Tata Nexon AMT Petrol and Diesel Specs officially announced
Tata Nexon is only offered with manual transmission options until now. AMT Nexon has made official debut in India.
Tata Motors displayed the Nexon AMT SUV at the 2018 Auto Expo. It will be launched soon and will be offered with offered with both petrol AMT and diesel AMT options. Market launch is slated in the days ahead.
Tata Nexon AMT is seen in a new color option of Etna Orange. Features which make the Nexon AMT unique are – clutch-free driving, hill assist, creep function, wearable key, multi-dive modes (ECO, SPORT, CITY), Fast-Off, Kick-Down and AntiStall.
In terms of design, it sports similar features as seen on the existing Tata Nexon. Built on Tata’s new IMPACT design policy the Tata Nexon sports projector headlamps with LED DRLs, dual shade fog lamps with a ceramic white strip and 16” diamond cut alloy wheels and LED tail lamps at the rear.
Tata will offer the Nexon XZA AMT in color options of Etna Orange and in the regular shades of Moroccan Blue, Glasgow Grey, Seattle Silver, Vermont Red and Calgary White. It measures 3,995mm in length, 1,730mm in width and 1,600mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,470mm while ground clearance is at 200mm.
Interiors come in loaded with both comfort and safety features among which are automatic climate controls, multi function steering wheel, standard dual airbags, rear AC vents and ABS and EBD. It also gets a 6.5” touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with an 8 speaker Harmon audio system.
Passenger comforts in the Nexon AMT are further enhanced with rear air-conditioning vents, adjustable ORVMs, automatic climate control and engine start stop buttons. Rear view mirror, front fog lamps, park assist with rear sensors and camera and dual front air bags besides front fog lamps with cornering assistance are among its safety features. The Nexon AMT gets crawl and hill hold functions.
Tata Nexon AMT range topping XZA trim is powered by a 1.2 liter Revotron turbocharged petrol engine offering 108 bhp power and peak torque of 179 Nm torque. It also gets a 1.5 liter turbocharged Revotorq diesel engine capable of 108 bhp power and 260 Nm torque. These engines are mated to 6 speed AMT units from Magneti Marelli.
With these power and torque figures, the Nexon AMT is the second most powerful compact SUV in India. Launch in the next few days will see the new Tata Nexon AMT priced from around INR 8 lakhs onwards which is at around INR 40,000-50,000 over the manual variants. This will allow it to compete favorably with the Ford EcoSport and Mahindra TUV300.