According to dealer sources, the Magnite’s waiting period is currently up to three months for most variants.
The Magnite compact SUV, Nissan’s turnaround product for India, has received 78,000 reservations. The Magnite is currently being manufactured at the Renault-Nissan plant near Chennai, and the company has confirmed that over 42,000 units have been produced so far. The Magnite’s mother plant is in India, and the SUV is exported to as many as fifteen countries worldwide.
- Made-in-India Magnite now exported to 15 countries
- Compact SUV has gathered over 78,000 bookings in India
- Cumulative exports for the Magnite so far stands at 6,344 units
Nissan Magnite is a Company That Specialises in Exports
The compact SUV was only exported to Indonesia and South Africa when Nissan began exports of the made-in-India Magnite in June of last year. Nissan has now expanded its export market to include 13 more countries, bringing the total number of countries to 15.
Magnite is now available in Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Brunei, Uganda, Kenya, Seychelles, Mozambique, Zambia, Mauritius, Tanzania, and Malawi, all of which are made in India. Nissan has shipped 6,344 units of the made-in-India Magnite since it began exporting to Indonesia and South Africa in December of last year. The Magnite was created in India, but it was always intended to be a global product for developing countries all over the world.
Details on The Nissan Magnite’s Engine and Transmission
The Nissan Magnite comes with two petrol engine options under the hood. The first is a 72hp, three-cylinder, 1.0-litre naturally aspirated engine, and the second is a 100hp, three-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine.
Both engines come standard with a 5-speed manual transmission. A CVT automatic gearbox is also available for the turbo-petrol (which produces 152Nm of torque, which is 8Nm less than the manual). The Magnite comes in five different trim levels: XE, XL, XV Executive, XV, and XV Premium. In most cities, the Magnite wait time is currently up to three months.
The Nissan Magnite’s Price and Competitors
The Magnite competes against the Renault Kiger, Kia Sonet, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, and Toyota Urban Cruiser in the highly competitive compact SUV segment. The Magnite is currently priced between Rs 5.75 lakh and Rs 10.36 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).