Mahindra XUV400 VS Tata Nexon EV MAX

  • Mahindra XUV400 is all set to taken on the market leader in the EV segment, the Tata Nexon EV MAX
  • First mainstream electric SUV from Mahindra promises a lot on debut
  • Let’s see how these ICE based EVs compare to each other

Mahindra XUV400 VS Tata Nexon EV MAX

Mahindra & Mahindra recently introduced the much-awaited all-electric XUV400 in the Indian market. This electrified version of XUV300 is aimed squarely at the Tata Nexon EV MAX and promises a lot in terms of range, performance and technology. Leading the affordable EV marketplace, Tata Motor’s workhorse holds the limelight as the best-selling EV in the country and enjoys its dominance in the market. Set to launch at the start of 2023, the XUV400 is trying hard to conquer some market share off the Tata EV. Let us see how the two SUVs stack up against each other.

Tata Nexon EV max


Mahindra XUV400 VS Tata Nexon EV MAX: Dimensions

In terms of dimension, the Mahindra XUV400 definitely takes the win with a cabin that is not only longer, wider and taller than the competition but also sports the longest wheelbase in its segment. Measuring 4,2 metres in length, the Mahindra EV is almost 207 mm longer than the Tata. The XUV also takes the lead in the boot space department with 378 litres of cargo area as compared to 350 litres in the Nexon EV.

Mahindra XUV400


Mahindra XUV400

Tata Nexon EV MAX


4200 mm

3993 mm


1821 mm

1811 mm


1634 mm

1616 mm


2600 mm

2498 mm

Boot Space

378 litre

350 litre



Mahindra XUV400 VS Tata Nexon EV MAX: Power Figures

Once again the Mahindra XUV400 rules the books with a class leading performance of 150 bhp and 310 Nm against the Nexon EV MAX’s 143 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque. The Mahindra car also manages to complete the 0-100 kmph sprint in under 8.3 seconds.


Mahindra XUV400

Tata Nexon EV MAX




150 bhp


143 bhp




310 Nm



250 Nm


Mahindra XUV400 VS Tata Nexon EV MAX: Features Comparison

Mahindra Cars and Tata Motors have loaded their EVs with a plethora of modern features. But the Nexon EV MAX takes the victory here with features like ventilated seats, auto-dimming IRVM, wireless charging, electric sunroof, semi-digital instrument cluster, and electronic parking brakes amongst other bits. The features list on the XUV400 includes a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with 60-plus connected car tech, electric sunroof, analogue cluster with a small MID, OTA updates, one pedal driving and more. The Nexon offers 2 driving modes, Drive and Sport while the XUV gets three modes, Fun, Fast and Fearless.

Mahindra XUV 400 engine


Mahindra XUV400 VS Tata Nexon EV MAX: Battery Capacity, Range and Charging Options


Mahindra XUV400

Tata Nexon EV MAX


Battery Capacity


39.4 kWh


40.5 kWh


Claimed Range


456 Kilometres


437 Kilometres


Charging Time



0-80% in 50 Mins (50 kW Fast Charging)


0-80% in 56 Mins (50 kW Fast Charging)


The Tata Nexon EV has a slight edge with 40.5 kWh battery capacity over the 39.4 kWh in the XUV400. However, the story is quite opposite in terms of the claimed range. The XUV400 promises to deliver a range of 456 kilometres on a single charge as compared to the 437 kilometres on the Nexon EV MAX. Both cars accept similar 50 kW fast charging that runs the battery from 0-80 percent in under an hour on both models.

Nexon EV Max Charging


Mahindra XUV400 VS Tata Nexon EV MAX: Pricing

The Tata Nexon EV MAX currently sells at the price range of Rs 18.34 lakh to Rs 20.04 lakh (ex-showroom). Although the prices of the Mahindra XUV400 will be revealed in January 2023, we expect it to be priced around the same ball park of Rs 18 and Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom).

Read Also: Mahindra XUV400 EV: What We Know

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