In January 2020, Tata Motors launched Nexon EV. Not so long after that, Nexon EV started to spread its presence across India which led to its substantial growth in the Eastern regions of India. They currently holds a market share pf 98% in Eastern India. The most appreciable features of this SUV includes its design, technology, performance, decreased operating cost and many more.
Firstly, let’s talk about the best parts of Tata Nexon EV :
- It is a properly built car with a safety rating of 5-star in the crash test.
- Driving it is real fun as there is no lag and it pulls smoothly.
- It is comfortable over rough patches with a well tuned suspension.
- It is also less bumpier in comparison with the Diesel Nexon.
- Body roll is quite sorted as well.
- Starting price of ₹ 13.99 Lakhs make it value for money.
- Interiors are really good and satisfactory feature loaded.
- We can’t find a fault in the music system.
- An assured ground clearance of 205mm makes you relaxed through the bad roads.
- It has a low running price of an EV.
- Beautifully chosen colors. Looks perfectly good in Blue, White and Silver.
Secondly, lets get to the cons:
- First of all, white door pads and leather seats in the top trim requires regular maintenance.
- You could find small panel gaps and rough edges.
- You could also hear the tyre noise and the electric motor whine.
- There is no electric cutoff to avoid the wheel-spin.
- Stock tyres tend to lose grip much earlier.
- There is a missing of auto up/down power window on the driver’s side.
FEW OTHER FACTS
This car owns a 30.2 kWh battery with a range of 317 km. The range is about 250 km while driving in ‘D’ mode and around 190-200 km in ‘S’ mode. With a fast DC charge, battery charges to 80% in around 60 minutes while it takes around 8 hours in a household socket. It is about 200 kg heavier than Nexon Diesel.
Additionally, it consists of single gear with 245 Nm instant torque and 129 PS power. The on road price starts from around 15 Lakhs. It comes in 3 variants, XM, XZ+, XZ+LUX. The claimed running cost is ₹ 1 per km. It provides a warranty of 8 years or 160,000km on battery and motor along with 3 years or 1,25,000km vehicle warranty.
Generally speaking, we could say that it can keep up with a Polo GT TSI in 0-100 sprints. Nexon EV is considerably better than Nexon Diesel.