The long anticipated Tata Harrier SUV will make its global premiere on the first week of December, 2018. Tata Motors had earlier confirmed about the launch of the Harrier SUV in the early 2019 and it is making global debut ahead of the launch. The bookings have already commenced at the token payment of Rs 30,000 and the customers who have booked the Tata Harrier SUV at first will get their vehicles delivered at the end of this year. The upcoming Tata Harrier is likely to be priced between Rs 13 lakhs to Rs 16 lakhs.
The upcoming Tata Harrier SUV is built based on the Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture or just OMEGA arc platform which is derived from the L550 platform. The Discovery Sport was developed based on the L550 platform. The new Tata Harrier sits on 17 inches or 18 inches alloy wheels. The upcoming SUV sports a large front grille, sleek LED daytime running lights, headlamps and massive bumpers on the front while at the rear the SUV features C pillars with triangular quarter glass and high set tail lamps. Besides that the test mule was seen with a floating roofline, blacked out B Pillar and racked windscreen.
On the interior, the Tata Harrier SUV gets a dual tone colour scheme and a five seater layout. The seats are now bigger with central arm rest and memory function on front seats. Besides the Tata Harrier SUV features a large touchscreen infotainment system which supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, steering mounted buttons and rear AC vents. The safety features offered on the Tata Harrier includes air bags, traction control, hill descent control, roll over mitigation as well as ABS with EBD as standard.
Powering the upcoming Tata Harrier SUV is a new four cylinder turbocharged 2.0 litre Kryotec diesel engine, which churns out a maximum power of 140 PS and produces a peak torque of 320 Nm. This engine is derived from the Fiat MultiJet II engine, which powers the Jeep Compass. The all new Tata Harrier gets a six speed manual gearbox and a six speed AMT could also be offered. When launched, the Tata Harrier SUV will compete on the likes of the Hyundai Creta and the Jeep Compass.