Tata Motors has announced that the brand has sold more than 4,000 units of the Nexon EV (Electric Vehicle) in the Indian market. The Tata Nexon EV made its debut in the Indian market in January 2020 and crossed the 1,000 sales mark in just seven months of its launch in August 2020, despite COVID-19 disruption and lockdown.
The brand achieved the 2,000 units sales milestone in December 2020 and on its first anniversary the brand announced that it had sold over 2,600 units of the 100% electric SUV. Now at the end of March 2021, just 14 months after its debut the Nexon EV has breached the 4,000 units mark, showcasing strong market performance. Currently, Tata Motors is leading the electric vehicle market share with 64% thanks to the Tata Nexon EV.
Tata Nexon EV Price & Features
The Tata Nexon EVs demand and popularity definitely something to with its price. The Tata Nexon EV starts at INR 13.99 lakh ex-showroom and goes all the way up to INR 16.40 lakh ex-showroom. For the price, the Nexon EV offers features such as keyless entry, ZConnect app, push-button start, fully automatic climate control, automatic transmission with Drive and Sport modes, Dual Airbags, ABS and EBD as standard. Higher variants also come with 7-inch touchscreen infotainment, leather-wrapped steering wheel, contrast dual-tone roof, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, reverse camera, electric sunroof, leatherette seats, automatic headlamps and rain-sensing wipers.
Powering the Tata Nexon is a Ziptron fully-electric powertrain with Liquid-Cooled Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor with IP67 ingress protection rating that churns out 129 PS of power and 245 Nm of torque. The electric motor comes with a single-speed automatic transmission and draws power from a 30.2 kWh high energy density lithium-ion battery pack that claims to return an ARAI claimed driving range of 312 km on a single charge. Charging can be done from home or office using a 15A household wall socket and is also capable of fast charging at a CCS2 DC fast charging point.
Recently, the Government of Delhi removed the Tata Nexon EV from the subsidy list due to numerous complaints from consumers of EV having a “Sub-Standard” driving range. Click Here to know more about the Tata Nexon EV subsidy screw-up.