The much awaited premium offering of the season by TATA Motors, HARRIER has been rolled out at the recently held media drive in Jodhpur. The Excitement around this vehicle has been overwhelming & growing with each passing day.
HARRIER is the first 5 Seater vehicle from the stable of Tata Motors to have been built on the Discovery Sport platform with Impact Design 2.0 language. Bold front grill & dual function LED DRLs with turn indicators,complimented by Dual Tone Front Bumper with satin silver chin guard immediately catches the attention of the viewer.
3D LED Tail Lights with sporty black piano finisher, 5 Spoke 17 inches Alloy Wheels, Protective Side Cladding,Flared Wheel Arches,a Spoiler at the back,dual tone rear bumper with silver insert add to the dynamism of this SUV.
HARRIER is powered by Kryotec 2.0 diesel engine sourced from Fiat that produces 140 PS of power and churns out 350 Nm of peak torque. Its a 2 wheel drive with 6 speed manual gear box vehicle. This SUV has 3 drive modes–Eco,City & Sport along with 3 terrain response modes–Normal,Rough & Wet for a smoother drive. Ground Clearance is 205mm.
In terms of safety, the new TATA HARRIER is equipped with 6 airbags and advanced electronic stability program (ESP) with added functionalities like ABS with EBD, Electronic Traction Control, Electronic Stability Control, Hill Hold Control, Hill Descent Control & Hydraulic Brake Assist
Driver Seat is 8 way adjustable manually,its got Steering Wheel with tilt & telescopic adjustments,Push Button Start,storage box with AC vent to keep your cans chilled in between the front seats.
Back Seats have Rear Armrest with cup holders,plenty of Head Room & Leg Room,rear AC vents,USB port,Seat Belts & intelligently designed utility spaces.
Interiors of HARRIER are quite plush,its got a signature oak brown color scheme with premium wood finish dashboard,leather wrapped steering wheel,gear shift knob,door pad inserts and seat upholstery. You also get Floating Island 8.8 inch touchscreen high resolution infotainment system with 9 JBL audio speakers.
This new SUV has fully automatic temperature control system,the instrument cluster is divided into 2 sections:an analogue speedometer & a 7″inch Digital Display for the driver,there is a digital clock on the top right corner,outside temperature is displayed on the top left.
It has boot space of 425 ltr with rear seats up & 810 ltr when rear seats are folded,enough to carry your bicycle with adventure kit.
HARRIER has been tested for front and side impact crash and has been driven extensively cross country before being unveiled,it has got efficiently designed crumple zones for absolute safety.Front & Rear Suspensions have been specially tuned for Indian Conditions.
Overall TATA HARRIER is a well equipped SUV that will come in 4 Variants & 5 colour options. It promises to shatter some current benchmarks prevalent in mid segment SUVs & set new standards. Once launched commercially in January,2019 it will surely give a tough fight to Hyundai Creta & Jeep Compass.