The Complete Guide to buying and charging the Tata Nexon EV (2021) including running costs and specs
|Range (Real World)|
|Cost per KM|
Battery Electric SUV
Overview of the Tata Nexon EV
The Nexon Ev by Tata is a family-friendly battery-electric SUV, Squeezing around 216 or so real-world kilometres from its 30kWh battery is fair coming from a larger car, and with its performance.
The 30kW DC charging helps with the car’s utility. 9.9 seconds 0-100KM/H means it’s no slouch, but its performance in stop-start scenarios like getting away from lights around town will impress and entertain drivers.
The table below shows the estimated time to charge your Tata Nexon EV from empty to full. For rapid charging, we show the time to charge from 20% – 80%, as charging tends to slow outside this range to protect the battery.
|Charging method||Typically found at||Charging time*||Range/hour**|
|Empty to full|
|3.2 kW||On-board charger||10 hours||21.6 km /h|
|7.2kW||Work / Public Locations||4 hours||54 km /h|
|30kW||Public charging Locations||60 mins||216 km /h|
** Range per hour is the number of Kilometers you can expect to get from an hour of charging at the relevant rate.
Connector type and charging rates
You can charge your Tata Nexon EV with a 3 pin plug connector at home, work or at a public charging point using a portable charger. or use a CCS connector to fast charge your Nexon at any nearby DC fast charging station to get it fully topped up in under an hour.
You can use this Charging point locator to find the nearest charging point for your Nexon.
Fast charging the Nexon EV via the Tata Power network currently costs Rs 112.50 for 15 mins on the CCS2 charger that fits the SUV, making for Rs 18.56/kWh.
|3 Pin Onboard||Rapid: CCS|
|Max AC single phase: 3.2 kW||Max DC rate: 30kW|
|Connector location: Left Side – Rear||Connector location: Left Side – Rear|
Cost to charge at home
The cost of charging depends on many parameters such as the city where you charge, the location where you charge, time of charge (day/night/off-peak hours), and Grid operator.
|State||Cost to Fully charge|
|Andhra Pradesh||₹ 78.52|
|Torrent Power: For power supply to Ahmedabad, Surat and Dahej||₹ 119.29|
|Himachal Pradesh||₹ 119.29|
|Madhya Pradesh||₹ 152.51|
|MSEDCL (Maharastra)||₹ 221.668|
|Adani (Maharastra)||₹ 151|
|TATA (Maharastra)||₹ 129.86|
|BEST Maharashtra (Maharastra)||₹ 131.974|
|Tamil Nadu||₹ 60.4|
|Uttar Pradesh||₹ 181.2|
|West Bengal||₹ 210.494|
All prices mentioned above are approximated, and we have tried our best to get accurate price numbers, but in the end, the correct prices will depend on your monthly power supply slab. higher power utilization has separate tariffs that are not considered in this list.
Price calculations have been made by keeping the monthly household electricity usage of 0 kWh to 150 kWh
All power supply tariffs have been gathered from bijlibachao.com click on the link to get in-depth tariff data
If you wish to calculate tariffs for your particular household. you can use this calculator
Cost to maintain
|Cost of buying (A)||Rs. 14.79 lakhs*|
|Range (WLTP)||216 km / 30 units of electricity|
|Cost per Km (@ ₹6/unit)||₹ 0.83 per Km|
|Total cost of charging for 5 years** (B)||₹ 12,000|
|Yearly Maintainance*** (C)||₹ 5,030 (₹ 25,152 for 5 years)|
|Insurance premium (D)`||₹ 55,680 for 5 years|
|Total cost of ownership after 5 years|
|₹ 1,561,301 after 5 years|
**Assumed travel distance 20,000 km per year (60 km usage per day)
***According to Tata motors
1st year : 43,000/- including GST
2nd year : 18,400/- including GST
3rd year : 18,400/- including GST
4th year : 9440/- including GST
5th year : 9440 /- including GST
Tata Nexon petrol cost of ownership after 5 years would be ₹4,60,000 @ ₹97/L fuel excluding on-road price
|On road range||216 Km|
|0-100 kmh||9.9 s|
|Battery size||30 kWh|
|Battery Efficiency (Charzer estimate)||138 Wh/km|
Purchase, Tax & Subsidies
The Nexon EV is not eligible for FAME 2 subsidy that incentivizes EV makers by providing a subsidy of ₹15,000 per kWh on electric vehicles in India. FAME II is only applicable for 4 wheelers registered for commercial purposes
|On-the-road price||₹ 14.79 lakhs*|
|Vehicle warranty||3 years|
|Battery warranty||8 years / 1.60 lakh KM|
|Year 1 (2021)||₹ 0|
2. Tamil Nadu (Policy: http://bit.ly/tamnevp) 100% exemption for road tax and registration until 2022.
3. Telangana (Policy: http://bit.ly/tlgnevp) No road tax or registration fees for the first 2 lakh E2W purchased & registered in Telangana upto 2030.
4. Maharashtra (Policy: http://bit.ly/mahaevp) 100% exemption for road tax + registration up to 2023.
Income Tax Rebates
A deduction of interest payments up to ₹ 1,50,000 is available under section 80EEB
|Insurance||Amount/Year including GST|
|godigit 1st year||₹42777|
|godigit 2nd year||₹ 18,406|
|godigit 3rd year||₹ 18,406|
|godigit 4th year||₹ 9,440|
|godigit 5th year||₹ 9,440|
|FAME II||✔**||₹43,500||Reduction of ex-showroom price|
|Delhi State Subsidy*||✔||₹1,50,000||Reduction of ex-showroom price on top of FAME II subsidy|
|Income Tax Rebates||✔||₹1,50,000||A deduction of interest payments up to ₹1,50,000 is available under section 80EEB|
** FAME II is only applicable for 4 wheelers registered for commercial purposes