Tata Nexon EV Charging Expenses
This information has been shared by Nexon EV owner Manu M on Facebook. He has driven an average of 114 kms per day i.e. about 85,000 kms of electric vehicles in just 2 years. Based on this, they have compiled a list taking into account the costs associated with power prices, speed and slow charging, stabilizer disadvantages, their driving modus operandi and much more.
Considering the cost of electricity per unit of around Rs 9.26 and the energy consumption of 129 kWh/km EV, they put the total cost of charging the Nexon EV at Rs 1.01 lakh. If we exclude the loss of stabilizer, then this number comes down to just Rs 95,500.
That is, its cost for driving a car for one kilometer is up to Rs 1.13. It is worth noting that DC fast-charging has also been included in this. They are more expensive than charging at home with AC power. It should be understood that these are much more economical and cost-effective than their petrol models.
The Nexon EV is powered by a 30.2kWh lithium-ion battery that gives a range of 312 km. On the other hand, the Nexon EV generates 141 bhp and 250 Nm of torque in the Max version. It gets a 40.5 kWh battery with an ARAI-certified range of 437 km. Nexon EV price starts at Rs 14.99 Lakh and goes up to Rs 20.04 Lakh ex-showroom. All prices are as per ex-showroom. The Nexon EV Max is offered in two trims – XZ+ and XZ+ Lux.
Nexon EV Max gets ESP (Intelligent-Vacuum-less Boost and Active Control) with i-VBAC, hill hold, hill descent control, electronic parking brake with auto vehicle hold and disc brakes on all four wheels. According to the company, the new Nexon EV built on the Ziptron platform is as reliable and durable as ever.
The Nexon EV Max has 3 driving modes – Eco, City and Sport. It comes with the upgraded ZConnect 2.0 Connected Car technology with 48 connected car features. This will help in getting deep drive analytics and diagnostics. The add-on feature list includes smartwatch integration, auto/manual DTC check, charging limit setting, monthly vehicle reports and enhanced drive analytics.
With the Nexon EV Max, Tata Motors is introducing a multi-mode regenerative feature that will help the customers to adjust the level of regenerative braking through a switch. Customers can now adjust the regenerative brake in 4 ways depending on the driving conditions. The company has also added auto brake lamp with regenerative braking which automatically works when the regenerative braking reaches a certain level.