Tata Harrier already tested for 22 lakhs kilometer/10 years of ownership! [Video]

Tata Harrier is one of the most-awaited SUVs in the Indian market. After the popular launches like the Tiago and Nexon, Tata is now preparing the all-new SUV that will be known as the Harrier. The five-seater SUV has been spied on test at various locations and terrains in India. Tata is leaving no stone unturned to ensure top quality of the upcoming SUV.

In a new video, Tata reveals how the car is being tested on the 4-Poster test. It is a very critical test and test’s car’s durability over long distances. The Harrier can be seen on the 4-Poster test that simulates driving on the bad road surfaces for a prolonged period. As per Tata, the various tests done on the Harrier is equal to the car being driven for 22 lakh kilometres and about 10 years of ownership. The test also shows how durable the structure of the SUV is and how good the suspension is on the rough road conditions.

The Harrier will utilize the OMEGA platform of the manufacturer and will be the first vehicle based on the platform. OMEGA stands for Optimal Modular Efficient Global Architecture and is based on the Land Rover LS550 platform that underpins the likes of the Discovery Sport. To make the platform cost-effective, Tata has replaced the aluminium parts of the platform with high-tensile steel. This increases the weight marginally but brings down the cost by a good margin that will allow Tata to price the SUV competitively in the segment. There are many vital parts like the chassis rigidness, top-drawer suspension, steering response have been left untouched to keep the experience close to the premium Land Rover SUVs.

Tata Harrier already tested for 22 lakhs kilometer/10 years of ownership! [Video]

The Harrier will be launched in early 2019 and will become the new flagship of the brand. It will be positioned above the Hexa but will be a 5-seater SUV. It will take on the likes of the Hyundai Creta and the Jeep Compass in the Indian market. Tata will use the 2.0-litre Multijet engine from Fiat to power the new SUV. The engine generates around 140 Bhp and 320 Nm. While the 6-speed manual transmission will be standard, the 6-speed torque converter will be available with the top variants too.

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