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Nissan Magnite facelift spotted road testing, can Nissan survive with 1 model?

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Nissan could be planning to introduce the new Nissan Magnite soon in the Indian market. According to reports, the Japanese brand plans to thoroughly update its one and only product in the Indian market. In the recent past, the Nissan Magnite facelift was also spotted testing near Chennai. Now, new reports reveal more information about the upcoming SUV.

Nissan Magnite Facelift – Design

According to reports, the new Nissan Magnite is likely to come with a new exterior design. The new design is likely to be in-line with the brand’s other SUV from its global line-up. However, the brand is not likely to make changes to the chassis and other metal part. This leads us to believe that the Nissan Magnite in its facelift avatar is likely to come with new front and rear bumpers and updates to its headlights and taillights.

In addition to the changes on the outside, the Nissan Magnite facelift is also likely to receive a thorough update on its interiors, reveal source. Reports suggest that the Magnite facelift is likely to come with a refreshed new dashboard. Furthermore, the SUV is also likely to come with a single-pane sunroof. On the safety front, Nissan is also likely to offer 6-airbags on the Magnite facelift.

Nissan Magnite Facelift – Powertrain

Nissan is likely to use the same engine and mechanical parts for the Magnite facelift. Powering the Nissan Magnite is a 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine. The naturally-aspirated engine produces 71 Hp of power and 96 Nm of torque. The brand also offers a 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine which makes 99 Hp of power and 160 Nm of torque. While the brand offers the naturally-aspirated engine with a 5-speed manual transmission and an optional AMT. The turbo-petrol engine Comes with a 5-speed manual and a CVT gearbox. The engine and configuration is likely to remain similar to the outgoing model.

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