Tata Nexon: The Best SUV Of India

The Tata Nexon has been selling well and one major reason behind this has been the excellent pricing. Tata wants to be a major player in this segment and it is slowly achieving that with the Nexon.

As an ongoing upgrade:

The company has added a few important upgrades t the Nexon, which are not visible. This has been done to make the vehicle safer and also more user friendly. The projector headlamps of the Nexon have now been fitted with silicon pads.

This has been done to endure that the wiring of the headlamps does not interfere with the projector units.This move eliminates the risk of a fire due to accidental contact of these components. Secondly, the infotainment system software has been updated. There were complains about the touchscreen system hanging and also problems with Bluetooth pairing. The key fob off the Nexon also gets a new plastic cover to enable a longer life for it.

The new variant had recently been launched in the Nexon.

This is the XZ variant. At the time of the launch of the Nexon there was only the XZ+ variant, which was top of the line. This was followed by the XT, XM and XE variants. Now the Tata Nexon XZ variant sits just below the XZ+. This variant offloads some of the features offered in the XZ+ like the dual-tone roof, daytime running lights (DRLs), alloy wheels, front and a rear armrests, 60:40 split-folding rear seats, front and rear fog lamps, rear defogger, push button start and also the smart key.

Tata Motors offers several new features in this segment. HD touchscreen, rear AC vents with speed control are segment-first. Then first time in any Tata car, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, push start and stop button will be offered. 5-seater SUV, widest of the lot. There is ample of room for three passengers at the back.

Nexon is wider than the Creta also.

Tata Nexon variants are four and engine options are two. Both come with six-speed manual. There will be no Nexon automatic available at the moment. This will be under 4 metres SUV. Most powerful diesel engine on offer.

Read further to know more about the Tata Nexon interiors, booking, review, colours, video, variants, automatic, pictures and price.

Nexon is an all new compact SUV. It is under 4 metres, made on Zest/Bolt platform. It competes with Ecosport, Vitara Brezza and the Honda WR-V.

Tata Nexon Price in India Model (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Petrol XE ₹ 5.85 lakhs

Petrol XM ₹ 6.49 lakhs

Petrol XT ₹ 7.29 lakhs

Petrol XZ (New) ₹ 7.99 lakhs

Petrol XZ+ ₹ 8.45 lakhs.

Diesel XE ₹ 6.85 lakhs.

Diesel XM ₹ 7.39 lakhs.

Diesel XT ₹ 8.15 lakhs.

Diesel XZ (New) ₹ 8.99 lakhs.

Diesel XZ+ ₹ 9.30 lakhs.

Tata Nexon is priced aggressively by Tata Motors. This is the company’s new SUV. The aim was to undercut its competitors. At present only the manual version is available. The AMT will also be launched very soon.

Tata Nexon Variants and Features.


There are five variants offered on the Tata Nexon. These are XE, XM, XT XZ and XZ+.

Dual airbags and ABS are stand across all variants.

The unique features of the Nexon are available only on the top end XZ+ variant.

XE (base variant) Steel Wheels-front Power windows Manual AC Driver Information System Multi driving modes Dual airbags ABS with EBD.

XE (all features of XE) and Harman 4 speaker audio system Bluetooth Steering mounted controls Connect Next smartphone integration Reverse parking sensors Central locking with remote Front and rear power windows Electric ORVMs XT (all features of XM) and Body colored ORVMs and door handles Shark fin antenna.

Automatic climate control, Rear AC vents with blower control, Electrically retractable ORVMs, Cooled glove box NEW XZ (all features of XT) and 6.5-inch floating top touchscreen Projector head lamps Harman 8-speaker audio system, Height adjustable driver seat, Android Auto XZ+ (all features of XT) and Push button start Smart key Reverse camera LED DRLs, 16-inch alloy wheels, Cornering fog lamps 60:40 rear split seats.

Rear armrest Floor console storage with sliding door,it has a boxy styling and comes out more stylish and suave in the SUV segment.

There is a large honeycomb front grille with humanity line. The headlamps seem like a part of the grille. The LED DRLs are in the headlamp cluster. The front bumper is quite large and the fog lamps are round with big bezels. The hood has a crowned look.The side profile is very much like a crossover. It has three colors on it – a grey top and pillars, a white window line and then the body color.

The roof line slopes towards the rear. The rear also unique and very different from any other SUV in the market. The Tata Nexon will come with multiple color options as well. The rear looks compact, and there is a neatly integrated rear spoiler also. The Nexon surely turns heads wherever it goes and looks really impressive and attractive.

Tata Nexon Colours:

The Nexon is available in five color options:

Moroccan, Blue Vermont, Red Seattle, Silver Glasgow, Grey Calgary, White.

Tata Nexon Interior:

Tata cars have always been spacious and so is the Nexon. This is also one of the biggest USP of the Nexon. In terms of space and features, the Nexon is extremely competitive. There is generous amount of leg room and headroom, both at the front and at the rear.There are a number of features including key less entry, push start stop, HD touchscreen system with Apple Car Play, Android Auto and reverse camera. Navigation can be connected from a smart phone. For rear passengers there will be AC vents with blower speed control and rear arm rest too.Also Read: Maruti Vitara Brezza Price and Features – Nexon competition.

The space on offer is good enough and the Nexon has more than sufficient space. Both the rows are comfortable enough to seat five people. The boot space too is good.

Tata Nexon Specifications Engine 1.2-litre turbo petrol 1.5-litre turbo diesel Power 108bhp 108bhp Torque 180Nm 260Nm Transmission 6-speed manual, AMT Steering Electric power assisted Ground Clearance 200mm Tyre Size 16-inchThe Tata Nexon comes both in petrol and diesel. It has a 1.2-litre turbo petrol that delivers about 108bhp of power and 180Nm of maximum torque.

The Tata Tiago also uses the same engine, but it gets a turbocharger in the Nexon, for better performance. The power output is also higher. It comes mated to a 6 speed manual transmission. This is something unique in this segment for a petrol vehicle.The other engine is a 1.5-litre diesel engine that churns out about 108 bhp of power and it comes with best-in-class torque of 260Nm. The diesel engine is the most powerful one in the segment and this also comes with a 6speed manual transmission. This engine is a four-cylinder one, unlike the three-cylinder one found on the Tiago. Both engines get multiple driving modes which are Eco, City and Sport. The Nexon is a front-wheel drive SUV and it does not have an AWD system.

Tata Nexon Mileage:

Tata Nexon Mileage Diesel Mileage Petrol Mileage Diesel AMT Mileage City 15 km/l 13 km/l 14 km/l Highway 19 km/l 16 km/l 18 km/l ARAI Claimed 22 km/l 19 km/l 21 km/lThe Nexon delivers good fuel efficiency. As the petrol is similar to the Tata Tiago, it should return close to 13km/l in the city and about 17km/l on the highway. At the same time, the diesel engine will return about 17km/l in the city and 20km/l on the highway at least.

Tata Nexon Competition:

Tata Nexon goes head on against the Ford Ecosport, Maruti Vitara Brezza and Mahindra TUV300. The other competing products in the same price range are Honda WRV and the Hyundai i20 Active. Apart from this, the Nexon falls in the price bracket which has the Maruti Baleno, Honda Jazz, Hyundai Elite i20 on one hand and Honda City, Maruti Ciaz, Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Rapid on the other. The Tata Zest is also in a similar price point for some of the variants.

Global SUV Tata Nexon Dimensions:

Length 3,995 mm Width 1,811.7 mm Height 1,607.4 mm Wheelbase 2,470mm Ground Clearance 200 mm Seating 5 Seater.

The Tata Nexon seems very compact and much lesser than 4 metres, due to its design. But on the inside it is very spacious and there is more than sufficient space inside the SUV. Three adults can sit comfortably in this vehicle. The boot is also quite spacious. In terms of space it is the best compact SUV in the market today. The tall stance cannot be neglected thanks to its high ground clearance. There is more than sufficient space.

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