The most compelling SUV in India, Tata Harrier was officially launched in the first month of this year. It has taken over the SUV range with its modern and stout appearance. In a short while, the all-new Harrier becomes one of the most successful cars of Tata Motors. It has been declared a best-selling SUV in the range. Looking at such great demand, the company has raised the cost of the popular SUV in India.
Revised Prices of all Tata Harrier variants:
The SUV was introduced at a starting price of Rs 12.7 lakh which goes high up to Rs 18.21 lakh for the premium top-specs variant. After the price hike, it is now available from Rs 13 lakh (XE variant). The XM variant comes at Rs 14.06 lakh, while the XT variant is priced at Rs 15.26 lakh. The premium top-spec XZ is now offered at a price tag of Rs 16.56 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom. The entry-level variant is reported a price hike by Rs 30,000 while the prices of top-spec variants are raised by Rs 35,000.
As we all know, MG Hector is soon to be launched officially in India. It will the first model of British automotive, Morris Garages in India which will be an SUV. It is expected to be the toughest competitor in the SUV segment. It will also lock horns against Harrier in the Indian market. Accordingly, the company has raised the prices of all Tata Harrier variants, before the MG Hector 5 seater SUV launch. Till then, Harrier has been a strong rival for the existing SUV’s Jeep Compass and Mahindra XUV500.
At present, Tata Harrier comes with diesel engine only. It is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine which makes 140bhp of max power and 350Nm of peak torque. The engine is combined with a powerful 6-speed manual gearbox. The company is also testing the BS VI compliant engine for Harrier to comply with the upcoming emission norm. BS VI compliant engine can be introduced later this year. It will make 170 PS and 350 Nm torque mated with a six-speed manual unit.
Harrier comes with Off roading capabilities which are the initial factor for such appealing sales mark. It is developed with a high ground clearance of 205 mm which makes it great for Indian roads. The price hike of Harrier might be the result of raised production expenses. The revisions in prices will not affect the sales of Harrier as it has a huge fan following. Although, it will be great to see the sales of Harrier after the launch of MG Hector in India as automotive enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for its introduction.
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