Tata Motors has launched its 200,000th Nexon compact SUV from its Ranjangaon plant in Pune, Maharashtra. Nexon was launched on September 21, 2017 for 585,000 rupees (ex-showroom, Delhi), and it took less than four years, 46 months to be precise, to cross the production milestone.
Nexon achieved milestone in 46 months
The last 50,000 units were produced in less than seven months
Available with 110 horsepower, 1.5 liter diesel and 120 horsepower, 1.2 liter turbo gasoline engine options
Nexon broke the 50,000 production milestone in September 2018, and broke the 1,00,000 mark on August 31, 2019. The 1,50,000th Nexon was launched in 39 months on November 5, 2020. Then, the last 50,000 vehicles were recorded in less than seven months. Due to the pandemic, demand exceeded supply and production was restricted.
Nexon is one of the three highest-selling compact SUVs in India. In March 2021, Nexon’s sales hit a monthly high of 8,683 units. According to statistics from our sister publication OurProfessional, as of the end of March 2021, Tata Nexon had sold 1,93,376 units, including 1,89,285 gasoline and diesel models and 4,091 Nexon EVs.
Tata Nixon: Details
Tata Motors’ high attention to vehicle safety has paid off for sales as customers flock to buy safer cars. In December 2018, Nexon became the first Indian-made car to receive a global NCAP adult safety rating of 5 stars. Since the launch of the compact SUV in 2017, Tata Motors has continuously upgraded Nexon to improve safety, GNCAP certification, design, regulations, emissions, and market segment-defined function additions. It now has 20 variants to choose from, including 12 gasoline and 8 diesel, and offers automatic and manual transmission options.Tata recently Discontinued some diesel variants The lineup from Nexon.The automaker will also launch a new Nexon EV Dark Edition quickly.
Tata Nexon: engine and gearbox
Under the hood, Tata provided Nexon with a 110-horsepower, 1.5-liter turbo diesel engine and a 120-horsepower, 1.2-liter turbo gasoline engine. In terms of gearbox options, both engines offer 6-speed manual or 6-speed AMT automatic transmissions.
Tata Nixon: Competitor
Nexon is positioned in the highly competitive compact SUV market segment and can compete with Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Nissan Magnite with Renokege.
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In June 2021, Tata Motors and SUVs will receive a discount of up to Rs 65,000