Nissan Magnite Variants Comparison – Select The Suitable Mini-SUV Trim

Know which variant of Nissan Magnite is worth buying for you.

Nissan has been in the Indian car market for a long time now and has been providing quality products to say the least. However, their sales have been a bit on the lower side when compared to other automakers in the industry. This might be because of the trust factor and people being simply unaware and mislead. Nissan is a renowned brand globally and has been persistent to expand operations in India. However, it did not have much success with a lot of its vehicles, they have now come into the market with an all-new offering, the Nissan Magnite. It is built on the steps of a compact SUV and is a perfect product for the ongoing trend. This vehicle is capable enough to sell in good numbers and is in-line with the type of products consumers want these days. If you are planning to buy the Magnite, continue reading this comparison to get a better idea of the trim that will be the most suitable.

Performance Stats

Nissan Magnite Price in India

Variants Engine Transmission Power (bhp) Torque (Nm)
XE 1.0-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 71 96
XL 1.0-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 71 96
XV 1.0-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 71 96
XV DT 1.0-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 71 96
Turbo XL 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol 5-Speed M 98 160
XV Premium 1.0-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 71 96
Turbo XV 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol 5-Speed M 98
XV Premium DT 1.0-litre Petrol 5-Speed M 71 96
Turbo XV DT 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol 5-Speed M 98 160
Turbo CVT XL 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol CVT 98 160
Turbo XV Premium 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol 5-Speed M 98 160
Turbo XV Premium (O) 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol 5-Speed M 98 160
Turbo CVT XV 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol CVT 98 160
Turbo XV Premium DT 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol 5-Speed M 98 160
Turbo XV Premium (O) DT 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol 5-Speed M 98 160
Turbo CVT XV DT 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol CVT 98 160
Turbo CVT XV Premium 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol CVT 98 160
Turbo CVT XV Premium (O) 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol CVT 98 160
Turbo CVT XV Premium DT 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol CVT 98 160
Turbo CVT XV Premium (O) DT 1.0-litre Turbo Petrol CVT 98 160

 

As one can derive from the table, Nissan Magnite comes with two petrol engines on offer. The naturally aspirated motor would be good for people who want a frugal machine and do not necessarily care about performance. The turbo-petrol would be for people who give preference to driving pleasure. The naturally aspirated motor will feel a bit lethargic and will only be good for city duties, while the turbo-petrol motor would feel powerful and would perform city and highway duties with relative ease.

Price List

Variants Price (ex-showroom)
XE Rs 5.71 Lakhs
XL Rs 6.47 Lakhs
XV Rs 7.05 Lakhs
XV DT Rs 7.21 Lakhs
Turbo XL Rs 7.62 Lakhs
XV Premium Rs 7.85 Lakhs
Turbo XV Rs 8.20 Lakhs
XV Premium DT Rs 8.01 Lakhs
Turbo XV DT Rs 8.36 Lakhs
Turbo CVT XL Rs 8.51 Lakhs
Turbo XV Premium Rs 9.00 Lakhs
Turbo XV Premium (O) Rs 9.10 Lakhs
Turbo CVT XV Rs 9.09 Lakhs
Turbo XV Premium DT Rs 9.16 Lakhs
Turbo XV Premium (O) DT Rs 9.26 Lakhs
Turbo CVT XV DT Rs 9.25 Lakhs
Turbo CVT XV Premium Rs 9.89 Lakhs
Turbo CVT XV Premium (O) Rs 9.99 Lakhs
Turbo CVT XV Premium DT Rs 10.05 Lakhs
Turbo CVT XV Premium (O) DT Rs 10.15 Lakhs

 

The price range for the Nissan Magnite is pretty extensive due to so many variants on offer. The starting price is pretty low and falls in the hatchback segment which is a good thing for people with a budget constraint. The top trim is also not very expensive and is well within the range of someone who is looking to buy an automatic turbo-petrol vehicle. Overall, the prices for this vehicle are rightly made and people will have no hesitation spending this amount.

Safety Features

Nissan Magnite

Features XE XL XV XV DT T XL XV P T XV XV P DT T XV DT T CVT XL
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Assist No No No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Central Locking No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Anti-theft Alarm No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Traction Control No No No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor No No No No No Yes No Yes No No
Vehicle Stability Control System No No No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
360 Camera No No No No No Yes No Yes No No
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hill Assist No No No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Rear Camera No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No

 

Features T XV P T XV P(O) T CVT XV T XV P DT T XV P(O) DT T CVT XV DT T CVT XV P T CVT XV P(O) T CVT XV P DT T CVT XV P(O) DT
ABS with EBD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Central Locking Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Airbags 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Anti-theft Alarm Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Adjustable Seats Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
360 Camera Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hill Assist Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Camera Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

From the above tables, it becomes clear that there are ample safety features available for the Nissan Magnite. It is a good thing that there are so many safety features on offer in this price range. Some class-leading features like a 360-degree camera and tyre pressure monitor system are welcomed. The base variants do not get these features but apart from that, all the other variants get ample safety kit which will induce confidence among potential buyers.

Comfort Improving Features

Features XE XL XV XV DT T XL XV P T XV XV P DT T XV DT T CVT XL
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear AC Vents No No No No No Yes No Yes No No
Cruise Control No No No No No Yes No Yes No No
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Real-time Vehicle Tracking No No No No No No No No No No
Keyless Entry No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Push-button Start No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No

 

Features T XV P T XV P(O) T CVT XV T XV P DT T XV P(O) DT T CVT XV DT T CVT XV P T CVT XV P(O) T CVT XV P DT T CVT XV P(O) DT
Adjustable Steering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear AC Vents Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parking Sensors Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Real-time Vehicle Tracking No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No Yes
Keyless Entry Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Push-button Start Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

In a similar fashion, there are plenty of comfort and convenience features on offer for the Nissan Magnite. It is good to see that there are so many options available for a vehicle at this price point and this really shows the dedication that the company has put to be persistent in its effort to continue operations in India. Except for the base variants, all the other variants get adequate features that will make the experience inside the cabin pleasant.

Interior and Connectivity

Nissan Magnite Interior

Features XE XL XV XV DT T XL XV P T XV XV P DT T XV DT T CVT XL
Leather Steering Wheel No No No No No Yes No Yes No No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Touchscreen No No 8-inch 8-inch No 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch No
Apple CarPlay No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Android Auto No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Speakers No 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

 

Features T XV P T XV P(O) T CVT XV T XV P DT T XV P(O) DT T CVT XV DT T CVT XV P T CVT XV P(O) T CVT XV P DT T CVT XV P(O) DT
Leather Steering Wheel Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Height Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch 8-inch
Apple CarPlay Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Android Auto Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Speakers 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

 

Nissan Magnite has ample interior and entertainment features for the passengers. Again, the base variants miss out on some features while the middle and top trims are equipped adequately. It would’ve been a nice touch if they would have included leather upholstery. Nonetheless, the vehicle is equipped with ample features when it comes to interior experience and ambience.

Conclusion

Nissan Magnite is a vehicle that sits between the hatchback and compact SUV segment and is an untapped segment. It is a vehicle which has two petrol engines, one of them being a turbo petrol motor. The naturally aspirated motor is good for city duties and is more frugal, while the turbo petrol motor is fun-to-drive and will prove to be versatile. Moreover, it is a spacious vehicle and can accommodate a normal family easily. From the above analysis, the most value for money variants turns out to be Turbo XV Premium and Turbo CVT XV Premium. These trims possess almost all the features in every department and come at a reasonable price.

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