Jeep Compass vs Tata Harrier Drag Race

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  • Lately, the YouTubers test the performance of cars using competition of drag races.
  • This time around, Jeep Compass and Tata Harrier face off against one another.
  • The results will shock you, just like they did everyone else.

In this latest drag race competition, a Jeep Compass and a Tata Harrier go toe-to-toe. These two carry identical powertrains from Fiat. But the calibration and driving dynamics of the car differ significantly. This is mainly because the Harrier has a torque converter automatic, while the Compass has a manual transmission. Before we begin, we would like to urge our readers to not attempt such stunts for safety reasons. YouTubers take tons of safety precautions behind the scenes to ensure the utmost safety.

Jeep Compass vs Tata Harrier – Drag Race

The team has the Compass and Harrier side-by-side. For the drag race, they decide to turn the AC OFF, Traction Control OFF (only in Compass) and put the SUVs in their sportiest settings. For the first round, the Compass takes the lead and stays ahead through the entire duration of the race. The Harrier stood no chance. Similar results followed in the subsequent rounds. The automatic transmission of the Harrier prevented the engine to put all the power onto the wheels.

In order to maintain the consistency of the results, the drivers were swapped after 2 rounds. As the YouTuber drove the Harrier, the start was much closer but the Compass eventually overtook it and emerged as an undisputed winner. Even after toggling with the drive modes, the results were convincingly in favour of the American carmaker.

Specs Comparison

In terms of the engine specifications, there is nothing to choose between the two. They both come powered by the same Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine developing 170 PS and 350 Nm of peak power and torque. The Compass has a 6-speed manual gearbox and the Harrier has a Hyundai-sourced torque converter automatic gearbox. Let us know your thoughts about this drag race.