New Delhi: SUV segments are quite popular and competitive in the Indian market. The segment that is currently in demand is Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, MG Hector, and Jeep Compass. Out of these, Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass diesel use the same Fiat sourced 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine. All these SUVs also generate a similar amount of power as well. Here we have a video that shows a drag race between the 140 PS version Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass.
The video has been uploaded by HEAT 17 on their YouTube channel. In this video, we can see that Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass compete with each other in a drag race. The Tata Harrier used here is a pre-facelift or 140 Ps version whereas Jeep Compass generates a pre-facelift or 170 Ps.
The experiment is done in two rounds. In first-round, Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass were both right next to each other. Initially, Jeep had the lead but later Tata Harrier overtook Jeep. For a moment it feels like Tata Harrier will win the race but, mid-way Jeep Compass smoothly overtakes the Harrier and wins.
In the second round, Initially, the Tata Harrier driver missed a gear and that gave Jeep Compass a chance to take the lead. Jeep Compass driver used the opportunity well and maintained the lead.
Jeep Compass won both rounds and was announced as the winner of the race. The main reason why Tata Harrier could not win the race was simply that it was running short on power. Although both SUVs were powered by a 2.0 litre turbo diesel engine, Jeep Compass was generating 170 Ps while Harrier was generating 30 Ps less. Tata also offered a 6-speed automatic in their updated version which was missing from the SUV before.