Mahindra XUV400 Vs Tata Nexon EV: Specs, range, battery pack, charging & expected pricing – Times of India

Mahindra & Mahindra has finally launched the highly anticipated XUV400 SUV in the Indian market – the company’s first fully-electric SUV offering. The XUV400 is based on the XUV300, and is a direct competitor to the Tata Nexon EV, i.e. the current best-selling electric car in India.
Does the new Mahindra XUV400 have what it takes to dethrone the Tata Nexon EV as the top-selling four-wheeler EV? Here is a detailed specifications comparison between the two electric SUVs to help you find the answer to that question –
While the XUV300 ICE SUV has a length of under 4 metres, Mahindra has revealed the XUV400 will measure 4200 mm in length. The electric SUV has a width of 1821 mm, a height of 1634 mm, and a 2600 mm long wheelbase.

Car Mahindra XUV400 Tata Nexon EV
Length 4200 mm 3993 mm
Width 1821 mm 1811 mm
Height 1634 mm 1616 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm 2498 mm

In comparison, the Tata Nexon EV measures 3993 mm in length, 1811 mm in width, stands 1616 mm tall, and has a 2498 mm long wheelbase.


Battery pack, charging time and range
Mahindra has revealed that the XUV400 will come equipped with a 39.4 kWh battery pack that returns a claimed range of 456 km on a single full charge. This battery pack can be charged from 0% to 80% in 50 minutes through a DC fast charger.
The Tata Nexon EV Prime gets a 30.2 kWh battery pack that provides the electric SUV an ARAI-certified range of 312 km. On the other hand, the Nexon EV Max gets a larger 40.5 kWh unit, which gives a claimed range of 437 km on a single full charge. With a 50 kW DC fast charger, the Nexon EV Max can be charged from 0% – 80% in 56 minutes, while the Nexon EV Prime will juice up from 10% to 80% in 60 minutes with a fast charger.
Electric motor specs
Mahindra has revealed that the XUV400 will be equipped with a permanent magnet synchronous motor that belts out 150 PS (110 kW) of power and 310 Nm of peak torque. This powertrain will help the electric SUV sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in just 8.3 seconds.

Car Mahindra XUV400 Tata Nexon EV Prime/
Tata Nexon EV Max
Motor Permanent Magnet Synchronous Permanent Magnet Synchronous
Power 150 PS 129 PS/
143 PS
Torque 310 Nm 245 Nm/
250 Nm
(0 to 100 kmph)
8.3 seconds 9.9 seconds/
9 seconds

The Tata Nexon EV Prime’s electric motor puts out 129 PS and 245 Nm, which can help it reach to 100 kmph from standstill in 9.9 seconds. In contrast, the Tata Nexon EV Max has a max power output of 143 PS and a peak torque rating of 250 Nm. The Nexon EV Max can hit the speed of 100 kmph from a dead stop in 9 seconds.

Tata Nexon EV MAX


Car Mahindra XUV400 Tata Nexon EV
Ex-showroom Price TBA Rs 14.99 lakh – Rs 17.50 lakh (Prime)/
Rs 18.34 lakh – Rs 20.04 lakh (Max)

The Tata Nexon EV Prime is priced between Rs 14.99 lakh and Rs 17.50 lakh, while the Nexon EV Max retails from Rs 18.34 lakh to Rs 20.04 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom). Do note that pricing for the Mahindra XUV400 will be revealed in January 2023. We expect the company to launch the XUV400 electric SUV at a base price of around Rs 15 lakh.