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Tata Nexon surpasses Hyundai Creta, becomes best highest selling SUV in India

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Tata Nexon surpasses Hyundai Creta, becomes best highest selling SUV in India

New Delhi: With the demand for SUVs increasing in India, Tata Motors continues to dominate the SUV segment and the performance of the Tata Nexon last month has proved it. Like in the past, the Tata Nexon has once again managed to maintain its identity as India’s top selling SUV.

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Last month, i.e. in May 2022, Tata Nexon beat SUVs like Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza as well as Hyundai Venue and became the best selling SUV. You also know how was the performance of SUVs of other companies including Tata Nexon last month?

The sub-4m compact SUV is loved by the buyers for its 5-star crash test rating, long feature list, powerful engine options, and spacious interior. Also, it is one of the nicest looking offerings in its segment. Last month, the company sold a total of 14,614 units. Thus, the Nexon took the spot of the second highest-selling car in the country. Also, the Nexon becomes the highest-selling SUV in the Indian market.

The Nexon could only find 6,439 buyers in the corresponding month last year. Therefore, it could register a year on year growth of 127 per cent for May 2022. Furthermore, the Nexon managed to beat Creta by a fair margin, which was the best-selling car in the country for April 2020. In May this year, the Hyundai Creta registered a total sales of 10,973 units to post a YoY increase of 46 per cent.

The sub-4m compact SUV is sold with a host of safety features as standard – dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control, brake disc wiping, reverse parking sensors, seat belt reminders, and seat belts with pre-tensioners and load limiter. Furthermore, the Nexon secures a 5-star Global NCAP crash test rating.

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Talking of engine options, Tata Motors sells the Nexon with two powertrain choices – 1.2L Revotron turbo-petrol and 1.5L Revotorq turbo-diesel. The SUV can be had with either a 6-speed AMT or a 6-speed MT. In terms of features, an electric sunroof, ventilated front seats, air purifier and more are available on the Nexon. Furthermore, the company offers a Dark Edition of the Nexon, which is finished in a black paint scheme. In the Indian market, it rivals the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Renault Kiger, and Nissan Magnite.

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