The 2020 Tata Nexon is a car that will make some waves in the auto industry as far as updates are considered. Tata has already started making changes in the features list and has introduced a new variant in the line up this year. Now there are spy shots of the Tata Nexon to get new steering. This will be available in the BS6 model. to know more about the spy shot scroll down. Let’s find out what the company has in mind for the 2020 model of the car.
The Nexon was launched in 2017, and since then it has been a runaway success for the brand. Now the Tata Nexon gets an update of new features in every trim. The Tiago is the best-seller followed by Tata Nexon. The Nexon has been made on the Vista platform, however, it has been heavily modified. A compact SUV that can go up against the might Vitara Brezza and the Ford EcoSport. Tata Motors has been updating the product often and this is where it shines. The last few updates have been some addition or removal of features and even the inclusion of AMT in petrol and diesel engines.
2020 Tata Nexon Price in India
Where the Nexon shines is pricing. Nothing in this segment can touch it. But on account of the BS6 norms, there will be a 10% price hike in the price of every variant. The new BS6 norms will not have any changes on the way the car performs but the emissions of the car will be reduced.
As the current Nexon comes for Rs 7.5 lakhs (on-road) for the base model. While the rest of the competition pricing starts at Rs 9.8 lakhs for their base petrol models. So, buyers who are looking at models like Swift, Amaze, DZire, Aspire and even Freestyle will also consider the Nexon. While the other SUVs are a lot more expensive. If you are in the market to get an SUV that is under Rs 9.5 lakhs, this is the only choice. The KUV100 is smaller in size. This gives Tata Motors a complete segment to dominate.
The existing prices of the car are
|Nexon 2019 Variants||Price in India (ex-showroom)|
|XE Petrol||INR 6.46 lakhs|
|XM Petrol||INR 7.21 lakhs|
|XT Petrol||INR 7.79 lakhs|
|XZ Petrol||INR 8.26 lakhs|
|XZ+ Petrol||INR 9.06 lakhs|
|XMA Petrol||INR 7.81 lakhs|
|XZA+ Petrol||INR 9.89 lakhs|
|XE Diesel||INR 7.5 lakhs|
|XM Diesel||INR 8.19 lakhs|
|XT Diesel||INR 8.72 lakhs|
|XZ Diesel||INR 9.26 lakhs|
|XZ+ Diesel||INR 9.96 lakhs|
|XMA Diesel||INR 8.89 lakhs|
|XZA+ Diesel||INR 10.66 lakhs|
2020 Tata Nexon Spy shots
The new spy shots of the Tata Nexon have surfaced. these images confirm a lot of new things that will feature in the 2020 version of the car. The major update is that the car will get a sunroof. The size of the sunroof seems decent enough and is a nice feature to see in a compact SUV like Nexon. The new infotainment system gives a plush feel to the cars center console. The AC vents are smartly integrated into them. The grill of the new vehicle will have some change but for now, it is heavily masked so it is difficult to tell. The headlamps also have a slight design change.
2020 Tata Nexon Variants
There was a new variant had recently been launched in the Nexon. The XZ+ variant that offers more features. The XZ variant, at the time of the launch of the Nexon there was only the XZ variant, which was top of the line. This variant was followed by the XT, XM and XE variants. The Tata Nexon XZ variant sits just below the XZ+. This variant offloads some of the features offered in the XZ+ like the dual-tone roof, daytime running lights (DRLs), alloy wheels, front and rear armrests, 60:40 split-folding rear seats, front and rear fog lamps, rear defogger, push-button start and also the smart key. This variant is priced at Rs. 7.99 lakhs for petrol and Rs. 8.99 lakhs for diesel, (ex-showroom, Delhi).The 2019 Tata Nexon will continue with this variant. The addition of a new variant means that the car will not get any more variants in the 2020 model year. What it can get is a new color scheme or a special edition. The JTP is expected to come later in the year but for now, the company does not show any signs of its development.
2020 Tata Nexon Colors
For now, the Nexon is available in five color options:
- Moroccan Blue
- Vermont Red
- Seattle Silver
- Glasgow Grey
- Calgary White
Along with these color options, a black is expected in the Nexon. This will be an all-black color variant which is expected to also be seen on the Harrier this year.
Also read: Tata Harrier All Black
2020 Tata Nexon Features
The 2020 Tata Nexon will be inspired by the harrier in terms of features. The car will have 4 airbags, bigger touchscreen, new interior colors, New alloy wheels, a new grille with Humanity 2.0 design language The 2019 Tata Nexon boasts a lot of great features. Here is a breakdown of the features variant wise. These will remain the same as far as the 2020 model is considered. It would be beneficial to buy the car now as there will be a 10% price hike for BS6 which won’t translate into anything tangible as far as value for money is considered.
XE (base variant)
- Steel Wheels
- Front Power windows
- Manual AC
- Driver Information System
- Multi driving modes
- Dual airbags
- ABS with EBD
XM (all features of XE) and
- Harman 4 speaker audio system
- Steering mounted controls
- ConnectNext smartphone integration
- Reverse parking sensors
- Central locking with remote
- Front and rear power windows
- Electric ORVMs
XT (all features of XM) and
- Body coloured ORVMs and door handles
- Shark fin antenna
- Automatic climate control
- Rear AC vents with blower control
- Electrically retractable ORVMs
- Cooled glovebox
XT+(all the features of XT) and
- Projector headlamps
- Daytime running lights
- Front fog lamps
- 8 Speakers
- Height adjustable Driver seat
XZ (all features of XT) and
- Projector headlamps
- Harman 8-speaker audio system
- Height adjustable driver’s seat
- Android Auto
XZ+ (all features of XT) and
- Push-button start
- Smart key
- Reverse camera
- LED DRLs
- 16-inch alloy wheels
- Cornering fog lamps
- 60:40 rear split seats
- Rear armrest
- Floor console storage
The 2020 Tata Nexon might get some great features like cruise control, leather upholstery, rain-sensing wipers and automatic headlamps. The steering on the car will be changed to the one that was seen on the Tata Altroz at the Geneva MotorShow.
2020 Tata Nexon Design
The 2020 Tata Nexon’s designs will remain unchanged. It’s a departure from the boxy styling and comes out more stylish and suave in the SUV segment. Tata will not bring any changes to this design. The design of the Tata Nexon has already proved to be a head-turner and has been a great chance to see in this segment. On the design front, the only change that can appear is the new grill at the front.
The front end of the car looks chunky which gives it a good road presence. The Dual-tone treatment on the car is visible even on the front and this gives the car a good appeal. The DRLs on the provide the car with an aggressive look. The side profile looks a bit good but the big door panels make the wheels look small. The wheels on the car are sufficient for its size but they appear to be small.
The vehicle will be based on the Humanity 2.0 design lines. The car will resemble the Harrier in many aspects. Being clutter-free is the basis of the design language. This was teased at the launch of Harrier and now will see its way into the design language of the Tata Nexon too. A major change is expected in the front where the car will get Harrier like treatment.
The car gets roof rails which are there only to improve the overall look. The Tata Nexon has a Small rear window. As there will be no changes in the car the overall dimensions of the car will remain the same. The black styling around the fog lamps gives a robust character to the car The alloy wheels are sharp and diamond cut which looks sporty.
2020 Tata Nexon Interior
Tata cars have always been spacious and so is the Nexon. This is also one of the biggest USPs of the Nexon. In terms of space and features, the Nexon is extremely competitive. There is a generous amount of legroom and headroom, both at the front and at the rear. The 2020 Tata Nexon will still carry on this trait.
There are a number of features including keyless entry, push start-stop, HD touchscreen system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and reverse camera. Navigation can be connected from a smartphone. For rear passengers, there will be AC vents with blower speed control and rear armrest too. For the 2020 Tata Nexon, there will be a 7-inch touch screen. There will be new setup for the rear AC vents too. The Car will turn to more of its premium side as we climb up the variants.
2020 Tata Nexon Specifications
The 2020 Tata Nexon will come with the same petrol and diesel engine. The 1.2-liter turbo petrol delivers about 108bhp of power and 180Nm of maximum torque. The Tata Tiago also uses the same engine, but it gets a turbocharger in the Nexon, for better performance. The power output is also higher. It comes mated to a six-speed manual transmission. This is something unique in this segment for a petrol vehicle. The other engine is a 1.5-liter diesel engine that churns out about 108bhp of power and it comes with best-in-class torque of 260Nm. The diesel engine is the most powerful one in the segment and this also comes with a 6-speed manual transmission. This year the Nexon also got an AMT gearbox too. This engine is a four-cylinder one, unlike the three-cylinder one found on the Tiago. Both engines get multiple driving modes which are Eco, City and Sport.
|Engine||1.2-litre turbo petrol||1.5-litre turbo diesel|
|Transmission||6-speed manual, AMT|
|Steering||Electric power assisted|
Now, what about the JTP version. It’s neither confirmed nor denied by Tata Motors that there will such a car. There is a possibility that there will be one before the facelift model arrives. The same strategy was used when the Tata Tiago XZ plus was revealed. The car will get a more powerful engine and will be lower and more aggressive in its looks. Let’s keep our fingers crossed as there have been reports of camo-covered Nexon’s testing in Coimbatore, the headquarters of Tata’s JTP arm.
2020 Tata Nexon Competition
The 2020 Tata Nexon will compete directly with the Ford Ecosport, Honda WRV and Maruti Vitara Brezza. It also proves to be a bargain when it comes to the Hyundai Creta. In this whole pack, the 2020 Tata Nexon stands out as a formidable value for money package.