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Nissan Magnite, the cheapest compact SUV, launched in India at ₹4.99 lakh

Nissan Magnite, the cheapest compact SUV, launched in India at ₹4.99 lakh
  • Nissan Motor India has launched its most-awaited Magnite at an introductory starting price of ₹4.99 lakh, making it the cheapest compact SUV in India.
  • The automaker believes that the model will be a disruptive game-changer that is high on technology and aspirations.
  • The introductory pricing on the model would be applicable for bookings till December 31, 2020.
  • Check out the latest news and updates on Business Insider.
Nissan Motor India forays into the highly competitive compact SUV segment in India with the launch of its most-awaited ‘Magnite’ at an introductory price of ₹4.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This makes Magnite the most affordable compact SUV in India. .

Since its first appearance in October, the car has created a lot of buzz in the market and was one of the most anticipated launches this year. The automaker believes that the model will be a disruptive game-changer that is high on technology and aspirations.

Nissan Magnite: specifications

Nissan Magnite: specifications

The Nissan Magnite will come with two engine options. A smaller one will be the B4D naturally-aspirated 1.0-litre petrol engine with Nissan’s dual VVT system. It will be capable of producing 72 hp at 6,250 rpm.

The second one will be the 1.0-litre turbo petrol unit that makes 100 hp at 5,000 rpm. According to the company, the one-litre petrol, one-litre turbo manual and CVT trims deliver a fuel efficiency of 18.75, 20 and 17.7 km per litre respectively.

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Nissan Magnite: safety features

Nissan Magnite: safety features

Safety features on the Magnite include anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), hydraulic brake assist (HBA), dynamic vehicle control (VDC), traction control system (TCS), hill start assist (HSA), speed-sensing door lock, central locking, 205 mm ground clearance and dual airbag system.

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Nissan Magnite: features

Nissan Magnite: features

The compact SUV comes with various features like cruise control, 360-degree around-view monitor, connectivity features and wireless charger, air purifier, ambient mood lighting, puddle lamps, 60-40 split-folding rear seats and high-end speakers, among others.

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Nissan Magnite: competition

Nissan Magnite: competition

The car will compete against some of the best models, such as Kia Sonet, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Toyota Urban Cruiser, Mahindra XUV300, among others. It is noteworthy that the competing models are priced much higher than Magnite.

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Nissan Magnite: pricing in India

Nissan Magnite: pricing in India

The one-litre petrol variants of the all-new Magnite are priced between ₹4.99 lakh and ₹7.55 lakh while the one-litre turbo petrol trims are tagged between ₹6.99 lakh and ₹8.45 lakh.

The turbo petrol CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission) variants are priced between ₹7.89 lakh and ₹9.35 lakh (all prices ex-showroom). The introductory pricing on the model would be applicable for bookings till December 31, 2020.

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