The Tata Nexon EV has crossed the two,000-unit sales milestone in India. Launched on the finish of January this 12 months, the Nexon EV – Tata Motors’ first all-electric SUV – has discovered an rising variety of takers, with over 1,000 items being bought in simply the final three months (September – November 2020).
Over 1,000 Tata Nexon EVs bought in final three months
Makes up 74% of EV sales in India at current
Currently essentially the most reasonably priced e-SUV on sale in India
Over 2,000 items of the Tata Nexon EV bought
In a matter of 10 months – a number of of which have been hit arduous by the COVID-19 pandemic – Tata Motors has bought over 2,200 items of the Nexon EV. That’s greater than even the whole variety of Mahindra e-Veritos bought until date (2,058 items), which has been on sale since 2016.
Sales figures for the all-electric Nexon rose slowly because the nation made its method out of the lockdown, with manufacturing crossing the 1,000-unit milestone in August, and over 300 items of the Tata Nexon EV have been bought each month between September and November, with most patrons choosing the fully-loaded XZ+ Lux variant. That is considerably greater than each different EV on sale in India at the moment, together with the MG ZS EV, which averages sales of round 100 items each month.
How the Tata Nexon EV’s worth makes a distinction
At current, the Tata Nexon EV is the nation’s most reasonably priced electrical SUV, with the vary beginning at Rs 13.99 lakh, and going as much as Rs 15.99 lakh for the top-spec XZ+ Lux trim. It has no actual rivals to talk of at the moment – the Hyundai Kona Electric and MG’s ZS EV are greater and function in the next worth bracket. There’s the Tata Tigor EV, which has a decrease beginning worth than the Nexon EV, but it surely has a considerably decrease vary and prices a complete lot greater than the inner combustion-engined model.
More curiously, the Nexon EV isn’t that rather more costly than the usual Nexon. The most costly, non-EV Nexon is the dual-tone Nexon diesel-AMT, which, at Rs 12.70 lakh, prices solely Rs 1.three lakh lower than the entry-level Nexon EV. On the street in Delhi, the Nexon diesel AMT’s worth – Rs 14.91 lakh – even exceeds the Nexon XM EV’s worth, which is Rs 14.75 lakh.
If you have been to issue within the Rs 1.5 lakh subsidy the Delhi authorities is handing out on electrical PVs at the moment (relevant to the primary 1,000 registrations solely), the Nexon EV finally ends up turning into considerably simpler on the pocket as compared. Add to that the novelty issue, decrease working prices and the picture of a standing image EVs presently have to supply, and it’s clear to see why the all-electric Nexon is turning into increasingly fashionable.
For the uninitiated, the Tata Nexon EV will get a 30.2kWh lithium-ion battery pack that powers an electrical motor that makes 129hp and 245Nm of torque. Using a DC quick charger (appropriate with CCS2) may help quick-charge the Nexon EV from 0-80 % in simply 1 hour. However, utilizing a regular 15A AC charger, it’ll take between 8-9 hours to succeed in a full cost. ARAI-certified vary for the Nexon EV stands at 312km.
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