2023 Tata Harrier and Safari Achieve Five-Star Rating in Bharat NCAP Crash Tests!

2023 Tata Harrier and Safari Achieve Five-Star Rating in Bharat NCAP Crash Tests!

Tata Motors has set a significant milestone by securing a 5-star rating in the Bharat NCAP (BNCAP) crash safety tests, making the Tata Harrier and Safari SUVs the first cars to be assessed under the new protocol. This accomplishment reinforces Tata's reputation for superior build quality. Let's delve into the details of their performance and safety features.

Crash Test Ratings

The 2023 Tata Harrier and Safari have achieved a remarkable five-star rating in both Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) and Child Occupant Protection (COP) categories.

Adult Occupant Protection

  • Frontal Impact Test: Good protection for heads and necks of both front occupants. Marginal rating for the driver's chest and good for the co-driver. Good rating for co-driver's knees, while the driver's knees rated adequate. Good protection for driver's tibias.
  • Side Pole Test and Side Movable Deformable Barrier Test: Both tests showed good protection for the dummy's head, pelvis, and abdomen.
  • Scores: 14.08 out of 16 points in frontal offset test and a perfect 16 out of 16 points in the side movable deformable barrier test, resulting in a 5-star AOP rating.

Child Occupant Protection

  • Both three-year-old and 18-month-old child dummies are placed in rearward-facing child seats.
  • Scores: 23.45 out of 24 points in the dynamic score, 12 out of 12 points for Child Restraint System (CRS) installation, and a vehicle assessment score of 9 out of 13.

Safety Features On Board

Tata has equipped the Harrier and Safari with an extensive safety kit, including:

  • Six airbags
  • Electronic stability control
  • Hill start assist
  • ISOFIX child seat mounts
  • ABS with EBD
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) in higher-end variants
  • Front parking sensors
  • Electronic parking brake

The 5-star safety rating in Bharat NCAP crash tests solidifies Tata's commitment to passenger safety. The Harrier and Safari not only offer robust protection for adult occupants in various impact scenarios but also prioritize child occupant safety. With an array of safety features these SUVs present a compelling choice for safety-conscious consumers.

Price and Competition

  • Tata Harrier: Priced from Rs 15.49 lakh onwards, competes against MG Hector, Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, and Mahindra XUV700 5-seater.
  • Tata Safari: Starting from Rs 16.19 lakh (ex-showroom), rivals MG Hector Plus, Mahindra Scorpio N, Hyundai Alcazar, and Mahindra XUV700 7-seater.