The new Nexon EV gets all new styling and loads of new features
- 12.3 inch infotainment system
- 6 airbags, ESP standard
- OTA updates capability
Tata Motors has launched the facelifted Nexon EV at a price of Rs. 14.74 Lakhs. It gets many revisions including new styling, interiors and a lot of features among others. It is available with a choice of two battery packs and a new motor.
Tata Nexon EV facelift Styling
The Nexon EV facelift gets major updates outside. Inspired by the CURVV concept showcased at the Auto Expo 2023, it gets similar styling to the ICE-powered Nexon facelift. However, just like previous versions, it gets a few changes. These changes include a new bumper, a full-width DRL which also shows charging status. The faux grille on the fossil fuel versions also make way for a body coloured panel in the front. Towards the side and rear, it remains identical to the ICE version with 16 inch wheels and Y shaped trapezoid taillamps. The only difference towards the rear being the “Nexon.ev” badge centrally mounted on the tailgate.
Tata Nexon EV facelift Interior & Features
Inside, the story is similar as well and the dashboard is shared with the petrol and diesel powered Nexon. It gets a new design along with a sleek new steering wheel. The rotary shifter has also been changed to a new electronic gear shifter. Tata says the highlight of the interior is the new 12.3 inch touchscreen infotainment system which gets a host of equipment such as OTA updates, 4 voice assistants, navigation, 9 speaker JBL system and a new Arcade.ev app which can stream OTT content among others. The instrument cluster also gets replaces to a now 10.1 inch fully digital screen with navigation display. Other features include Auto Dimming IRVM, rain sensing wipers, air purifier, wireless phone charger, wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay, ventilated seats, connected car technology and more.
Safety features include 6 airbags, ESP, 360 degree camera, front parking sensors, Hill Hold Control, Electronic parking brake with Auto Hold, all-disc brakes and more.
Tata Nexon EV facelift Powertrain
Like before, the Nexon EV facelift is being offered with a choice of two battery packs- Medium Range(MR) and Long Range(MR). The former gets a 30kWh battery with an ARAI-claimed range of 325Kms. The latter on the other hand gets a larger 40.5kWh battery with a 425Km range. Top speed for both versions is capped at 120Kmph and 150Kmph respectively.
As for the power figures, the MR produces 129HP while the LR makes 145HP. Interestingly, both the versions make an identical 215NM of torque. Tata also claims that the new motor is lighter by 20Kg compared to the outgoing one. The LR version makes the 0-100Kmph sprint in 8.9s.
Further, there are three drive modes along with selectable 4 step regen which can be controlled through paddleshifters. Talking of charging, both versions now get a 7.2kW AC fast charger as standard along with V2V(Vehicle to Vehicle) and V2L(Vehicle To Load) capabilities which can charge other electrical appliances as well as EVs if needed.
Tata Nexon EV facelift Variants & Price
The MR versions of the Nexon EV facelift are available in five variants- Creative+, Fearless, Fearless+, Fearless+S and Empowered. The LR is available in four variants- Fearless, Fearless+, Fearless+S and Empowered+. The detailed pricelist is given below.
(All prices Ex-showroom)
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