Tata Nexon has been doing quite well among compact SUV’s and today the brand rolled out the 2,00,000th Nexon off their Pune plant. Tata claims that Nexon’s demand has overtaken its supply. The car reached the 1,50,000 mark last November and it only took 6 months for it to reach 2,00,000 units. The production has been limited due to the pandemic, but the sales of the SUV has been outstanding. The company sold 6,439 units of Nexon in May 2021, this makes it the second-highest sold compact SUV that month.
About Tata Nexon!
Introduced back in September 2017, the Nexon reached the 50,000-mark in a year and the 1 lakh mark was touched in September 2019. Since the launch, Tata has been updating the car with the addition of features and other stuff. It was the first made-in-India car to achieve a Global NCAP 5 star safety rating.
Tata Had given the Nexon a facelift early last year alongside its siblings, the Tiago and Tigor. Nexon features projector headlamps with tri arrow DRL’s, tri arrow LED taillights, integrated rear spoiler, high mount LED stoplight. Inside the cabin, it gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and 8 speaker sounds system by Harman, automatic climate control, flat-bottom steering wheel with controls, cruise control, electric sunroof and more.
Under the hood, Tata Nexon is offered in both petrol and diesel engine variants. The petrol variant gets the 1.2L Revotron turbo-petrol engine which makes max power of 120ps and peak torque of 170nm. The diesel engine is the 1.5L Revotorq engine making a max power of 110ps and 260nm of torque. The gearbox includes either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed AMT gearbox.
To make it affordable and to provide flexibility for the customers, Tata is offering the Nexon in 20 different variants. It has 12 petrol variants and 8 diesel variants which includes both MT and AMT. To satisfy the ever-evolving needs of customers the brand has been constantly refreshing its portfolio.
Tata Nexon has been impressive with its features and the brand’s commitments towards safety have set the benchmark for the competitors in the segment. The C-SUV segment has been very competitive in India. Recognising the demand many brands have been introducing their cars to the market. The Nexon goes against the Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford Ecosport, Mahindra XUV300, Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger.