Harrier is expected to be priced against the Creta Hyundai Creta. The pricing is expected to start from Rs 10 lakhs (ex-showroom) to about Rs 17 lakhs for the top model. Both petrol and diesel engines shall be on offer. The petrol will be a 1.5-litre unit. This will give it a benefit over the competition. There will be a six-speed automatic transmission available.
The Harrier has been testing for some time now and it seems its gearing up for a launch in early 2019. We have shared a number of spy images of this upcoming SUV. Tata does not want to waste any time in bringing out this SUV. The production model of the Tata Harrier is likely to be unveiled later this year. The launch will follow next year in January mostly.
The H5X concept has been in the buzz for long now. Harrier name comes from the platform it has been built on. It has been made utilizing synergies from the Land Rover team. This platform will also be shared with the Land Rover Discovery too. The teaser pics point towards a mean looking and very attractive design. Not many details are divulged yet, but we shall be sharing a lot of information on the Tata Harrier, as it gets closer to its launch.
Tata Harrier Launch Date in India
|Launch Date||February 2019|
The Tata Harrier will be unveiled by the end of this year. The launch would happen next year by February. Teasers of this SUV have been released by the company and from what we see, it looks very promising. The launch however, is expected in early 2019. Tata would not like to delay this launch as it is very important for them. The five-seater version is expected to come in first. The new SUV will compete with the Hyundai Creta and the Renault Captur. Tata will aim at grabbing a large share in this segment.
The Tata Harrier is a stylish SUV and will be one of best looking ones in the world. It will compete with the Hyundai Creta and also the Mahindra XUV500. A local product, the Harrier will have a big advantage over offering like the Jeep Compass. It will be offering the best in class features and styling. There shall be a 2.0-litre diesel engine on the seven-seater version, which will be the same Fiat-sourced unit, also seen on Jeep Compass. This will be coming in with six-speed manual and automatic transmissions. A 4WD option is also expected to be offered.
Tata Harrier Design
The Tata Harrier is a five-seater SUV and will be one the best looking SUVs in the market. It will be modern as well as muscular and rugged. The road presence will be intimidating. This will be the trademark of the new Tata H5X. The company is looking at giving the best options to SUV buyers and this will be one of them. It will retain most of it styling from the concept. The headlamps are sleek. The front grille will be sleek and there will be a lot on offer in terms of features. There shall be projector headlamps and 17-inch stylish alloy wheels.
The Tata Harrier will look attractive from the rear end as well. This is one glamorous looking SUV. Styling of the Harrier is its main USP.
The Land Rover Discovery Sport will be built on the same platform. The Harrier has been built keeping local conditions in mind. Tata is aiming at getting more and more global products. Expect the Harrier to get best in class features. Tata would be looking at an onslaught in this segment and grabbing a large pi, currently enjoyed by the Hyundai Creta
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Tata Harrier Specifications
|Engine||1.2-litre turbo||2.0-litre turbo|
|Transmission||6-speed manual||6-speed manual / auto|
The new Tata Harrier will get a 1.2-litre turbo petrol churning about 120bhp of power and it will be mated to a six-speed manual and automatic options. The diesel will be a 2.0-litre turbo engine producing about 140bhp, which is a Fiat sourced unit. It will come with six-speed manual and auto transmission as well. These engines will be powerful enough and can compete with the Creta. The Harrier will provide buyers with a very good option at that price.
Tata Harrier Mileage
|City||11 km/l||13 km/l|
|Highway||15 km/l||18 km/l|
The Harrier diesel shall return about 13 km/l in city driving and about 18 km/l on the highway. The petrol shall be good to return 11km/l in the city and around 15 km/l on the highway. These are in real driving conditions and not in a lab environment.
Tata Harrier Interior
The Harrier will have contemporary interiors. A neat dashborad with smooth flowing lines will be seen here. The steering wheel will be a new one with a flat bottom. It will be a welcome change as currently most of the Tata vehicles have a common design for the steering wheel. The floor console will have a known for selecting driving modes, like the Nexon. A large touchscreen will be seen on the dashboard. This will have modern features like Mirror Link , Android Auto and a reverse camera. A 10-speaker Harman audio system will be offered as well. The upholstery will be trendy. This will be a spacious SUV and will be wide enough to accommodate 3 adults in the second row.
The boot will also be spacious and the rear seats will get a fold flat option. The SUV will get six airbags and will be high on safety. The top end variants will get leather upholstery and there will be leather on the steering wheel and gear know as well. It will get rear AC vents.
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Tata Harrier Features
The Harrier will come equipped with the following features. These are as follows:
- Keyless entry
- Push start and stop button
- Touchscreen system with reverse camera
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Six airbags
- Leather upholstery
- Rear AC vents
- Sun roof
- Cruise control
- Automatic headlamps
- Rain sensing wipers
Tata Harrier Colours
Tata Harrier would come in six colour options. These are:
- Dark Brown