Tata Safari and Harrier SUV Receive 5-Star Rating in Bharat NCAP Crash Test
The Safari and the Harrier both scored 30.08 out of 32 points for adult occupant protection and 44.54 out of 49 points for child occupant protection.
Tata Motors' flagship SUVs, the Safari and the Harrier, have become the first vehicles to receive a 5-star safety rating from Bharat NCAP, India's independent safety assessment authority.
The Safari and the Harrier both scored 30.08 out of 32 points for adult occupant protection and 44.54 out of 49 points for child occupant protection. They received a perfect score in the side impact test and a good score in the frontal offset impact test.
Both SUVs are equipped with a range of safety features, including:
- Seven airbags (six standard and one optional)
- Electronic stability control
- Traction control
- ABS with EBD
- Hill hold assist
- ISOFIX child seat mounts
The Safari is priced between ₹15.49 lakh and ₹26.44 lakh, while the Harrier is priced between ₹16.19 lakh and ₹27.34 lakh. Both SUVs are powered by a 2.0-liter diesel engine that produces 168 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque.
The 5-star rating is a significant achievement for Tata Motors and is a testament to the company's commitment to safety. It is also a positive development for the Indian automotive industry as it raises the bar for safety standards.
Impact on the Indian automotive market
The 5-star rating for the Safari and the Harrier is likely to have a positive impact on the Indian automotive market. It will likely encourage more consumers to choose these vehicles, as they will be seen as being safer than other options on the market.
The 5-star rating could also lead to other automakers in India increasing the safety features of their vehicles. As consumers become more aware of the importance of safety, they are likely to demand safer vehicles from automakers.
The 5-star rating for the Tata Safari and the Harrier is a major milestone for the Indian automotive industry. It is a sign that India is taking road safety seriously and that automakers are committed to building safer vehicles.