Tata Nexon updated with Apple CarPlay

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Tata Motors has introduced Apple CarPlay on the Tata Nexon. New deliveries of the Nexon are reported to have this feature while existing owners can get a software update at the dealership which will bring CarPlay onto the 6.5-inch touchscreen. The software update is reported to take 30 mins to install. The images below are courtesy of Prikshit Mahajan.

Tata Nexon Apple Car Play
Until now, the system was supporting only Android Auto, but features Apple CarPlay as well with the latest update.

In April this year, Tata Motors rolled out an update for the Nexon's entertainment system and some aspects of its hardware. In that update, silicon pads were inserted in the headlamp housing to keep the wiring harness from touching the projector unit, issues with Bluetooth connectivity and 'freezing' of the touchscreen were addressed, and finally, the plastic battery cover of the key fob available with the Smart Key on the XZ+ trim was replaced as well.

The Tata Nexon is available with a 1.2-liter Revotron turbocharged petrol engine and a 1.5-liter Revotorq diesel engine. Both engines are available with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automated manual transmission driving the front wheels. The petrol is good for 110 PS and 170 Nm of torque, and the diesel is rated at 110 PS and 260 Nm of torque.

Tata Nexon AMT gearshift lever
Last month, Tata introduced the AMT technology on the lower XM variants taking the total number of automatic variants to four.

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Tata offers 7 trim levels on the petrol and diesel, and the top-end XZ+ is also available with a contrast roof as an option. The Tata Nexon rivals the Maruti Vitara Brezza and Ford EcoSport. It is priced from INR 6.15 lakhs to INR 9.61 lakhs for the Revotron petrol variants and INR 7.18 lakhs to INR 10.59 lakhs for the Revotorq diesel models, ex-Showroom, New Delhi. The Global NCAP recently crash tested the Nexon and awarded it 4/5 stars.

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