Nissan Magnite likely to be priced from Rs 5.50 lakh

    Nissan’s compact SUV could become the most affordable offering in the segment.

    Published On Nov 07, 2020 07:20:00 PM


    Nissan Magnite likely to be priced from Rs 5.50 lakh

    The Nissan Magnite will likely be priced from Rs 5.50 lakh (ex-showroom), according to our sources. Nissan’s compact SUV is just a few weeks away from its India launch.

    • Nissan Magnite prices are expected to range from Rs 5.50-9.55 lakh.
    • Compact SUV to be sold with a naturally aspirated (NA) petrol and a turbo-petrol engine.
    • Turbo-petrol variants will likely cost around Rs 1 lakh more than NA engine versions.

    Nissan Magnite expected prices

    As per our sources, the entry-level Nissan Magnite XE trim will be priced around Rs 5.50 lakh, while the range-topping XV Premium CVT is expected to be priced around Rs 9.55 lakh.

    Also, the variants with the 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine are expected to cost around Rs 1 lakh more than their naturally aspirated engine-equipped counterparts.

    These prices, if accurate, would make the Nissan Magnite one of the most affordable compact SUVs. To put this in context, the top-spec Magnite 1.0 Turbo Petrol XV Premium CVT, at Rs 9.55 lakh, is cheaper than the entry level automatic models of almost all rivals (barring the AMT-equipped Nexon XMA).

    What is even more impressive is the fact that, at Rs 5.50 lakh, the Magnite would undercut the starting price of the entire lot of premium hatchbacks, barring the Tata Altroz (priced at Rs 5.44 lakh).

    We have listed the tentative variant-wise prices in the table below:

    Nissan Magnite expected prices (ex-showroom)
    1.0 XERs 5.50 lakh
    1.0 XLRs 6.25 lakh
    1.0 XVRs 6.75 lakh
    1.0 XV PremiumRs 7.65 lakh
    1.0 Turbo XLRs 7.25 lakh
    1.0 Turbo XVRs 7.75 lakh
    1.0 Turbo XV PremiumRs 8.65 lakh
    1.0 Turbo XL CVTRs 8.15 lakh
    1.0 Turbo XV CVTRs 8.65 lakh
    1.0 Turbo XV Premium CVTRs 9.55 lakh

    Nissan Magnite engine and gearbox options

    As mentioned above, the Nissan Magnite compact SUV will come with two petrol engine options – a 72hp, 1.0-litre, naturally aspirated engine paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox, and a 1.0-liter, turbo-charged petrol engine (HRA0) that will make 100hp and 160Nm of torque. The turbocharged petrol engine will be available with either a 5-speed manual or a CVT automatic gearbox (with which torque drops to 152Nm).

    The Nissan Magnite will not come with a diesel engine option.

    Nissan Magnite rivals

    The Nissan Magnite will compete in the compact-SUV segment in India and will face stiff competition from the likes of the Kia SonetHyundai VenueMahindra XUV300, Tata NexonFord EcoSportMaruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and the Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Also see:

    Nissan Magnite dimensions, fuel efficiency revealed

    Nissan Magnite engine, variant details revealed

    2021 Nissan Magnite first look: New compact SUV in detail

    Nissan Magnite image gallery

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