Although Tata Safari and Harrier have not yet been tested by the NCAP, they have repeatedly proven their resilience in major accidents.
The latest Safari, based on the Tata Harrier, is the third generation avatar of the legendary SUV. Being a flagship product, it is full of features that increase comfort and convenience. it even has 6 airbags, ESC, traction control, 4 disc brakes and more. such as many security features. However, unlike the models available in the car manufacturer’s catalog, the Tata Safari is still tested by Global NCAP. However, various scandals have proved its strength. This is the latest incident involving a tractor trailer loaded with goods.
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The latest Tata Safari crash
According to the video above, the accident took place in Uttar Pradesh. The accident took place when an SUV was traveling at high speed on the highway. As mentioned above, at the time of the accident, Tata Safari was traveling at a speed of 100 km per hour. The accident happened when a tractor trailer on the opposite road lost control. He jumped out of the divider and stopped in front of an SUV. The whole incident took place in a few seconds and did not give the SUV enough time to stop and avoid contact.
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Interestingly, the SUV, despite the severity of the accident, saved its passengers from scratches. Tata Safari was traveling with 3 brothers and all of them survived. Although the Harrier-based SUV caused significant damage to the right front. All the bumpers and front fenders were removed. The wheel may come out and the vehicle axle may be broken. A careful inspection shows that the column is in perfect shape, despite the large damage. On the other hand, the tractor is completely damaged. Both axles were broken and the engine seemed to come out of the bearings. Fortunately, the tractor driver was found alive.
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From this incident, it is clear that the Tata Safari does not require an NCAP score to confirm crash. The 6/7-seater SUV has once again proved that it is as durable as its SUV, which can keep its passengers completely safe even in really sticky conditions. Tata Safari is equipped with a 2.0-liter Kryotec diesel engine from Fiat, which produces a maximum power and torque of 170 PS and 350 Nm, respectively. Gearbox versions include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic from Hyundai. The price of the most expensive Tata model in the former showroom will range from 14.99 million rupees to 23.29 million rupees.