Nissan Magnite production begins before upcoming launch

The Nissan Magnite’s manufacturing has begun within brand name’s Oragadam plant, additionally the compact SUV probably will see an industry launch in Asia by end-2020.

  • Renault-Nissan’s CMF-A+ modular platform underpins the Magnite SUV
  • Ahead with two 1.0-liter three-cylinder petrol engine choices
  • Would be priced aggressively upon launch

Nissan Magnite: manufacturing and product sales plans

Nissan recently took the covers from the production Magnite SUV, and as discussed earlier, this is the most critical model for the brand in Asia. Nissan’s plant in Asia wont just build the Magnite for the neighborhood market but the made-in-India SUV may be exported and sold in markets like Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Southern Africa.

The organization is anticipated to really have the Magnite in its Indian showrooms by mid-December and an amount statement could take place across the exact same time frame. Aided by the Magnite lightweight SUV, Nissan aims to get an item of the ever-growing compact SUV segment in India, and at the same time also gain a stronger foothold in the country’s passenger car market.

Nissan Magnite: that which we know thus far

The Magnite is made on Renault-Nissan CMF-A+ platform which also underpins the Triber 7-seater. This modular platform may also form the base the upcoming Renault Kiger compact SUV. The Magnite’s styling is fairly attractive and proportional, with well-crafted contours and chunky cladding along its wheel arches.

Nissan will load the Magnite compact SUV on gills making it as competitive that you can. It’s going to include an 8.0-inch touchscreen and can also get segment-first wireless Apple CarPlay and Android car functionality, and Nissan’s connected automobile features. There’ll additionally be a 360-degree around view camera and a 7.0-inch TFT screen that will function as tool system.

The Magnite can come with security features like twin airbags, rear parking sensors, and ABS with EBD as standard, and variant-dependant people like Vehicle Dynamics Control, traction control and hill begin help. ISOFIX child-seat mounts will likely to be available on a couple of variants too.

As the brand is yet to announce motor and powertrain choices on compact SUV, we could concur that the Magnite range in India will begin with a 72hp, 1.0-liter, three-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine which will be mated to a 5-speed manual. Increasing the ladder, you will have a 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol that may create around 95hp and include a manual transmission as standard; a segment-first CVT will likely to be available as an alternative. The Magnite won’t have a diesel-powered variation.

Nissan Magnite: Expected cost and scheduling info

As previously mentioned above, the Magnite could see a price announcement at some point in December 2020 in Asia, in which it’ll rival more information on compact SUVs such as the Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Toyota Urban Cruiser. The future Renault Kiger SUV will rival the Magnite as well and share its platform and powertrain.

Sources inform us your Magnite is supposed to be priced aggressively and it is expected to start around Rs 5.3 lakh (estimated, ex-showroom) while the range will max down at around Rs 7.5 lakh for the fully-loaded turbo-petrol CVT variants. Expect more details regarding the Magnite become revealed inside coming weeks.

Also see:

Nissan Magnite very first appearance video

Interview: Ashwani Gupta, main running officer, Nissan

Nissan Magnite image gallery

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