Tata Motors has increased the price of its electric SUV, the Nexon EV, by ₹ 26,000 for the XZ+ and the XZ+ LUX variants in India. However, prices for the entry-level XM variant remains unchanged, and the electric SUV continues to come at a starting price of ₹ 13.99 lakh. However, after the revision, the other two variants are now priced at ₹ 15.25 lakh and ₹ 16.25 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively. When we reached out to Tata Motors, the company told us that the prices announced at the time of launch were introductory, and with the rising raw material cost, it had to increase the price of the electric vehicle.
The Tata Nexon EV was launched in India, earlier this year, in January 2020, and it came with features like - fully automatic climate control, connected car app, keyless entry with button start, all four power windows, an electric tailgate. The higher variants of the Nexon EV even came with a 7-inch dashtop touchscreen infotainment system from Harman with 4-speakers and 4-tweeters, smartphone-based navigation, video playback, voice command, along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The car also gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel along with rear parking camera with reverse park assist. All these features remain unchanged.
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Tata Nexon EV comes with a permanent magnet AC motor, which is powered by a Lithium-Ion battery that is liquid-cooled and gets IP67 certification, making the battery water and dust resistant. The Nexon EV uses a 30.2 kWh battery offering a maximum range of over 312 km on a single charge, and the new electric powertrain offers an output of 245 Nm of peak torque, enough to clock triple-digit speeds in 9.9 seconds. The battery can be charged up to 80 per cent in 60 mins using a fast charger while it will take 8 hours to do the same using a home charger.
The Tata Nexon EV is currently also offered under a subscription-based model, in collaboration with Orix Auto. Under the model, customers can get the electric SUV at an all-inclusive fixed rental plan starting at just ₹ 34,900 per month. Customers can opt for either the 12-month, 24-month or, the 36-month plan. This service is currently offered in 5 major cities - Delhi/NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.