Almost 2 years have passed since the launch of Tata Harrier. And now its brother ‘Gravitas’ is coming to the Indian market in May 2020. 2021 Tata Gravitas is the 7 seater version of Harrier. It was first showcased in the Geneva motor show in 2019 under the name of Buzzard. Gravitas is also built on the same platform called OMEGARC on which Harrier is made. The major difference between Harrier and Gravitas is the 3rd row of seats. If you are planning to make this all-new Gravitas your next SUV, you should know these 5 things about Gravitas before you buy it.
2021 Tata Gravitas: Size of the vehicle
Talking about the size of the Gravitas. It has the same length of wheelbase as of Harrier. However, to accommodate the 3rd row of seats, 65mm long overhang is provided. To provide sufficient headroom to the 3rd row of seats, the roof of Gravitas is 80 mm higher than Harrier. The Size of side mirrors on Gravitas has been reduced after complaints from the customers of Harrier.
Power House and performance
Gravitas uses the same Kryotec 2.0L turbocharged engine as used by the Harrier. It is the same engine that is used by the Jeep Compass and MG Hector. The engine was used in the Harrier was de-tuned to provide only 140 PS of power. However, Tata has returned the engine to provide 170 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque in Gravitas.
- Kryotec 2.0 L Turbocharged Engine
- 1956 cc in-line Four Cylinder
- 170 PS @ 3750 rpm
- 350 Nm @1750-2500 rpm
The Gravitas has a higher roof and a longer overhang than the Harrier which makes the looks of Gravitas more muscular and bigger. The increased weight and more power of the car induce the use of bigger wheels. Gravitas uses 18-inch wheels, unlike Harrier which uses 16-inch for some lower models and 17-inch for top models.
Comfort and Luxury
Tata Gravitas’ compartment is very spacious and comfortable. Tata is offering Gravitas with a 6 & 7 seater version. The 6-seater version has two captain seats in the 2nd row. The captain seats are not one-touch fold type and they do not fold completely. But Gravitas has so much space that you will have not any problem in going to the 3rd row of seats. The seats in the 3rd row are not fully comfortable for adults. Though the legroom is quite sufficient, under-thigh support is missing. The AC blower is provided on both sides along with its controls. Two cup holders and USB chargers are also available in the 3rd row of seats.
The dashboard of the Gravitas is the same as Harrier but uses a different coloring scheme. 8.8-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple car play along with 9 JBL speakers are provided. The Aero throttle styled hand brake of Harrier which gives a more sporty feel to the SUV is missing in the Gravitas. The handbrake is replaced by an electric brake.
2021 Tata Gravitas will rival the 7-seater SUVs that are currently leading the market. This includes Mahindra XUV500, MG Hector Plus, Toyota Fortuner. Depending upon the features added to it by Tata Motors, Gravitas may also challenge the likes of MG Gloster, Mahindra Alturas G4, and Ford Endeavour. Tata has not announced the price for Gravitas yet but it can be expected to be priced in the range of INR 20-30 lakhs.
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