The Magnite competes with the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue & Kia Sonet in the sub-4m SUV segment.
The Nissan Magnite was unveiled on October 21. The carmaker has now officially launched the new crossover in the Indian market. It is priced from Rs. 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The introductory prices are valid until December 31, 2020, beyond which the base price will be increased to Rs. 5.54 lakh.
The Magnite is based on the CMF-A+ platform. It measures 3,994 mm in length, 1,758 mm in width, 1,572 mm in height and its wheelbase is 2,500 mm. The car has a 40 litre fuel tank while its boot capacity is 336 litres which goes up to 690 litres with the rear seats folded down. The Magnite has a ground clearance of 205 mm.
The Magnite has a Datsun-like octagonal grille and slim LED bi-projector headlamps with L-shaped LED daytime running lights that give it a sporty and modern look.
It has a clean rear fascia with the Magnite lettering on the tailgate. The LED tail lamps look similar to the ones on the Renault Triber. The Magnite features flared wheel arches with black cladding, skid plates at the front and rear, roof rails and a roof spoiler. It rides on 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels.
On the inside, the Magnite comes with an all-black dashboard with an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit with 6 speakers (JBL powered by Harman) and Android Auto, Apple CarPlay as well as voice-recognition. It has over 50 Nissan Connect features that include geo fence, roadside assistance, and smart watch connectivity.
The Magnite also gets a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster (lower variants get a 3.5-inch LCD display), 360-degree camera along with optional features such as wireless charging, air purifier, puddle lamps and ambient lighting.
Nissan Magnite feature highlights:
- 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment
- Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
- Nissan Connect
- 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster
- 360-degree camera
- Cruise Control
- Wireless charging
- Air purifier
The Magnite is available with two engine options. These include a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine that puts out 71 BHP @ 6,250 rpm and 96 Nm @ 3,500 rpm and a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbo petrol unit that makes 99 BHP @ 5,000 rpm and 160 Nm @ 2,800-3,600 rpm. Both engines are offered with a 5-speed manual transmission.
Additionally, the Magnite is also be offered with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) mated to a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. However, in the CVT version, peak torque has been limited to 152 Nm @ 2,200-4,400 rpm.
Nissan Magnite safety features:
- ABS with EBD & Brake Assist
- Dual airbags
- Vehicle Dynamic Control
- Traction Control
- Hill Start Assist
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
The Nissan Magnite is available in Blade Silver, Sandstone Brown, Onyx Black and Storm White. It also comes in four dual-tone colour options – Flare Garnet Red & Onyx Black, Tourmaline Brown & Onyx Black, Pearl White & Onyx Black and Vivid Blue & Storm White.
Nissan Magnite variant-wise prices:
- XE – Rs. 4.99 lakh
- XL – Rs. 5.99 lakh
- XV – Rs. 6.68 lakh
- XV Premium – Rs. 7.55 lakh
1.0L Turbo Petrol
- XL – Rs. 6.99 lakh
- XV – Rs. 7.68 lakh
- XV Premium – Rs. 8.45 lakh
1.0L Turbo Petrol CVT
- XL – Rs. 7.89 lakh
- XV – Rs. 8.58 lakh
- XV Premium – Rs. 9.35 lakh
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