Nissan has finally launched its newest compact SUV. The 2021 Nissan Magnite is Nissan's first product under the Nissan NEXT strategy for the Indian market which was introduced in the second half of the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The launch itself was presented by Nissan's spokesman for the Africa, Middle East and India (AMI) market, Rakesh Srivastava.
Rakesh as Managing Director of Nissan Motor India said, “The all-new Nissan Magnite is truly a complete package as a big, bold, beautiful and charismatic B-SUV that offers the best class space for family and friends; dynamic design and high ground clearance, 1.0 liter Turbo HRA0 engine; and advanced Japanese technology for today's savvy customers and tech enthusiasts."
|Nissan Magnite 2021|
The Nissan Magnite is the latest generation of Nissan's SUV. Bringing innovation from the new technology and design typical of this Japanese manufacturer, Magnite gets the latest Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology which provides a pleasant driving experience and comes to offer the best first-class features in its segment.
The Magnite is prepared as the latest innovation for the compact SUV that Nissan is preparing for developing countries. Curious about what this car has to offer? Check out the latest Nissan Magnite 2021 review
Nissan Magnite 2021 Exterior
The bold look of this car looks a bit like the Nissan Kicks that Nissan just introduced in Indonesia. But the difference is in the new design language from Nissan which offers a coupe-like appearance from the side silhouette and fairly high ground clearance in this compact SUV.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Front Exterior
The front looks very similar to the concept model introduced earlier. The Magnite gets a large front grille that occupies most of the fascia and is the first model in India to bear the new Nissan logo. The lower bumper gets a bold look with Nissan's signature hexagonal grille.
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Front Exterior|
Nissan has equipped the Magnite SUV with sleek bi-projector LED headlights and turn signals which are said to carry the lightsaber theme. Combined with LED fog lamps and L-shaped LED DRL lights that add a sporty impression to this car.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Side Exterior
From the side, the Magnite bears a resemblance to the Nissan Kicks, which both carry a unique and sporty body line. The silhouette is dashing thanks to an integrated roof spoiler and a curved design that runs down to the rear. Gives the impression of a coupe feeling on the side of this car.
Magnite is also not inferior if it has to be carried over rough and bumpy terrain. Because this car has got a fairly high ground clearance, which is 205 mm which helps it slash speed bumps on urban streets loudly. And interestingly, the Magnite has a turning radius of 5.0 m, called the best in its class to emphasize the practicality and slick driving dynamics that this car offers.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Rear Exterior
The back of the Magnite looks more plain than the vibrant front. But the back door still displays the bold character lines typical of the Magnite. Paired with separate taillights with wide spacing. There is a Magnite lettering on the bottom of the Nissan. Plus a contrasting black bumper and turbo badge adorn the rear view of this car.
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Rear Exterior|
From the design of the taillights it looks simpler. It extends from the bottom of the sides and forms a muscular character line on the sides of the Magnite. The taillights are split by a chrome bar that joins the headlights and splits vertically along the tailgate.
Nissan Magnite 2021 interior
In the interior, the All New Nissan Magnite is said to have the best packaging and seating comfort compared to other compact SUVs in its segment. Even though we can see from the photos provided, some parts look still standard and don't offer a premium impression compared to the outside appearance.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Dashboard
Considering the segment that Nissan is targeting for the latest Magnite and based on photos that have developed on social media, the dashboard looks pretty good, although it's likely still using hard plastic material to save the price offered. There is an 8-inch touch screen that is equipped with various interesting Nissan features, such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Dashboard|
Below, the ergonomic view leads to the driver providing its own convenience in accessing the features in the cabin. Likewise, the horizontal instrument panel structure with dual-deck consoles makes it wider and wider and provides plenty of functional storage space, explained Nissan.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Steering wheel
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Steering wheel|
Nissan still relies on a three-spoke steering wheel with some silver accents to offer a slightly luxurious impression on this car. Coupled with multi-function buttons to make it easier for you to manage several features in the cabin. Not yet covered in leather, but most likely already equipped with tilt & telescopic features for added comfort behind the wheel.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Seat
The precise driving feeling is felt from the appearance of the seats that are presented. The front seats are designed to create an open interior space, as well as provide a sense of space for passengers sitting in the back. Nissan calls the legroom equivalent to a high-end premium car.
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Seat|
The driving comfort of five people in the cabin is also very roomy. Where Nissan claims this car as the widest B-SUV that has a distance between the driver and passenger on the side of up to 700 mm. Rear legroom is 593 mm and headroom for rear row occupants is 76 mm.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Luggage
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Luggage|
The 60:40 fold arrangement of the rear seats can be split for maximum flexibility. For those of you who want an SUV with high practicality, Magnite can be an option. The luggage space capacity is 336 L and can accommodate up to 3 medium-sized suitcases. Nissan itself mentions that the Magnite has the most spacious luggage space in its class.
Features of Nissan Magnite 2021
Nissan reveals how the new Magnite provides a spacious cabin with a premium feel as it is equipped with various advanced and driver-centric technologies. Such as driving information from the best-in-segment 7-inch TFT meter with animations when the car is started and a tire pressure monitoring system.
|Features of Nissan Magnite 202|
There is also an infotainment system from an 8-inch touchscreen that already packs wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto plus a built-in voice recognition system. Not to forget Nissan's innovative technology in the form of Nissan Connect which offers up to more than 50 features, including road assistance, smartwatch connectivity, and others.
Along with that, the All New Nissan Magnite also has a tech pack that is equipped with wireless charging, in-car air purifier, puddle lamp, and ambient or mood lighting. Comfort in the cabin is also made more elegant with premium speakers from JBL by Harman scattered in the cabin,
Nissan Magnite 2021 Review: Safety Features On
Nissan's new safety features grace the Magnite from the outside and inside. Built with an efficient and absorbent body structure, the Magnite is equipped with ABS and EBD braking systems, Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Traction Control System (TCS), Hill Start Assist (HAS), and an airbag system. Dual SRS with seat belt pretensioner & load limiter.
Nissan Magnite 2021 Operation
Nissan itself claims the Magnite as the most fuel-efficient B-SUV in its class. With a consumption of only 10 km / l, this car uses the HRA0 engine with high torque at low speeds. Although it has not announced the power and torque output, there are two engine options that are used.
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Engine|
The first is the 1.0L HRA0 turbo engine which is the first in its class with a 5-speed manual transmission and X-Tronic CVT. This engine uses the remote “mirror bore cylinder coating” technology on the Nissan GT-R to reduce drag inside the engine. promotes smooth acceleration and efficient use of fuel.
Using Nissan's signature X-Tronic CVT gearbox, Cruise Control, and a wider range of gears, the Magnite is claimed to be able to provide smoother performance, even in heavy urban traffic. Paired with D-stop logic control software that provides dynamic inputs, such as speed, accelerator pedal position, and speed to determine the ideal gear ratio for a pleasant ride on the road.
Specifications of Nissan Magnite 2021
|Dimensions of Nissan Magnite 2021|
|Length x width x height||3,995 mm x TBA x TBA|
|Wheel Axle Distance||TBA|
|Ground Clearance||205 mm|
|Turning radius||5.0 m|
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Engine|
|Machine Type||1.5L 4-cylinder inline|
|Cylinder Capacity||1,488 cc|
|Drive System||Front-wheel drive|
|Nissan Magnite 2021 Legs|
Nissan Magnite 2021 conclusion
Nissan is trying to target emerging markets by offering the 2021 Nissan Magnite compact SUV which is affordable but still provides the latest Nissan technology. You could say a bold display is highlighted to attract consumers, although it is certain that the interior quality is not as good as the more premium Nissan cars.