The compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment is rapidly gaining popularity in the Indian market. Due to the low cost, better performance and sporty look, customers are choosing the vehicles of this segment. Maruti Vitara Brezza has always been in the compact segment, but in the month of July, Tata Nexon, the SUV of Tata Motors, surprised everyone by performing brilliantly.
In terms of sales, Tata Nexon has occupied the second position after Maruti Brezza. Not only this, this SUV has beaten models like Hyundai Venue and Kia Sonet in sales. If we look at the sales figures, Tata Motors has sold a total of 10,287 units of this SUV in the month of July last year, which is an increase of 138% percent as compared to 4,327 units in the month of July last year.
This is the first time that Tata Motors has sold more than 10,000 Nexon models in a month. It is the safest SUV in the country, with a 5 star rating in the Global NCAP crash test. Apart from this, advanced features and technology make it very popular among the customers. In the first position, a total of 12,676 units of Maruti Brezza have been sold, which was 7,807 units in the month of July last year.
A cursory look at the Tata Nexon SUV:
|petrol engine||1.2 liter turbo|
|diesel engine||1.5 liter turbo|
|petrol mileage||16 kmpl|
|Diesel Mileage||22 kmpl|
|safety||NCAP 5 Star Rating|
|boot space||350 liters|
|Price||7.19 lakh to Rs 13.23 lakh|
How powerful is this SUV:
Tata Nexon is available in the market with a total of two engine options. It is powered by a 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine that produces 120 PS of power and 170 Nm of torque. On the other hand, in its diesel version, the company has used a 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine that generates 110 PS of power and 260 Nm of torque. This engine comes with 6 speed manual and 6 speed automatic gearbox. Along with petrol and diesel, this car is also available in electric version.
In this, the company has given many great features which make it better than other models. It has a 7-inch touch screen infotainment system that can be connected to Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Apart from this, features like digital LCD instrument cluster, multi functional steering wheel, height adjustable driver seat, power adjustable out side rear view mirror (ORVM’s), cornering fog lamps, electric sunroof are available.
This SUV is also very special in terms of safety, in which features like dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) as well as ISOFIX child seat anchors have been given as standard. That is, these features are available in all variants. The price of its petrol variants is between Rs 7.19 lakh to Rs 11.89 lakh. At the same time, the price of diesel variants is between Rs 9.48 lakh to Rs 13.23 lakh. Recently, the company has also introduced its Dark Edition in the market, including its price.