23 Feb 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Tata Motors recently launched the all-new 2021 Tata Safari in the Indian market. The price of the new 2021 Tata Safari starts at Rs. 14.69 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. At this price point, its base variant is just 70,000 rupees more expensive than the Tata Harrier. Also, the new-generation Safari is based on the Tata Harrier. Both these SUVs share a lot of things with each other and so we thought of comparing them. So, here we have a spec-based comparison of the New 2021 Tata Safari vs Tata Harrier.
New 2021 Tata Safari vs Tata Harrier - Dimensions
|Dimensions||Tata Safari||Tata Harrier|
|Length||4661 mm||4598 mm|
|Width||1894 mm||1894 mm|
|Height||1786 mm||1706 mm|
|Wheelbase||2741 mm||2741 mm|
|Boot Space||73-litres (with all seats up)|
447-litres (with third-row folded)
910-litres ( with second and third-row folded)
810-litres with second-row folded
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50-litres||50-litres|
|Tyre Size (top model)||235/60 R18||235/65 R17|
The new 2021 Tata Safari is essentially an extended seven-seater version of the Tata Harrier. The new Safari is 63 mm longer and 80 mm taller than the Harrier. The ground clearance of the SUV is rated at 200 mm and it sits on a 2741 mm long wheelbase, which is the same as the Harrier.
New Safari vs Harrier - Engine and Transmission Options
|Model||Tata Safari||Tata Harrier|
|Diesel Engine||2.0-litre turbocharged diesel||2.0-litre turbocharged diesel|
|Maximum Power||170 PS||170 PS|
|Maximum Torque||350 Nm||350 Nm|
|Manual Gearbox||6-speed Manual||6-speed Manual|
|Automatic Gearbox||6-speed torque converter||6-speed torque converter|
Just like the underpinnings, the new Safari also share its mechanicals with the Tata Harrier. This means that both these SUVs are powered by the same BS6 compliant 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. This oil-burner churns out 170 PS of maximum power and a whopping 350 Nm of peak torque. The diesel motor comes mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and they get a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission too.
New 2021 Tata Safari vs Tata Harrier - Price Comparison
|Tata Safari||Price (Ex-showroom Delhi)||Tata Harrier||Price (Ex-showroom Delhi)|
|Manual Variants||Rs. 14.69 lakhs - Rs. 20.20 lakhs||Manual Variants||Rs. 13.99 lakhs - Rs. 19.24 lakhs|
|Automatic Variants||Rs. 17.25 lakhs - Rs. 21.45 lakhs||Automatic Variants||Rs. 16.50 lakhs - Rs. 20.45 lakhs|
The price of the new 2021 Tata Safari ranges between Rs. 14.69 lakhs - Rs. 21.45 lakhs while the price of the Harrier ranges between Rs. 13.99 lakhs - Rs. 20.45 lakhs. All prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi. So, the most obvious reason to choose a Safari over the Harrier is that it has three-row of seats and feels more up-market. Which one between these two SUVs will be your personal pick? Do feel free to share with all of us in the comments below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.
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