Japanese automaker Nissan recently introduced its most affordable compact SUV Magnite in the Indian market. This SUV has started creating a buzz as soon as it comes on the market. This SUV has now got a new record. The company says that so far more than 50,000 units of Magnite SUV have been booked.
The company officially launched this SUV for sale in December last year. Within just 4 months, this SUV has done this feat. It is clear from this that on an average, this SUV has registered bookings of about 11,111 units every month. Due to the low price, sporty look and superior performance, this SUV is very popular among the youth.
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Recently, the company had increased the price of this SUV. The price of non-turbo variants of Nissan Magnite has been increased by Rs 33,000. At the same time, the price of turbo petrol variants has been increased by up to Rs 20,000. After this increase, the entry-level petrol XE variant of the SUV has been priced at Rs 5.59 lakh while the top model Turbo (XV Premium DT) variant has been priced at Rs 9.90 lakh.
This SUV is available in the market with two different natural aspirated and turbo petrol engines. In one of its variants, the company has used a 1.0-liter capacity turbo petrol engine that generates power of 99bhp and torque of 160Nm. This variant is also available in the market with a 5-speed manual transmission. Apart from this, this SUV is also available with 1 liter natural aspirated petrol engine, which generates power of 71bhp and torque of 96Nm.
This variant has more demand: Recently, the company claimed that 60 percent of the people chose the XV and XV (premium) of the top variants of the new Nissan Magnite. Apart from this, around 30 percent people have opted for the CVT automatic variant. The company has also given some clauses leading features in this SUV, which makes it better than other models. Such as, 360-degree surround view camera, wireless Apple car play, Android auto connectivity, 7.0 inch TFT display, push button start, voice recognition technology, cruise control, tire pressure monitoring etc.