Tata Motors rolled out 3 new variants for its Harrier SUV recently. The new Tata Harrier variants, namely XZS, XZS Dual Tone and XZS Dark Edition, have been appended between its XZ and XZ+ trims. These will be offered both in manual and automatic transmissions. The auto giant last month announced two new colours for the model. This time it introduced three new variants, with an objective to provide more options to its customers.
The past few months saw a range of auto manufacturers bringing all-black themed versions of their car models to the Indian markets. Jeep brand introduced its Compass Night Eagle while Tata Motors themselves launched a Dark Edition of their Safari SUV. Moreover, Hyundai Creta was also seen following their footsteps with the launch of its Knight Edition recently. And now, the Tata Harrier also steps into the trend, presenting its XZS Dark Edition variant to the customers.
The new variants of Tata Harrier come with some additional features apart from those seen in its lower-spec trims. These include R17 dual-tone diamond-cut alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof, 6-way power-adjustable driver seat with lumbar support along with auto-dimming IRVM. However, some features like ventilated driver and co-driver seats and iRA connected car tech are still missing in them.
Speaking of the features that come standard with these new variants, these include Xenon HID projector headlamps, electrically foldable ORVMs, LED DRLs with integrated turn indicators and front fog lamps with cornering function. The interiors of the new Tata Harrier variants feature an 8.8-inch floating island touchscreen infotainment system, a 7-inch TFT instrument display, a JBL sound system, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, air purifier and fully automatic temperature control with HVAC.
In terms of safety, the new variants of Tata Harrier come equipped with 6 airbags, hill hold assist, hill-descent control, traction control, ESP (electronic stability program), off-road ABS, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, reverse parking camera and sensors and corner stability control.
Coming to the mechanical specs, the Tata Harrier variants are powered by the same 2.0L Kryotec turbocharged diesel engine. It delivers an output of 170ps and 350Nm of peak torque. It is coupled with a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.
The Tata Harrier price range for the new variants lies between Rs 20 lakhs to Rs 21.6 lakhs.