Made-in-India Nissan Magnite exports commence

The Magnite was launched in Nepal in February this year and 760 cars were booked within the first month.

Nissan has started exporting the Magnite crossover to Nepal, South Africa and Indonesia.

The Magnite was launched in December last year. The model has received a positive response in the Indian market with bookings crossing the 50,000 units mark in April 2021.

As per the latest figures, Nissan’s Oragadam plant in Tamil Nadu has produced 15,010 units of the Magnite. These include 13,790 units sold in India and 1,220 units that were exported to international markets.

The Magnite was launched in Nepal in February this year. Within the first month, the carmaker received over 760 bookings, in a country where about 1,580 cars are sold every month. The crossover made its debut in the South African market in April 2021.

In India, the Magnite is available with two engine options. These include a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine that puts out 71 BHP and 96 Nm and a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder turbo petrol unit that makes 99 BHP and 160 Nm. Both engines are offered with a 5-speed manual transmission. The crossover is also offered with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) mated to the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. In the CVT version, peak torque has been limited to 152 Nm.

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