Tata Motors makes Nexon EV more affordable and increases max range to 453km
Delhi : One day after Mahindra & Mahindra unveiled the 14.99 lakh XUV4OO electric SUV, Tata Motors slashed the price of the Nexon EV to reposition its EV range. The Tata Nexon EV's ex-showroom price will now start at 14.49 lakh for the Prime trim and rise to 18.99 lakh for the Max trims.
Tata Motors also introduced a new Nexon EV variant called the Tata Nexon EV MAX XM, which is priced at 16.49 lakh (ex-showroom) and will begin delivery in April 2023. The MAX models now have a driving range of 453 kilometres on a single charge.
Tata Motors has reorganized the all-electric SUV's complete variant lineup, with updated pricing and increased range. "The Nexon MAX variants will return 453 km (MIDC) from January 25 while the existing customers will get this range extension through a software upgrade at dealerships from February 15, 2023," Tata Motors stated in a press release.
According to Tata Motors, some of the features that will be supplied as standard equipment on all models include projector headlights and LED DRLs, push-button start, a digital TFT instrument cluster, cruise control, ZConnect connected car technology with smartwatch connectivity, a Harman infotainment system, and automatic climate control.
Vivek Srivatsa, Head of Marketing, Sales, and Service Strategy at Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd., commented on the changes made to the Nexon EV portfolio, saying, "Our smart engineering and government incentives have allowed us to achieve this disruption, maintaining the same high level of quality and service our customers expect from us. As a result, we are optimistic that a growing number of consumers will choose e-mobility.
Tata Motors stated in an official announcement that the Nexon EV MAX XM will include luxury amenities such as Electronic Parking Brake, Automatic Climate Control, Electronic Stability Program with i-VBAC, Projector Headlamps with LED DRLs and LED tail lamps, Push Button Start, Digital TFT Instrument Cluster, ZConnect Connected Car tech with Smartwatch Connectivity, and Rear Disc Brakes.
According to the company's release, the top-tier trim Nexon EV MAX XZ+ Lux will also have features such as Leatherette Seats with Ventilation, Wireless Smartphone Charger, Auto Dimming IRVM, Cabin Air Purifier, Electric Sunroof, 8-inch HARMAN Floating Infotainment system with 8 speakers, 16-inch Alloy wheels, Hill Descent Control, Sharkfin Antenna, and more.