Tata Motors has finally unveiled the new Nexon facelift. This will be the second facelift of the car since its launch in the Indian market. Tata will reveal the prices of the Nexon on September 14. Apart from the visual changes, the new Nexon facelift also gets additional features like a new larger touchscreen infotainment system and a two-spoke steering wheel. There are no changes to the engine line-up. The bookings for the new car will start on 4th September and the price announcement of the new Nexon and Nexon EV will happen on 14th September.
The visual changes on the outside include a long list. It now gets a fresh face with a split-headlamp set-up and a new upper grille, which is thicker than before. It also houses the Tata logo. The lower part of the headlamps are positioned in a trapezoidal housing with a bigger grille and a black plastic bar running across. The new Nexon also gets sequential turn indicators, which is a first-in-segment feature.
Not much has changed in the profile of the Nexon facelift though. The car gets a new accent line that is finished in a contrasting highlight. Tata Motors has also added new alloy wheels. The rear of the new Nexon gets a full LED set-up that runs across the width of the vehicle. The reverse lamp is now positioned in the bumper of the car. There are no changes in the dimensions including the ground clearance, which remains the same as before at 208mm.
The cabin of the new Tata Nexon facelift gets a resemblance to the Curvv concept. The new touchscreen now measures a massive 10.25-inches, which debuted in the Nexon EV Max Dark Edition. Also, Tata Motors has added a new two-spoke steering wheel. The AC vents are slimmer than before while the dashboard now looks cleaner with fewer physical buttons. The feature updates also include a 360 degree camera and connected car tech. The front seats are now ventilated and the case also gets air purifier.
Mechanically remains the same
The new Nexon remains same mechanically. It continues to offer the same petrol and diesel engine options. There is a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 120 PS and peak torque of 170 Nm. It will be available with a choice of 5-speed manual or a 6-speed AMT. Tata has introduced the new 7-speed dual-clutch automatic with the new option though, which gets paddle shifters too. The diesel variants will continue to offer the same 6-speed manual and AMT option. The power and torque figures remain the same at 115 PS and 160 Nm.