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A Mahindra e2o owner upgrades to a Tata Nexon EV

Coming from the 4-yr ownership of my humble e2o, I am not new to EVs, but the Nexon EV is a HUGE step forward in all aspects for sure.

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Let me take this opportunity to post a quick write up and few pictures of my Nexon EV XZ+which came home about three weeks back.

The car has done close to 1,300 km since (now you know why I needed an EV ), and I am loving each and every moment behind its wheel. Coming from the 4-yr ownership of my humble e2o, I am not new to EVs, but the Nexon EV is a HUGE step forward in all aspects for sure. While the e2o was doing its job well, it was more of a "trial" for us when we decided to join the EV bandwagon back in 2018 and playing it safe, bought a pre-owned, well-maintained e2o (2-door). As we grew more and more comfortable with an EV, longer range and better creature comforts led us to upgrade to the Nexon EV. I had initially booked the Dark edition in the XZ+ trim but later moved to regular XZ+ trim, given the maintenance overheads associated with a black car. Moreover, we felt that the "electric blue" shade goes well with an EV. I was tempted to wait for the longer range variant of the Nexon EV (now christened "Max"), but decided to forego it as current variant fits my use case (of strictly city runs) perfectly in terms of range and its supposedly-limited set of features are just fine for me. I like my cars simple.

I have always liked the Nexon for its looks, build quality, and ride comfort. Thankfully, all of these have been carried over to its EV counterpart as well. So far, I am super happy with the car and thankfully, no niggles to be reported as yet. As expected, I am getting a consistent driving range of 210-220 km in city traffic with sedate driving and regular usage of a/c, infotainment, etc. I usually charge it overnight at an SOC of 20-25% with a charging time of 7-7.5 hours.

Will keep the thread updated with my experiences. Please feel free to post any queries that you might have and I will be more than happy to help.

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