Indian automaker Tata Motors has launched the Nexon EV Max in India with a starting price of Rs 17.74 lakh (ex-showroom, all-India). The newly introduced Nexon EV Max is available in two variants: XZ + and XZ + Lux. Both types are offered with two charger options: 3.3 kW fast charger or 7.2 kW AC. The Nexon EV Max is available in all three color options: Daytona Gray, Pristine White and Intensi-Teal (exclusive to the Nexon EV Max). The changes are mainly limited to mechanical and feature updates.
Performance and safety
The newly launched Tata Nexon EV Max is powered by a 40.5 kWh Li-ion battery which offers an ARAI certified range of 437 km. The Nexon EV Max is believed to have 33 percent more battery capacity. The electric motor generates 141 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. The electric compact SUV is capable of accelerating from zero to 100 km/h in less than nine seconds. In addition, the car offers three driving modes: Eco, City and Sport.
The 7.2 kW fast AC charger can be installed at home or in the workplace, which helps reduce the charging time to 6.5 hours. Interestingly, the Nexon EV Max also supports a fast charging time from zero to 80 percent in just 56 minutes via 50 kW fast charging. The battery and motor assembly are IP67 rated, so they are protected against water, dust and shock. The Nexon EV Max offers an eight-year or 1,60,000 km battery warranty.
In terms of safety, the Nexon EV Max gets an ESP with i-VBAC (Active Vacuum Intelligent Control), hill hold, Hill Descent Control, i-TPMS, and electronic parking brake with automatic vehicle stabilization. The car has four-wheel disc brakes for a superior braking experience. In addition, the company offers a Multi-Mode Regen feature with four levels that allows adjustment of regenerative braking through switches on the floor console.
The Nexon EV Max gets new Makarana beige interiors and a uncluttered center console which houses the new jewelled control knob with active mode display. Additional notable features include ventilated leather front seats, wireless smartphone charger, air purifier, IRVM auto-dimming and cruise control. In addition, the Nexon EV Max now gets the updated ZConnect app with 48 vehicle-connected features. The new list of additional features includes smart watch integration, automatic/manual DTC verification, charge limit setting, monthly vehicle reports, and enhanced driving analysis.
For added convenience, the Nexon EV Max has a power sunroof, cooled glove box, and a 7-inch touchscreen floating infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The car has 60:40 split rear seats and a 350-liter boot space that can be expanded up to 390 liters.
The ex-showroom all-India prices for the Nexon EV Max are as follows –
Nexon EV MAX XZ+ (3.3kW) – Rs 17.74 lakh
Nexon EV MAX XZ+ (7.2kW AC fast charger) – Rs 18.24 lakh
Nexon EV MAX XZ+ Lux (3.3kW) – Rs 18.74 lakh
Nexon EV MAX XZ+ Lux (7.2kW AC fast charger) – Rs 19.24 lakh