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Old 22nd February 2019, 16:09   #2026
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Anyone looking for even more power, Racedynamics has a Dieseltronic for Nexon.
I really doubt this will help the torque much if we go by the numbers. The balance between torque and power needs to be perfect for any car after using this kit.But if anyone is interested in more power then i feel the warranty will be void as we are trying to change the driving dynamics of the engine so one should be more careful in case there is any misadventure after installing the tuning box.
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A general question to every Nexon user. I have owned the car since May 2018 and have loved every bit of it barring a few design issues at a few places. Since the car has high ground clearance and we sit at a higher position inside the car i feel the ingress and egress is a huge problem for older folk especially women. Also while i exit the car(egress) i almost every time hit my leg from the back(calf muscle) with the side border of the car which really is annoying. I feel even more frustrated when the car is not clean and has dirt or mud already stuck over the border and messes up my clothes. Anybody else facing the same problem or i am the odd one out and is there any solution to the same because its something one doesn't do deliberately but out of instinct while ingress or egress.
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I really doubt this will help the torque much if we go by the numbers. The balance between torque and power needs to be perfect for any car after using this kit.But if anyone is interested in more power then i feel the warranty will be void as we are trying to change the driving dynamics of the engine so one should be more careful in case there is any misadventure after installing the tuning box.
Somehow I feel the difference in numbers may not be felt much as per the graph shown unless you reach near the red line on rpm. Also what will be the side effect of extracting more BHP from the engine? As rightly pointed, there could be warranty issues.
By the way what is the function of this device? Is it some kind of extra bigger turbo charger unit on top of existing one or simply bypasses the existing one?
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Anybody else facing the same problem or i am the odd one out and is there any solution to the same because its something one doesn't do deliberately but out of instinct while ingress or egress.
Hi Syed, I am 6 footer and I have had initial difficulties with my head touching the door jamb but over time I have adjusted and it doesn't happen anymore. This is in spite of a stiff neck due to surgery. I suppose this issue arises from different types of body configurations and peoples habits plus the cars that they have been used to. I remember in the past I had difficulty getting into a Honda Integra which is a low slung car. I suppose if you are conscious of the issue at the time of egress you might automatically adjust.

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Tata Nexon’s Quality Issues Can Lead To An Accident Without Driver’s Fault, Says Nexon Owner – Details

Ankush Kohli, the aggrieved Tata Nexon owner, says that he should have listened to all those who had suggested him to stay away from purchasing a Tata car. The Tata Nexon has been doing pretty well on the sales charts. At first look, it has a lot to offer. We can say this as it has many features, powerful engines, optional AMT, and it even looks quite modern and stylish. However, time and again, there have been many quality niggles that have marred the user experience of the owners of this SUV. Among the latest such incidents is an episode involving Ankush Kohli and his Nexon.

As per Ankush, his Tata Nexon developed multiple problems within a few days of ownership. At first, he couldn’t even imagine that his new car had developed steering noise and problems with the ABS as well as the steering column. While these could have been just minor niggles, Ankush soon experienced some more trouble in the form of a loose tailgate and strange noises from the engine. He even reports that the driver’s door would fail to open at times.

But this is just the start of his horrific tale. While he hoped to get remedies to all the problems in his Tata Nexon, the after sales experience turned out to be quite disappointing. He compares his car to an aeroplane that has a sure shot chance of crashing. He even goes on to say that the Tata Nexon is the most unreliable and unsafe car in the country. Many Tata Nexon owners have been impressed with the crash performance of their SUVs (As it is India’s first 5-star safety crash rated car) but Ankush says that the Nexon is not safe enough as its quality issues can lead to an accident without any fault of the driver.

Ankush Kohli purchased his Tata Nexon XM on 3rd Dec 2018 from Pahwa Autoworld (MCTC Exim Pvt. Ltd.) – Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi. From the first day of the ownership, Ankush could sense the driver seat adjuster moving on its own, which is something that could have led to an accident. Ankush spotted this soon after taking the delivery of his vehicle but was reassured by the dealer that there is no problem with the seat and that he can safely drive home.

After few days of ownership, the steering and the engine of his Tata Nexon started emitting strange noises in Sports mode. Ankush promptly called up the dealership but was told that the outlet has stopped serving Tata cars. Back then, Ankush’s Nexon was just about 500 km old and even under warranty. He was quick to contact another authorised service centre but his Nexon’s steering jammed before he could visit the service centre. The malfunctioning steering led him to crash into his building’s gate, which damaged the left side fender.

Ankush visited the service centre of Concorde Motors in Mohan Cooperative Estate on 16 January 2019. He was told to pick up his vehicle by 4 pm next day. However, the service centre couldn’t get all the job done on time, which made Ankush wait at the dealership for over 2 hours. Next day, he noticed that the new paint on the repaired fender didn’t match with the rest of the car. Finally, he was called to the service centre again and the fender received another paint coat.

After a few days, Ankush discovered that the ABS warning light on his speedo console was glowing. On calling the helpline, he was asked to contact a technician. To his horror, Ankush discovered that the said person had already left Tata Motors more than 6 months ago. Next, he complained on multiple channels, such as Tata Motors Toll-Free Number, TATA Motors Service Connect App, North Office in Gurugram, social channels like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin, but he couldn’t get a satisfactory response from anywhere.

After visiting the authorised service centre multiple times, all the issues were finally solved. Unfortunately, however, most of them started resurfacing within a few days of usage. Ankush also reports of another incident, wherein the tailgate of his Tata Nexon opened automatically while he was driving at 80 kmph on a highway. Luckily, the incident didn’t distract him and he didn’t lose control on the car before coming to a halt.

Ankush says his work has suffered due to the multiple visits he had to make to the service centres. He’s also anguished that he is yet to receive a satisfactory reply from any of the channels that has approached. Currently, the aggrieved customer prays that whatever pain he has gone through shouldn’t be experienced by anyone else. He urges everyone to stay away from buying a Tata Nexon, or any Tata product for that matter, as these vehicles can spell havoc to the safety and mental peace of the owner.

We are really sad to hear about Ankush Kohli’s plight. This is not the first time that Tata Motors has received flak owing to poor quality control and shoddy after sales service. We really hope the manufacturer gets its act together before it suffers unrepairable damage to its reputation. There is no doubt that Tata cars have really come of age. It’s now high time for the company to get its quality control and after-sales service sorted. It’s also the duty of the manufacturer to ensure Ankush receives remedies for all the problems his Tata Nexon has been facing.
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Old 23rd February 2019, 08:45   #2031
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Are there more of such cases? This is quite upsetting. Tata service was always a mess but people were at least happy about the quality of new cars. This article is taking Tata motors back to their bad old days. Please share more of such quality issues to help others make their minds to go for Tata motors or not.
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Are there more of such cases? This is quite upsetting. Tata service was always a mess but people were at least happy about the quality of new cars. This article is taking Tata motors back to their bad old days. Please share more of such quality issues to help others make their minds to go for Tata motors or not.
People tend to pounce on Mahindra and Tata for sporadic instances which may well be genuine concerns and more of an one-off kind of issue. I am part of various WhatsApp groups and local owners group with happy and proud Nexon owners who have got more value for the buck as well as a pleasant service experience in various parts of the country ranging from Kashmir to Kerala, Assam to Vadodara. One car got burnt (Hyderabad ORR) and other major mishaps seldom keep the occupants alive but these are hardly highlighted in cars belonging to the market leader who specialises in making cars of 'high tensile' steel. One article or incident does not take any manufacturer anywhere, unless we want them to go that way !

On a slightly off-topic note, the person who is promoting this TATA article vociferously on social media happens to be a regional manager of the very same market leader. No wonder someone has vested interests and is certainly feeling the heat despite competitors combined together not able to sell as much as their offering in this segment. While I welcome bringing in public domain all the issues which plague any car including Nexon , the other side of the story too deserves to be heard so that eventually the prospective buyer can make a sane judgement while buying a car.
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Looks like a propaganda article to me. Will help if the service records of the alleged issues are posted. My suspicion is that this would be a disgruntled customer who might have run into issues with TaMo/ dealership w.r.t. warranty either due to accidental damage or due to modifications.
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Since the car has high ground clearance and we sit at a higher position inside the car i feel the ingress and egress is a huge problem for older folk especially women. Also while i exit the car(egress) i almost every time hit my leg from the back(calf muscle) with the side border of the car which really is annoying. I feel even more frustrated when the car is not clean and has dirt or mud already stuck over the border and messes up my clothes. .
The high GC combined with the low height (lowest among it's competitors) I think is the cause of this. I'm 6ft and I find ingress more difficult than egress. But I've got used to it.

I suppose you can keep a microfiber in the door next to you and clean it often. You could also try a different seating position if it helps in better egress
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Someone sent this to me just now. It sure looks like propaganda to me.

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Someone sent this to me just now. It sure looks like propaganda to me.

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I was the technical part of an IT project proposal visit from my company to the EDP department (currently IT department) in New Delhi back in 2005. I won't name the manufacturer. One of the executive even during our meetings kept opening mouthshut.com under various logins and kept posting comments. As far as I remember he used about 8 different logins during my stay. I didn't read the comments, but I can figure out what that might have been. And this was in 2005.

Hope the issues reported by the original Nexon Owner are resolved quickly.
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While I welcome bringing in public domain all the issues which plague any car including Nexon , the other side of the story too deserves to be heard so that eventually the prospective buyer can make a sane judgement while buying a car.
No matter how one takes this article but what about after sales service? Here in Bangalore I am unable to find a single TATA service center with atlest 4 star review ratings. Considering quality could be one of a cases as the article says but when a large number of people rate the service as bad, there is something really bad. Tiago is an amazing car in market for quite some time and being serviced here but recent reviews about service are also not good. Nexon is relatively new and another great car. Now my point is whether it is quality or service, I will consider a car only if both are good.
My logic now is to get a smaller car from Tata say Tiago and judge all these before going for a bigger car say Nexon or Harrier. If Tata really improves in service in next few years they will retain customers like me
On a positive note I am not going away from Tata, just delaying my interest in Nexon for more data.
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Here in Bangalore I am unable to find a single TATA service center with atlest 4 star review ratings.
Most of the people (including myself) don't bother to rate TASC on Google or other platforms. The real metric should be an independent third party like JD Power where they have improved leaps and bounds. In a particular TASC , the whole experience again depends on the concerned service associate as with all other manufacturers and once you go the extra mile to figure out which associate is specifically trained for your car, things start falling into place.
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Some bits sound like sheer fantasy. In particular, the tailgate opened, sorry, it could merely unlock, or sensor may have shown door open, doesn't have remote/electric lift option for tailgate to raise up on it's own. Second one, steering locked and he scraped a wall, hello in a electric unit, steering doesn't lock on it's own, even in case of all electric loss, the steering becomes hard (like a non power steering car), yet pretty much steerable and controllable, unless the driver like a moron was doing chapati turns with his palm.
I don't suspect he may be having issues like noise and ancillaries which the service center should have handled better, but trying to project his car as a lemon is taking it too far.
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Second one, steering locked and he scraped a wall, hello in a electric unit, steering doesn't lock on it's own, even in case of all electric loss, the steering becomes hard (like a non power steering car), yet pretty much steerable and controllable, unless the driver like a moron was doing chapati turns with his palm.
You could be right but with the TD vehicle while turning the steering fast to either side I could hear thud thud sound from the column. Not sure what that was. If not electrically but there is indeed a chance of mechanical damage or lockout. Atleast I have never heard such sound in any other brand.
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