The compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment is rapidly gaining popularity in the Indian market. Consumers are choosing vehicles for this segment due to low cost, good performance and sporty looks. Maruti Vitara Brezza has always been in the compact segment, but in July, Tata Motors’ S UV Tata Nexon surprised everyone with a spectacular performance.
In terms of sales, Tata Nexon is the second largest car maker after Maruti Brezza. Not only that, this SUV has beaten models like Hyundai Venue and Kia Sonnet in sales. If we look at sales figures, Tata Motors sold 10,287 units of this SUV in July, an increase of 138 per cent compared to 4,327 units in July last year.
This is the first time Tata Motors sells more than 10,000 Nexon models in a month. It is the safest SUV in the country and has a 5 star rating on the global NCAP crash test. Apart from this, advanced features and technology are very popular among consumers. In the first place, Maruti Brussels sold 12,676 units compared to 7,807 units in July last year.
A look at the Tata Nexon SUV:
|The petrol engine||1.2 liter turbo|
|Diesel engine||1.5 liter turbo|
|Petrol mileage||16 KMPL|
|Diesel mileage||22 KMPL|
|Safety||NCAP 5 Star Rating|
|Boot space||350 liters|
|Price||7.23 lakh to Rs 13.23 lakh|
How powerful is this SUV:
The Tata Nexon is available in the market with a total of two engine options. It produces 120 PS of power and 170 Nm of torque from a 1.2-liter turbo petrol engine. On the other hand, in the diesel version, the company used a 1.5-liter turbo diesel engine that produces 110 PS of power and 260 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox. In addition to petrol and diesel, this car is also available in the electric version.
In this, the company offers many great features that are better than other models. It has a 7-inch touch screen infotainment system that can be connected to Apple Car Play and Android Auto. In addition, a digital LCD instrument cluster, multifunctional steering wheel, height adjustable driver seat, power adjustable out side rear view mirror (ORVM), Corning Fog Lamps, Electric Sun Roof are available.
This SUV is also unique in terms of safety, given the quality of the dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), and ISofix child seat anchors. That is, these features are available in all variants. Its petrol variants are priced between Rs 7.19 lakh and Rs 11.89 lakh. At the same time, the price of diesel variants ranges from 9.48 lakhs to 13.23 lakhs. Recently, the company has introduced a dark version to the market, which includes its price tag.