Tata Motors is one of the popular vehicle manufacturer in India. They have gained popularity among customers for their competitive price tag and great build quality. Tata Nexon which is a sub-4 meter compact SUV from the manufacturer is one of the popular SUV in the segment. It competes with cars like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Kia Sonet, Nissan Magnite and Ford EcoSport in the segment. It is one of the safest car in the segment with 5 star rating at Global NCAP crash test. We have seen several modified examples of Nexon from different parts of the country. Here we have a Nexon that has been modified in a way that the rear section has been converted into a bed. How practical is this bed in reality? Let’s find out in this video.
The video has been uploaded by Rahul Choudhary on his youtube channel. The vlogger can be heard saying on the video that they are planning to go on a trip in this Nexon and that is why they have come up with this modification. The vlogger has actually made minor changes to the existing car to convert the rear part into a bed. For this, he starts by lifting the base of rear seats then folding the seat completely to give it a flat floor look. Once that was done, he covers the floor with mattress.
Folding the rear row seats generated a lot more space inside the car. The mattress fit perfectly inside the car and the vlogger even shows how comfortable it is from inside. According to the vlogger, there is enough space for two people to sleep properly. The vlogger has also hung fairy lights inside the cabin which enhances the look of the cabin at night. The lights are connected to a power bank which provides backup all night. The power bank is then charged at day time while, they are driving the car.
There is enough space on door handles to hold water bottle and mobile phones. The windows can be slightly opened at night for ventillation. It even has a sunroof and the blind can be opened at night for better view of the sky. The vlogger even says that, they have plans to put a big water storage container during the trip. Overall, the set up looks pretty good. The cabin does turn out to be a good bedroom but, whether it is apt during trips is something which we’ll have to wait and see. This set up is good for those who travel light but, if you have lot of luggage, then managing space on the inside could become an issue.
Coming back to Nexon, Tata launched the facelifted version of the SUV in the market last year. In comparison to the older version, there are several changes both outside and inside. It is powered by the same petrol and diesel engine options. Both the engines are now BS6 compliant. The petrol version is powered by a 1.2 litre turbocharged engine. The diesel version is powered by a 1.5 litre turbocharged engine. Both petrol and diesel engine options are available with manual and AMT gearbox options.