Indian carmaker Tata Motors is set to introduce a facelifted model of its mid-size SUV Harrier next year, the company has already started testing the same. Spyshots of the facelifted SUV also hint that the car will also get a blind spot camera. This shows that the cameras have also been positioned in the wing mirrors of this new car. This indicates that the Tata Harrier facelifted SUV will be equipped with a 360-degree camera. Also, the Harrier facelift is expected to feature high-end driving assistance technology that will be launched on the Mahindra XUV 700 and the upcoming Hyundai Tucson.
These will be premium features: ADAS is also going to be seen in the facelift version of this SUV of Tata. Mahindra uses this feature in its XUV700 SUV. ADAS automatic emergency braking, high beam assist, traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control and driver dryness detection are also being offered. The Harrier Facelift will also be powered by the existing 2 L Fiat Multijet turbo diesel engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and torque converter automatic gearbox. The facelift model may also get the option of a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine. However, Tata Motors has not disclosed any information about the new turbo petrol engine.
The cars of Tata Motors have made a good hold in the Indian market and they are being sold a lot. The company's Harrier and Safari have made their place in the mid-size SUV space. The Harrier facelift will compete with cars like Hyundai Creta, Alcazar, Jeep Compass, Mahindra SUV 700 and MG Hector in this segment.
Tata's SUV Nexon has been India's best-selling SUV for the last several months. The popularity of Tata cars in the country is continuously increasing among the people.