31 Oct 2020: #NewsBytesExclusive: Nissan Magnite to cost around Rs. 5.3 lakh
Now, we bring you the expected price of the upcoming SUV courtesy our reliable contributor, Somnath Chatterjee.
Spoiler alert: The Magnite will be significantly cheaper than some of its popular rivals like Kia Sonet and Hyundai Venue.
Exteriors: Nissan Magnite: At a glance
The Nissan Magnite features a bold and striking design, with a huge octagonal grille, a sculpted bonnet, and silvered skid plates.
On the sides, it is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, 16-inch alloy wheels with black inserts, and squared-off wheel arches.
For lighting, the SUV houses sleek LED headlights, L-shaped LED DRLs, and LED tail lamps.
Fact: Power and performance
While Nissan is yet to share the powertrain details, it will offer the Magnite with two petrol engine options: a 1.0-liter naturally-aspirated unit and a 1.0-liter turbo motor. A manual gearbox would be available as standard while the turbo engine will get a CVT drivetrain.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The Nissan Magnite has a 5-seater cabin with a multifunctional steering wheel, angular AC vents, and automatic climate control.
The car also packs a 7-inch digital instrument cluster and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment console that offers support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
For the safety of passengers, it has dual airbags, a 360-degree camera, traction control, and ABS with EBD.
Fact: How much will it cost?
As per our sources, the base variant of the upcoming Nissan Magnite will be priced at around Rs. 5.3 lakh (ex-showroom), making it roughly Rs. 1.4 lakh cheaper than the Sonet. In fact, it would be the most affordable compact SUV in the market.