Tata Nexon is a very popular sub-compact SUV in the Indian market. In fact, it is the best-selling SUV in this home-grown carmaker’s India line-up. Now, Tata Motors has increased the prices of this SUV by up to Rs 11,000, depending on the variant. Moreover, five diesel variants of this sub-4-metre compact SUV has been discontinued and are no longer on sale in the country. Prices of the Tata Nexon now range between Rs 7.29 lakh – Rs 13.34 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.
Diving more into the details, the base XE petrol variant of the Nexon gets a minimal price hike of just Rs 1,000 while the price of the XMA (S) variant has been increased by Rs 10,500. Also, the top-spec diesel XZA+ (O) Dark Edition has witnessed a maximum price hike of Rs 11,000. But, several variants, namely petrol XZ+, XZ+ Dark, XZA+ Dark, and diesel XM (S), XZ+ have been unaffected by the price hike. Moreover, the company has also discontinued five diesel variants.
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The diesel range of the Tata Nexon now starts from the XM variant as the base-spec XE variant is no longer on sale. Tata Motors has also discontinued the XMA, XMA (S), XZ, and XZA+ (S) diesel variants of this sub-compact SUV. Talking about engine specs, Tata Nexon is powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine. This motor churns out 118 hp of power and 170 Nm of peak torque. It also gets a 1.5-litre diesel engine that delivers 108 hp of power and 260 Nm of torque. Both the engines come mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed AMT.
In terms of features, the Tata Nexon gets a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car connectivity along with Tata’s iRA connected car tech. Some other features include a fully-digital instrument cluster, an 8-speaker Harman-Kardon sound system, multi-drive modes (Eco, City, Sport), an electric sunroof, etc. The Tata Nexon rivals the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300, etc.
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