Mahindra XUV400 Vs Tata Nexon EV Max – Detailed Spec Comparison

Mahindra XUV400 Vs Tata Nexon EV Max

The new MG ZS EV-rivalling Mahindra XUV400 is currently being offered as a safe and well-built offering for buyers in the country

Mahindra recently introduced the new XUV400 electric SUV in the Indian market and will be challenging the rivals like the Tata Nexon EV Max, Hyundai Kona EV and the MG ZS EV in the Indian market. If you are also planning to buy a new electric SUV soon, here is a detailed Mahindra XUV400 Vs Tata Nexon EV Max comparison that you should check out.

Mahindra XUV400 Vs Tata Nexon EV Max

Powertrain And Performance

The new Mahindra XUV400 boasts a single-motor setup with rated peak power and torque output of 149 Ps and 310 Nm respectively. The motor draws its charge from a high-density 39.5 kWh battery pack that boasts a claimed range of 456 km on a single charge. The electric SUV has a top speed of 160 kmph. For those wondering, the SUV supports up to 50kW DC fast charging while you also get a 7.2 kW AC fast charger as standard. While using the DC charger, this electric SUV will take 50 mins to charge from 0 per cent to 80 per cent. The standard AC charger will take 6 hours and 30 mins to fully charge the battery from zero per cent.

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The Tata Nexon EV Max on the other hand gets a 40.5 kWh battery pack that powers a single motor setup with rated peak power and torque output of 143 PS and 250 Nm respectively. The SUV has a claimed range of 437 km on a single charge while it takes around 56 mins to charge the battery to 80 per cent from zero per cent using a fast DC charger.  The SUV has a claimed 0-100 kmph timing of under 9 secs and has an electronically limited top speed of 140 kmph. A quick comparison is given below in the table:

  Mahindra XUV400 Tata Nexon EV Max
Battery capacity 39.5kWh 40.5kWh
No of motors 1 1
Max Power 149PS 143PS
Max Torque 310Nm 250Nm
Claimed Range 456km 437km
0-100kmph (claimed) 8.3 sec under 9 sec
Top Speed 160 kmph 140 kmph
50 kW DC fast charging time ( 0-80%) 50 min 56 min
7.2 kW AC Fast charging time (0-100%) 6 hrs 30 min 6.5 hrs

Design And Dimensions

The new XUV400 gets a similar design language as the XUV300 but does boast many changes that distinguish it from the latter. For starters, it gets new bumpers, a closed front grille, new alloy wheels, and an updated rear design. The SUV also gets copper inserts and exclusive colour shades for buyers. As far as the dimensions are concerned, the new XUV400 electric SUV measures 4300 mm in length, 1821 mm in width, and 1634 mm in height. The wheelbase on the other hand measures 2600 mm while the ground clearance is claimed to be 190 mm. The XUV400 also boasts a large boot space with a rated capacity of 378 L.

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The Tata Nexon EV Max on the other hand has a more conventional design language that is largely dominated by strong body panels, a high ground clearance, and attractive colour shades. The Nexon EV Max however is significantly smaller than the XUV400 EV. For those wondering, the new Tata Nexon EV Max measures 3993 mm in length, 1811 mm in width, and 1616 mm in height. The wheelbase too is smaller and measures 2498 mm. The ground clearance on the other hand stands at 205 mm while the boot space too is less at 350 L. A comparison is given below in the table:

Parameters Mahindra XUV400 Tata Nexon EV MAX
Length (mm) 4200 3993
Width (mm) 1821 1811
Height (mm) 1634 1616
Wheelbase (mm) 2600 2498
Ground Clearance (mm) 190 205
Boot Space (L) 378 350

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Mentioned below are a few of the most prominent features that you will get along with the two SUVs –

Key Features Mahindra XUV400 Tata Nexon EV MAX
Headlamps Halogen Projector Halogen Projector
Alloy Wheels 16-inch 16-inch
Disc Brakes All 4 disc brake All 4 disc brake
Sunroof Single-panel Single-panel
Touchscreen Infotainment 7-inch 7-inch
Apple Carplay & Android Auto Yes Yes
Connected Car Tech Yes Yes
Auto AC Yes Yes
Rear AC vents No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Ventilated Front Seats No Yes
Wireless Smartphone Charger No Yes
Multi-regen Braking NA Yes
Electronic Parking Brakes No Yes
Drive Modes FUN, FAST & FEARLESS Eco, City & Sport
No of Airbags 6 2
Electronic Stability Control Yes Yes
Driver Assistance Tech No No

Mahindra XUV400 Vs Tata Nexon EV Max – Final Verdict

The Mahindra XUV400 EV is currently one of the most practical and safe electric SUVs in the Indian market and offers a feature-rich and comfortable SUV in the segment. The XUV400 gives stiff competition to its rivals and is currently the fastest Made-In-India electric car in the market. The Tata Nexon EV on the other hand also offers a similar package for the buyers and gets a strong design language in addition to an extensive features list for the buyers. The Nexon EV Max also offers improved performance and a better range for buyers. While Mahindra is yet to officially announce the price of the new XUV400 electric SUV in India, the Tata Nexon EV Prime price on the other hand starts from Rs 14.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new Tata Nexon EV Max price starts from Rs 18.34 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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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.