Toyota has officially uncovered its 4th-gen Toyota Harrier SUV in Japan. It will be launched later this year in its home country Japan. The first-gen of Toyota Harrier was launched in the 1990s and formed the basis of the Lexus RX.
New-gen SUV is based on Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, and it is common to all the global models from Toyota. This new-gen SUV has much more dynamic design and gives the taste of Coupe look and a hugely raked rear windshield.
In the front end, Toyota Harrier has a stylish sleek pair of headlamps like Corolla Altis & grille, bumper having large air-dam with chrome finishing on its upper and lower edges. A long bonnet of the car provides the sportier look to it.
New Toyota Harrier has multi-spoke alloy wheels, chrome-plated door handles, and small rear quarter glass. At the rear side, it has new sleek LED tail-lamps with a light-strip that is connected to Toyota badge, roof-mounted spoiler with brake light, and a chrome-plated muffler tip.
Inside, Toyota Harrier has a large 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment screen placed above the center console, leather upholstery, touch-sensitive air-condition controls, the engine start-stop button is located at the lower side. The instrument cluster features twin dials and a large MID positioned in the middle. New-gen SUV also has an electrochromic panoramic sunroof, JBL audio system, Safety Sense collision mitigation system, digital rear-view mirror and much more. The hybrid model will also get a 100V AC/ 1,500W accessory power outlet.
The new Toyota Harrier will come in petrol & hybrid powertrains with an optional four-wheel-drive system. The standard petrol version has a 2.0-litre direct-injection four-cylinder unit which produces 171hp and 207Nm of peak torque and paired with a CVT gearbox as standard.
The hybrid version generates 178hp with 2.5-litre petrol engine and produces total power of 218hp with 88kW electric motor in 2WD. While the 4WD version has another 40Kw electric motor powering the rear axle, which generates 222hp of total power. The hybrid version is also paired with a CVT gearbox.
Toyota has not made any official announcement regarding its launch in India.