Nissan Magnite Compact SUV teased ahead of Launch

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Nissan Magnite will become the most value for money offering in the segment

Nissan India have a couple of time teased its upcoming compact SUV and the Japanese offering has also been spied a couple of times testing on roads. This new video reveals much more details about the look as well as exterior design of the upcoming car.

Whats on the Exterior?

Unlike the Nissan’s V shaped front grille, the compact SUV derives the design from Datsun while the headlamps look really sharper and comes bundled with LED DRLs.The L-Shaped Daytime running lamps which resembles the recently launched facelift Redi-Go facelift.

What also this video reveals, is that there is no shark Finn antenna rather a standard roof antenna is available.Sleek roof rails also enhances the SUV looks of the car.

The carmakers have a couple of months teased the tail lamps of the SUV which contain LED elements and looks pretty elegant.It looks like a mini Nissan Kicks in size.

Multiple colour schemes including dual tone paint options for the exterior will be available in certain trims.

Nissan Magnite

How will be the Cabin of Nissan Magnite look like?

While neither the interior of the compact SUV has been teased or spied, but most probably, the upcoming Nissan Magnite will get dual tone interior with 8 inch infotainment system, analog instrument cluster, automatic ac, charging ports, front and rear armrest among others

Nissan Magnite Engine Options

There will a total of two petrol engine on offer and it won’t be getting a diesel powertrain.

First one is the 1.0 litre 3 cylinder (which also powers Renault Triber) with output figures of 72 BHP and 96 NM.It will be offered with 5 speed manual & 5 speed automatic and will remain limited to basic trims.

The second one is the turbocharged 3 cylinder unit with 99 BHP and 160 NM of maximum torque.With availability limited to top spec trims, the engine can be had with 5 speed manual and CVT transmission.


1.0 L Petrol1.0 L Turbo Petrol
Power72 BHP 99 BHP 
Torque96 NM160 NM
Transmission5 Speed MT & 5 Speed AMT5 Speed MT & CVT
Fuel Efficiency 21.5 kmpl (Expected)19.5 kmpl

Highly feature rich

Yes, Nissan Magnite will a highly feature product which some of the top features list including:

  • Connected car technology
  • 8 inch touchscreen setup with android auto, Apple Carplay, voice recognition 
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs
  • 6 speakers
  • 16 inch alloy wheels
  • Push start button with keyless entry
  • Rear wiper and washer
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Cruise controls

Safety Features 

  • 360 surround view camera
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Automatic Headlamps 
  • 4 airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Rear defogger 
  • High speed alert system 

Killer Pricing!

Nissan Magnite will undercut all its rivals by a big margin in terms of pricing.With a introductory price of Rs. 5.25 Lakhs, it is surely an attractive deal.The range topping variant is likely to cost Rs. 7.2 Lakh (Ex showroom).

Nissan MagnitePrice (Ex Showroom
Base Model5.25 L
Top Model7.2 L

When its going to launch in India?

Well according to the scheduled August launch of the compact SUV, the debut of Magnite in India is likely to be pushed by around 1 to 2 months.So we can expected the compact SUV to arrive in India in around September 2020.

When launched, Nissan Magnite will lock horn with Hyundai Venue, Ford Ecosport, Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Honda WR-V and multiple new carmakers entering the segment quite quickly as well.

Will Nissan Magnite dent the competition?

Well surely the Nissan Magnite is a great value for money product and at the price tag at which the carmakers are going to launch it in India surely it will tense up the segment toppers a bit.

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