- The Tata Nexon EV Max will be a long-range version of the standard Nexon EV currently available in the markets. It will be the third electric car from the carmaker after the Nexon EV and Tigor EV.
Tata Motors today released the 2022 Nexon EV Max SUV. The new EV, also called the long-range version of the standard Nexon EV, will be the third electric car from the Indian carmaker. With the new Nexon EV SUV, Max Tata Motors hopes to strengthen its position in the four-wheeled EV segment, where it holds a market share of more than 80 percent.
Bigger battery, bigger range
Tata Motors has confirmed that the new Nexon EV Max will come with a larger 40 kWh lithium-ion battery. To speed up the charging process it will also have a more powerful 6.6 kW AC charger. The current model gets a smaller battery with a capacity of 30 kW / h with a stated 312 km of charging per cycle. Tata Motor claims that the Nexon EV Max will have a real-world range of about 300 km on a single charge. This can exceed 400 km in ARAI certification.
Nexon has become the best-selling SUV in India
Tata Nexon has become India’s best-selling SUV after being on the market for almost five years. Small in size, Tata Nexon has struggled with its Japanese and Korean competitors in terms of sales until mid-2021. Tata also launched an electric version of the Nexon back in 2019. Tata only from the second half of last year began to experience success thanks to Nexon’s performance on the sales charts. Tata sold more than 14,000 units of the Nexon EV in 2021-22 FY. Nexon EV accounts for more than 10 percent of those sales.
Date of first publication: 07 May 2022, 07:57 IST