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Nissan India to Launch Magnite Tomorrow, Here's All You Need to Know About Upcoming Compact SUV

Nissan Magnite. (Image: Manav Sinha/News18.com)

Nissan Magnite. (Image: Manav Sinha/News18.com)

The Nissan Magnite is brand’s entry into the sub-4m SUV segment and will take on competitors like Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Kia Sonet and likes.

Japanese automobile company Nissan is going to launch its brand new car Magnite on December 2. The new vehicle will be Nissan’s entry into the sub-4m SUV segment to take on competitors like Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Kia Sonet and likes. Here are a few things you should know before Nissan reveals the pricing of the Magnite:

1. Even though the price announcement will happen tomorrow, earlier price leaks, suggested that Magnite will be priced at around Rs 5.5 lakh and its top-end version will be priced much below Rs 10 lakh mark. However, the official prices will be announced on Wednesday. As of now, Kia's Sonet with a base price of Rs 6.79 lakh is the most affordable vehicle in this category.

2. Nissan Magnite will come with a 360-degree view monitor, which is also known as Around View Monitor or AVM. Customers can also activate the left or the right-hand side cameras according to their preference for a better parallel parking.

3. Magnite is the only car in this segment to offer a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). While other vehicles offer gearboxes like torque convertor, Dual-clutch automatic transmission and even intelligent manual transmission, none of them offer a CVT like Magnite.

4. Nissan's latest creation will come with two petrol engine options. There is no diesel engine option for customers.

5. Magnite’s top-end version comes with a full LED headlamp. Nissan claims that these lamps are the sleekest in this category and enhance the look of the car. The Japanese automakers claim that the lamps have the widest throw in this category.

6. The Magnite also offers a vivid-looking driver instrument cluster in the segment. With a 7.0-inch full thin-film-transistor (TFT) instrument cluster, the driver gets an advanced level of graphics and information. The Magnite also features an 8-inch infotainment system to complete the dual-screen set-up.