Tata Motors has now silently updated the Nexon sub-4 meter compact SUV. The company has introduced a new XT+ variant, which come as a replacement for the XT variant. A new 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system has been introduced, which replaces the 6.5-inch unit. Adding to it, features available in other variants has also been revised.
The new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system is now available in the XZ, XZ+and XZA+ variants, which were available with the 6.5-inch unit. The new touch unit is claimed to offer improved touch response and better user interface. The new Tata Nexon XT+ variant is around Rs 7,000 expensive than the regular XT variant. While the petrol 1.2L version is priced at Rs 8.02 lakh, the diesel 1.5L variant cost Rs 8.87 lakh (ex-showroom). The new Nexon XT+ variant benefitted with new features like projector headlamps with LED daytime running lights, height-adjustable driver seat, upgraded 8-speaker sound system and front fog lamps. Also See – 8 New Tata Cars Ready For India Launch
The homegrown automaker has introduced the rear Air-Con vents instead of the rear air vents. The new rear AC vents are offered in the XT+, XZ, XZ+ and XZA+ variants. The XZ variant now comes with added daytime running lights and front fog lamps. However, it gets manual air conditioning instead of the automatic climate control. The XT+ trim now gets manual climate control and a pole antenna, while the previous XT model was equipped with automatic AC and shark-fin antenna.
Mechanically, the Tata Nexon remains largely identical. The SUV will be powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that is capable of producing 110PS of power and 170Nm of torque. The oil burner is a 1.5-litre turbocharged unit that produces 108bhp and 260Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automated manual unit.
Priced between Rs 6.58 lakh and Rs 11 lakh, the Tata Nexon compact SUV is one of the most popular Tata products in India. The company has recently rolled out 100,000th Nexon from its production plant. Tata has also started working on the facelift version of the SUV, which will be equipped with BSVI engines, new steering wheel and cruise control.