Nissan Magnite launch on December 2, 2020

    Compact SUV to be available with the choice of a 1.0-litre naturally aspirated and a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine.

    Published On Nov 20, 2020 05:33:00 PM

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    Nissan Magnite launch on December 2, 2020

    The Nissan Magnite will launch in India on December 2, 2020, the company has announced. The compact SUV was previously expected to launch on November 26.

    • Nissan Magnite prices could start at Rs 5.50 lakh
    • Will come with two 1.0-litre petrol engine options, no diesel engine
    • Deliveries for the Magnite are expected to start in December 2020 

    Nissan Magnite pricing and delivery details

    While Nissan India is yet to announce official pricing for the Magnite, the upcoming compact SUV will most likely be priced in the region of Rs 5.5-9.5 lakh (ex-showroom). Dealers have already begun taking orders for the Magnite with deliveries expected to start from December.

    Nissan Magnite engine and gearbox details

    Nissan will sell the Magnite in the Indian market with two engine options, a 72hp, 1.0-litre, naturally aspirated unit paired to a 5-speed manual, and a 1.0-litre, turbo-charged unit (HRA0) that’s good for 100hp and 160Nm of torque. The 1.0 turbo-petrol will come with the choice of either a 5-speed manual or a CVT automatic (with which torque drops to 152Nm). There will be no diesel engine option on the Magnite.

    Nissan Magnite variants, pricing and rivals

    The Magnite compact SUV will have a wide variant break-up and a long features list – XE, XL, XV High and XV Premium, and there will also be a Technology pack on offer that is expected to cost Rs 25,000-30,000 more. Read our Nissan Magnite variant break-up here.

    With the aggressive starting price of Rs 5.50 lakh, Nissan will surely have an edge over its rivals, as it will undercut all other compact SUVs like the Kia SonetHyundai VenueMahindra XUV300Tata NexonFord EcoSportMaruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and the Toyota Urban Cruiser in our market.

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