The long-awaited sub-compact SUV in Nepal, Nissan Magnite has finally launched in the country. Pioneer Moto Corp Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorized distributor for Nissan and Datsun in Nepal, has officially brought the most affordable subcompact SUV by far, among subcompact SUVs in the market with the starting price of Rs 29.49 Lakh.
Following the hype created by the SUV in the Indian market with its amazingly affordable price, fanatic from Nepal have been holding quite an expectation and eagerly waiting for Magnite to launch in the country. We will have to wait and see to know if the Nepalese market will continue to have the same buzz that has kept the Indian headlines busy for quite a time.
Until then, let’s get to know what we have here on the table with Nissan Magnite
Starting off with the trims and variants that have been made available, Magnite is brought to the country in four trims – XE (Base), XL (Mid), XV (Upper), and the XV (Premium) in a total of 11 variants. The XE base variant is priced at Rs 29,49,000 and tops all the way up to XV Premium- Dual Turbo variants with a pricing of Rs 42,79,000.
|XE Base||Rs 29,49,000|
|XL Mid||Rs 31,99,000|
|XV Upper-Mono||Rs 34,99,000|
|XV Upper-Dual||Rs 35,29,000|
|XV Premium-Mono||Rs 37,99,000|
|XV Premium-Dual||Rs 38,29,000|
|XL Mid turbo||Rs 36,49,000|
|XV Upper-Mono Turbo||Rs 39,49,000|
|XV Upper-Dual Turbo||Rs 39,79,000|
|XV Premium-Mono Turbo||Rs 42,49,000|
|XV Premium- Dual Turbo||Rs 42,79,000|
Built on Nissan’s modular CMF-A+ platform underpinning the Renault Triber and Renault Kiger, Magnite uses a 1.0-liter turbo petrol engine that is good to generate 98.63 bhp and 160 Nm of torque and a 1.0-liter naturally aspirated petrol unit that churns out 71.02 bhp and 96 Nm of torque. The engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
The Nissan Magnite comes with a dominating stance where the front of the car gets a trapezoid-shaped signature Nissan grille surrounded by the silver-finished bezel and large fang-shaped DRLs along with a sleek-looking Bi-projector headlamps setup, LED light guide, and i-shaped LED fog lamp. However, Nissan might have missed an essential factor that is quite entertained among the service seekers – a sunroof.
Meanwhile, the sides of the car get a floating-type roof effect, blacked-out ORVMs, gloss black cladding, and dual-tone body paints, chrome handlebars, a ground clearance of 204mm, and machine-finished 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels portraying a sporty character. The Magnite sports extremely prominent wraparound tail lamps with LED lighting. It wears a blacked-out spoiler, a distinct lip, blacked-out bumpers with silver inserts, and a silver-plated faux skid plate.
Experience the spacious cabin with features including a dual-tone theme with stitched-fabric seats, wide hexagonal air-conditional vents positioned on the top of the dashboard, and a fully digital 7-inch TFT instrument cluster for the driver are available. The technology-rich Nissan Magnite gets an 8-inch full flush touchscreen system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 360-degree cameras, built-in voice recognition, Nissan connect with over 50 features along with cruise control being a part of the package.
Focused on flexibility, the Nissan Magnite comes with 60-40 split foldable rear seats having a huge couple seat distance of 700mm plus rear knee room of 593mm plus rear headroom of 76mm. The top-class spacious luggage room can hold on to 3 suitcases.
The Nissan Magnite comes with excellent levels of safety features such as 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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