Japanese automaker Nissan has adjusted its plans regarding the debut of a new budget crossover Magnite. Initially it was assumed that the vehicle is present in the second half of 2020. On Tuesday, June 23, the press service of Nissan has made a statement, which says that the budget Magnite will not appear before the beginning of 2021. To move the date we had the epidemic of the coronavirus.
The main market for the product is India. Recently the Indian market has gone low-cost brand Datsun and Nissan are now represented there only by the crossover Kicks. It is therefore not surprising that the company wanted to bring to the market low cross, which could compete with the popular in India cars KIA and Hyundai.
Among the possible reasons for the postponement of the debut of the new car is called the and production problems – parent for Magnite model Renault Kiger does not start production, but the French promise to have time set in advance.
Renault Magnite is positioned as a budget crossover – according to preliminary data, for the basic version in India will ask for 525 000 rupees.
Earlier it became known that Nissan, together with Sunwoda company focuses on developing technology for electric cars. The electrification of the auto is one of the main points in the new strategy of the Japanese brand.