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TATA Upcoming SUV in India – TATA NEXON

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About TATA NEXON

The latest offering for the compact SUV sector from popular automaker TATA is the Tata Nexon. With many products releasing, not much has been reported about Nexon as yet, however, if reports are to be believed then the Tata Nexon will see a launch in the Indian market sometime in the middle of 2017.

The first look of the Tata Nexon, in its almost production form, was unveiled at the Auto Expo held in India in February 2016. Coming to the primary design of the new compact SUV, Tata is following its current design language, which includes the Diamond DLO, the Humanity Line, as well as the Slingshot Line, which can currently also be found in all latest models of cars from the company.

On the other hand, the Tata Nexon will have both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol variant is said to be powered by a 1.2-liter turbocharged engine version of Tiago, while on the other hand, the diesel variant is said to be powered by a brand new 1.5-liter engine.

The estimated mileage for the petrol variant of Nexon is said to be 21 KMPL for highway and 19 KMPL for overall purposes. On the other hand, the diesel variant’s mileage is said to be around 23 KMPL.

The other details for the both the variants are as follows:

Petrol variant-

  • Engine type: 1.2 litre Turbo Petrol
  • Maximum power: 100 to 110 brake horse power
  • Maximum torque: 130 to 140 Nano meters
  • Transmission: 6 speed manual/ AMT gearbox
  • Wheel size and type: 16 inches, alloys
  • Diesel variant:
  • Engine type: 1.5 litre Turbo Diesel
  • Maximum power: 100 to 110 brake horse power
  • Maximum torque: 200 to 210 Nano meters
  • Transmission: 6 speed manual/ AMT

The estimated price range of the new Tata Nexon is as follows: For base model of petrol variant- Rs. 6.5 lacs, for the top model of petrol variant- Rs. 9.5 lacs.

For the base model of diesel variant- Rs. 7.5 lacs, and for the top model of diesel variant- Rs. 10.5 lacs. The direct contemporaries of the Tata Nexon in the market will be Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Ford EcoSport.

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