The all-new Nissan Magnite has got off the ground with impressive sales number and here’s how it performs in the safety test.
The recently-launched Nissan Magnite has brilliantly scored a 4-star rating from the ASEAN NCAP crash test, thus it becomes one of the safest cars in its category. Nissan just introduced the Magnite a while back as the most affordable offering in the sub-four-metre segment. Surprisingly, the crash test results of the Magnite is very impressive for a budget-friendly vehicle.
According to the report released by ASEAN NCAP, the new Nissan Magnite has secured 39.02 points in the adult occupant protection while that of the child occupants protection and safety assist are a 16.31 points and 15.28 points, respectively. The Magnite offers quite an adequate safety to the front passenger’s chest and under-thigh support on front collision. However, the driver’s chest gets a risk of injury on the frontal impact. As per the report, the Magnite shows a stable compartment during the frontal offset test while the driver’s chest receives adequate protection in the side impact test.
The Nissan Magnite is powered by two engine options including a 1.0-litre 3-cyl naturally-aspirated petrol engine and a 1.0-litre 3-cyl turbo-petrol unit. While the NA engine is capable of generating 71 BHP of power and 96 Nm of torque while the turbo-petrol unit is good for 99 BHP against 160 Nm of torque.
Transmission choices for the Magnite include a 5-speed MT as standard and a CVT for the turbocharged model. Do note that there’s a drop in the torque figure of the turbo-petrol CVT variant which gets 152 Nm of torque.
Currently, the Nissan Magnite is going on sale within the price bracket of around Rs 5.49 – 9.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Magnite competes against the likes of Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Mahindra XUV300 among other models in the sub-4m SUV segment.