Tata Harrier Silently Upgraded, MG Hector Effect?

by Vivaan Khatri | 13/07/2019
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Tata Motors has silently bestowed upon the Tata Harrier a slew of updates, which could have been warranted by the decent response that the recently launched MG Hector has garnered

Tata Harrier is Tata Motors' first big launch in 2019. Introduced in January this year, the Tata Harrier has soon established its place in the market. The new SUV has attracted a great number of customers. After studying the customer responses, Tata Motor has decided to make some improvement to the NVH control package, steering and clutch system.

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Tata Harrier will receive minor updates regarding the NVH level, steering and clutch

First of all, Tata Motors has paid attention to Harrier’s noise insulation level which is considered a shortcoming of the SUV. Besides, the homegrown manufacturer has also worked on improving the feedback of the soft-touch clutch unit. The steering has also been given adjustments regarding its responsiveness. These updates will be available not only for the new Harrier but also for the sold units. Customers can take their Harrier to the dealerships for getting these upgrades made to their SUVs. Moreover, Tata Motors also offers improvement for the 8.8-inch touchscreen display to eradicate some niggles.

Besides these mechanical and technological updates on the Harrier, Tata Motor also offers new dual-tone interior colour scheme on the XT and XZ variants. The new dual interior scheme demands an extra cost of around Rs 30,000 – Rs 40,000 over the regular version.

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Tata Harrier’s touchscreen display is also listed for updating

Tata Harrier is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder Kryotec diesel engine. This engine provides a maximum power of 140 PS and a peak torque of 350 Nm. It is paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Earlier Tata updates for the Nexon to better compete with other sub-four-meter SUVs. Tata Harrier is the next to get updated. This SUV is also facing stiff competition from newly-arrived models like MG Hector and could soon even face heat from the Kia Seltos. By the end of this year, Tata Motors will introduce the seven-seater version of the Harrier, codenamed Buzzard. Next year, Tata is expected to introduce the petrol version of the Harrier along with a six-speed automatic transmission option. Tata Harrier’s price ranges from Rs. 13.0 lakh to Rs 16.76 lakh. It competes also competes with the top-end trims of the Hyundai Creta and the Jeep Compass. For more updates on new cars in the market, please visit IndiaAuto.com

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