Tata new-age product line-up is extremely attractive, and there is a wide range of choice now. With the new car launches like the Tata Harrier and the Hexa in the same model line up as the iconic Tata Safari Storme, choosing the right SUV from the Tata brand can become a task. Well, we are here to make that choice easy for you. If you are out in the market and are planning to buy a Tata SUV but are confused between the three vehicles, here is something to make your decision easy.
Tata Safari Storme
Who should buy? People looking for a rugged off-roader and a powerful highway cruiser
Tata Safari is the only car among the three that comes with a low-range transfer case, which makes its off-roading capability extremely good and better than the other two. Tata Safari Storme is also available in the 4X2 models and looks exceptionally rugged. It will suit the people who want to use the vehicle on rough roads. The Tata Safari Storme 4X4 is only available with the Varicor 400 engine.
It is the same 2.2-litre engine that also powers the Tata Hexa and is much more potent than the Tata Harrier’s engine. The 2.2-litre diesel engine powering the Safari Storme 4X4 churns out a maximum power of 154 Bhp and a peak torque of 400 Nm. It gets a 6-speed transmission. The 4X4 Safari Storme is priced at Rs. 16.16 lakh, ex-Delhi.
Who should buy? New-age and young buyers who want a good looking daily driving vehicle with highway capabilities
The Tata Harrier was launched recently in the Indian market and it offers incredible value-for-money. The Harrier looks unique with its new-age front-end design that houses the LED DRLs and the headlamps separately. The Harrier also offers a modern-age instrument cluster with a 7.1-inch LCD screen and segment-leading touchscreen infotainment system with a 9-speaker system with a sub-woofer.
The Harrier is a five-seater vehicle that does not come with a 4WD set-up. It is perfect for the customers who want to go away for the occasional highway drives and roam around on the city roads most of the time. Also, the Harrier is only offered with a manual transmission at the moment. It gets powered by a 2.0-litre KRYOTEC engine that develops a maximum power of 138 Bhp and 350 Nm. Prices start from Rs. 12.69 lakhs.
Who should buy? Family car buyers who want maximum comfort and a capable vehicle
The Tata Hexa is a 7-seater vehicle that can fit big families without much problem. The Hexa also looks quite good, especially with its sleek European design. The Tata Hexa offers a comfortable cabin space. Tata also offers a 4WD system with the Hexa and it comes with an automatic hill descent system too. Prices start from Rs. 12.99 lakhs.
The Tata Hexa is offered with the 2.2-litre diesel engine that is available with two states of tunes. The lower variants get the 148 Bhp – 320 Nm version while the top-end variants offer 154 Bhp – 400 Nm. It 320 Nm version gets a 5-speed transmission while the more powerful version of the engine gets a 6-speed transmission. There is also a 6-speed automatic transmission available with the Hexa 4X2 variants.