It’s that time of the year when automakers roll out price hikes owing to reasons such as material and input costs, among others. Tata Motors has increased the prices of the Tata Nexon EV again following the first price hike in October last year.
In October 2020, Tata Motors had hiked the prices of the Tata Nexon EV by INR 26,000. Now, it has increased the prices of the electric SUV by INR 15,000. Of the three available trims, namely XM, XZ+, and XZ+ Lux, as in the case of the first price hike, only the XZ+ and XZ+ Lux trims have been affected.
|Tata Nexon EV Grade||Launch Price||Price after first hike||Price after second hike|
|Tata Nexon EV XM||INR 13.99 lakh||INR 13.99 lakh||INR 13.99 lakh|
|Tata Nexon EV XZ+||INR 14.99 lakh||INR 15.25 lakh||INR 15.40 lakh|
|Tata Nexon EV XZ+ Lux||INR 15.99 lakh||INR 16.25 lakh||INR 16.40 lakh|
For those who don’t find outright purchase suitable, Tata Nexon EV subscription is available, at monthly payments as low as INR 29,500**.
|Tenure/Monthly Usage||Monthly Subscription Rate|
|12 months/1,500 km||INR 34,500|
|12 months/2,000 km||INR 36,100|
|12 months/2,500 km||INR 37,700|
|24 months/1,500 km||INR 31,600|
|24 months/2,000 km||INR 33,200|
|24 months/2,500 km||INR 34,800|
|36 months/1,500 km||INR 29,500|
|36 months/2,000 km||INR 31,200|
|36 months/2,500 km||INR 32,700|
The Tata Nexon EV is the first Tata electric car featuring the company’s ‘Ziptron’ EV powertrain technology. It uses a standard 30.2 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack that gives it a range of 312 km (ARAI certified). The energy consumption rating of the new electric SUV is 100 Wh/km.
The Tata Nexon EV has a single motor generating 129 PS of power and 245 Nm of torque, allowing it to achieve an electronically governed top speed of 120 km/h, 80 km/h if you are in the subscription plan. The battery pack has a nominal voltage of 320 volts and supports 50 kW charging peak power. Using an AC charger from a 15A plug point, it takes 8.5 hours to charge the battery pack from 10% to 90% SoC. Using a 50 kW DC charger, it is possible to charge up from 0% to 80% SoC in only 60 minutes.
The Tata Nexon EV is currently India’s best-selling electric car. Deliveries began in March, and by now, about 3,000 units have been sold.