First launched in September 2017, the Tata Nexon is close to 3 years old in India. The company launched the facelifted version of the sub-4 meter SUV last year, which is available in the price bracket of Rs 6.95 lakh and Rs 11.2 lakh. The SUV has received the BSVI compliant 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine. Adding to it, the updated model comes with revised styling in-line with Tata’s new IMPACT 2.0 design language. Find out below about the 2022 Tata Nexon Launch and ALFA Platform.
More about the Platform
Tata Motors is also working on the next-gen Nexon compact SUV, which will be based on the ALFA modular platform. Similar to the existing model, the next Tata Nexon is most likely to carry excellent build quality and better the results with the new platform. The Altroz premium hatchback with ALFA platform has received a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP crash test, and is currently India’s safest hatchback. Similar quality is expected with the next-gen Nexon as well.
The next-gen Tata Nexon could likely to be unveiled at the 2022 Auto Expo, while launch could take place in the second half of 2022. The SUV will receive an all-new interior with high-end features. It will be offered with the upgraded version of the existing engines. Adding to it, the company could add hybrid versions along with the electric version. The SUV is also likely to receive new dual-clutch automatic gearbox option.
The new generation car will have a whole new design, bigger 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, standard wireless charging, better-connected car tech and better interior design.
Current Diesel Engine
Tata Nexon is one of the safest cars on the Indian roads. With 5-star safety rating from Global NCAP, nothing except Mahindra XUV300 comes close. Tata Nexon Diesel costs between Rs.10.06 lakh and Rs.15.26 lakh (On-road Mumbai). It comes with a 1.5-litre Revotorq Turbocharged engine which produces 108.5bhp/4000rpm and 260Nm/1500-2750rpm. The sub-compact SUV segment has become highly popular and Tata Nexon gives ARAI claimed mileage of 21.5 km/l. The Tata Nexon also comes with segment-leading 44 litres of fuel tank capacity.
We expect the new generation car to get even safer. Features like 360 degree camera, lane assist cameras and six airbags could be seen here. The Tata Nexon is one of the safest SUVs on the Indian roads with 5-star safety rating from Global NCAP. Safety features on the Tata Nexon are standard across all the variants. The base variant of the Tata Nexon (XE) which costs Rs.6.99 lakh comes with safety features like ABS, Brake Assist, Power Door Locks, Child Safety locks, and dual airbags. Additional safety features include seat belt warning, door ajar warning, rear seat belts, side-impact beams, Traction Control, Engine immobilizer and Crash sensor.
You also get electronic stability control, and advanced safety features like rollover mitigation, Electronic brake pre-fill and brake disc wiping. Hill Assist and ISOFIX seats are also worthy safety features. Overall the new generation 2022 Tata Nexon will be even more loaded and continue to set a benchmark in terms of safety and value in the segment. We will see the price of the car increase by Rs 1 lakhs to Rs 1.5 lakhs. The car could be teased as a new gen Nexon concept by the end of the year
For more such content stay subscribed to the Motoroctane Youtube, Google NEWS, Facebook and Twitter. We also have a paid car consultancy service for all your doubts – Know more before one of your largest investment