With the growing demand of automatic vehicles in India, Tata Motors launched the AMT gearbox to the XMA variant of the Nexon. Now the Nexon range has two - XMA & XZA+, offered in both petrol and diesel guise. The Nexon petrol XMA AMT variant gets a price tag of Rs 7.50 lakh, while the diesel variant is priced at Rs 8.53 lakh (all prices, Ex Showroom, Delhi). That Apart, the homegrown car manufacturer has also introduced a new “Ivory White” roof-colour option.
The car comes with features like Smart Hill Assist and Crawl function and branded all its 2 pedal transmission cars as ‘HyprDrive’ while all the AMT variants from the Company were termed as Self-Shift Gears (S-SG). The Nexon XMA comes equipped with a practical cabin, which makes driving in cities as well as highways enjoyable. It comes loaded with features like the intelligent transmission controller, which includes features such as anti-stall, kick-down and fast-off; helping optimize the automatic gearshifts.
Mechanically, the Tata Nexon is powered by a 1.2-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged Revotron engine that produces a maximum power of 108bhp and peak torque of 170Nm. On the other hand, the diesel variants get a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged Revotorq engine belts out 108bhp and 260Nm. Both the engines are offered with Multi-Drive modes – ECO, CITY and SPORT).
For safety, the Nexon XMA comes with features like dual frontal airbags and ABS with electronic brake-force distribution as standard.