On the huge set of cars, the SUV (or sports utility vehicles) are one of the growing segments and has a huge demand in the market. While the Indians are also looking for affordable cars, the top manufacturers are opting to offer subcompact SUVs with the inexpensive price tags.
One of the popular such cars is the TATA Nexon
, which was launched in 2017. It features an aggressive design along with power-packed interior. Moreover, the vehicle comes with a strong engines and a lot of safety equipment. You will know more about the vehicle by going through the following points.Exterior
The Tata Nexon gets the company's latest IMPACT design language. Also, the vehicle is equipped with a dual-tone paint scheme with a contrasting roof. It comes with an aggressive styling with roof rails along with a rear defogger. At the ORVMs, turn indicators are present. Adoring the latest design of the manufacturer, the TATA Nexon is one of the finest looking affordable SUVs in the market.Interior
The interior of the vehicle gets three-tone theme. Inside the Tata Nexon, a 6.5-inch floating Harman ConnectNext infotainment system is provided that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The vehicle comes with bucket seats at the front and foldable ones at the rear. The seats are well cushioned and the rears seats have an adjustable headrests too.
Moreover, an engine start-stop button, all four power windows with auto-down one driver side, front armrest with storage space, reverse parking sensors, automatic climate control with rear aircon vents, reverse camera and rear armrest with cupholders are all provided in the package. It also gets all the necessary features that need to be present in an affordable subcompact SUV.Engine and Transmission
The Tata Nexon is available in both petrol as well as diesel engine variants. The subcompact SUV is powered by a 1.2-litre Revotron engine that belts out a maximum of 108 bhp power and 170 Nm of torque. And on the other hand, the diesel variant is powered by a 1.5-litre Revotorq which is capable of churning out up to 108 bhp power and 260 Nm of torque.
Both the engine variants feature a six-speed AMT gearbox and the transmission is termed as ‘Hyper-Drive’ system. So considering the other available sub-4-meter SUVs, the powertrain of the vehicle is surely good enough to fight with its competitors.Braking and Safety
The Tata Nexon comes with front disc brakes while drum brakes are provided at the rear. The setups supports ABS (Anti-lock braking system) and EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution) to ensure your safety during emergency braking.
The subcompact SUV gets dual front airbags and seat belt with pretensioners in the standard variants, while the high-end variants get parking assist with camera, speed sensor auto door lock features, etc. In addition to these, rear and front fog lamps with cornering assistance are also provided.
So don’t bother before go out for long drives with your family as the SUV get all the essential safety equipment.Final Words
The Tata Nexon carries around Rs. 7 lakhs price tag and goes up to Rs 12.5 lakhs for the top end variant. Despite being a new entrant, it gives a very tough competition to the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, etc.