New Tata Harrier
  • Tata Harrier gets a new 2.0-litre Kryotec turbo-diesel engine

  • Makes 140PS of power and 350Nm of torque

  • Gets a 6-speed manual gearbox with FWD

  • Monocoque construction based on the Land Rover D8 platform that also underpins the Discovery Sport

  • Despite FWD, it gets an ESP based Terrain Management System with three modes - Normal, Wet and Rough

  • Gets independent lower wishbone suspension setup up front with MacPherson struts and anti roll bar

  • Rear gets a semi-independent suspension setup

  • Safety features include six airbags along with ABS with EBD, Corner stability control, traction control, hill hold assist, hill descent control, roll over mitigation and off-road ABS

New Tata Harrier

As for the suspension, it comes with an independent lower wishbone setup up front along with a semi-independent suspension setup at the rear. It also gets a terrain management system for mild off-roading, but the system is ESP based and comes with three modes: Normal, Wet and Rough.

New Tata Harrier

In terms of features you get an 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto. Apple CarPlay will be added shortly. It also gets a 9-speaker JBL audio system. Driver seat is 8-way adjustable while the passenger perch is 4-way adjustable. It gets climat e There is however no sunroof on offer. As for size, at 4598mm in length it is significantly longer than its chief rivals it is also the widest at 1890mm and also boasts of the longest wheelbase of 2741mm. Plus, it sports a ground clearance of 205mm again among the highest in its segment.

In terms of safety it comes with 6-airbags, along with ABS with EBD, corner stability control, traction control, hill hold assist, hill descent control, roll over mitigation and off-road ABS. In addition, it offers dual front airbags, rear parking sensors and ABS with EBD as standard but the ISOFIX child seat mounts are surprisingly reserved for the top-spec XZ variant only.

The Tata Harrier will be available in four variants; XE, XM, XT and the range topping XZ. Here's the variant-wise break up of the features offered on the Tata Harrier

Harrier XE

  • Dual airbags

  • ABS with EBD

  • Parking sensors

  • Speed sensitive door locks

  • Seatbelt reminder

  • Central locking

  • Electrically adjustable wing mirrors

  • Halogen projector headlamps

  • LED DRLs

  • 16-inch steel wheels

  • 4-inch MID (Multi Information Display)

  • Manual AC

  • Four-way adjustable driver's seat

  • Puddle lamps

  • Tilt and telescopic adjustable steering wheel

  • Rear AC vents

  • Power windows

XM over the XE

  • Front fog lamps

  • Steering-mounted audio controls

  • 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with four speakers and two tweeters

  • USB, Aux-in and Bluetooth compatible audio system

  • Eco, City and Sport driving modes

  • Remote central locking

  • Six-way adjustable driver's seat

  • Rear wash/wipe

XT over XM

  • LED DRLs with turn indicators

  • 17-inch alloy wheels

  • Audio system with four speakers and four tweeters

  • Video playback and image display via USB

  • Voice recognition

  • Android Auto

  • Rear defogger

  • Reversing camera

  • Push-button start/stop

  • Climate control

  • 8-way adjustable driver's seat

  • Electrically foldable and adjustable ORVMs

  • Automatic headlamps

  • Rain sensing wipers

  • Cruise control

  • Cooled storage under the front centre armrest

XZ over XT

  • Xenon HID projector headlamps

  • Fog lamps with cornering function

  • Benecke-Kaliko perforated leather seats and interior

  • 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system

  • Nine JBL speakers

  • 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster

  • 60:40 split folding seats

  • Six airbags

  • ESP

  • ESP based terrain response with Normal, Wet and Rough modes

  • Traction control

  • Off-road ABS

  • Hill-hold and hill-descent control

  • Roll-over mitigation

  • Corner stability control

  • Hydraulic brake assist

  • Isofix child seat mounts

All in all, the new Tata Harrier is a pretty well kitted out SUV and by the looks of it, seems ready to take on rivals like the . Prices are expected to start from Rs 15.0 lakh, ex-showroom India. We will be driving the Harrier shortly. Stay tuned for the review on on December 7.