Tata Nexon, Nexon new base variant, details, price, features


Tata Motors has introduced new entry-level variants for the Nexon, effectively bringing its starting price down. The move comes just days after rival Mahindra XUV 3XO (XUV300 facelift) was launched in India. The Tata Nexon petrol is now priced from Rs 8 lakh, while pricing for diesel variants starts from Rs 10 lakh.

  1. Tata Nexon now priced from Rs 8 lakh
  2. Two new entry-level diesel variants also introduced

Tata Nexon: what’s new?

The Nexon petrol now gets a new entry-level variant called Smart (O), priced at Rs 8 lakh. This variant is Rs 15,000 more affordable than the previous base variant i.e. Smart. The new variants have been introduced to fend off competition from the lower variants of the XUV 3XO which are priced from Rs 7.49 lakh.

Tata Nexon: new variants
Petrol variant Price Diesel variant Price
Smart (O) Rs 8 lakh Smart + Rs 10 lakh
Smart + S Rs 10.60 lakh

Moreover, the prices for the Smart + and Smart + S variants have been reduced by Rs 30,000 and Rs 40,000 respectively. Tata Nexon Smart + is now priced at Rs 8.90 lakh, while the Smart + S costs Rs 9.40 lakh. 

Tata Nexon diesel gets two new variants – Smart + and Smart + S. The former is the new entry-level variant, priced at Rs 10 lakh, while the latter costs Rs 10.60 lakh. With the introduction of the new variants, the base price of the Nexon diesel is down by Rs 1.10 lakh. 

Tata Nexon: powertrain, equipment

No mechanical changes have been made to the compact SUV. Tata offers the Nexon with a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine making 120hp and 170Nm and a 1.5-litre diesel unit that produces 115hp and 260Nm torque. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual, a 6-speed AMT as well as a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. The compact SUV had also received five new automatic variants in March.

The features on offer with the Nexon include a 10.25-inch touchscreen, a similarly-sized fully digital driver’s display, wireless charger, ventilated and height-adjustable front seats, cruise control, a 9-speaker JBL sound system with a subwoofer, a voice-assisted electric sunroof and more. Safety kit consists of six airbags, hill-start assist, ESP, TPMS, a 360-degree camera and so on.

The Tata Nexon continues to rival the likes of Mahindra XUV 3XO, Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza, Fronx, Toyota Taisor, Nissan Magnite, and Renault Kiger. Check out our fuel-efficiency comparison between all of these compact SUVs.

All prices, ex-showroom India 


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