Tata Motors has finally launched the Nexon AMT at a starting price of Rs. 9.41 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in the country. Tata Nexon diesel AMT variant is priced at Rs. 10.30 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi). With the introduction of the Nexon Hyprdrive S-SG, the company has branded all its 2 pedal transmission cars as ‘HyprDrive’ while all the AMT variants from the Company will be now be termed as Self-Shift Gears (S-SG). Being introduced in an all-new Etna Orange color with a Sonic Silver dual-tone roof option, the sub-compact SUV is the first AMT in India to have Multi-Drive modes: Eco, City and Sport.
Tata Nexon Hyprdrive S-SG comes with best-in-class ground clearance of 209 mm. The SUV is equipped with an intelligent transmission controller, which includes features such as anti-stall, kick-down and fast-off. In addition to providing a clutch-free drive experience, the car comes with features like Smart Hill Assist and Crawl function. While the Smart Hill Assist prevents the NEXON from rolling-back on uphill drives during bumper-to-bumper traffic, the Crawl function comes into play during slow moving traffic by helping the car move ahead without pressing the accelerator. Further adding to the convenience is the wearable PEPS Key, which will allow customers to wear their car key smartly as a wristband.
Tata Nexon AMT gets standard safety features like dual frontal airbags and ABS with electronic brake-force distribution in all wheels. It has a 350L boot space and rear 60:40 seat split to store extra luggage. Additionally, the Tata NEXON HyprDrive S-SG boasts of a 6.5-inch floating dash-top touchscreen infotainment with next-gen smartphone connectivity and an exclusively tuned 8-speaker system from Harman-Kardon. With next-generation of smartphone connectivity with Android Auto to ensure an easy and intuitive vocal interaction with the infotainment for navigation, music, making calls; the system additionally allows reading & replying to text & WhatsApp messages.
Along with the launch of Tata Nexon HyprDrive S-SG, the home-grown automaker has announced the launch of its online car customization platform - ‘IMAGINATOR’ for the NEXON. The IMAGINATOR is a platform that offers the flexibility to a user to enhance the look of his/her car by visualizing and adding the required accessories. Mechanically, the automatic variants are powered by the same set of engines in both petrol and diesel fuel trims. The petrol variants get their power from the 1.2L turbocharged Revotron engine, while the diesel variants are powered by the 1.5L turbocharged Revotorq engine. Both the engines generates maximum power output of 108bhp.
According to Mr. Mayank Pareek, President- Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, “Our focus is to introduce products and services that not only enhance the brand, but simultaneously align well with the rising aspirations of customer segments. AMT as a transmission is ideally suited for India’s traffic conditions, reducing the stress of driving at an affordable price, without compromising on fuel efficiency. With the introduction of the Hyprdrive S-SG in the NEXON, we aim to tap a larger market and increase our market share in not only the Compact SUV segment but also the AMT segment. Additionally, understanding the growing need for personalization among Indian customers, we are introducing the ‘IMAGINATOR’ – our online platform to visualize and customize the NEXON.” Below is the variant-wise price (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) of Tata Nexon AMT:
Tata Nexon Petrol XZA+ - Rs. 9.41 Lakhs
Tata Nexon Diesel XZA+ - Rs. 10.30 Lakhs