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Magnite is cheaper to maintain than Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza, says Nissan India

Nissan launched the all-new Magnite earlier this month the car is gaining quite a popularity in the market. The Magnite is priced much lower than its competitors like the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon and the brand has now announced that it is the cheapest car to maintain in the segment. Nissan says that the owner of the Magnite will need to spend only 29 paise per kilometre for the service and maintenance.

The maintenance cost is calculated for the first 50,000 km. The manufacturer has also introduced the prepaid maintenance service, which will be available as “Nissan Magnite Care” and will allow the customers to further save as much as 22%.  The plan is available for two years to five years and is offered in two plans – Gold and Silver.

Rakesh Srivastava, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India,

“Nissan as a customer-centric brand, understands the importance of providing unique value-added services to its discerning Indian customers like the online service booking, the online service calculator and a completely enhanced digital ecosystem. The all-new Nissan Magnite comes with over 20 best-in-class and first-in-class features with the Nissan Promise of Lowest cost of maintenance”,

The customers of Nissan Magnite will also be able to use the Nissan Service Cost Calculator that is available on the website of the manufacturer or the Nissan Connect app. The customer will also be able to know the service cost with labour charges through the calculator and plan accordingly. Officially Nissan also offers 2 years or 50,000 km of standard warranty with the Magnite. It can be extended to 1,00,000 km or 5 years (whichever is earlier) by buying an extended warranty package.

Nissan has not revealed the current booking status of the Magnite. However, it has attracted a major chunk of buyers. Only four days after the bookings were open, Nissan announced that more than 5,000 bookings were made. Currently, the waiting period has climbed up to 8 months in some cities depending on the variant and colour option. Nissan is also working to expand its dealership network all around India to cater to a larger number of customers.

Nissan Magnite: Petrol only options

Nissan offers as many as 20 variants with the Magnite. However, all the variants are powered by petrol engine options. Nissan offers a total of two engine options with the Magnite. There is a 1.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine and a more powerful 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. The naturally-aspirated engine produces a maximum of 72 PS and a peak torque of 90 Nm. Only a five-speed manual transmission is available with this choice. The more powerful 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol produces a maximum power of 100 PS and peak torque of 152 Nm with the CVT and 160 Nm with the manual.

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.

It also offers a list of first-in-segment features. It includes an 8.0-inch infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity solution. Also, it gets a massive 7.0-inch TFT instrument cluster. Nissan also claims that the Magnite offers sleekest headlamps in the segment. With the Tech Pack, customers can also add features like ambient lighting, puddle lamps, air purifier, wireless phone charging and more to the car.