Tata Motors has announced that they will be launching the highly anticipated Harrier on the 23rd of January 2019 in Mumbai.
The bookings for the Tata Harrier have already opened across Tata dealerships and it has received an overwhelming response so far. The much anticipated SUV has been in the news since it was showcased as the H5X concept form at the 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi much to the liking of the media and the public.
The Harrier is the first vehicle to sport Tata Motors’ ‘IMPACT Design 2.0’ philosophy and is built on the OMEGA Platform that is also used by Land Rover.
The 5-seater Tata Harrier is powered by the 2.0-litre four-cylinder Kryotec turbodiesel engine which produces 140bhp of power and 350Nm of torque. This engine is mated to the 6-speed manual transmission. For the start the Harrier will be available with a single engine and transmission option. Later we expect the Harrier to come with an automatic option as well.
On the design front the Tata Harrier looks extremely different and futerestic, the exterior design and styling looks a lot like the Land Rover range of cars. The build quality and the paint quality is extremely high and the Harrier is a complete head turner with its unconventional headlight styling and sleek tail design.
On the inside the Harrier gets good level of feature list and is loaded till brim in terms of safety features. You get a 8.8 inch floating touchscreen infotainment system with full connectivity options. The Tata Harrier also comes with a special drive mode selector for Dry, Wet and Normal preset driving modes.
Tata Motors is also gearing up its sales and service network in line with the Harrier launch and just a few days back innugerated 6 dealerships in Rajasthan in a single days.
The Tata Harrier will be positioned in the ₹16 Lakh – ₹20 Lakh segment as per our anticipation and will take on the likes of the segment leader Hyundai Creta, Mahindra XUV 5OO, Renault Duster & Captur, Nissan Terrano. Save your date and Watch this space for more on the Tata Harrier Launch as we come LIVE from the event in Mumbai on the 23rd of January 2019.
Read our detailed roadtest review of the Tata Harrier