Tata Motors launched the new NEXON compact SUV in the Indian market.
With an introductory price of Rs. 5,85,000 ex-showroom Delhi, for the petrol variant and at Rs. 6,85,000, ex-showroom Delhi, for the Diesel variant, the Tata NEXON is the most competitively priced SUV in this segment, with class-leading features
Targeted at the personal car buyers, the Tata NEXON is the 4th product based on the ‘Impact Design’ philosophy.
Available in four variants – XE, XM, XT, XZ+, the Tata NEXON will come in five exciting colour options – Vermont Red, Moroccan Blue, Seattle Silver, Glasgow Grey and Calgary White and will come with a standard warranty of 75000 kms or 2 years, whichever is earlier.
Tata NEXON will be on sale, across 650 Tata Motors authorized sales outlets in India.
NEXON comes with a choice of both petrol and diesel engines. The 1.2L turbocharged petrol engine and a 1.5L turbocharged Diesel engine is offered with 3 Drive Modes (ECO, CITY & SPORT) which adapt the engine performance as per the driver’s preference.
The Revotorq, 1.5L turbocharged Diesel engine delivers power of 110PS and 260Nm of max torque and the Revotron, 1.2L turbocharged Petrol engine delivers power of 110PS and 170Nm of max torque. Both engines are mated to 6-speed transmission.
The Nexon features best-in-class ground clearance of 209 mm, 16” machine-cut alloy wheels, a dual path suspension & sculpted bucket seats for superior ride comfort. It comes with lowest turning circle radius with EPAS (Electric Power assisted steering).
With a generous boot space of 350L and expandable storage space upto 690L with 100% rear cushion flip & flat-fold rear seats, the NEXON has been designed intelligently. Rear seats can also be split in 60:40 configuration to accommodate large items in the boot along with the passenger.
With features like Remote key with electric tailgate unlock & approach lamps, passive entry & passive start, reverse camera with dynamic guideways, reverse parking sensors, power adjustable & retractable outside mirrors and automatic climate control with rear air vents, the Tata NEXON provides a class-leading driving experience.
The NEXON comes loaded with safety features like ISOFIX Child restrain system for rear seats, dual front airbags and antilock braking system with corner stability control as standard across all variants, adjustable front & rear headrests for impact protection, brake assist feature for shorter stopping distance in emergency braking.
The Connectnext Infotainment system by HarmanTM comes with a 6.5” floating Dashtop touchscreen and an exclusively tuned 8-speaker system for surround sound effect. New generation of smartphone connectivity, with AndroidTM Auto and a host of smartphone apps to ensure an easy & intuitive vocal interaction with the Infotainment for navigation, music, making calls, reading & replying to text & WhatsappTM messages. Add to this voice alerts for warning functions, video playback & image viewing options that truly define the technologically advanced DNA of the NEXON.
Unveiling the Tata NEXON, Mr. Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors, said,
“Our passenger vehicle market is dynamic. The fast-moving generation has clear preferences in terms of design and style. Catering to this discerning need of our customers, we have consistently pushed the boundaries of automotive engineering by creating new categories of vehicles. The Tata Nexon is the result of our intent to break away from the conventional approach of segmentation in its discreet forms and fulfilling a larger set of milieus. Connecting Aspirations of our customers, with the Tata NEXON, we offer an unparalleled package of style, performance, and innovative features.”
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Mayank Pareek, President- Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said,
“Our focus is to introduce products that not only enhance the brand, but simultaneously align well with the rising aspirations of customer segments. As part of the aggressive turnaround strategy, we have renewed focus on filling in product gaps and tapping the white spaces that will emerge. Conceptualised as a lifestyle SUV for young progressive individuals, The NEXON is the culmination of this radical shift in thinking and will further expand Tata Motors’ addressable market.”