Tata Nexon XM(S) launched: Most affordable sunroof-equipped compact SUV

Tata has introduced a new variant of the Nexon in the Indian market today. With the XM(S) variant, the Nexon has become the most affordable car in the Indian market to offer a sunroof. The price of the new XM(S) variant is Rs 8.36 lakhs, ex-showroom, Delhi.

Tata Nexon XM(S) launched: Most affordable sunroof-equipped compact SUV

The new XM(S) variant will attract a lot of customers who want a sunroof in their cars. The popularity of the vehicles with sunroof has increased quite a lot in recent times. Apart from the electrically controlled sunroof, the car has a long list of features. The Nexon XM(S) offers features like automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, steering-mounted controls. These are new features that have been added to the exiting feature list. The Nexon XM already offered features like LED DRLs, projector headlamps, electronic stability control (ESC), hill hold control, ConnectNext touchscreen infotainment system, drive modes – Eco, City, Sport and a range other features. The new variant is available with both automatic and manual transmission option. Here is a detailed price list of the new variants.


XM (S) Manual 8.36 lakhs 9.70 lakhs
XMA (S) AMT 8.96 lakhs 10.30 lakhs

Commenting on the introduction of the Nexon XM(S), Mr. Vivek Srivatsa, Head, Marketing, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU), Tata Motors said,

“The Nexon has always been a product of pride for Tata Motors. It established us as the flagbearer of safety by becoming Global NCAP’s first Five Star rated car in India in 2018. The industry, media and customers alike have appreciated the car for its design and driving dynamics. With the launch of our ‘New Forever’ range of vehicles earlier this year, we promised to keep our products fresh and up to date with the changing customers’ demands. Keeping up with our commitment, we are elated to announce the launch of Nexon XM(S). A product that will now allow our customers to enjoy superior features such as the electric sunroof at a compelling price. With this addition to our Nexon range, we will provide our customers with a premium driving pleasure & state-of-the-art features at attractive prices, thereby making our products accessible to all.”

The XM(S) variant will be available with both petrol and diesel engine options. It should be noted that Tata launched a facelifted version of the Nexon earlier this year with a more powerful petrol engine. The petrol variants of the Nexon XM(S) will get powered by the 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 120 PS and peak torque of 170 Nm. The diesel variants will come powered by the 1.5-litre turbocharged engine that generates a maximum power of 110 PS of maximum power and 260 Nm of peak torque.

The launch comes days ahead of the arrival of the all-new Kia Sonet, which will become the latest vehicle in the sub-4m compact SUV segment and will take on the Nexon directly.

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