BANGALORE, India - Following an earlier report of 36 units of the Nissan Magnite being delivered on a single day by a Kantipudi Nissan dealer in Andhra Pradesh, in the southeast of India, the scene now shifts to Bangalore, in the southwest of the country - where a Nissan dealer - Surya Nissan, organized deliveries of 100 units of the Magnite in one day.
The latest bookings were received by various outlets of Surya Nissan in the city, but deliveries were coordinated as part of a Mega Delivery Event. The Nissan Magnite cars for delivery were arranged in a circle with all owners present.
The cars were decorated with streamers, ribbons, and red and white balloons to celebrate the mega delivery. The dealership also conducted a drive, taking the Nissan Magnite cars through the city for passersby to witness and to attract the attention of new buyers. YouTube channel Auto Town screened the event.
Nissan Magnite Waiting Period
Speaking to Mr B Choudhry, Managing Director of Surya Nissan, it was learned that bookings to date stand at 35,000 units, and the waiting period has been extended to 8 months.
In view of this, the company has added a new shift, and production has been increased from 3,500 units to 4,500 units per month thus reducing the waiting period to 3 to 4 months. Test drives and Experience Centers have also been set up so as to allow buyers to get a first-hand feel of the vehicle.
Nissan Magnite, a sub 4 meter SUV, launched on 2nd December 2020, is the recipient of a 4-star safety rating from ASEAN NCAP. The Magnite is presented in variants of XE, XL, XV, XV Premium, and XV Premium (O).
The Nissan Magnite is powered by petrol and turbo petrol engine options. The 1.0 liter petrol engine makes 71 hp power and 96 Nm torque while the 1.0 liter HR) turbo engine offers 99 hp power and 160 Nm torque. Both engines are paired to a 5 speed manual transmission as standard and the turbo petrol engine gets a CVT transmission option. The Nissan Magnite faces competition from multiple offerings in India such as the Vitara Brezza, Sonet, Venue and Nexon.