Nexon CNG vs Mahindra XUV300 are two of the most popular compact SUVs in India. Both offer a blend of style, performance, features and safety. But which one is better for you? In this blog post, we will compare the upcoming Tata Nexon CNG variant with the Mahindra XUV300 on various parameters such as mileage, price, variants, features, launch date and dimensions.
One of the main advantages of the Tata Nexon CNG over the Mahindra XUV300 is its expected higher fuel efficiency. The Nexon CNG is likely to offer a mileage of around 25 km/kg, which is significantly more than the XUV300’s petrol and diesel variants that deliver 15.88 kmpl and 18.4 kmpl respectively. The Nexon CNG will also be more eco-friendly as it will emit less CO2 than the conventional fuel options.
On Road Price
The Tata Nexon CNG is estimated to be priced between Rs. 8 lakh and Rs. 8.75 lakh, which is quite competitive for a compact SUV with a CNG option. The Mahindra XUV300, on the other hand, ranges from Rs. 8.41 lakh to Rs. 14.60 lakh, depending on the variant and engine option. The XUV300 does not have a CNG variant as of now, so if you are looking for a cheaper and greener alternative, the Nexon CNG might be a better choice.
Variants – Nexon CNG vs Mahindra XUV300
The Tata Nexon CNG is expected to be available in two variants: XM and XZ Plus. The XM variant will offer basic features such as all four disc brakes, smart steering system, all four power windows, electric sunroof, infotainment with Bluetooth connectivity and steering-mounted controls. The XZ Plus variant will add more features such as push button start, dual-zone auto AC, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, electric sunroof, diamond-cut alloys and premium leatherette interiors.
The Mahindra XUV300 comes in four variants: W4, W6, W8 and W8 (O). The W4 variant offers features such as hill hold control, 7 airbags, 8 way adjustable front seats and automatic dual zone AC. The W6 variant adds features such as electric sunroof, cruise control, automatic headlamps and LED DRLs. The W8 variant further adds features such as push button start, rain sensing wipers, TPMS, reverse camera and keyless entry. The W8 (O) variant offers the most features such as electric sunroof, diamond-cut alloys, leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, Android Auto/Apple CarPlay, telematics functions and voice command.
Features – Nexon CNG vs Mahindra XUV300
Both the Tata Nexon CNG and the Mahindra XUV300 offer a host of features that make them attractive and comfortable for the customers. Some of the common features that both SUVs offer are:
- Electric sunroof
- Infotainment with Bluetooth connectivity
- Steering-mounted controls
- Dual-zone auto AC
- All four disc brakes
- Smart steering system
- Push button start
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
Some of the features that are exclusive to the Tata Nexon CNG are:
- Overspeed warning
- Seat belt warning
- Cornering headlights
- Ambient lighting
- Wireless charger
Also Some of the features that are exclusive to the Mahindra XUV300 are:
- 7 airbags
- Hill hold control
- 8 way adjustable front seats
- Cruise control
- Automatic headlamps (halogen projector)
- Rain sensing wipers
- Tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
- Reverse camera
- Electronic stability program (ESP)
- Engine start/stop button
- Leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob
- Telematics functions
- Voice command
- Cooled glove box
The Tata Nexon CNG is expected to launch by October 2023, while the Mahindra XUV300 is already available in the market. If you are in a hurry to buy a compact SUV, you can go for the XUV300, but if you can wait for a few months, you can get the Nexon CNG with better mileage and lower running costs.
Dimensions – Nexon CNG vs Mahindra XUV300
The Tata Nexon CNG and the Mahindra XUV300 have similar dimensions, with the Nexon being slightly longer and wider, and the XUV300 being slightly taller and having a longer wheelbase. Here is a table that compares the dimensions of both SUVs:
|Parameter||Tata Nexon CNG||Mahindra XUV300|
|Length||3993 mm||3995 mm|
|Width||1811 mm||1821 mm|
|Height||1606 mm||1627 mm|
|Wheelbase||2498 mm||2600 mm|
|Ground Clearance||209 mm||180 mm|
|Boot Space||350 litres||257 litres|
As you can see, both SUVs offer ample space for the passengers and luggage, with the Nexon having a slight edge in ground clearance and boot space, and the XUV300 having a slight edge in wheelbase and height.
The Tata Nexon CNG and the Mahindra XUV300 are both excellent compact SUVs that offer a lot of value for money. The Nexon CNG has the advantage of higher mileage, lower price, lower emissions and some unique features. The XUV300 has the advantage of more variants, more engine options, more safety features and some exclusive features. Ultimately, the choice depends on your personal preference, budget and usage. You can book a test drive of both SUVs and compare them yourself before making a decision.
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