Hyundai Creta has been in the market for 4 years as of now.There will be a direct and most toughest rival for Creta in the form of Kia Seltos.But the price at which Hyundai Creta falls makes it compete with large SUVs including Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass and MG Hector.So here are some of the reasons why you can consider buying Tata Harrier over Hyundai Creta.
1. Premium Interiors
The first reason is premium and luxurious interiors of Tata Harrier.Although, Creta has got a very upmarket cabin as well with perfect use of leather all around.Harrier features signature oak brown interior colour scheme with Premium Benecke-Kaliko Oak Brown Perforated Leather Seat Upholstery & Door Pad Inserts.The fit and finish quality of materials is also very good in both these SUVs.The premium interiors of Harrier are accentuated by floating 8.8 inch infotainment system, semi digital instrument cluster, uniquely designed parking brake.
2. Better Space and Comfort
In terms of overall space, Tata Harrier takes the lead.It is much more spacious than Creta thanks to bigger dimensions.When it comes to the width of the cabin, Harrier’s width is 1894 mm while that of Creta is 1780 mm which means that Harrier wider by 114 mm.Both these SUVs are offering best in class comfort and Harrier has got very big and comfortable seats as well.Although Creta’s driver seat is electrically adjustable while that of Harrier is manually operated.
3. Big Infotainment System
Tata Harrier comes with a 8.8 inch elating island type touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay, android auto and all modern connectivity options.It also gets 9 JBL Speakers as well.It is very responsive and recently it got much better with a software update as well.
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4. Build Quality
Tata Harrier features IMPACT 2.0 Design and is built up on OMEGA ARC (Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced Architecture) platform which is derived from Land Rover’s D8 architecture.This chassis has been designed and developed jointly by Tata and Jaguar Land Rover.While Creta is built up on HIVE body structure with the use of high strength steel and advanced high strength steel.
5. Value For Money
Although Tata Harrier is slightly priced premium over Hyundai Creta, but offers more value for money than Creta.The price for Creta starts from Rs. 9.99 Lakhs and goes upto Rs. 15.65 Lakhs while Harrier begins from 13 Lakhs and over decent features right from the base model which makes it a value for money offering.
6. Terrain Management System
Before the launch of Harrier, Tata teased Harrier a number of times testing on different terrains.Tata Harrier features three different modes including Normal, Wet and Rough modes.Creta doesnt offers such modes while the upcoming Kia Seltos will be featuring drive modes as well.
7. Safety features
Tata Harrier boasts a number of safety equipments including 6 airbags, Electronic Stability Control with over 14 functions, ISOFIX child seat mounts, Hill Hold Assist, Hill Descent Control, Roll Over Mitigation, Electronic Traction Control, Front fog lamps with cornering function, corner stability management, hydraulic brake assist among others.
8. Better Cargo Space and Ground Clearance
Not only the Tata Harrier is feature loaded, value for money, safer but at the same time, it also a more than adequate boot space of 425 litres and ground clearance of 205 mm which helps to avoid large bumper and potholes.
9. Powerful Engine
Tata Harrier gets only a 2.0 L Diesel engine paired to 6 speed manual engine option but coming to the power and torque figures, it is much more powerful than Creta’s Diesel engine.
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