The latest spy shots of the 2024 Tata Harrier facelift reveal a transformed front fascia with intriguing resemblances to the Nexon and Nexon EV models. Notable changes include sleek LED DRLs, a split-headlight setup, and vertically stacked LED headlights.
Cabin Upgrades Galore
Inside the Harrier, expect significant cabin upgrades, including a redesigned dashboard and an eye-catching two-spoke steering wheel featuring a backlit Tata logo. A larger touchscreen infotainment system, likely a 13.1-inch unit, is spotted in recent test mule sightings. Anticipated features include a digital driver’s display, wireless phone charging, ventilated front seats, and push-button start/stop.
Enhanced Safety and Tech
Safety is a priority with six airbags, electronic stability program (ESP), a 360-degree camera, and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) expected in the facelifted Harrier.
Petrol Engine Introduction: Performance Boost
New 1.5-Litre Turbo-Petrol Engine
The Harrier facelift is set to introduce a new 1.5-liter turbo-petrol engine with 170PS of power and 280Nm of torque. This engine is likely to be available with both manual and DCT automatic transmissions.
Diesel Power Retained
The existing 2.0-liter diesel unit, known for its robust performance with 170PS and 350Nm of torque, is expected to continue. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual and automatic.
Launch and Pricing: What to Expect
Early 2024 Arrival
Enthusiasts can anticipate the launch of the facelifted Harrier in the early part of the next year.
Modest Premium Expected
While specific pricing details are yet to be confirmed, the facelifted Harrier is likely to command a modest premium over the current model, which is priced between Rs 15.20 lakh and Rs 24.27 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Competition in the SUV Market
Challenging Rivals Ahead
The 2024 Tata Harrier facelift will face formidable competition, including the Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector, Jeep Compass, and the top variants of the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos in the Indian SUV market.