Nissan India has started to export Chennai manufacturing magnetite Indonesia, South Africa and Nepal have been identified as the main export markets for compact SUVs.
- Nissan Magnite aroused strong response in Nepal
- Nissan will open up more export markets for Magnite
- Nissan aims to increase production in India and export markets
- Magnite offers two 1.0-liter gasoline engine options
According to the automaker, Nissan Magnite received a strong response in Nepal, receiving 760 pre-orders within the first 30 days after its launch in February 2021.
“After the successful global launch, the new Nissan Magnite has been warmly welcomed by Indian consumers. Based on the concept of “Made in India, Made for the World”, Magnite will open up more exports after receiving overwhelming customer responses in the Nepal market Market. As part of Nissan’s NEXT transformation plan, we are confident that the game-changing SUV will strengthen exports to achieve our sustainable growth,” said Sinan Ozkok, President of Nissan Motor India.
Earlier this year, Nissan India introduced a third shift at its 4,80,000-vehicle manufacturing plant in Oragadam, Chennai, while hiring more than 1,000 new employees to increase production in India and export markets .
Nissan Magnite: engine and gearbox
Under the hood, Nissan Magnite has two gasoline engines to choose from. The first is a 72-horsepower 1.0-liter three-cylinder naturally aspirated engine, and the second is a 100-horsepower 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbo gasoline engine.
Both engines are equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard. Turbo gasoline is also available, with the option of a CVT automatic transmission (produces 152Nm of torque-8Nm less than a manual transmission).
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Magnite is positioned in the highly competitive compact SUV segment market, which can compete with Renokege, Kia Sone, Modern venue, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nixon, Ford Environmental Campaign, Maruti Suzuki Vitra Breza with Toyota City Cruiser.
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