In March 2020, Tata Motors dispatched 198 units of its first-ever electric SUV – the Nexon EV. With this figure, it becomes the top-selling electric car in the country. The MG ZS EV registered total sales of 116 units, while the South Korean carmaker managed to retail 14 units of the Hyundai Kona electric SUV. The COVID-19 outbreak and the nationwide lockdown took a toll on the car sales.
The Tata Nexon EV comes in the three trims – XM, XZ+ and XZ+ LUX – priced at Rs 13.99 lakh, Rs 14.99 lakh and Rs 15.99 lakh respectively. All prices are ex-showroom. The electric SUV is available across 60 dealerships across 22 cities in the country.
For power, the Nexon electric uses the brand’s Ziptron powertrain that includes a 30.2kWh lithium-ion battery pack that powers a motor mounted on the front axle. The electric motor is good enough for 129bhp and 245Nm of torque. Tata’s electric SUV can do 0 to 100kmph in 9.9 seconds and offers a range of 312km. Its battery can be charged 100% in 8-9 hours via the standard 15A AC charger and up to 80% in just an hour via DC fast charger. Read – Hyundai To Launch Tata Nexon EV Rival
The carmaker is providing a free home charger along with the access to 300 DC fast chargers. The Nexon electric SUV comes with a standard 3-year/1.25 lakh kilometre warranty and a 5-year extended warranty pack. There is an 8-year/1,60,000km warranty on the motor and battery.
Features such as auto headlights and wipers, a sunroof, an 8 speaker Harman-sourced audio system and a height-adjustable driver’s seat are reserved for the top-spec XZ+ LUX trim. The electric SUV also gets ZConnect connectivity suite offering 35 features along with a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, keyless entry and go, automatic climate control and power adjustable and folding mirrors.
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