Nissan has launched sales of the new budget Nissan Magnite crossover in a new market. The model is now available in South Africa. Recall that until that time the car was presented only in the Indian market, where it immediately became a bestseller.
By the way, Nissan has collected more than 50,000 orders in India for the new Magnite subcompact crossover in five months. Recall that this model was presented in the fall of 2020.
Nissan Magnite is based on the CMF-A platform from Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. Crossover dimensions: length – 3,998 millimeters (mm), width – 1,758 mm, height – 1,572 mm, distance between axles – 2,500 mm, ground clearance – 205 mm.
In South Africa, the crossover is available only with a turbocharged 1.0-liter engine producing 99 hp, it is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission or a CVT. in India. In India, for comparison, the Nissan Magnite is offered with a 1.0 liter engine in two boost versions – 72 and 100 hp. The first option is naturally aspirated, the second is turbocharged.
The engines are paired with a 5-speed manual transmission, and a CVT is also available for the 100-horsepower version. Front-wheel drive exclusively in all markets.
True, in South Africa, the new Nissan Magnet was estimated at a minimum of $ 17,000 due to a rather generous configuration. In India, the price tag starts at $ 7,000 – there the car is more modestly equipped.