Tata has officially launched the Nexon AMT in India. The Nexon automatic is available in the top-spec XZ+ variant, and is priced at Rs 9.41 lakh for the petrol, and Rs 10.3 lakh for the diesel. The price difference between the automatic and the equivalent manual variant of the Nexon is approximately Rs 40,000. We've already driven the two-pedal version of the compact SUV, you can check out the Nexon AMT review by following the link.
The prices for the Nexon overall start from Rs 6.15 lakh for petrol variants, the diesel ones start from Rs 7.18 lakh. It is Tata's first crack at the sub-4-metre SUV space and willtake on the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra TUV300 and the Mahindra NuvoSport.
Engine options on the Tata Nexon include a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine, tuned to produce 110PS/170Nm; and a new 1.5-litre diesel with an output of 110PS/260Nm. Both the engines come with a 6-speed manual gearbox. A 6-speed AMT transmission variant of the Nexon was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo and wil be launched this year. The AMT transmission will be paired to the diesel engine only.
The Nexon measures 3995mm in length, 1811mm in width and is 1607mm high. Ground clearance is around 200mm. Exterior details include projector headlamps with LED daytime running lamps, 16-inch alloy wheels, dual-tone colour schemes and LED tail-lamps. On the inside, Tata has packed the Nexon with a lot of goodies that includes a touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, steering-mounted audio/call controls as well as a front armrest.