Tata has introduced two new variants — XMS and XMAS in its Safari line-up, priced at Rs 17.96 lakh and Rs 19.26 lakh (all ex-showroom), respectively. While the XMS is positioned between XM and XT, the XMAS sits between XMA and XTA+.
These new variants come with additional features over the XM/XMA variants, such as a panoramic sunroof, automatic headlamps, rain sensing wipers, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, four speakers and four tweeters, a rearview camera, follow me home headlights, electronically foldable outside rearview mirrors, and multi-drive modes — Eco, City, and Sport.
The Safari is powered by a 1,956cc, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine generating 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. It comes mated to a six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission. The SUV competes against the Mahindra XUV700, MG Hector Plus, and Hyundai Alcazar.
Meanwhile, the carmaker launched the new Harrier XMS variant at Rs 17.20 lakh (ex-showroom) earlier in September 2022. It also received similar updates as the new Safari XMS variants.