Nissan recently revealed the prices, features and variants of its compact SUV Magnite. It boasts of a variety of engine options and an extensive features list. The most appealing aspect of it however is its aggressive pricing. In fact, it is the most affordable compact SUV in India with an introductory price of Rs 4.99 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. The top-end 1.0L Turbo Petrol CVT XV Premium variant costs a whopping Rs 9.35 lakhs. These introductory prices are only valid if you book your Magnite till 31st December 2020. So, let’s dive deep into a variant-wise description of the Nissan Magnite.
Magnite Variant-wise Price List
|1.0L TURBO PETROL||6,99,000||7,68,000||8,45,000|
|1.0L TURBO PETROL CVT||7,89,000||8,58,000||9,35,000|
The Magnite variants come as XE, XL, XV and XV Premium trims. The 1L-Petrol is available in manual transmission across all the variants. The more powerful and fun to drive Turbo-Petrol comes mated to either a 5-speed manual or a CVT transmission. The Turbo-Petrol is available in all variants, apart from the base XE trim. However, there is no diesel engine on offer just yet. The buyers have decent options of choosing from a wide array of engine and transmission combinations.
Engines Specifications at a glance
|Engine||1.0L Petrol||1.0L HRAO Turbo-Petrol||1.0L HRAO Turbo-Petrol|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual||5-speed Manual||CVT|
The all-new HRAO Turbo-Petrol borrows technology from world-class performance-oriented Nissans like the GT-R. this Turbo offers quicker responses and reduction in Noise, Vibrations and Harshness levels as compared to the Naturally-aspirated counterpart. The naturally aspirated 1L Petrol engine delivers a decent 71 bhp power and 96 Nm of torque, which is sufficient for a car of 939 kerb weight. The more powerful 99bhp Turbo-petrol will surely be the one for the driving enthusiasts. With a ground clearance of 205mm, you can occasionally take your Magnite on a weekend off-road trip as well.
Nissan Magnite ARAI Certified Fuel Economy
|1.0L Turbo-Petrol (CVT)||17.7|
The most fuel-efficient variant is the Manual transmission. It also depends a lot on the driving mannerisms. The CVT Automatic delivers a decent fuel economy as well. But it is the Turbo variant which makes sure that your wallet is taken care of with an impressive figure of 20 kmpl.
Nissan Magnite Features List – Safety and Convenience
The fully loaded top-end XV Premium CVT variants has a whole host of features on offer:
- Dual-front Airbags
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
- ABS EBD with Brake Assist
- Power-assisted (Electric) Steering
- 16-inch Alloy Wheels
- Electronic Stability Program, Hill Hold Control and Traction control
- Automatic Climate Control
- 360 Camera with rear Parking Sensors
- Cruise Control
- Height Adjustable Driver’s Seat and Rear Headrest
- Driver Armrest Storage
- Body-Coloured Electrically Adjustable & Retractable ORVMs
- Rear Wiper and Defogger
- Chrome Exterior Door Handle
- Roof rails
- LED Headlamps and Daytime Running Lights
- Digital Instrument Cluster
- Android Auto, Apple Car Play
- Touch-screen Display with Navigation
- Bluetooth Compatibility, Voice Command and 6 speakers
- Nissan Connect (Optional)
Nissan Magnite – The most appealing small SUV?
Owing to such aggressive pricing, Nissan Magnite has taken the Indian automobile market by storm. Well laid out variants and option of choosing from all engine and gearbox combinations, Magnite certainly is capable of giving the under Rs 10 lakh cars a run for their money. Whether it disrupts the under Rs 10 lakh market or craves for buyers, we will know in the coming days.