Nissan Magnite (Hyundai Venue Rival) To Launch In August This Year

by Jatin Chhibber | 26/05/2020
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Nissan will likely launch its all-new compact SUV, named Magnite, in August 2020. The upcoming SUV is expected to be the most affordable car in its segment

Recent reports suggest that Nissan India plans to launch its first sub-4-meter SUV, named Magnite, in August this year. This will help the carmaker to attract a lot of potential buyers during the festive season. The compact SUV is expected to be retailed at a starting price tag of Rs 5.30 lakh (ex-showroom). Once launched, the all-new Nissan Magnite will compete with the likes of Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport. The top-spec CVT-equipped variant of the SUV is expected to be priced at Rs 9 lakh (ex-showroom).

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Nissan Magnite (Hyundai Venue Rival) To Launch In August This Year

Nissan Magnite will rub shoulders with the likes of Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza and Tata Nexon

The 5-seater SUV is likely to be offered with a wide range of variants and will be based on the company’s CMF-A+ platform. The same platform also underpins the Triber. The teaser images of the upcoming Nissan SUV were revealed by the carmaker earlier this year. We expect to find a lot of similarities between the Magnite and Triber-based Renault compact SUV.

The upcoming Nissan Magnite will feature a lot of modern crossover styling elements like sleeker headlamps, V-motion grille upfront, character lines and creases, muscular wheel arches, striking taillights and much more. The compact SUV will be offered in several colour schemes and two-tone shades.

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The all-new compact SUV will underpin company's CMF-A+ platform

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The entry-level trims of Nissan Magnite will be powered by a 1.0-litre three-pot BR10 naturally-aspirated gasoline engine which puts out power and torque outputs of 72bhp and 96 Nm. The engine will come paired with a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT. The top-spec trims of the SUV will be powered by a 1.0-litre turbocharged HR10 petrol engine that produces 95bhp of power output. The engine will come paired with a 5-speed MT or an optional CVT. Inside, the Nissan Magnite will come loaded with features like a 360-degree camera, a large touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and so on.

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