Tata Motors has said that it has sold a total of 4219 Nexon EVs in a matter of 14 months and that’s a good sign not only for the EV industry but also for other carmakers as well.
Tata Motors, with the Nexon EV, boldly entered into the electric SUV segment. It became the most affordable SUV in the country, as the other electric cars were priced over ₹ 20 lakh. With a price tag of ₹ 13.99 lakh going up to ₹ 15.99 lakh, the Nexon EV made a bold statement and helped the company penetrate a market that was left untapped. Now, the company has said that it has sold a total of 4219 Nexon EVs in a matter of 14 months and that’s a good sign not only for the EV industry but also for other carmakers, as clearly, there is demand for an EV which has an affordable price tag.
Prices of the Tata Nexon EV start at ₹ 13.99 lakh going up to ₹ 15.99 lakh
The Tata Nexon EV uses a permanent magnet AC motor, which will be powered by a Lithium-Ion battery that is liquid-cooled and IP67 certified. This means the battery pack is both water and dust resistance. The Nexon EV uses a 30.2 kWh battery offering a maximum range of over 312 km on a single charge. The new electric powertrain in the Nexon EV puts out 245 Nm of peak torque, enough to clock triple digit speeds in 9.9 seconds. The battery can be charged up to 80 per cent in 60 mins using a fast charger while it will take 8 hours to do the same using a home charger. In fact, per minute of fast charging will give it a range of 4 km and if you have a charge of 50 per cent, the Nexon EV is good to go for 150 km.
The Tata Nexon EV uses a permanent magnet AC motor, which will be powered by a Lithium-Ion battery that is liquid-cooled and IP67 certified.
The Tata Nexon EV comes with a dedicated Battery Management System (BMS), which is designed for an extended battery life of up to eight years and will offer consistent performance. The powertrain also gets a dedicated cooling circuit in a bid to provide consistent performance in hot weather conditions.
Tata Motors is not going to stop its EV portfolio with the Nexon EV as the company is also planning to launch the Altroz EV very soon. Though the company has not yet set a timeline for its launch, we’ll know more about it very soon.