Being revealed in December 2019, the Nexon EV had created much hype in the automobile market. It uses components of Tata Motor's electric vehicle technology brand "Ziptron''. The pre-bookings of this car received a huge response, which estimated its success beforehand. And in 2020, it eventually became the best selling electric vehicle in India. It is offered in total 5 variants, out of which 2 are exclusive. The normal variants are - XM, XZ + and XZ + LUX. The Dark version has two variants #Dark XZ+ and #Dark XZ + LUX. It comes in four colour options - Glacier White, Moonlight Silver, Signature Bluesilver and Black.
In the quarter between April - June 2021, Nexon recorded the highest sales of 1,715 units. The sudden rise in the petrol prices has also favoured the situations for Tata Nexon EV.
The average Ex-Showroom price of Tata Nexon EV is ₹14 Lakhs (XM)
It is a 5 seater SUV
It can run up to 300 km on a single charge
The Nexon EV is powered by a 30.2 kWh High energy Lithium-ion battery pack. It can deliver a maximum power of 129 PS and maximum torque of 245 Nm.
The estimated regular charging time from 10% - 90% with any 15A plug point is 8.5 hours.
It has a single-speed transmission for automatic drive
It has multi-drive modes - Drive and Sports
The smart drive feature includes Smart Regenerative Braking, Hill Ascent Assist and Hill Descent Assist
The Wheelbase is 2498 mm
It has a ground clearance of 205 mm
The Nexon EV offers a boot space of 350 litres
The kerb weight of this electric vehicle is 1400 Kg
It is equipped with a power steering
In the front are disc brakes and in the rear are drum brakes
The dimensions of this car are - 3993 mm L × 1811 mm W × 1606 mm H
Tata Motors claimed that it can reach a speed of 100 Km/hr in 9.9 seconds
The fast charging speed of this car is 60 mins for 0% - 80%
Tata offers a warranty of 8 years for the battery and a motor warranty of 1.6 Lakh km.
It has a fully automatic climate control feature
There are rear AC vents for faster cooling
Sufficient city range
Excellent fast charging
Cheap operating cost
The EV version of a popular Tata Car which is one of the best SUVs in this range
There remains anxiety for long distances. Though this will be resolved in future when there will be charging stations at every Petrol pumps
Slow 15A socket charging
In the front are auto headlamps with ambient and tunnel detection and the "Follow me Home" feature to keep you focused on the road. There are claddings on the door sides to avoid scratches. At the bis is tri-arrow signature LED tail lamps, which makes it look more elegant.
Interior and Accessories
Tata Cars interiors are covered with Leatherette seat upholstery gives a sophisticated look. There is enough legroom and headroom for drivers and passengers for utter comfort. It also features a foldable armrest. The steering is wrapped up with Leatherette for better grip and comfort. The "camera-based reverse park assist" feature makes the parking process hassle-free. Tata's signature high strength reinforced steel structure protects the passenger cabin from impacts and jerkings. The driver and co-drivers are secured with dual airbags. Keep your children in the ISOFIX child seat mount for better safety. At the top is a power sunroof which lets you feel the freedom of the drive and enjoy the fresh air.
The Nexon EV is equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen Harman Infotainment system placed at eye level which supports both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Download the "Tata Motors Z Connect App" to connect your smartphone with the car. The app lets you remotely control, track and connect Nexon EV. You can enjoy 35 additional features as well.
Undoubtedly it is the best in this price segment, if you are a daily commuter then you can go for it. Maybe it is not so much preferable for long distances but for daily use and short road trips, this is the best you can get. Moreover compared to petrol prices, its operating cost is way cheaper. So you can save a lot by driving this EV.