The much-awaited premium SUV from Tata, the Harrier has been introduced in the country for a starting price of Rs 12.69 lakhs. The SUV is available in four variants and is powered by a Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre four-cylinder Kryotec turbodiesel engine that produces 140bhp and 350Nm. The vehicle is based on the OMEGA platform and it adopts the IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy.
What’s good about it?
To begin with, the Harrier has been priced aggressively in its segment and is expected to emerge as a hot selling product from the Indian utility vehicle manufacturer. At first glance, design elements of the Harrier are reminiscent of the Land Rover Discovery Sport. Apart from good looks, the SUV also offers ample space for the occupants. In terms of dimensions, the Harrier measures 4,598mm in length, is 1,714mm tall and 1,894mm wide and boasts of 2,741mm of wheelbase.
The features list of the Harrier includes an eight-way adjustable driver seat with a four-way adjustable co-driver seat, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, electric ORVMs, cooled storage box, umbrella holder and many practical storage places all around.
What’s not so good?
The Harrier is limited to a 2.0-litre four-cylinder Kryotec turbodiesel engine option. Currently, the vehicle lacks an automatic and a petrol engine option. Moreover, the vehicle also misses out on an all-wheel-drive option. However, these updates are likely to follow over time.
2.0-litre - 138bhp at 3750rpm and 350Nm at 1750rpm
Six-speed manual transmission
Did you know?
Tata Harrier was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo as the H5X Concept. The production-ready Harrier has retained most of the design elements from the H5X debuting the IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy.