Tata Nexon Smart+ AMT launched | Autocar Professional


Tata Motors has expanded the Nexon compact SUV’s already expansive line-up by adding five new AMT variants. The Nexon petrol-AMT range now starts at Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai) for the Smart+ trim, while the diesel-AMT versions are now priced from Rs 11.80 lakh for the Pure trim. At launch, the most affordable Nexon petrol-AMT was priced at Rs 11.70 lakh, and the entry point to the diesel-AMT range cost Rs 13 lakh (both based on the mid-spec Creative trim).

Given below are complete prices for the five new Nexon AMT variants.  

Tata Nexon AMT feature highlights

The base Nexon Smart+ variant is well catered to with things like LED Daytime Running Lamps, a 7-inch touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, four speakers, electrically adjustable wing mirrors, drive modes, 6 airbags, ESC and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

The Pure trim adds features like full-LED headlamps and tail-lamps, roof rails, rear AC vents, touch-based HVAC controls, wheel covers, a knitted roof liner, a 4-inch digital instrument cluster and voice commands. Meanwhile, the Pure S additionally gets a sunroof, auto headlamps and wipers, and an electrochromic rear view mirror.

Tata Nexon AMT powertrain details

Under the hood, the Nexon gets a 120hp, 170Nm, 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine and a 115hp, 260Nm, 1.5-litre diesel unit. The petrol is available with a 6-speed AMT, a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox (with paddle shifters), depending on the variant. The diesel, meanwhile, is available with 6-speed manual and AMT gearboxes.

Tata Nexon AMT rivals

The Tata Nexon competes with other compact SUVs in our market like the Mahindra XUV300Maruti Suzuki BrezzaMaruti Suzuki FronxHyundai VenueKia SonetRenault Kiger and Nissan Magnite.

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