Nissan Magnite: The Savior of Nissan in the Indian Market

Nissan Magnite is one of the most successful micro SUVs in the market. With over 2600 units sold each month. Magnite is the only car in the catalogue of Nissan for Indian customers and it has proved the value for money.

The exceptional features and budget-friendly pricing of the car have made a huge impact. Considering the market gap and customers’ budgets Nissan has smartly placed Magnite into the under 10 lakh market. Nissan Magnite’s price starts from 6 lakh and goes up to 11.02 lakh.

With five variants in the normal edition and three variants in the red edition, customers get a lot of options to choose from based on their budget.

This is just a summary about the car, there are many other factors which make the Nissan Magnite a show stopper for all car enthusiasts. So, without any further delay let’s check out the unique offering of the car.

Nissan Magnite: The Ideal 5-Seater Micro SUV

Nissan Magnite Front

The 999 cc subcompact SUV is great both for a family and for tourists. Nissan’s aggressive pricing strategy has helped the brand from dying in the Indian market. Before Magnite, Nissan was struggling to obtain a sustainable place in the market. However, the Magnite strategy has worked perfectly well for the brand.

With more than 6 months of waiting, the Nissan plant is running at full capacity with its only car in the catalogue. Here are a few notable features of the car which make it ideal for every individual in the country.

Key Features of the Nissan Magnite

Nissan Magnite Side Profile
  • 8-inch infotainment system (Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto)
  • 7-inch digital instrument cluster
  • LED DRLs and Headlamps
  • Wireless phone charger
  • Air Purified
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Puddle Lamps
  • JBL speakers
  • 360-degree camera
  • Hill assist
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Specifications of Nissan Magnite

Engine 999 cc
Engine VariantsNormal (Naturally Aspirated Engine) and Turbo Petrol Engine
No. of Cyliner3
Power98.63 bhp @5000 rpm
Torque152 Nm @4400 rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity40 litre
Mileage 20 Kmpl (ARAI)
Alloy Wheel Size16 inch

Interiors of Nissan Magnite

Nissan Magnite Interior

Nissan Magnite is equipped with a digital instrument cluster along with the touchscreen infotainment system which makes it premium with a budget-friendly pricing. The premium finish on the seats, steering and dashboard makes it even better. Automatic air conditioning and rear vents for the passenger turn out to be just perfect for all the passengers.

It is a spacious car that easily fits 5 people in the car comfortably. The car has wireless charging along with a 12 V charging socket both in front and rear to make it convenient. However, there are a few things which can be improved. The door lock and ambient lighting switch are like the early 2000 cars.

Overall, Magnite offers all the futuristic features and a premium finish in the interior. If you think, the exterior also plays an important role in decision-making while choosing a car, then I can assure you that this car will not disappoint you. Let’s take a look at the exterior of the Nissan Magnite.

Exterior of the Nissan Magnite

Ground Clearance of Nissan Magnite

The Micro-SUV market in India is evolving and brands are actively introducing cars that are budget friendly and futuristic. Among all the micro SUV cars in India, Nissan Magnite is one of the best when it comes to looks or Exterior.

With all LED front and rear, the car looks stunning, it also comes with DRLs for an impressive presence on the road. The unique shape of alloy wheels is also notably great to watch. Overall the shape of the car is great, unlike the competitors pursuing the boxy design.

The 360-degree camera offers a great driving experience, also with turn indicators on the rearview mirror, it becomes a perfect package for under 12 lakh. Though there are eight variants to choose from, Below I have shared the variants and their pricing for reference.

Variants and Pricing of Nissan Magnite

VariantsPrice (Ex-Showroom)
Nissan Magnite XE6 lakh
Nissan Magnite XL7.04 lakh
Nissan Magnite XV Executive7.34 lakh
Nissan Magnite XV 7.81 lakh
Nissan Magnite Turbo XL8.25 lakh
Nissan Magnite XV Premium 8.59 lakh
Nissan Magnite XV Turbo9.19 lakh
Nissan Magnite XV Turbo Premium9.72 lakh
Nissan Magnite XV Turbo CVT9.99 lakh
Nissan Magnite XV Turbo Premium CVT10.66 lakh

Colour Options in Nissan Magnite

Nissan offers 9 different colour options for the Magnite. This is great for customers as with feature-rich cars there are limited colour options. Available colour options in Nissan Magnite:

  • Flare Garnet Red with Onyx Black
  • Sandstone Brown
  • Vivid Blue with Storm White
  • Flare Garnet Red
  • Onyx Black
  • Blade Silver
  • Pearl White with Onyx Black
  • Tourmaline Brown with Onyx Black
  • Storm White


The Nissan Magnite is the only car available in the Indian market from Nissan. The brand has done its best to make it ideal for Indian customers. According to me, the car is great value for money based on its performance, features and looks. It has got everything which premium cars in the segment offers. Considering the performance of Nissan and Tata in the Micro-SUV segment, Hyundai has also launched its Exter in the market.

What are your thoughts on the Nissan Magnite? Should Nissan launch more similar cars in the market? Let me know in the comments section below.

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