The latest offering in the subcompact SUV is the Nissan Magnite. Launched on 2nd December last month it sure is the lifeline of the Nissan in the Indian market. People in India have given a really positive response as in a span of 1 month Nissan has received more than 32,000 bookings or more than 1000 bookings per day.
This means Nissan has to work hard to tone the booking periods down. For you to know, now if you are willing to buy one, the waiting period is over 3 months.
Steps Taken by Nissan in Favour of Customers
The Japanese carmaker Nissan is working hard to aid its customers for a better buying experience.
- To begin with, Nissan has deployed more workers in its plant in order to reduce the booking periods.
- Also, Nissan has added a 3rd shift to entertain the bottleneck.
- Another thing that the customers would love is No Price Hike. Well, the carmaker introduced the Magnite at an introductory price and said to increase them from the 1st of January.
- We are happy to report that except the base variant the prices remain the same. Talking about the base XE variant it witnesses a hike of ₹50,000/-
What makes Nissan Magnite Unique?
There are many aspects that make this super affordable sub-compact SUV unique.
- Nissan Magnite boasts of two 1.0-litre engines. A naturally aspirated petrol and a turbo petrol motor. Naturally, it is the turbo petrol engine that is more powerful.
- Considering the numbers, the turbo petrol engine is capable of generating 100ps of max power and 160Nm of peak torque.
- Mated to the engine is an option of either a 5-speed manual or a CVT transmission.
- On the inside, the Nissan Magnite gets a wireless phone charger, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
- Also, it comes with an air purifier and first in segment 360-degree reversing camera.
- Recently Nissan Magnite secures a respectable 4-star rating in the ASEAN NCAP crash test rating.
Nissan Magnite and its Rivals
This subcompact SUV from Nissan sits in a very hot segment with competition from everywhere. This include, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV 300 and India’s beloved Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. With the increase in the price of just the base variant, Nissan Magnite now starts at 5.5 lakhs (ex-showroom) and offer a true value for money composition. What is your take on the Nissan Magnite? is it worth the money?