Tata Motors is gearing up to launch the facelifted version of its flagship SUV, the Harrier, by October 2023. The Harrier facelift will come with a host of changes in terms of exterior design, interior features, and powertrain options. Here is a detailed overview of what to expect from the upcoming Tata Harrier facelift model.
The Harrier facelift will sport a completely new front fascia with a revised grille, bumper, and headlamps. The grille will have vertical slats, and above it will be a full LED lightbar that connects the headlights. The headlights will be placed vertically and closer to the edges, which will make the SUV look more threatening. The rear section will also get a makeover with reworked tail-lamps connected with an LED light bar, and a mildly altered tailgate design. The Harrier facelift will also get new-look alloy wheels and some new color options.
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The Harrier facelift will offer a refreshed cabin with some design tweaks to the dashboard, and new textures and shades for the upholstery. The SUV will also get a new 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, along with a digital instrument cluster, wireless charging, ambient lighting, and a panoramic sunroof. The Harrier facelift will also come equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) such as adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, forward collision warning, and autonomous emergency braking.
Tata Harrier Facelift Engine and Mileage
The current 2.0-liter Kryotec turbo-diesel engine that makes 170 hp and 350 Nm of torque will still power the Harrier facelift.The engine will be mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The SUV will also offer multiple drive modes such as Eco, City, Sport, and Wet/Rough. The Harrier facelift is expect to deliver a mileage of around 16 kmpl for the manual variant and 14 kmpl for the automatic variant.
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The Harrier facelift could also get a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine that was showcased at the Auto Expo 2023. This engine is expect to produce 170 hp and 280 Nm of torque, and could be pair with either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The mileage of the petrol variant is likely to be around 12 kmpl for the manual variant and 11 kmpl for the automatic variant.
Dimensions, Boot Space, Ground Clearance
The Harrier facelift is expected to retain the same dimensions as the current model, which are as follows:
The boot space of the Harrier facelift is likely to be around 425 litres, which can be expand to 810 litres by folding the rear seats. The ground clearance of the SUV is expect to be around 205 mm.
Tata Harrier Facelift Launch Date and Price in India
The Tata Harrier facelift is expect to launch in India by October 2023, just before Diwali. The SUV is likely to be price between Rs. 15 lakh and Rs. 22 lakh (ex-showroom), depending on the variant and fuel option. The Harrier facelift will compete with other mid-size SUVs such as the Tata Safari, MG Hector, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, and Volkswagen Taigun.