The Tata Nexon, a subcompact crossover SUV is a tough, good looking vehicle that is made with keeping the Indian user and more importantly the Indian roads in mind. One of the USPs of this automobile is that this car has been crash-tested by the Global NCAP (new car assessment programme) and is the only Indian made vehicle to receive a five star rating.
Tata Nexon – specs and features
Developed by Tata in conjunction with AVL, the Australian Engineering company, the Nexon features a 1.2 l turbocharged Revtron engine in the petrol models. The petrol car has 1198 cc capacity with 110 PSM at 5000 RPM max power and max torque of [email protected] The diesel cars have a 1.5 lengline, 1497 cc capacity with 110 PSM at3750 RPM max power and max torque of [email protected]
The spacious cabin features sculpted seats and generous legroom. The adaptive dual-path suspension offers a smooth and comfortable ride while the small turning radius provides easy maneuverability on narrow roads and in heavy traffic. Thoughtfully designed interiors offer steering mounted phone controls, 350 boot space, flexi-seating options and auto climate control with rear a/c vents.
Tata Nexon – safety features
The Nexon’s fortified cabin is a high strength steel structure that absorbs impact energy and protects occupants in case of accidents. Driver and co-driver air bags are a standard safety feature, as is ABS with EBD. The car is fitted with ultrasonic sensors and rear camera with guiding paths to help with parking even in the tight spots.
Tata Nexon variants
The vehicle offers fuel efficiency in the range of 17.88 kmpl in the petrol cars and the region of 24 in case of the diesel vehicles. The Nexon XE is the manual petrol variant that starts at a price of Rs. 6.58 lakh. The XE Diesel is the manual vehicle that has an ex showroom price of approximately Rs. 7.7 lakhs up. The Nexon XMA petrol is an automatic with prices that start at around Rs. 8.18 lakhs whereas the XMA diesel is the automatic priced at 9.19 L and above.
The limited edition Nexon KRAZ comes in the petrol and diesel options, in both the manual and automatic transmissions. These are dual tone cars with contrast roof, coloured wheel and mirror accents, grille inserts and other interesting accents. The best offers currently available on Tata Nexon would depend upon your region and the dealership.
Why owners love the Tata Nexon
Owners love the fact that the Nexon has a range of highly reassuring safety features; which is very important when driving on Indian roads. The feature packed vehicle offers great value for money, which no other car in its class can match they feel. The spacious interiors, high ground clearance, big boot, steady drive quality on highways are other aspects owners appreciate. The build quality and the fuel efficiency are more features that people like — the Tata Nexon is a great combo of looks plus performance, say owners.