Nissan Magnite's waiting period increases by up to 32 weeks
Nissan Magnite SUV has been receiving a good response in India. It has already clocked over 15,000 bookings within 15 days of its launch in the country. In the latest development, a leaked image (via CarWale), likely from the company's internal data, suggests that certain variants of the car have a waiting period of over 32 weeks. Here's our roundup.
Nissan Magnite: At a glance
Nissan Magnite is based on the Common Module Family (CMF)-A+ platform and has a large octagonal grille with chrome brackets, silver-finished skid plates, sleek LED projector headlights, L-shaped LED DRLs, and wrap-around LED tail lamps. On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, electrically-adjustable ORVMs, wheel claddings, and 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.
Power and performance
The Nissan Magnite comes with two BS6-compliant petrol engine options: a 1.0-liter naturally-aspirated mill that makes 72hp/96Nm and a 1.0-liter turbocharged motor offered in two states of tune: 100hp/160Nm and 100hp/152Nm. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual or a CVT automatic gearbox.
Inside the cabin
The Nissan Magnite offers a 5-seater cabin with dual-tone fabric upholstery, a multifunctional steering wheel, angular AC vents, and automatic climate control. It also gets a 7-inch digital instrument cluster and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. For safety, there are dual airbags, traction control, ABS with EBD, and a 360-degree-view camera.
What about the price?
Currently, Nissan Magnite starts at Rs. 4.99 lakh for the XE model and goes up to Rs. 9.35 lakh for the top-tier XV Premium variant (both prices, ex-showroom). However, these introductory prices are valid only until December 31. Following January 1, 2021, the car will become costlier by Rs. 55,000 and shall start at Rs. 5.54 lakh (ex-showroom).