Nissan Magnite was launched on December 2, 2020 in the price range of Rs 4.99-9.35 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom) in the Indian market. Now, it has been learnt that the recently launched sub-compact SUV has raked in over 10,000 bookings in just 15 days since its launch. Nissan India had earlier announced that Magnite had registered 5000+ bookings in the initial five days after its launch. It is available in four trims levels namely XE, XL, XV and XV Premium in a total of 20 variants with multiple engine and transmission options.
The Japanese brand stated that over 60 percent of the total bookings are for the two range-topping variants. In addition, nearly 40 percent of the buyers have booked the Nissan Magnite through the company's online buying platform. Having said that, the sub-compact SUV has recorded more than 50,000 enquiries which clearly indicates the overwhelming response that it has been receiving so far. The high number of Nissan Magnite bookings have also increased the waiting period for all the variants by 4-6 weeks. Predominantly, the entry-level XE variant attracts a waiting period of 12+ weeks. The brand has already announced that it will increase Nissan Magnite price from January 2021, which means that the current introductory prices would be applicable till December 31, 2020.
Nissan Magnite deliveries are expected to start from January 1, 2021 across the nation. Being based on the CMF-A+ platform, albeit after slight modification, it comes loaded with a plethora of features in the form of LED headlights, air purifier, wireless phone charging, ambient lighting, puddle lamps, 7-inch TFT instrument cluster, 360-degree parking camera and an 8-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Mechanically, the SUV is offered with a couple of petrol engines: 71bhp 1.0L naturally aspirated motor and a 99bhp 1.0L turbocharged mill. Nissan Magnite lock horns with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport, Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet and Toyota Urban Cruiser.