Whether you’re looking for a reliable SUV or a sporty sedan, there’s no shortage of choices on the market. But how can you choose a vehicle that suits your lifestyle and budget? Here are some things to consider.
Featuring a dynamic exterior design and impressive styling, the Nissan Magnite is an SUV that is sure to turn heads wherever it goes. This Japanese engineering SUV has already made its mark in the South African SUV market. It offers a wide range of tech and accessories to make driving a fun and efficient experience.
The Magnite is powered by a three-cylinder Petrol engine that produces a maximum power of 99 bhp and 160 Nm of torque. It’s mated to a 5-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission.
A pliant suspension helps absorb small irregularities, sharp-edged bumps, and large potholes. The Magnite also comes equipped with an anti-theft device and central locking. It also offers a digital instrument cluster, and electronically adjustable wing mirrors. The interior is spacious, with a centre console that has a good amount of usable space. The centre console includes a wireless charging tray.
The Magnite’s cabin offers 336 litres of boot space. The car also features speed-sensing door locks, impact-sensing door locks, and a hill-start assist feature. The interior also comes equipped with a touchscreen infotainment system with a nice tactile feel.
The Magnite also comes equipped with LED scuff plates and an air purifier. A six-speaker JBL sound system is also included in the tech pack. It also features wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Magnite’s exterior design is based on three Japanese design concepts. It also comes with a sleek wraparound tail lamp and a blacked-out bash plate. The wheels are also clad in black, making them appear smaller.
The Magnite also features a split roof-mounted spoiler, a Bi-Projector headlamp setup, and an i-Shaped LED fog lamp. It also comes equipped with a digital instrument cluster, and a surround-view camera system.
Designed and manufactured in India, the Nissan Magnite is a sub-four metre B-SUV that comes equipped with high-tech safety features. Built to ensure road holding and impact protection, the SUV is designed to accommodate a variety of driving conditions.
The Magnite comes with dual airbags. It is also equipped with anti-lock braking system and electronic brake force distribution. The safety features are further enhanced with traction control, electronic stability control and hill start assist. The top-end variants are equipped with a 360-degree surround-view monitor and tyre pressure monitoring system. The vehicle is also fitted with a dual airbag system that includes seatbelt pretensioners, load limiter seatbelts, and ABS with EBD.
The first-in-segment Around View Monitor provides a virtual bird’s-eye view of the vehicle’s surroundings. It uses four cameras to give a 360-degree view of the vehicle. It makes it easier to park and locate pedestrians. The system is controlled through a single button. The Magnite is also fitted with Digital Tachometer, Digital Speedometer and Digital Fuel level guage.
The vehicle also comes with a voice-activated interactive infotainment system. The touchscreen supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A Tech Pack is also available that includes a wireless smartphone charging pad, an air purifier and JBL speakers.
The Nissan Magnite comes equipped with a dual airbag system, traction control, electronic stability control and hill start assist. The vehicle also features an adjustable steering, power steering and seat belt pretensioners.
The Nissan Magnite has an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The system supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity. The steering-mounted control also operates cruise control.
The Nissan Magnite also has an Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Stability Control and Vehicle Dynamic Control. The latter helps to prevent over-steering and under-steering and reduces engine speed.
Comfort and Convenience
Designed with maximum convenience and comfort in mind, the Nissan Magnite has an extensive list of features that will help you travel in style. From sleek LED headlamps to ‘L’-shaped DRLs, the Magnite packs a punch when it comes to dazzling lighting. And despite being a sedan, the Magnite’s interior is spacious and comfortable.
The interior of the Nissan Magnite is well equipped with features such as a large front windshield, steering mounted controls, and a digital instrument cluster. It also features an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a wireless phone charger, and Bluetooth connectivity.
The exterior of the Nissan Magnite features a sporty design. It has sharp LED headlamps and boomerang-shaped DRLs, a chrome grille, and faux skid plates on the bumpers. It also features a roof-mounted spoiler and 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.
In addition to its sporty appearance, the Nissan Magnite features a plethora of safety features such as two airbags, electronic brakeforce distribution, and a speed sensing lock. The Magnite is also available with a five-speed manual or CVT gearbox.
The Nissan Magnite also boasts of a spacious cabin, which is complemented by a high seating position. The second row provides enough room for three adults. The Magnite also features a roof rail system that can support up to 50kg. It also features various utility storages and 336L cargo space.
The Magnite is offered with a 1.0-litre NA petrol engine. It produces 72hp and 96Nm of torque. It is not the most powerful in its segment, but it is a good option for daily commutes.
The Nissan Magnite is available in three variants. The 1.0-litre variant is priced between Rs 7.86 lakh and Rs 8.14 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The 1.0-litre turbo-petrol variant costs a little more.
Designed to be a make or break product for Nissan, the Magnite is a bold statement of intent. The company has steered away from the Datsun design, and has made a bold statement of its own. While it is not the tallest or the most luxurious SUV on the market, it is not short on power, and it is a well-rounded, affordable compact SUV.
The Magnite’s CVT gearbox is one of the best CVTs in its price range. It is capable of adapting to a wide variety of driving conditions. It has excellent part-throttle responses, and it pulls above 100kph with ease.
The Magnite’s infotainment system is impressive. It includes a touchscreen display that allows the driver to set the volume of individual audio sources. It also features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The Magnite’s brakes are sharp. The suspension is also well-adjusted, and the body roll is well controlled. It’s also quite easy to drive in city traffic. It handles most bumps, potholes, and speed breakers well. However, the Magnite’s steering is not as responsive as you’d expect. It is also difficult to get to the center of the steering wheel when the car is going fast.
The Magnite’s touchscreen is not the most innovative, but it does have a well-designed layout. It also includes wireless phone charging, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. It also has an all-digital instrument cluster.
The Magnite’s steering isn’t the sexiest around, but it is easy to steer. It is also light and comfortable, and it doesn’t make the car feel like it is going to fall apart. However, it is a bit hard to get used to if you’re used to a heavier car.
Available Nissan Magnite Petrol Variants
There are the three petrol engine options Available in Nissan Magnite.
|Engine Options||1.0 L Petrol – (NA)||1.0 L Petrol Turbo||1.0 L Petrol Turbo CVT|
|Displacement||999 CC||999 CC||999 CC|
|Max power||72 PS @ 6250||100 @ 5000||100 # 5000|
|Max Torque||96 @ 3500||160 @ 2800-3600||152 @ 2200 – 4400|
Upon its launch, Nissan Magnite quickly became the best selling autosworldindia model in the Indian market. Its low price and versatile features have led to positive reviews. This car has also received four stars in Global NCAP safety tests.
The Magnite is the latest entry in the sub-four meter SUV segment. It is available in five variants and has a choice of petrol and turbo petrol engines. There is also a CVT automatic gearbox option available.
The car’s 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine puts out a 98hp output. The engine comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox or a CVT automatic gearbox. The CVT gearbox adds 152Nm of torque to the engine’s output.
The base variant of the car is priced at Rs 4.99 lakh. The top-end trim is priced at just under 10 lakh. It comes with features like hill start assist, traction control and vehicle dynamic control. It also features an anti-roll bar.
The Magnite has a 205mm ground clearance. It also comes with dual tone colour options. The red SUV color option is also available. The waiting period for the red SUV is three months.
The Magnite has a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. Its X-tronic CVT gearbox delivers a maximum of 152Nm of torque. On the other hand, the non-turbo variants have a maximum of 18-20 weeks waiting period.
There is also a CNG version of the car, which has piqued interest. The CNG version of the car has a waiting period of five months.
The Magnite’s bookings have exceeded the production capacity of the car. This has resulted in large waiting periods all over India. Its waiting period has gone beyond six months in some cities.
Nissan has increased the production of the car to meet demand. The car will be launched in December 2020.
Nissan Magnite User Review
This discussion is based on a Nissan Magnite user review posted on the DDS YouTube channel. You will find links to videos and channels at the end of this article.
Customer drives a Maruti Swift and wants to upgrade to a compact SUV. After checking out Tata Nexon and Mahindra XUV 300, the customer decided to go for Nissan Magnite, saving around Rs 2,00,000. According to him, the Nissan Magnite has almost the same safety features as the Tata Nexon. After receiving the goods, the customer is satisfied with the after-sales service. There are no complaints in the video. He is also happy with the service fee as it did not burn his pocket. The perfect car does not exist. This customer also pointed out some flaws with his Nissan Magnite. But before we get into those issues, let’s talk about some of the benefits.