Tata Motors is all set to launch the facelifted versions of its flagship SUVs, the Harrier and the Safari, by October 2023. The updated models will sport a fresh exterior design, a revamped interior, more features and possibly an upgraded powertrain. The Upcoming Safari Facelift has been spied on several occasions and it takes inspiration from the Harrier EV concept that was showcased at the Auto Expo 2023.
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- The Tata Harrier and Safari facelifts are expected to launch by October 2023, just before Diwali.
- Both SUVs will get a new front fascia with a full LED lightbar, new vertically positioned headlamps, a redesigned grille and bumper.
- The rear end will also feature new tail-lamps connected by an LED lightbar, a mildly altered tailgate and new alloy wheels.
- The interior will get design tweaks to the dashboard, new textures and shades, a two-spoke steering wheel, a new gear lever, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system and more.
- The powertrain will likely remain the same as the current models, which use a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine that produces 170hp and 350Nm of torque.
- The Upcoming Tata Harrier and Safari Facelift will compete against the likes of the Hyundai Alcazar, Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector Plus and others.
Upcoming Safari Facelift Engine
The engine specifications of the Upcoming Tata Harrier and Safari Facelift are expected to be unchanged from the existing models. Both SUVs use a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine that produces 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. The engine is paired with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission. However, there is a possibility that Tata Motors may introduce a new turbo-petrol engine option for the facelifted models in the future.
Mileage of Upcoming Safari Facelift
The mileage figures of the Upcoming Tata Harrier and Safari Facelift are yet to be revealed by the company. However, based on the current models, we can expect them to deliver similar fuel efficiency. The current Tata Harrier has an ARAI-certified mileage of 16.35kmpl for the manual variant and 14.63kmpl for the automatic variant. The current Tata Safari has an ARAI-certified mileage of 16.14kmpl for the manual variant and 14.08kmpl for the automatic variant.
The top speed of the Upcoming Tata Harrier and Safari Facelift are also unknown at this point. However, based on the current models, we can estimate them to have similar performance. The current Tata Harrier has a claimed top speed of 180kmph, while the current Tata Safari has a claimed top speed of 160kmph.
New Safari Facelift Price
The price range of the Upcoming Tata Harrier and Safari Facelift are expected to be slightly higher than the current models, due to the additional features and design updates. The current Tata Harrier prices start from Rs. 15.85 lakh and go up to Rs. 23.05 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The current Tata Safari prices start from Rs. 16 lakh and go up to Rs. 24 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The facelifted models are expected to cost around Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1 lakh more than the current models.
|Model||Price Range (ex-showroom Delhi)|
|Harrier||Rs. 15.85 lakh – Rs. 23.05 lakh|
|Safari||Rs. 16 lakh – Rs. 24 lakh|
Upcoming Safari Facelift Launch Date in India
The launch date of the Upcoming Tata Harrier and Safari Facelift in India is likely to be in October 2023, just before the festive season of Diwali. Tata Motors is expected to start the production of the updated models at its Omega factory inside the Pimpri plant from September 2023. The company may also showcase the facelifted models at the Auto Expo 2023, which is scheduled to take place in February 2023.
The Tata Harrier and Safari facelifts are among the most awaited SUV launches in India. The updated models will offer a fresh look, a revamped cabin, more features and possibly a new powertrain option. The facelifted models will aim to boost the sales and popularity of Tata’s flagship SUVs, which have been well-received by the customers and critics alike. The facelifted models will also face stiff competition from the rivals such as the Hyundai Alcazar, Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector Plus and others. Stay tuned for more updates on the Tata Harrier and Safari facelifts.
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