Nissan India had launched their all-new sub-4meter SUV in the Indian market in December 2020. The SUV was available at an introductory price of Rs 4.99 lakh, ex-showroom for the entry level variant. Nissan has now announced that Magnite will continue to be available across all Nissan India dealerships and on its website, https://book.nissan.
Magnite has become so popular that it has already received over 32,800 bookings and 1,80,000 enquiries since its launch. In India, people have started giving importance to safety part and Nissan Magnite proved itself to be a safe car by scoring 4-stars at ASEAN NCAP crash tests. Depending upon the variant you choose, there is waiting period as long as 8 months. In order to shorten the delivery period to 2 to 3 months, the plant production capacity is being enhanced by introducing a third shift by employing over 1000 people to staff the manufacturing plant in addition to employing more staff at the dealerships to attend the customer requests. This decision is aimed at reducing the waiting period for all variants so that more and more customers get to enjoy the all-new Nissan Magnite at the earliest.
Ashwani Gupta, COO Nissan Motor Company, said “The overwhelming positive response we have received for the all-new Nissan Magnite is a great testament to Nissan’s commitment to driving innovation in India through world class design, product technology and manufacturing. We are happy to reinforce our industrial strategy with a third shift to meet increasing customer demand. We hope to continue our contribution to the manufacturing and industrial sector in the country and help create further job opportunities during this uncertain period.”
Prices for all the variants of Nissan Magnite remain the same except for the base XE trim. The 4.99 lakh, ex-showroom price for this variant has been increased by Rs 50,000 to Rs 5.49 lakh. Nissan Magnite is available in 20 variants and over 36 combinations. There is a ‘Tech Pack’ for tech-savvy Indian customers. This includes a wireless charger, an inbuilt air purifier, ambient mood lighting, puddle lamps and high-end speakers.
Nissan Magnite is a very bold looking SUV with a beautiful design on the outside. It gets a wide Datsun like front grille with new Nissan logo in the center. The chrome brackets on either side of the grille gives it an upmarket look. The top-end models get LED headlamps, boomerang shaped LED DRLs on the bumper. Magnite is without any doubt one of the most popular Nissan product in India after a very long time.
Nissan Magnite is a decently equipped vehicle. it gets features like a 360 degree camera, wireless charger, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, steering mounted controls, multi function steering wheel, cruise control, rear AC vents and so on. The SUV is available with two petrol engine options. There is a 1.0 litre naturally aspirated engine that generates 72 Ps and 96 Nm of torque. Next is a 1.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates 100 Ps and 160 Nm of torque. The turbo petrol version is available with a CVT gearbox option whereas the naturally aspirated version comes with a manual gearbox only.