Tata Motors has launched the 2023 Harrier in India with a starting price of Rs. 15.49 lakh (excluding showroom charges). This is a significant update since its debut in 2019 and is in direct competition with the Mahindra XUV700. Interested buyers can book the new Harrier by paying Rs. 25,000 either at authorized Tata showrooms or on the official Tata Motors website.
Variants and Colors:
The Harrier is available in 13 different versions, including Smart, Smart(O), Pure, Pure(O), Pure+, Pure+ S, Pure+ S Dark Edition, Adventure, Adventure+, Adventure+ Dark Edition, Adventure+ ADAS, Fearless, and Fearless+. Buyers can choose from seven exterior colors: Sunlit Yellow, Coral Red, Pebble Grey, Lunar White, Oberon Black, Seaweed Green and Ash Grey
The Harrier retains its 2.0-litre diesel engine producing 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. This power channeled to the front wheels via six-speed manual gearbox or six-speed torque converter automatic transmission.
The updated Harrier boasts new LED lights at the front and rear, redesigned bumpers, and LED headlamps placed at the corners of the front bumpers. It also features a new front grille and rides on 19-inch alloy wheels. Notably, the rear now displays ‘Harrier’ lettering on the taillights and LED taillamps
Inside, the SUV’s cabin has undergone a significant transformation. Top variants feature a dual-tone interior and a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system supporting wireless connectivity.
The instrument cluster is fully digital and customizable. Other additions include ambient lighting, illuminated panoramic sunroof, JBL speakers with a built-in subwoofer, JLR-inspired gear knob, air purifier, drive mode selector, and a wireless charger.
Safety and Features:
For safety, the Harrier comes with seven airbags, advanced electronic stability program, ADAS with 11 safety functions, and a tire pressure monitoring system. It has received a five-star safety rating in the global NCAP crash test, scoring high in both adult and child occupant protection tests.
The updated Harrier competes with models like the Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector, Kia Seltos, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Skoda Kushaq, and the Volkswagen Taigun in the Indian market.