Japan’s leading automobile company Nissan (Nissan) launched its new SUV Nissan Magnite (Nissan Magnite) in December 2020. Due to its powerful engine and very attractive look, this cheapest SUV has made a foothold in the Indian automotive market. According to the report, the booking number of sub-compact SUV Nissan Magnate has crossed 35,000. Competition among automobile companies is increasing with each passing day in this segment. In such a situation, Magnate has succeeded in getting a good buyer. The company is now preparing to increase its production as the waiting period of this SUV has been more than 9 months.
Sale of magnetite in a foreign market
The company also wants to increase the production of Nissan Magnite because Nissan is not only planning to meet its growing demand in the domestic market but is also working on plans to sell it in overseas markets. According to the report, the Japanese carmaker is looking at launching this new subcompact SUV in other international markets as well. Nissan has high hopes for its new car Magnate and is making big plans. India will become the center of export of this sub-compact SUV. The company has identified two potential markets for exporting magnetite — South Africa and Indonesia. Currently, the company is focused on the domestic market and is focusing on meeting the demands of Indian customers.
4 stars found in safety crash test
According to the report, the company has already exported the first batch of 5 units of Magnate. Recently, ASEAN NCAP (New Car Assessment Program), ASEAN NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) crash test, released the safety crash test report for Magnate. One of these units was used for this test.
As per the ASEAN NCAP Safety Crash Test report, Nissan was successful in achieving 39.02 points for the Magnate Sub-Compact SUV for the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) category. It yielded 16.31 points for the Child Occupant Protection (COP) and 15.28 points for the Safety Assist category. The SUV received a 4-star ASEAN NCAP rating with 70.60 points based on the overall score from the three categories tested.
The new Magnate is based on the CMF-A + platform on which the Renault Triber works. Nissan has launched its Magnate in four trims. These include XE, XL, XV, and XV Premium. In this, customers will get the option to choose from 20 different grades. Here customers will be able to choose the trim and model of their choice based on the engine, transmission, and optional features.
The Nissan Magnate is available in two petrol engines in India – the 1.0-liter and 1.0-liter turbo petrol units. Its 1.0-liter petrol engine generates a power of 71 bhp and a peak torque of 96 Nm. At the same time, the 1.0-liter turbo petrol unit generates the power of 99 bhp and a peak torque of 160 Nm. Both engines have a 5-speed manual gearbox. However, the turbo petrol unit also has the option of an optional CVT automatic unit, which will generate a torque of 152 Nm.
Nissan India has increased the prices of its subcompact SUV Nissan Magnate from the new year. The company launched this SUV in the Indian market in 2020 last year at an initial Delhi ex-showroom price of Rs 4.99 lakh. But now the price of its base variant has increased, which now starts at Rs 5.49 lakh. There is no change in the price of the other variants. The increasing demand for this cheapest SUV in its segment has shown the company the way to its stronghold in the Indian market.