2021 Tata Safari price, variants explained

2021 Tata Safari price, variants explained

25th Feb 2021 9:00 am

New Safari available in a choice of seven variants – XE, XM, XT, XT+, XZ, XZ+ and XZ+ Adventure Edition.

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The new Tata Safari is now on sale in India with prices starting from Rs 14.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Revealed back in January, the new Safari, unlike its predecessor is a front wheel drive, monocoque SUV, sharing its underpinnings with the Tata Harrier. Styling too is quite similar to the Harrier though the Safari is longer and sports a different rear end design to accommodate the third row of seats along with a few other design touches.

  • New Safari powered by 170hp 2.0-litre diesel engine
  • Gearbox options include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic
  • Prices range from Rs 14.69-21.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
  • Adventure Edition package  adds darkened cosmetic bits, brown upholstery to fully-loaded XZ+

Buyers have a choice of 7 variants to choose from with the fully-loaded variant offered in an additional Adventure Edition with minor cosmetic tweaks. Here is a look at what each variant has to offer for the price:

Tata Safari XE (Rs 14.69 lakh)

  • Tilt & Telescopic adjust steering
  • Projector headlamps
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Dual Airbags
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Hill hold control
  • Traction control
  • Roll over mitigation
  • Corner stability control
  • ABS with EBD
  • Four-wheel disc brakes
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Remote central locking
  • Power Windows
  • Reclining 2nd row seat backrest
  • Air conditioning with vents for 2nd and 3rd row
  • 50:50 split folding third row
  • 12V power outlet in 2nd & 3rd Row
  • Boss Mode – co-driver seat adjustment from rear
  • Roof Rails – carry load up to 75kg
  • 16-inch steel wheels

Tata Safari XM/XMA (Rs 16.00 lakh/Rs 17.25 lakh)

Over the Safari XE

  • Drive modes – Eco, City & Sport
  • 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • 6 speakers audio system (4 Speakers + 2 Tweeters)
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Follow Me Home headlamps
  • Fog lamps
  • Rear parking sensor display
  • Rear wiper and washer
  • Driver seat height adjust
  • Electric adjust wing mirrors

Tata Safari XT (Rs 17.45 lakh)

Over the Safari XM

  • Auto climate control
  • 8 Speaker audio system (4 Speakers+ 4 Tweeters)
  • LED DRLs
  • Auto headlamps and wipers
  • Power folding wing mirrors
  • Rear centre armrest
  • Keyless entry and go
  • Ambient Lighting
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Rear view camera
  • Cruise control
  • Android Auto & Apple CarPlay Connectivity
  • iRA Connected Car Technology – 1 year subscription free

Tata Safari XT+ (Rs 18.25 lakh)

Over the Safari XT

  • Panoramic sunroof

Tata Safari XZ/XZA (Rs 19.15 lakh/Rs 20.40 lakh)

Over the Safari XT

  • Oyster White leatherette upholstery
  • Xenon HID projector headlamps
  • Fog Lamps with cornering function
  • Terrain Response Modes – Normal, Rough & Wet
  • 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • 9 speaker JBL audio system (4 Speakers + 4 Tweeters & Subwoofer) with Amplifier
  • Part-digital instrument cluster with 7.0-inch TFT display
  • 6 Airbags (Driver, Co-Driver, Side & Curtain)
  • Hill Descent Control
  • ISOFIX child seat anchors
  • 6 way electric adjust driver seat
  • Electronic parking brake with Auto Hold
  • 18-inch machined alloy wheels
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror

Tata Safari XZ+/XZA+ (Rs 19.99 lakh/Rs 21.25 lakh)

Over the Safari XZ

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Middle row captain seats option (6-seater)

Tata Safari XZ+ Adventure Edition MT/AT (Rs 20.20 lakh/Rs 21.45 lakh)

Over the XZ+/XZA+

  • Earthy Brown leatherette upholstery
  • Piano black and darkened trim inserts inside the cabin
  • 18-inch charcoal grey machined alloy wheels
  • Piano black finished grille, door handles, roof rails
  • Charcoal grey skid plates
  • Safari badge on bonnet

Tata Safari iRA connected car features

As mentioned in the list above, the Safari from the mid-spec XT variant onwards comes bundled with Tata’s iRA or Intelligent Real time Assist connected car technology. Subscription to the service is free for the first year with owners requiring to pay a subscription fee to continue using the service.

The iRA system bundles various connectivity and security functions under multiple subheads broadly categorised under Remote Commands, Location Based Services, Vehicle Security and Live Vehicle Diagnostics. The iRA system also has a Gamification function that scores you based on your driving pattern and sharing driving scores of the best owners. As with connected car systems from other brands, the iRA supports over the air updates.

Tata iRA connected car features
Remote CommandsLocation-based ServicesVehicle SecurityLive Vehicle DiagnosticsGamification
Lights on/offNearest service centre locatorIntrusion alertVehicle health monitoringTrip details and driving pattern based scoring
Vehicle lock/unlockRoadside assistanceRemote immobilisationVehicle alertsBest driver score sharing
Remote hornNavigationSpeed alertCustom messages on instrument cluster
Weather updatesPanic notification
Location sharingFind my car
Valet modeEmergency SMS to selected contacts
Time/Geo fencing

Tata Safari Engine and gearboxes

There is just a single engine option on offer, Tata’s 170hp and 350Nm, 2.0-litre Kryotec diesel engine that was launched in the Harrier last year. As on the Harrier, a 6-speed manual gearbox is offered as standard with select variants offered with the option of a 6-speed torque converter automatic unit.

Tata Safari rivals

The new Safari goes up against fellow three-row mid-size SUVs like the MG Hector Plus and the Mahindra XUV500. The latter is set to be replaced by an all-new model later this year with Hyundai also set to join this space with a Creta-based 7-seater in the works.

Also see:

2021 Tata Safari video review

2021 Tata Safari review, test drive

Marc Llistosella named Tata Motors’ new MD and CEO

2021 Tata Safari vs rivals: specifications comparison

Tata Safari
Tata Safari

Rs 17.64 lakh * on road price (New Delhi)

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