The Tata Nexon has received mild updates to all its variants except the base XE variant in terms of features and the Nexon has also received a price bump due to this update and the price hike is approximately INR 11,000 across all the updated variants.
The XM and XMA variants get cosmetic updates to the audio infotainment system, it gets a grey dashboard mid-pad, increased antenna length, the colour of the central console has been changed from silver to gloss black and the same treatment has been applied to the gear knob, the AC control panel also receives treatment update and the earlier matte finish has been replaced by a glossy black.
The mid-spec XT and XZ variants get new roof rails, AC vents in the rear which can be controlled from the front AC control panel the earlier model had only had air blowers. In addition to this, all the features from the XM and XMA variants are also included in the update.
In addition to the above-mentioned features, the top end XZ+ and XZA+ get an exclusive feature like piano black door trim applique and the earlier discontinued 12V charging socket in the rear seats have been reintroduced in this update.
In mechanical terms, the Nexon does not get any changes to the engine or other hardware and the car is powered by two engine options and their specifications are as follows:-
- 1.2-litre turbocharged Revotron petrol engine that produces 110 HP of power and 170 Nm of torque matched to a 5-speed transmission
- 1.5-litre turbocharged Revotorq diesel producing 110 PS of power and 260 Nm of torque mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed AMT gearbox.
In terms of competition, the Tata Nexon rivals the likes of the Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and Maruti Suzuki Brezza.