Nissan Magnite base-to-top end modification explained by owner [Video]

Nissan launched Magnite compact SUV in the market in 2020. The SUV actually a game changer for Nissan in India and became popular among buyers. Nissan Magnite became popular among buyers for it bold looks and attractive price tag. When launched, it was the most affordable compact SUV in the Indian market and the top-end variant was priced under Rs 10 lakh. We have seen several ownership review video online and here we have one such video where a Nissan Magnite owner shares his experience with the SUV and also talks about the customisations that he has done.

The video has been uploaded by Auto Journal India on their YouTube channel. The video starts with vlogger talking to the owner about the Nissan Magnite. The owner mentions that when he had planned to buy a car initially, his father had suggested him Nissan Magnite. He had a look at the car and the owner liked the Magnite. He even had other hatchbacks in his mind while he was planning to buy a car. After he had a look at the Nissan Magnite in person, he really liked the overall design and he was also attracted by the fact that Magnite was a compact SUV while others were just hatchbacks.

The owner opted for the base variant because he wanted to personalise the car to his liking. He mentions that even the dealership staff had suggested him to go for the base variant and get the car modified with aftermarket accessories. The owner managed to get the car modified using aftermarket accessories by just spending less than one lakh. He then starts talking about the customisations made to the car.

Nissan Magnite base-to-top end modification explained by owner [Video]

He got a set of aftermarket LED DRLs installed under the bonnet. These are Audi-like sequential lights that also act as turn indicators. The headlights were upgraded as the stock units didn’t have enough throw. The car gets chrome garnishes that were installed from the showroom. A set of gloss back garnishes for the headlamps, ORVMs, tail lamps and door handles were installed. At the rear, a chrome applique was installed on the boot. Other than this, the car remains stock and it gets the stock steel rims with dual tone wheel caps.

Moving in, Nissan offers no features with the base variant. The owner mentions that the car had cost him around Rs 6.5 lakh on-road in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The owner got many things installed inside the cabin to make to look like a higher trim. The first thing one would notice in the car is the touchscreen infotainment screen. The screen also shows feed from the reverse parking camera and supports video as well. Nissan Magnite’s original steering mounted controls were installed and the buttons were paired with the screen.

The owner installed seat covers from the dealership and the installed 7D floor mats. ambient lights have also been installed inside the car. Owner mentions that the car has been returning around 20 kmpl on highways and inside the city, it is offering him around 14-15 kmpl. He was happy the space that the Magnite was offering. The only complaint that he has is regarding the power. He mentions that he has driven the car for almost 4,000 kms and when he compares it with other cars in his garage, Nissan Magnite feels undepowered at times, specially on the highways.