Tata Motors has unveiled the facelifted versions of its flagship SUVs, the Harrier and the Safari, in India. The updated models come with significant changes in terms of design, features and technology. The company has also revised the variant names and prices of both the SUVs.
The facelifted Tata Harrier and Safari have been launched at an introductory price of Rs 15.49 lakh and Rs 16.19 lakh respectively (ex-showroom). The prices are valid for a limited period and are expected to increase soon. The SUVs are priced at a premium over the outgoing models but pack in a lot more tech than before.
What’s New In The Exterior Of The Tata Harrier And Safari Facelift?
The exterior of the Tata Harrier and Safari facelift has been refreshed with new styling elements and features. Both SUVs now sport a full-width lightbar on the top of the grille, which connects the LED DRLs. The main headlamps are positioned lower down and have different shapes for each SUV. The Harrier gets triangular housings while the Safari gets rectangular ones.
The front bumpers have also been redesigned with new fog lamps and faux skid plates. The rear end gets revised tail lamps with a lightbar element and new bumpers as well. Both SUVs also get new alloy wheel designs and colour options. The Dark Edition variants are also available for both the SUVs, which offer an all-black theme inside and out.
What’s New In The Interior Of The Tata Harrier And Safari Facelift?
The interior of the Tata Harrier and Safari facelift has been overhauled with a new dashboard design and more tech. The highlight is the new 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which supports wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, along with iRA connected car features. The system also offers a 360-degree camera view, navigation, voice recognition and more.
Another new feature is the 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, which displays various information such as speed, rpm, fuel level, trip details, tyre pressure and more. The cluster also shows the feed from the blind spot monitor cameras, which are integrated into the ORVMs.
The facelifted SUVs also get new features such as:
- Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), which include adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking and more.
- Powered tailgate with hands-free opening and closing function.
- Panoramic sunroof with mood lighting.
- Electronic parking brake with auto hold function.
- Ventilated front seats and second row seats (Safari only).
- Powered driver seat with memory function.
- Wireless charger, air purifier, ambient lighting and more.
The facelifted SUVs also get different interior themes for each trim level, which are called Persona by Tata Motors. The themes include Smart (black), Pure (beige), Adventure (brown), Fearless (blue) and Accomplished (white).
What’s Under The Hood Of The Tata Harrier And Safari Facelift?
The Tata Harrier and Safari facelift continue to be powered by the same 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that produces 168 bhp and 350 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. There are no changes in the performance or fuel efficiency figures of the SUVs.
The Tata Harrier is offered in five variants – XE, XM, XT+, XZ+ and XZA+. The Tata Safari is offered in six variants – XE, XM, XT+, XZ+, XZA+ and Adventure Persona Edition. Both SUVs come with multiple drive modes – Eco, City and Sport – as well as terrain response modes – Normal, Rough and Wet.