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2021 TATA SAFARI VS TATA HARRIER COMPARISON

2021 tata safari
2021 tata safari

2021 TATA SAFARI VS TATA HARRIER COMPARISON

In this post today, I would like to compare the existing TATA HARRIER and the new upcoming 2021 TATA SAFARI SUVs

COMPARISON

First, let’s talk about the similarities between the harrier and the safari both the harrier and the safari are based on the omega arc platform which is derived from the land rover discovery sports d8 platform both the SUVs also share various components such as the bonnet front bumper front wheel arches and fenders front doors and even key components such as the turbo-diesel engine and front suspension on the inside too the harrier and the safari get similar front seats while also offering a power driver seat an 8.8-inch touchscreen pro image system a semi-digital instrument cluster and the exact same steering wheel the dashboard panels and the door panels are also identical except for the different color scheme.

DIFFERENCES

Now let’s start with the differences starting from the front the new 2021 TATA SAFARI gets a different grille treatment when you compare with the harriers while the harrier features a typical honeycomb grille pattern the safari gets chrome finished tri-arrow design pattern on the upper grille however the led DRLS and the headlamp setup remain exactly the same on both the cars both cars get bison on headlamps on the top-spec XT XZ and the XZ plus variants while also offering halogen high beam and halogen fog lamps.

TATA HARRIER 2021 VS TATA SAFARI 2021
TATA HARRIER 2021 VS TATA SAFARI 2021

moving towards the sides it is quite evident that the 2021 TATA SAFARI is longer than the HARRIER the 2021 TATA SAFARI is exactly six centimeters longer than the harrier and eight centimeters taller than the harrier this is largely due to the longer body and overhang to accommodate the third row of seats however the significant addition on the tata safari are the long roof rails and the stepped roof while the top-spec variants of both the HARRIER and the safari spot the exact same design alloy wheels the harrier get 17-inch wheels whereas the safari will get 18-inch wheels talking about the wheels the tata safari will also get all-wheel disc brakes as standard across all variants whereas the harrier provides rear drum brakes coming to the rear while the harrier and the safari sport a similar design language for the tailgate the safari gets a more upright rear windshield  while also getting different treatment for the tail lamps getting inside both these cars as I already said both the cars share the exact same dashboard layout and door panels however while the harrier features a brown and black interior theme as standard on the standard variants with only the dark edition and the camo edition featuring an all-black cabin the all-new 2021 TATA SAFARI will get a black and oyster white color theme for the interior while both the cars offer the exact same 8.8-inch touchscreen system only the safari top-spec variants will get connected car features through the IRA connect what three words and the connect next app suite similar to the TATA HARRIER the safari will also get 9 JBL speakers including a subwoofer and automatic climate control which can be controlled using voice commands however the 2021 TATA SAFARI will get a separate blower fan speed control for the third row for which the ac vents will be mounted on the c pillar.

The big differences between the harrier and the safari start from the second row while the TATA HARRIER provides a three-seater bench seat for the second row the safari also gets the option of captain chairs for the second row apart from the regular three-seat bench for easy English and aggress to the third row the safari will also offer easy tumble down function for the second row and unlike the TATA HARRIER the safari second row will also have the option of recline and slide adjustment while the TATA HARRIER offers a panoramic sunroof on the XT plus and the XZ plus variants the new safari will offer panoramic sunroof on the top-spec XT and XZ variants next come the powertrain.

Powertrain

The 2021 TATA SAFARI and the HARRIER both will feature the exact same two-liter four-cylinder cryo-tech turbo diesel engine which produces 170 pHs of maximum power and newton meters of maximum torque through either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox both cars also get multiple drive modes including

2021 TATA SAFARI THREE MODES

  • ECONOMY MODES
  • CITY MODES
  • SPORTS MODES

TATA SAFARI 2021

Top-spec variants feature terrain response modes

  • WET MODES
  • ROUGH ROAD MODES
  • HILL MODES

Standard safety features on both cars will include

2021 TATA SAFARI FEATURES

  • DUAL AIR BAGS + EBD
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM
  • TRACTION CONTROL
  • HILL HOLD
  • ROLLOVER MITIGATION
  • ELECTRONIC BRAKE PRE-FILL
  • ELECTRONIC BRAKE DISK WIPING
  • ENGINE DRAG TORQUE CONTROL
  • ISOFIX CHILD SEAT MOUNTS
Tata Safari 2021 OFFICIAL IMAGETata Safari 2021 OFFICIAL IMAGE
Tata Safari 2021 OFFICIAL IMAGE Tata Safari 2021 OFFICIAL IMAGE

However only the 2021 TATA SAFARI top-spec XT and XZ variants will offer an electronic parking brake with auto-hold function while both the harrier and the safari top-spec variants will offer six airbags the curtain airbags on the safari will extend up to the third row talking about boot space the TATA HARRIER as standard offers 425 liters of luggage capacity with some additional storage space under the boot floor for additional luggage capacity the TATA HARRIER top-spec variants also offer 60:40 split-folding function for the second row which can increase the luggage space up to 810 liters the 2021 TATA SAFARI, on the other hand, offers the third row due to which the luggage capacity is limited up to 100 liters with a full house of passengers however the third row of the tata safari offers a 50:50 split-folding function due to which the luggage capacity can be increased to around 650 liters despite accommodating passengers on the first and second rows

The seven-seat version of the 2021 TATA SAFARI is also likely to offer 60:40 split-folding second-row seats which can easily extend the luggage capacity up to 1000 liters additionally unlike the TATA HARRIER, the NEW 2021 TATA SAFARI also offers roof rails that can hold up to 75 kilos of weight which can be utilized with a full load of passengers inside the car

VARIANTS

Talking about the variants the tata header is available in nine variants in total including the XE, XM, XT, XT plus XZ, XZ plus for the manual and the XMA, XZA, XZA plus for the automatic range additionally, the HARRIER also offers a special dark and camo additions from the XT variant onwards, on the other hand, the tata safari is likely to be offered in four variants for the manual range including the XE, XM, XT and XZ an automatic gearbox is likely to be offered on the XM and the XZ variants.

PRICE

Finally talking about pricing the TATA HARRIER starts from rupees 13.84 lakh ex-showroom for the entry-level XE manual variant and goes up to rupees 18.9 lakh showroom for the top-spec manual XZ plus variant, the automatic range starts from rupees 16.4 lakh ex-showroom for the XMA variant and goes up to rupees 19.9 lakh for the top specs XZA plus variant, the 2021 TATA SAFARI on the other hand is expected to be priced around rupees 1.3 to 1.5 lakh more than the TATA HARRIER which will make it an ideal competitor to the Toyota Innova mg hector plus and the Mahindra xuv500 so, people who are in the market for a cool looking tough rugged spacious and premium 5 seat SUV can surely shortlist the tata harrier however if you like the tata harrier and are looking for better flexibility and a more rugged feel compared to the Toyota Innova then the tata safari should be your pick so do let me know in the comment section below what do you think about this comparison between the tata safari and the Harrier.

2021 TATA SAFARI VS TATA HARRIER COMPARISION

Overview:

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Length (mm)
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Width (mm)
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Height (mm)
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Fuel Tank Capacity

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Fuel tank capacity
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Engine Displacement
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8 Automatic Transmission
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Max. Power
(PS @ rpm)
170
PS @ XX
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Max Torque
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Suspension
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Tyre and Wheel

18-inch Wheels

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Front and Rear Brakes-

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Wheel Base

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Driveline
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