Nissan Magnite reaches 50,000 unit production mark at its Chennai plant

Kenneth John Published: March 22, 2022, 12:18 PM IST

Nissan India's Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt Ltd (RNAIPL) facility in Chennai has produced the 50,000th Nissan Magnite subcompact SUV.

The Nissan Magnite was the first worldwide product to be released as part of Nissan's NEXT transformation strategy. The company sells the made-in-India vehicle in 15 countries across the world.

In February 2022, Global NCAP awarded the Nissan Magnite a 4-star safety rating in the adult occupant protection category. The 'Make in India, Made for the World' SUV ensures safety in a wide range of driving circumstances, making it a versatile build SUV for every situation.

The base engine option for the Nissan Magnite is the 1.0-litre, three-cylinder, naturally-aspirated petrol making 72PS at 6,250 rpm and 96 Nm at 3,500rpm. This motor pairs with a five-speed manual. The headlining motor though is a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo-petrol that makes 100PS at 5,000 rpm and 160 Nm at 2,800-3,600rpm. The torque output drops to 152 Nm at 2,200-4,400 rpm.

The ARAI certified fuel efficiency figure for the Nissan Magnite is 18.75 kmpl for the N/A petrol, 20 kmpl for the turbo-manual and 17.7 kmpl for the turbo-CVT.

Rakesh Srivastava, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India, added: "Nissan Magnite- Big, Bold, Beautiful SUV was designed to be a game changer to deliver premium experience with a world class technology and design coming together in an unbeatable package- redefining value in the SUV segment. Love for Nissan Magnite is phenomenal with it being the most awarded Nissan Vehicle in the Indian market with strong customer demand with more than one lakh plus bookings demonstrating the Nissan's global SUV DNA and technology."

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Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 5.59 Lakhs
Max Power(ps)
Max Torque(Nm)
17.7 Kmpl