The Nissan Magnite will soon be available in a new XV Executive trim level. The new trim level is expected to be priced from Rs 6.86 lakh-8.86 lakh (ex-showroom) and will sit between the mid-spec Magnite XL and the top-spec Magnite XV, according to dealers.
- New Magnite XV Executive to sit between XL and XV trims
- Will be available with 1.0-litre NA and turbo-petrol engines
- To be priced from Rs 6.86 lakh-8.86 lakh (ex-showroom)
Nissan Magnite XV Executive: what’s new?
The XV Executive gets some additional feature over the mid-spec XL. Key additions include a rear-view camera, a new 9.0-inch touchscreen, 16-inch alloy wheels, adjustable driver seat height, a rear centre armrest and ISOFIX child seat anchorages.
The new 9.0-inch touchscreen will be an Android-based unit installed at the dealership and come replete with on-board navigation via Google Maps. Interestingly, the unit is also said to support a split screen view and video playback.
Compared to the higher-spec Magnite XV, the XV Executive is set to miss out on bits such as keyless entry and go, LED Daytime Running Lamps and fog lamps.
If prices provided by dealers are accurate, it will make the Magnite XV Executive up to Rs 40,000 more expensive than the Magnite XL.
Nissan Magnite XV Executive: engine options
The new variant will be available with both petrol engine options – the 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol and the 1.0-litre turbo petrol. The former puts out 72hp and 96Nm while the latter puts out a stronger 100hp and 160Nm. A five-speed manual gearbox is standard with the turbo-petrol and it is also available with a CVT option.
Nissan Magnite: the competition
The Magnite sits on the lower end of the heavily contested sub-four metre SUV segment going up against its sister model the Renault Kiger, the Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and the Toyota Urban Cruiser. The model will also see some competition from the recently launched Tata Punch micro-SUV.