Well Tata made is break this year with much awaited Nexon. The Nexon comes with two engine options i.e. a 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 1.5 diesel unit making 110hp both available in four trim levels.
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The main factor that Tata Motors New Nexon has got into its favour is the price range. It is launched at starting price of Rs 5.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). However, the top-spec diesel XZ+ variant costs Rs 9.45 lakh (ex-showroom), and the top-end petrol variant costs Rs 8.60 lakh (ex-showroom). Bookings for this compact sub-urban SUV has begun and deliveries will start later this month.
The compact SUV is powered with 1.5 L diesel engine that is driven by a six-speed manual gearbox & a six-speed AMT and the 1.2 L petrol engine comes with a six-speed manual gearbox only. However, Tata promises to equip the petrol model with a 5 speed AMT later this year.
The feature list on the Nexon is quite impressive, with even the base variant getting dual front airbags, ABS and EBD, Steering adjust, multiple drive modes i.e. (Eco, City, Sport) for the first time available for both Petrol and Diesel Variants. It also get umbrella holders in the doors.
The top-spec XZ+ trim along with standard features also gets an 8-speakers, 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and voice commands for the automatic climate control which is a bit not as good as the one we see on Suzuki Cars. It is also equipped with some features like projector headlamps with daytime running lamps, 16-inch alloys, a rear parking camera, driver’s seat height adjustment, a smart key with push start-stop button and a dual-tone roof.
The Nexon comes in five colour options: Moroccan Blue, Vermont Red, Seattle Silver, Glasgow Grey and Calgary White.
Now with prices starting at Rs 5.85 lakh and going up to Rs 9.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), will the Nexon give a tough competition to its rivals, the Maruti Vitara Brezza (Rs 7.24 – 9.91 lakh) and the Ford EcoSport (Rs 7.10 – 10.71 lakh).
|Nexon Variant-wise prices (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Petrol Varients||Diesel varients|
|Revotron XE (P)||Revotron XM (P)||Revotron XT (P)||Revotron XZ+ (P)||Revotron XZ+ Dual-tone roof (P)||Revotorq XE (D)||Revotorq XM (D)||Revotorq XT (D)||Revotorq XZ+ (D)||Revotorq XZ+ Dual-tone roof (D)|
|Rs 5.85 lakh||Rs 6.50 lakh||Rs 7.30 lakh||Rs 8.45 lakh||Rs 8.60 lakh||Rs 6.85 lakh||Rs 7.40 lakh||Rs 8.15 lakh||Rs 9.30 lakh||Rs 9.45 lak|