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Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV: Comparing the two latest EVs in India

Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV: Comparing the two latest EVs in India
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Tata Motors launched its second electric vehicle today, the Tata Nexon EV. The EV avatar of the popular Tata Nexon is bound to be a head-turner, especially with diamond-cut alloy wheels, dual-tone roof and sporty looks.

If you are in the market for a new car, or if you are looking at upgrading to an electric car, you might have one question in mind – how does the Tata Nexon EV compares with the MG ZS EV?

We are here to answer that question for you.

Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV: Price

The Tata Nexon EV price in India starts at ₹13.9 lakh. It comes in three variants, ex-showroom prices of the cars are listed below:

Model

Price (ex-showroom)

Tata Nexon EV XM

₹13.99 lakh

Tata Nexon EV XZ+

₹14.99 lakh

Tata Nexon EV

XZ+ Lux

₹15.99 lakh



MG ZS EV Excite

₹20.88 lakh

MG ZS EV Exclusive

₹23.88 lakh


The MG ZS EV is priced at ₹20.88 lakh for the Excite variant and ₹23.88 lakh for the Exclusive variant.

The Tata Nexon EV is decidedly cheaper, but cheaper is not always better. Or is it? Let’s find out.

Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV: Design

Design is an important factor when you’re trying to decide between two cars. For some, it even comes down to the colour and the shade, so how do the two cars measure up in this regard?


The Tata Nexon EV sports the company’s new Impact 2.0 design language. It has a grille on the front with a chunky black bar in the middle. Tata has given it a slightly angular design and new 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels.

The Tata Nexon EV comes in three colours – Signature Teal Blue, Glacier White and Moonlit Silver. The sunroof comes in contrasting tones, which adds to the looks of the car.


On the other hand, the MG ZS EV adopts a much bolder, premium design from the onset. There are fewer distractions on the front when compared to the Nexon EV – it has the grille, the lamps and the air vents, all cleanly separated from each other.

The MG ZS EV comes in three colours – Copenhagen Blue, Currant Red and Ferris White.

Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV: Specifications


Particulars

Tata Nexon EV

MG ZS EV

Range

312 km

340 km

Power

127 bhp

141 bhp

Torque

245 Nm

353 Nm

Top Speed

120 kmph

140 kmph

Battery Capacity

30.2 kWh

44.5 kWh

Charging Time

8 hours

6 - 8 hours

NCAP Safety Rating

5 stars

5 stars

Modes

Drive, Sport

Eco, Sport, Normal

Seating Capacity

5

5

Braking (Front + Rear)

Disc + Drum

Disc + Disc


Tata Nexon EV vs MG ZS EV: Features


The Tata Nexon EV has features like keyless entry, climate control, push button for turning the car on/off and single speed transmission. Like most other electric vehicles, the Nexon EV also includes smart regenerative braking that helps you recharge the car’s battery when you brake.

Other features include hill ascent/descent assist, power steering, ABS and a central locking system.


The MG ZS EV, on the other hand, is loaded with features. In addition to all the above, the MG ZS EV also comes with features like park assist, cruise control, 3-point seatbelt, 3 driving modes, PM 2.5 filter, heated outside rear-view mirrors and a much larger panoramic sunroof.

See also:

Tata Motors launches Nexon EV at starting price of Rs 13.99 lakh

MG ZS EV’s advance bookings are higher than all of 2019’s EV sales

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