Pro Tip : Tata Nexon’s new XT+ variant will cost Rs. 7K more than retiring XT Variant and will get new features like DRLs with projector headlamp, 8-speaker audio system, a height adjustable driver's seat and front fog lamps.
Tata Motors has replaced the XT variant of Nexon with a new XT+ variant to make it more desirable in Rs. 8-9 lakh bracket. The new variant will cost around Rs 7,000 more but will be packed with new features that were earlier available only with higher variants XZ and XZ+. The Nexon XT+ petrol is priced at Rs 7.98 lakh while the diesel model costs Rs 8.83 lakh.
Taking a look at the additional features, the Nexon XT+ gets daytime running lamps with projector headlamps, 8-speaker sound system with USB/AUX/Bluetooth, a height adjustable driver's seat, front fog lamps and rear AC vents. Two of the features that are removed which were there in previous XT variant are automatic climate control and the shark fin antenna.
Along with this new variant, Tata has introduced a minor change to its top variants as well. The Nexon XZ, NZ+ and NZA+ variants gets infotainment system with a larger 7.0-inch touchscreen system instead of the 6.5-inch version however there is no increase in prices of these variants. Nexon’s lower variants - XE and XM - remain unchanged both in terms of features as well as price.
Tata Nexon is available with the same engine options - 1.2-litre turbo petrol(110PS/170Nm) and 1.5-litre diesel(110PS/260Nm), mated with 6-speed manual gearbox and AMT gearbox as an option. The Nexon competes in the compact SUV segment that includes Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra's XUV300 and the Hyundai Venue. Prices of the Tata Nexon starts from Rs 6.58 lakh to Rs 10.96 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
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