Tata Harrier Review

Harrier is Tata's flagship SUV in the Indian market. The butch looking SUV offers a powerful 2-litre engine and a long list of creature comforts.

Tata Harrier Review

The all-new Tata Harrier 2020 edition is a SUV that everyone admires. Every feature from looks to comfort and road presence is worked on in extreme detail. The new launch also offers an automatic transmission. The improved refinement in the engine has enhanced the driving experience to multiple notches. Ample cabin space has made the overall driving experience very comfortable and suitable for both city and long highway cruises. The engine performance in terms of mileage offered is cost-effective and low maintenance. This is a machine full of features offered altogether to suit every need and desire.

Exterior

Starting from the front the first impression is bold, powerful, and impactful. The key offers lock and unlock, boot opening, and HID detector. DRL and indicator are in the same line. Xenon HID projector headlamps are given here for clear vision. The grill is black in color which overall compliments the muscular structure of the car.

The wheel size is 17-inch with two-tone diamond-cut alloys. The ORVM is black in color with an LED indicator. The door handle comes in dual-tone, body-color, and chrome touch to it. The side part of the car is very edgy and is giving a bossy look. The rear side takes the appearance of the car to the next level. The tail light offered is 3D LED tail lamps comprising of Sporty Piano Black finish. The overall look of the tail light is sleek and focused. The two-tone is making it on whole very sharp. A rear camera is present at the boot door opener. The rear parking sensors are also present. The harrier branding is seen in chrome finish alphabets. A Shark fin antenna is given. The roof of the car is given in black tone and small and sleek detailing comprises of chrome finish.

All these things make the presence of the vehicle stunning.

Interior

The door opening is quite wide and comfortable for all kinds of movement. The cabin from the outside appears to be very spacious. Electric window controls are given at the driver side gate with the child lock button. The door opening has a chrome finish to it. The ac wings opening is quite wide for a good amount of airflow, surrounded with chrome frame. The steering is comfortable to hold, it is leather-wrapped which is giving it a premium look. The steering is adjustable in tilt and telescopic direction. The MID system given is half digital and half analog. It is loaded with multiple features, which makes it very much informative.

The infotainment system given is very high-end, which is a luxury add on. The system offers parking assistance. All types of connectivity for entertainment are present. The touch is very smooth and hassle-free. Beneath the center console drive mode changing manual rotatory is given. The automatic transmission gear shift knob is leather-wrapped. The hand brake given is aero throttle styled with a black glossy finish. The panoramic sunroof comes with features like anti-pinch, global close, and rain-sensing closure. The sunroof's wide opening is appropriate for a full 360-degree view.

The center glove box offers a 12V charging point along with a 5 V USB socket. The dashboard-built glove box is very deep and offers good storage space. The rear-view mirror is electrochromic. The cabin light is an LED unit.

The seat is electronically adjustable in terms of height and width for comfortable driving. The seats offer premium class leather seats upholstery and door pad inserts. The material is very subtle and elegant. The signature oak brown dashboard is complimenting each other's presence. The interior offered here is in good contrast and is making the whole interior very premium within its class. The boot space is 425 liters. The car is very spacious and airy from the inside. It also offers a good amount of leg-room and head-room.

Safety and riding experience

Tata is very well known for making the safest cars in India. This term itself signifies that harrier is nowhere lagging in terms of offering the safety features in its segment. This machine itself is equipped with 6 airbags at the driver, co-driver, seat sides, and curtain side. Advanced level of Electronic Stability Program is present in all the variants which offer further fourteen safety features. Auto-dimming IRVM is given which ensures safety while driving at night. Hill hold and hill descent control make the mountain driving safe by avoiding backward rolling.

Engine options

The new Harrier comes with a diesel engine that is mated to both manual and automatic transmissions. The mileage is claimed up to 17.0kmpl with 2.0L engine capacity. The new BS6 compliant engine now churns out the power of 167.67 BHP.

Pricing

The price of the manual variant starts from 13.84 lakhs and goes up to 19.10 lakhs. For automatic transmission, the price starts from 16.40 lakhs and goes up to 20.30 lakhs.

The all-new Tata Harrier is a giant machine that is fully loaded with features. This segment speaks for itself. All a person can desire in a machine is being offered here. This premium segment SUV is a moving luxury of its own kind. The luxurious interiors make it comfortable to tour long distances. The best in safety features allows you to take this along in any corner. The looks of the car are definitely turning many heads on the road.