Currently, Nissan offers three cars in India. Two SUVs and their most loved sporty beast GT-R. The entry-level compact SUV is one of the popular cars in India and which had a crucial role in its survival in the Indian market. But we are here to compare specific variants; Magnite Turbo XV & Kicks XL:
Design & Dimensions
Both these SUVs have a bold SUV stance with a rugged design. The younger sibling Magnite features sharper & modern looks while the Kicks seem bulkier. We have the dimensions(mm) as follows:
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Needless to say, the Kicks being the elder sibling, is more extensive dimensionally and also stands on bigger 17-inch wheels with a more spacious interior as well. It also has slightly more ground clearance with a higher stance.
Engine & Transmission
The variants selected for this comparison are both petrol but the turbo engine for the Magnite and the naturally aspirated engine for Kicks. Although these two engines have different displacements & torques, the power produced is similar.
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We have the figures below:
|Power & Torque||100hp & 160Nm||106hp & 142Nm|
Kicks is powered by a bigger 1.5-litre 4-cylinder engine, while Magnite is powered by a smaller 1.0-litre 3-cylinder engine. Both are offered with an FWD & a 5-speed manual transmission. But Magnite offers an excellent mileage of around 20kmpl, and Kicks offers around 13.9kmpl.
Features & Pricing
This comparison features the base variant of Kicks with a well-equipped variant of the Magnite. So there are some differences: Despite being the upper, more premium segment, Kicks will lack some features due to the base variant.
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|Armrest||only rear||only front|
|Rear AC vents||no||yes|
|Electrically folding ORVMs||yes||no|
|Android Auto/ Apple Carplay||yes||no|
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Nissan has equipped the Magnite better in terms of features & fuel efficiency with almost the same power figures as well. It is priced at ₹7.68 lakhs ex-showroom, while Kicks is available for ₹10.64 lakhs ex-showroom. Which one would you prefer?