Tata Motors has lifted the curtain on the eagerly awaited 2023 Tata Harrier, providing an in-depth look at the feature offerings across its range of variants. The latest Harrier is set to make a statement with its impressive design revamp and an array of cutting-edge technological amenities. With prices estimated to kick off at Rs. 15 lakh (ex-showroom), it’s poised to compete fiercely in the market against vehicles such as the MG Hector, Mahindra XUV700, Hyundai CRETA, and Kia Seltos.
Smart and Pure Variants: Entry-Level Excellence
The entry-level Smart variant of the 2023 Tata Harrier sets a solid foundation, offering key features that include LED projector headlights complete with connected LED DRLs, a 7.0-inch digital driver’s display, automatic AC for climate control, and a comprehensive safety package of six airbags. However, it’s important to note that this variant does not include front fog lamps or an infotainment panel.
Stepping up, the Pure variant builds upon the foundation established by the Smart trim. It introduces a significant enhancement in the form of a 10.25-inch touchscreen system, steering-mounted audio controls for added convenience, a rear-view camera for improved visibility, and a rear window wiper complete with a washer for practicality.
Adventure Trim: Elevating the Experience
For those who seek a more premium experience, the Adventure trim brings a series of alluring additions. This includes striking 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, leatherette seat upholstery for enhanced comfort, cruise control for extended journeys, push-button start/stop for effortless ignition, and multi-color mood lighting to set the ambiance. Additionally, the Adventure trim introduces practicality with a rear defogger.
It’s important to highlight that this variant also incorporates multi-drive modes and terrain response modes, enhancing its adaptability to varying driving conditions. For those seeking an extra layer of sophistication and safety, the Adventure+ variant goes a step further with features like a panoramic sunroof for an expansive view and advanced safety technologies including a 360-degree-view camera and an electronic parking brake with auto-hold.
Fearless Variant: Fully Loaded and Ready to Impress
The top-tier Fearless variant is engineered to impress. It caters to a dynamic and discerning audience with a comprehensive set of features. This includes dynamic turn indicators that welcome and bid farewell with animated flair, a generously proportioned 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, front seats that are powered and ventilated for maximum comfort, dual-zone AC for personalized climate control, and hill descent control for added safety during challenging descents.
Stepping into the Fearless+ model takes the opulence up a notch. It introduces a gesture-controlled powered tailgate for hands-free accessibility, an upgraded 10-speaker JBL sound system for an immersive auditory experience, and a comprehensive suite of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) features to enhance safety and convenience.
Powertrain and Launch Expectations
Beneath the stylish exterior, the 2023 Tata Harrier is driven by a robust 2.0-liter diesel engine capable of delivering 167.6hp of power and a substantial 350Nm of torque. It offers the flexibility of choice between a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox to cater to individual driving preferences.
Enthusiasts can anticipate the updated Tata Harrier’s arrival in the coming weeks, with bookings already open for a token amount of Rs. 25,000. The variant-wise feature offerings ensure there’s an option for every kind of Harrier enthusiast, making this SUV a strong contender in the market.