The Nissan Magnite has crossed the production units of 50,000. This is a milestone for the brand. Production for the Magnite started in October of 2020 and it was launched in India in December of the same year. After the launch of the model, the Magnite has been introduced in other global markets, mainly across South East Asia and Africa as well.
The president of Nissan Motor India, Sinan Ozkok says, “The Big, Bold, Beautiful SUV is playing a key role in strengthening Nissan’s presence in India and overseas. We express our gratitude to our customers, business partners and employees for making the Magnite an overwhelming success in India and across markets.”
Nissan Magnite: What do we know?
The Magnite made the news for getting a 4-star safety rating in the Global NCAP crash test. This model also achieved the same rating the previous year in the ASEAN NCAP test. Nissan had also announced that the SUV got cumulative bookings of more than 1 lakh from both international and domestic markets.
Ever since the launch of the Magnite, the model has changed the fortune of Nissan in the domestic market this year. Within a year after launch, the domestic bookings for the car was 78,000. The deliveries also crossed the 30,000 unit mark. The pricing of the SUV is not too high and it has been favourable to the brand. The model is also very spacious, comfortable and offers a good deal.
The price of the Nissan Magnite in the country starts from Rs. 5.76 lakh which is affordable for this segment. The Magnite has rivals from the sub-4m SUV segment including the Renault Kiger, Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet, Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Honda WR-V and the Hyundai Venue.