Bookings for the Tata Nexon compact SUV are now open at dealerships across the country. The official booking amount is set at Rs. 11,000.

The Tata Nexon will be powered by a petrol and diesel engine. The 1.2 litre turbo charged 3 cylinder petrol unit comes from the Revotron family of engines and develops 110 horsepower at 5000 rpm and maximum torque of 170 Nm between 2000 – 4000 rpm. The 1.5 litre Revotorq 4 cylinder diesel engine makes 110 horsepower at 3750 rpm and 260 Nm torque between 1500-2750 rpm. Both engines are mated to a six speed TA6300 synchromesh gearbox.

There will be three drive modes: Eco, City and Sport. The Eco mode has been designed to offer a  better fuel economy, the City mode has optimum balance between power and torque for daily city driving. The Sport mode features superior throttle response and is suited for spirited driving.

Features in the Tata Nexon include a 6.5 inch touch screen for the infotainment system, climate control, rear AC vents, 8 speaker Harman sound system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

The Tata Nexon is expected to be priced between 7 to 10 lakh rupees and will directly rival the Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Ford Ecosport.