Tata Nexon EV is currently one of the most popular electric SUVs in the country. It has been in the market for some time and it managed to attract buyers with its range and price. It is currently the most affordable long range electric SUV in the country. Tata Nexon competes with cars like MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona EV. There are several ownership videos of Nexon EV available online and here we have one such video where a vlogger is reviewing Nexon EV in real world driving conditions.
The video has been uploaded by Fuel Injected on their YouTube channel. The video starts with vlogger talking about the exterior and design of the Nexon EV. The design is similar to the petrol or diesel version Nexon. The car comes with projector headlamps, dual function LED DRLs, halogen fog lamps gloss black grille with EV badging on it and tri-arrow design elements on the lower grille.
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The variant shown in the video is top-end XZ+ Lux trim. The car gets 16 inch alloy wheels. The Teal Blue highlights or accents on different parts of the car differentiate it from the regular Nexon. The car gets clear lens LED tail lamps and dual tone paint job. The car comes with almost white looking leatherette upholstery. The light coloured upholstery gives the cabin an airy feel and make it look a lot premium.
The car offers decent amount of space in the second row and offers features like rear AC vents, armrest. The front row of the car offers features like touchscreen infotainment system from Harman, automatic climate control, electric sunroof, Altroz and Harrier like semi-digital instrument cluster, multi-function steering wheel and many more features.
The car gets 30.2 kWh battery pack which powers the electric motor. vlogger talks about the battery placement as well. The battery is placed in the bottom of the car and it is protected from water, dust or any sharp objects using a thick metal plate that acts as a shield.
Vlogger then takes the car for a spin and was instantly surprised. Unlike petrol or diesel car, power delivery in an electric vehicle is instant. The electric motor in Nexon EV generates 120 Ps and 245 Nm of peak torque. The power and torque is available right from the beginning and that is what makes driving an EV fun. The ARAI certified driving range of Nexon EV is 312 kms but, in real world conditions, it return around 245-250 kms on a single charge.
The car that is seen in the video is a test vehicle from a a dealership and it has been returning around 240 kms. He mentions that the running cost of electric vehicles is very less when compared to an ICE car. Tata is offering individual warranty for battery and the vehicle. Running cost of an electric vehicles is almost a rupee per kms and if you are a driver who does not prefer driving rashly, then you might be able extract more juice from the battery and that would translate to better driving range.
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