India is slowly moving towards Electronic Vehicles; Tata is trying its hands-on various vehicles. The next in line followed by Tigor EV from the company is Nexon EV. Before selling it on roads, we have got some information about the vehicle and its status. Let us analyze the new variant with an equal balance of its pros and cons.
Tata Nexon EV price starts at ₹ 13.99 Lakhs and goes up to ₹ 15.99 Lakhs. The price of the Electric variant for Nexon EV ranges between ₹ 13.99 Lakhs – ₹ 15.99 Lakhs.
Nexon EV is available in 3 variants. All the variants are Automatic. Nexon EV is offered in 3 colors: Signature Teal Blue, Glacier White, and Moonlit Silver. However, some of these colors are available in specific versions. Nexon EV is competing against MG ZS EV, Hyundai Kona Electric, Tata Harrier, Tata Hexa, Toyota Innova Crysta, and MG Hector.
Tata has launched the Nexon EV in India with prices starting at Rs 13.99 lakh (ex-showroom). In the domestic market, the car goes up against the MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electric SUV. With such an introductory price, the car undercuts the British MG ZS EV by Rs 6.89 lakh.
The front grill no more serves the purpose of feeding air into the engine and is replaced by a black gloss grille panel. On either side of the new grille is a new headlight that comes with projector headlamps, and a large fog light enclosure.
The lower lip beneath the grille also comes with Tri-Star elements that come with blue accents to speak its electric identity. Tata is also offering a dual-tone paint scheme that comes with a white-colored roof. It gets bigger wheel arches and skid plates along with a raised front that gives the SUV a rather impressive look.
The dashboard has got a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The instrument cluster on the Nexon EV is the same unit that is derived from the recently-launched Altroz premium hatchback. The blue accents on the inside are carried over to the inside too which means that the car gets ample of blue accents on the inside as well.
The traditional gear lever on the car has been replaced by a rotary knob lever. The glovebox door in the front can double as a tray to hold cups which is quite innovative. Features wise, the Nexon EV gets a sunroof, auto headlights and auto wipers in the top-spec model.
The Tata Nexon EV will come with the company's new ZConnect application, offering 35 advanced connected car features, right from vehicle statistics, remote access, along with safety and security options among others.
A 30.2 kWh battery pack with an IP67 rating can also be charged using a DC charger that can top it up to 80 percent battery in 1 hour. The electric motor is rated at 129 ps and 245 Nm. Tata claims 312 km on a single charge and the battery can be charged in under 8 hours with the help of a complimentary home mounted AC charger that the company will provide.