Tata Nexon EV Max XZ Plus Lux 2022 first drive

On the front, Tata has added ventilated seats, wireless charging, an electric sunroof and an illuminated gear selector with separate buttons for different driving modes. Other features include a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, air conditioning, air purifier, cooled glove box, auto-dimming interior mirror, cruise control, vents rear air vent and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Right side view

The safety suite includes all the basics like hill descent and ascent control, traction control system, rear discs, ABS with EBD and rear view camera with dynamic guidelines. You also get two front airbags, but we would have liked four, as that has now become the expected norm in this part of the market.

EV car charging input socket

When the Nexon EV was launched in early 2020, it was offered with a 3.3 kWh wall box charger and a 15 amp emergency charger. You now also have the option of a 7.2kWh AC fast charger priced at Rs 50,000 compared to the 3.3kWh charger compatible versions.

Infotainment system

The ZConnect app offers 48 connected car features on the lines of driving analysis and diagnostics. The list of add-on features covers smartwatch integration, auto/manual DTC checking, setting a charge limit, monthly vehicle reports and enhanced driving analytics.

Lance B. Holton