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

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

Which B2-segment SUV is better: Tata Nexon or Mahindra XUV300? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.


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Note: The Mahindra XUV300 and Tata Nexon prices were recently updated. This article contains the latest prices as of September 2020.

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

NEXON VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Tata Nexon

Mahindra XUV300

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹7.00

W4

₹7.95

XM

₹7.85

W6

₹8.98

XZ

₹8.85

W8

₹9.9

XZ+

₹9.65

W8(O)

₹10.97

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹9.85

  

XZ+(S)

₹10.25

  

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹10.45

  

XZ+(O)

₹10.55

  

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹10.75

  


Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 7.00 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.75 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Mahindra XUV300 turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 7.95 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.97 lakh.

NEXON VS XUV300 | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Tata Nexon

Mahindra XUV300

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XM

₹8.45

-

-

XZ+

₹10.25

  

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹10.45

  

XZ+(S)

₹10.85

  

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹11.05

  

XZ+(O)

₹11.15

  

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹11.35

  


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 8.45 lakh. Tata Nexon automatic is Rs. 60,000 more expensive than manual. Mahindra XUV300 is not available with diesel automatic powertrain.

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

₹8.7

XM

₹9.20

W6

₹9.7

XZ

₹10.20

W8

₹10.75

XZ+

₹11.00

W8(O)

₹11.75

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 prices start from Rs. 8.45 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.10 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Mahindra XUV300 diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.7 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.75 lakh. Tata Nexon has a lower starting price but the top variants of the two cars cost exactly the same.

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

₹10.2

XZ+

₹11.60

W8

₹11.3

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹11.80

W8(O)

₹12.3

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. Tata Nexon automatic is Rs. 60,000 more expensive than manual. Mahindra XUV300 starts at Rs. 10.2 lakh. Mahindra XUV300 automatic is Rs. 50k - 55k more expensive than manual. 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 has a wheelbase of 2498mm. The Tata Nexon has a boot space of 350 litres. 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.

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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

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

195/60 R16

-

205/65 R16

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/60 R16

-

215/55 R17


Dimension Review

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

In terms of dimensions, the XUV300 is a larger car compared to the Nexon. So, it will have a better road presence than the Nexon.

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

1.2 L Turbo Petrol

1.2 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

1199 cc

1197 cc

Cylinder

3

3

Maximum Power

120PS @ 5500rpm

110PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

170Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

200Nm @ 2000 - 3500rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

17.57kmpl

17.5kmpl

Automatic Transmission

6-speed AMT

-

Automatic FE

16.35kmpl

-


Nexon 1.2L Turbo Petrol Vs XUV300 1.2L Turbo Petrol

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

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Mahindra XUV300 1.2 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 17.5kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Nexon has a more powerful engine than the XUV300.
  • The XUV300's engine produces more torque than the Nexon's.
  • Both cars have about the same claimed fuel efficiency.
  • XUV300's engine offers more torque and it also has a better torque-to-weight ratio, so it will offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine.

NEXON VS XUV300 | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

Tata Nexon

Mahindra XUV300

Engine

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

Displacement

1497 cc

1497 cc

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

110PS @ 4000rpm

117PS @ 3750rpm

Peak Torque

250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

300Nm @ 1500 - 2500rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

22.44kmpl

20.1kmpl

Automatic Transmission

6-speed AMT

6-Speed AMT

Automatic FE

22.44kmpl

19.7kmpl


Nexon Diesel vs XUV300 Diesel

Tata Nexon gets a 1.5, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Tata Nexon petrol manual has a mileage of 22.44kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 22.44kmpl.

Also read - Tata Nexon 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Dimensions Comparison

Mahindra XUV300 gets a 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 117PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-Speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Mahindra XUV300 diesel manual has a mileage of 20.1kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 19.7kmpl.

Diesel Engine Review

  • The XUV300 has a more powerful engine than the Nexon.
  • The XUV300's engine produces more torque than the Nexon's.
  • The Nexon 1.5 l diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the XUV300 manual.
  • XUV300's diesel engine offers more torque and it also has a better torque-to-weight ratio, so it will offer better driveability compared to Nexon's engine. 

Nexon 2020 vs XUV300 2020 | Top Feature Comparison 

Notable top features of Nexon 2020 are:

  • Halogen Projector headlamps w/ DRLs
  • Electric sunroof
  • 16-inch 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

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Notable top features of XUV300 2020 are:

  • Halogen projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs
  • Electric sunroof
  • 17-inch 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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he's mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He's usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars editorial team.

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