Armed to attract eyes, hearts, and minds the most awaited subcompact SUV Nissan Magnite undergoes the first crash test conducted by the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) and scores a 4-Star rating in the assessment.
However, the details regarding the crash tests and pictures are yet to be public. In a press statement, ASEAN NCAP said, “based on the overall score, ASEAN NCAP is pleased to announce that the new Nissan Magnite had successfully obtained 4-Star ASEAN NCAP rating in the assessment. Details of the results will be released soon.”
It will be a plus point for the Nepalese buyer after the Magnite will launch in Nepal; anticipated somewhere around February, as people are being more and more concerned about the safety given that the increment of vehicles and packed roads in the country.
The Nissan Magnite has marked its name to be the most affordable SUV, by far among sub-compact SUVs. At the heart, Magnite gets a choice of two-engine-and-gearbox options with no offer on the diesel engine. Its 1.0-liter naturally aspirated, three-cylinder petrol engine available with manual pits out around 72 bhp of power whereas, 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol unit pits out around 97 bhp of power and has 160 Nm of peak torque.
The Nissan Magnite comes with excellent safety features; dual airbags, Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) for safer maneuvering in tight spaces, Hill Start Assist (HAS), Traction Control, Anti-Roll bar, and ABS with EBD along with an excellent turning radius of 5.0m.
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