Mahindra XUV400 EV Vs Tata Nexon EV – Which One Should You Buy?

Mahindra XUV400 EV Vs Tata Nexon EV

The new Mahindra XUV400 EV was recently launched in the county and will take on the rivals like the Tata Nexon EV and the MG ZS EV

The new Mahindra XUV400 EV was one of the most talked about launches this year and not only boasts a strong road presence and performance but also gets a feature-rich and comfortable cabin. The XUV400 EV takes on the rivals like the Tata Nexon EV and the MG ZS EV. If you are also planning to buy a new electric SUV soon, here is a detailed Mahindra XUV400 EV Vs Tata Nexon EV comparison that you should check out. But before we start, do not forget to subscribe to our official Auto42 Youtube channel.

Mahindra XUV400 Vs Tata Nexon – Which One Should You Buy?

The Mahindra XUV400 EV is one of the best-looking SUVs in the market and is offered with many changes that differentiate it from the standard ICE powered variants. It continues to be based on the same platform that underpins the standard XUV300 but is longer in length. Having said this, the dimensions of the new XUV400 EV stand at 4200 mm in length, 1821 mm in width, and 1634 mm in height. The wheelbase on the other hand stands at 2600 mm.

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The Tata Nexon EV also gets a number of changes to differentiate as an all-electric version of the Nexon EV in the market. It is available in a number of colour options and boasts a strong road presence. It is slightly smaller in size when compared to the Mahindra XUV400 and measures 3992 mm in length, 1811 mm in width, and 1606 mm in height. The wheelbase is also smaller when compared to the XUV400 EV and measures 2498 mm. A quick comparison is given below in the table-

Dimensions XUV400 Nexon EV
Length 4200 mm 3993 mm
Width 1821 mm 1811 mm
Height 1634 mm 1606 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm 2498 mm
Weight 1400 kg
Boot Space 378-litres 350-litres

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Powertrain and Performance

The new Mahindra XUV400 EV is currently the Fastest Made In India electric vehicle and boasts a claimed 0-100 kmph time of 8.3 seconds, making it the fastest electric car in the segment. The new Mahindra UXv400 is offered in two versions – EC, and EL. Both these versions get the same electric motor that boasts a peak power and torque output of 148 bhp and 310 Nm of maximum torque. The EC version however gets a smaller 34.5 kWh battery pack that gives it a claimed range of 375 km on a single charge. The EL version on the other hand gets a larger 39.4 kWh battery pack that gives it a claimed range of 456 km on a single charge.

Specifications XUV400 EC XUV400 EL
Battery capacity 34.5 kWh 39.4 kWh
Power 148 bhp 148 bhp
Torque 310 Nm 310 Nm
Range 375 km 456 km
Charging time 13 hours (3.3kW) | 6.5 hours (7.2kW) 13 hours (3.3kW) | 6.5 hours (7.2kW)

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The Tata Nexon EV on the other hand also boasts strong performance and claimed range figures for the buyers, making it a practical choice for those looking for a safe and reliable electric car. Having said this, it is offered in two versions – Prime and Max. The Tata Nexon EV Prime boasts a peak power output of 127 bhp and a maximum torque output of 245 Nm. This version gets a 30.2 kWh battery pack that offers a claimed range of 312 km. The Tata Nexon EV Max gets a more powerful, 141 bhp motor that delivers a claimed torque output of 250 Nm. This version is offered with a 40.5 kWh battery pack that delivers a claimed range of 437 km.

Specifications Nexon EV Prime Nexon EV Max
Battery capacity 30.2 kWh 40.5 kWh
Power 127 bhp 141 bhp
Torque 245 Nm 250 Nm
Range 312 km 437 km
Charging time 9 hours 15 hours

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Variants And Features

Two versions of the Mahindra XUV400 EV are on sale in the country and mentioned below are the features you will be offered with these versions-

Mahindra XUV400 EC

Starting Price – Rs 15.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • LED tail-lamps
  • BlueSense+ mobile app
  • Electrically adjustable wing mirrors
  • Fabric seats
  • Front armrest with storage
  • All four disc brakes
  • ISOFIX child-seat anchorages
  • Dual airbags

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Mahindra XUV400 EL

Starting Price – Rs 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Projector headlamps
  • Auto headlamps and wipers
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity
  • 7.0-inch touchscreen
  • 4-speaker audio system
  • Rear-view camera
  • 6 airbags

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The Tata Nexon EV on the other hand is offered in multiple trim options and mentioned below are all the features you will be offered with the Tata Nexon EV –

Tata Nexon EV XM 

Starting Price: Rs 14.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • Dual airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Cornering Stability Control
  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • LED DRLs
  • Keyless entry and go
  • Automatic climate control
  • Front and rear power windows
  • Tata connected-car application suite

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Tata Nexon EV XZ+ 

Starting Price: Rs 15.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • Reverse parking camera
  • Dual-tone roof
  • 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels
  • Fog-lamps with cornering ability
  • Electrically adjustable and folding ORVMs
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 7.0-inch coloured MID instrument cluster
  • 7.0-inch infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support
  • Voice commands
  • Wearable key

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Tata Nexon EV XZ+ LUX 

Starting Price: Rs 16.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • Powered Sunroof
  • Automatic headlights
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Multi-drive modes – Drive and Sport
  • Premium leatherette seats
  • Six-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • Cooled glovebox
  • Eight-speaker Harman sound system

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Nexon EV Max XZ+

Starting Price: Rs 17.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • Multi-mode Regen
  • Auto headlamps
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Fully automatic temperature control
  • Disc brakes on all four wheels
  • ESP with i-VBAC (intelligent – vacuum-less boost and active control)
  • Electronic parking brake with auto-hold
  • Multi-drive modes
  • Wireless smartphone charger
  • Jewelled control knob
  • Cruise control

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Nexon EV Max XZ+ Lux 

Starting Price: Rs 18.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • In addition to features from XZ+ variant
  • Electric sunroof
  • Leatherette front seats with ventilation
  • New Makarana beige interior
  • Auto-dimming IRVM
  • Air purifier

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Mahindra XUV400 EV Tata Nexon EV
Starting Price Rs 15.99 (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 14.49 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

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Which of these SUVs win this Mahindra XUV400 EV Vs Tata Nexon EV comparison in your opinion? Do let us know in the comments box below.

Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.