Nissan launched the all-new Magnite a few days ago in the Indian market and it has received a mega response. Nissan has officially announced that they have received more than 5,000 bookings for the Magnite in just five days. That’s not all, more than 60% of customers have booked the top two variants of the car and 40% of customers have booked the vehicle online.
The all-new Nissan Magnite is the most affordable car in the segment. It is launched at an introductory price of Rs 4.99 lakh only while the top-end version is priced at Rs 9.59 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. This makes the Magnite much cheaper than the other offerings in the segment, especially the Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue.
Rakesh Srivastava, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India, said on the achievement,
“The All-New Nissan Magnite has received phenomenal response from the Indian consumers. Increasing footfalls and substantial bookings of the all-new Nissan Magnite has strengthened our belief that the “Make in India, Make for the World” SUV will be a game changing product for the discerning Indian customer. With an increased preference for the Top variants, it is evident that customers are looking for a global SUV that is safe, stylish and feature-rich, yet delivering best in class value proposition”
Nissan offers the all-new Magnite in about 20 variants. It is available with two engine options and both of them are petrol. The base model is available only with the lower-powered 1.0-litre naturally-aspirated engine. It produces a maximum power of 72 PS and peak torque of 96 Nm. It is only available with a five-speed manual transmission. The 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine produces a maximum power of 100 PS and is available with a 5-speed manual and a CVT automatic. With the manual, it produces a maximum of 160 Nm while with the CVT, the torque is 152 Nm. All the other variants except for the base variant are available with both the engine options.
The naturally-aspirated engine returns a maximum of 18.75 km/l as per ARAI while the 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine returns a maximum of 17.7 km/l with the CVT and 20 km/l with the manual transmission.
The Magnite is Nissan’s entry into the sub-4m compact SUV segment. It is based on a modified version of the CMF-A+ platform and offers a long list of segment-first features. The all-new Magnite offers a 360-degree camera, which is not available with any other car in the segment. The system can also activate the right or left camera while parking. The Magnite offers sleekest headlamps in the segment with LED lamps. However, the rear lamps are halogen lamps and not LED.
Inside, it offers a dual-screen set-up with a 7.0-inch TFT instrument cluster and an 8.0-inch infotainment system. The infotainment system is the only one to offer wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto in the segment. There are additional features available with the Tech Pack. It includes ambient lighting, air purifier, puddle lamps and more.