Tata Nexon EV is a popular name in Indian market. It is currently the most affordable and popular electric SUV in the market. There are several ownership experience videos of Tata Nexon available online. Tata Nexon EV competes with cars like MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona EV. Electric vehicles are gaining popularity and Nexon EV is currently the best selling in the group. We have mentioned several times that running cost of an electric car or a two-wheeler is very less when compared to petrol or diesel vehicles. How low is it? Here we have a video where a vlogger is seen sharing electricity bill for a month after charging the Nexon EV.
The video has been shared by K18 on their YouTube channel. In this video, vlogger talks about the running cost of the Nexon EV. It looks like the vlogger had recently bought Nexon EV Dark Edition. Vlogger has been using it regularly and the car has clocked over 2,800 kms on odometer. In this video, vlogger does not share anything about the ownership experience of the car.
Vlogger is on a drive with his friend and after dropping him, he asks him to guess the months electricity bill after buying the Nexon EV. His friend fails to respond with a correct answer and then vlogger reveals that his monthly household bill was around Rs 2900. This included the units for charging the Nexon EV and also the basic electric appliances like lights in that particular floor.
The estimated running cost of Nexon EV in this case after deducting the number of units used by lights and other electrical appliances, the running cost of Nexon EV is coming around Rs 1 per km. After hearing this, vlogger’s friend was very impressed. In comparison to a petrol or diesel car, electric cars do not have an engine. There is an electric motor that sends power directly to the wheels.
Tata launched the Nexon EV in Atlas Black or Dark Edition in the market earlier this year. Other than this new paint job, nothing much has changed in the SUV. The car comes with 30.2 kWh battery pack that powers the electric motor. The electric motor on the Nexon EV generates 129 Ps and 245 Nm of torque right from the moment you push the pedal. Tata has limited the top-speed of Nexon EV to 120 kmph.
The car comes in three variants but, the Dark Edition is only available with XZ+ and XZ+ Lux variants. The price for Tata Nexon EV starts at Rs 13.99 lakh, ex-showroom for the base XM variant. Prices for the Dark Edition variant starts at Rs 15.99 lakh, ex-showroom. Tata also launched the electric version of Tigor compact sedan in the passenger EV segment. The Tigor EV is currently the most affordable electric car in the country. Tata Nexon EV has an ARAI claimed driving range of 312 kms while the Tigor EV gets 301 kms of certified range. The range of these cars will differ depending up on the driving style and road conditions.