The 2024 Toyota Harrier is a mid-size crossover SUV with almost 30 years of manufacturing. This model was limited to Toyopet Store dealerships in Japan and is popular. From March 1998 to December 2008, the Harrier was exported as the Lexus RX. Since 2014, the Harrier has been sold separately from the Lexus RX with different appearance and characteristics.
Toyota Harriers are sleek and modern, with aerodynamics and crossover silhouettes. Its strong 4-cylinder petrol engine gives exceptional performance and mileage. The Harrier has a luxurious cabin and a smooth ride. Additionally, the Harrier has modern driver-aid and safety systems for a safe ride.
This Post covers the Toyota Harrier’s dimensions, ground clearance, trunk space, tyre size, engine, performance, expected debut date, and Indian price. We’ll also compare it against mid-size crossover SUVs.
2024 Toyota Harrier Dimensions
The 2024 Toyota Harrier is 4,740 mm long, 1,855 mm wide, and 1,660 mm tall. It features a 2,690-mm wheelbase and a 5.5-m minimum turning radius. The Harrier’s curb weight is 1,610 kg for FWD vehicles and 1,680 kg for 4WD models.
2024 Toyota Harrier Ground Clearance
This Toyota Harrier features 195 mm ground clearance for both FWD and 4WD variants. Most road conditions and minor obstructions can be handled with this. The Harrier lacks low-range gearboxes, locking differentials, and hill descent control, making it unsuitable for serious off-roading.
The Toyota Harrier’s boot holds 487 litres with seats in. Folding the second-row seats increases capacity to 909 litres. The boot has a wide opening and low loading lip, making it practical. Side and boot floor storage boxes are also on the Harrier.
All Toyota Harrier models have 18-inch alloy wheels2. Both FWD and 4WD use 225/60 R18 tyres. Good grip and stability make the tyres excellent for city and highway driving. Under the boot floor is a Harrier spare tyre of the same size.
2024 Toyota Harrier Engine
A 2.0-litre 4-cylinder DOHC engine develops 173 PS at 6,600 rpm and 203 Nm at 4,400-4,900 rpm in the Toyota Harrier. The engine’s direct shift CVT transmission provides smooth acceleration. Variable valve timing (VVT-i) improves engine performance and efficiency.
The Toyota Harrier can reach 100 km/h in 11.5 seconds for FWD and 11.8 seconds for 4WD. FWD and 4WD vehicles have electronic speed limits of 180 km/h. Fuel consumption is 14.7 km/l for FWD and 15.4 for 4WD.
2024 Toyota Harrier Expected Launch Date and Price in India
India should get the Toyota Harrier by late 2023 or early 2024. It should cost Rs 17.81–24.71 Lakh (ex-showroom). Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass, Skoda Karoq, and Volkswagen Tiguan are mid-size crossover SUV competitors for the Harrier.
Here is a comparison table that shows some of the key specifications of the Toyota Harrier and its competitors:
|Toyota Harrier||2.0L Petrol||173 PS||203 Nm||CVT||14.7-15.4 km/l||Rs 17.81-24.71 Lakh|
|Hyundai Tucson||2.0L Petrol||152 PS||192 Nm||6-Speed AT||12.95 km/l||Rs 22.55-23.52 Lakh|
|Jeep Compass||1.4L Petrol||163 PS||250 Nm||7-Speed DCT||14.1 km/l||Rs 16.99-24.99 Lakh|
|Skoda Karoq||1.5L Petrol||150 PS||250 Nm||7-Speed DSG||14.49 km/l||Rs 24.99 Lakh|
|Volkswagen Tiguan||2.0L Petrol||190 PS||320 Nm||7-Speed DSG||13 km/l||Rs 28-31 Lakh|
The Toyota Harrier is a premium crossover SUV that offers a blend of sleekness and modernity with a touch of sophistication. It has a powerful and efficient engine, a smooth and comfortable ride, a luxurious and spacious interior, and a range of advanced safety and drive assist features.