Mon. Sep 25th, 2023
    Tata Nexon EV vs Mahindra XUV400: A Comparison of Electric SUVs

    Choosing an electric vehicle (EV) in a market dominated by internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles can be a tough decision. With a variety of options available, selecting the right EV becomes even more challenging. For those looking to purchase an electric SUV in the sub-4 meter segment, the newly launched Tata Nexon EV and the Mahindra XUV400 are two ideal options. Here is a comparison of these two electric SUVs based on various factors.

    Battery and Range
    The Tata Nexon EV offers two versions in the Indian market: Medium-Range (MR) and Long-Range (LR). The MR variant comes with a 30.2 kWh battery, while the LR variant has a larger 40.5 kWh battery. The 40.5 kWh battery produces 141 horsepower and 215 Nm of torque, while the 30.2 kWh battery produces 127 horsepower and 215 Nm of torque. The vehicle supports fast charging of 7.2 kW, with the MR version offering a range of up to 325 kilometers and the LR version offering a range of up to 465 kilometers on a single charge.

    The Mahindra XUV400 EV is equipped with an electric motor and offers two battery pack configurations. The EL version has a larger 39.4 kWh battery and a range of 456 kilometers, while the EC model has a smaller 34.5 kWh battery and a range of 375 kilometers. The XUV400 EV can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 8.3 seconds.

    Features and Dimensions
    The Tata Nexon EV comes equipped with features like an adjustable co-driver seat, an updated ZConnect app, a 360-degree camera, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for streaming apps and games, a fully digital instrument cluster, compatibility with voice assistants like Alexa, Google, and Siri, a nine-speaker JBL sound system, and more. On the other hand, the Mahindra XUV400 EV offers features like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with over 50 connected car functions, connectivity with smartwatches, cruise control, and wireless phone charging.

    In terms of dimensions, the Nexon EV has a wheelbase of 2,498 mm and measures 3,994 mm in length, 1,811 mm in width, and 1,616 mm in height. In contrast, the XUV400 has a wheelbase of 2,600 mm and measures 4,200 mm in length, 1,821 mm in width, and 1,634 mm in height.

    The Tata Nexon EV is available in six trim levels, with prices ranging from Rs 14.74 lakh to Rs 19.94 lakh (ex-showroom). The Mahindra XUV400 offers three trim levels, with prices ranging from Rs 15.99 lakh to Rs 19.39 lakh (ex-showroom).

    Both the Tata Nexon EV and the Mahindra XUV400 EV offer impressive features and range, making them competitive options in the Indian market. The final decision will depend on individual preferences and priorities.

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