Tata motors have finally launched their new Tata Safari 2021 after a long wait of 9 years. And with its launch, many unclear thoughts are developing between the new Tata Safari 2021 and its cousin Tata Harrier as both the cars look and feel quite similar from a common man’s perspective. To ease up your difficulty we bring you a quick specification comparison about what is the difference between these two cousins, and if you are thinking of buying any one of them, then which one to choose over the other.

Tata Safari 2021 Vs Tata Harrier Dimension comparison

Tata Safari 2021 measures 4,661mm in length, 1,894mm in width and 1,786mm in height. Whereas the Tata Harrier measures 4,598mm in length, 1,894mm in height and 1,706mm in height. While the wheelbase of both cars remains the same at 2,741mm.   

Tata Safari 2021Tata Harrier
Length4,661 mm4,598 mm
Width1,894 mm1,894 mm
Height1,786 mm1,706 mm
Wheelbase2,741 mm2,741 mm

But keep in mind the Tata Safari 2021 comes in as a 3-row model having 6/7 seats while the smaller Tata Harries only carries 5 seats, the 63mm difference doesn’t look much for including the 3rd row.

Comfort and Safety features

Tata Safari comparison in feature aspect, the story remains quite similar with both the cars carrying almost the same features like the 7-inch digital instrument cluster, 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system integrated with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, 9-speaker audio system by JBL, various drive modes, 6-way adjustable driver seats, a large panoramic sunroof, XENON HID projector headlamps, auto-dimming IRVM. Aside from that, the Tata safari gets larger 18-inch alloy wheels compared to the 17-inch alloy wheel in the Tata Harrier.

Talking about the safety feature both the cars get 6 airbags, ABS with EBS, traction control, electronic stability control, rollover mitigation system, rear parking sensor and reavers camera, hill hold control and decent. In addition to these features, the Tata Safari 2021 also get rear disc brakes and electronic parking brakes.

Engine option and pricing

As both the cars are built on the same OmegaArc platform the engine specs are also to remain the same, with a 2.0-litre Kryotec diesel engine capable of producing upto 170PS of power and optimum torque of 350Nm, which come along coupled with either a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission gearbox.

Tata Safari 2021Tata Harrier
Engine2.0-litre Kryotec diesel2.0-litre Kryotec diesel
Transmission6-speed MT/AT6-speed MT/AT

As for the pricing the recently launched Tata Safari 2021 is priced at Rs 14.69 lakh for the base variant XE and Rs 21.45 for the feature-rich XZA+ variant. While the Tata Harrier is priced at Rs 14.00 lakh for the base XE variant and Rs 20.46 lakh for the feature-rich XZA+ variant.


Both the cars showcase almost the same spec sheet from the design, dimensions, interior, features to the engine options. The only benefit of the new 2021 Tata Safari over the Harrier is the 3rd seating row which is selective in nature as some people might prefer it some won’t, however, the Safari also has the option of the 6-seat variant with 2 captain seats in the middle row but will cost you much more than usual.