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    2020 Tata Nexon vs Mahindra XUV300 - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 13 Jul 2020

    Which B2-segment SUV is better: Tata Nexon or Mahindra XUV300? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    2020 Tata Nexon vs Mahindra XUV300

    Nexon 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    NEXON VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    TURBO PETROL MANUAL

    Tata Nexon

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XE

    ₹6.95

    W4

    ₹8.30

    XM

    ₹7.70

    W6

    ₹9.15

    XZ

    ₹8.70

    W8

    ₹10.60

    XZ+

    ₹9.50

    W8(O)

    ₹11.84

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹9.70

     -

    XZ+(S)

    ₹10.10

     -

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹10.30

     -

    XZ+(O)

    ₹10.40

     -

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹10.60

     -


    Tata Nexon petrol manual prices start from Rs. 6.95 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.60 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Mahindra XUV300 turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.30 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.84 lakh. Tata Nexon has a much lower starting price.

    NEXON VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Tata Nexon

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XE

    ₹8.45

    W4

    ₹8.69

    XM

    ₹9.20

    W6

    ₹9.50

    XZ

    ₹10.20

    W8

    ₹10.95

    XZ+

    ₹11.00

    W8(O)

    ₹12.14

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹11.20

     -

    XZ+(S)

    ₹11.60

     -

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹11.80

     -

    XZ+(O)

    ₹11.90

     -

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹12.10

     -  -


    Tata Nexon diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.45 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.10 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. On the other hand, Mahindra XUV300 diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.69 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.14 lakh. Tata Nexon has a lower starting price and the top variant of the Nexon is also cheaper than the XUV’s top trim.

    NEXON VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Tata Nexon

    Mahindra XUV300

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    XM

    ₹9.80

    W6

    ₹9.99

    XZ+

    ₹11.60

    W8

    ₹11.50

    XZ+ Dual Tone

    ₹11.80

    W8(O)

    ₹12.69

    XZ+(S)

    ₹12.20

     -  -

    XZ+(S) Dual Tone

    ₹12.40

     -

    XZ+(O)

    ₹12.50

     -

    XZ+(O) Dual Tone

    ₹12.70

     -


    For the diesel automatic powertrain, Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh and Mahindra XUV300 starts from Rs. 9.99 lakh. Tata Nexon diesel automatic has a lower starting price but the top variants of the two cars cost exactly the same.

    Nexon 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Tata Nexon is 3993mm long, 1811mm wide and 1606mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2498mm. The Tata Nexon has a boot space of 350 litres. On the other hand, the Mahindra XUV300 measures 3995mm in length, 1821mm in width and 1627mm in height. The wheelbase of Mahindra XUV300 is 2600mm and it has a boot space of 257 litres.

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

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    NEXON VS XUV300 | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Tata Nexon

    Difference

    Mahindra XUV300

    Length (mm)

    3993

    2

    3995

    Width (mm)

    1811

    10

    1821

    Height (mm)

    1606

    21

    1627

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2498

    102

    2600

    Boot Space (litre)

    350

    93

    257

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    209

    29

    180

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    44

    2

    42


    Dimension Review

    • XUV300 is longer than Nexon by 2mm.
    • XUV300 is wider than Nexon by 10mm.
    • XUV300 is taller than Nexon by 21mm.
    • XUV300 has a longer wheelbase than Nexon; by 102mm.
    • Nexon has 93 litres of extra boot space than XUV300.
    • Nexon has 29mm more ground clearance than XUV300.

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    In terms of dimensions, XUV300 is a larger car compared to the Nexon but the difference is negligible. So, both the cars will have a comparable road presence.

    Nexon 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One Has Better Performance?

    NEXON VS XUV300 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Tata Nexon

    Mahindra XUV300

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.2L

    1.2L

    Cylinder

    3

    3

    Maximum Power

    120PS @ 5500rpm

    110PS @ 5000rpm

    Peak Torque

    170Nm @ 1750-4000rpm

    200Nm @ 2000-3500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-Speed

    6-Speed

    Manual Claimed FE

    17.57kmpl

    17.5kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-Speed AMT

    -

    Automatic Claimed FE

    16.35kmpl

    -


    Nexon 1.2L Turbo Petrol Vs XUV300 1.2L Turbo Petrol

    Tata Nexon gets a 1.2-litre 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 120PS of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed AMT automatic transmission. The Nexon petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 17.57kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 16.35kmpl.

    Mahindra XUV300 also gets a 1.2L turbo petrol engine and it makes 110PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 17.5kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • Nexon has a more powerful engine than XUV300.
    • XUV300's engine produces more torque than Nexon's.
    • Both cars have about the same claimed fuel efficiency.

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    XUV300's engine offers more torque and it also has a better torque-to-weight ratio, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine. If you're looking for a car with a lower running cost, then both are on par.

    NEXON VS XUV300 | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Tata Nexon

    Mahindra XUV300

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    110PS @ 4000rpm

    117PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500-2750rpm

    300Nm @ 1500-2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-Speed

    6-Speed

    Manual Claimed FE

    22.44kmpl

    20.1kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-Speed AMT

    6-Speed AMT

    Automatic Claimed FE

    22.44kmpl

    19.7kmpl


    Nexon 1.5L Diesel Vs XUV300 1.5L Diesel 

    Tata Nexon gets a 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine that makes 110PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT automatic transmission. With both the transmissions, it has a claimed fuel efficiency figure of 22.44kmpl.

    Mahindra XUV300 gets a 1.5L turbo diesel engine that makes 117PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed AMT automatic transmission. With the manual transmission, it has a claimed fuel efficiency figure of 20.1kmpl and with AMT type automatic transmission, it has a fuel-efficiency of 19.7kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • XUV300 has a more powerful engine than Nexon.
    • XUV300's engine produces more torque than Nexon's.
    • Nexon diesel is more fuel-efficient than XUV300.

    XUV300's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then Nexon will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    Nexon 2020 Vs XUV300 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    Notable top features of Nexon 2020 are:

    • Halogen Projector headlamps w/ DRLs
    • Electric sunroof
    • R16 Alloy Wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Auto AC with rear AC vents
    • Auto headlamps
    • Rain sensing wipers
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Push start button w/ smart key
    • Wearable key (AMT only)
    • Cruise Control
    • ESP with hill start assist
    • Multiple drive modes
    • Telematics and connected car features
    • Front and rear armrests

    Notable top features of XUV300 2020 are:

    • Halogen projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs
    • Electric sunroof
    • R17 alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
    • 7 Airbags
    • All 4 disc brakes
    • ESP w/ hill start assist
    • Front parking sensors
    • Push start button w/ Smart key
    • Dual-zone automatic AC
    • Heated ORVMs
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Cruise control
    • Front and rear armrests
    • 3 point seatbelt for all occupants
    • Steering weight/assist adjustment

    Is Tata Nexon Turbo Petrol Better Than Mahindra XUV300 Turbo Petrol?

    Price of the base variant of Tata Nexon is Rs. 6.95 lakh and Mahindra XUV300 is Rs. 8.30 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Tata Nexon is lower. So it is more affordable. 

    In terms of dimensions, XUV300 is a little bit larger than the Nexon. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then XUV300 is a better car than Nexon but both cars are very close in this respect

    For petrol manual powertrain, XUV300's engine offers more torque and it also has better torque to-weight-ratio, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then both are equally fuel-efficient.

    For diesel manual powertrain, XUV300's engine offers more torque and has better torque-to-weight ratio as well, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then Nexon will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    As far as diesel automatic powertrain is concerned, XUV300's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine. Nexon diesel’s running costs are again lower than the XUV300’s as it’s more fuel-efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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