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Old 14th November 2020, 19:33   #301
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Nissan seems to have made all the right noises with the Magnite so far, including prices. It definitely looks like a gem of a car .

With their outstanding service quality, all they need now is an expansion of their dealer and service network. The odd service center here and there in a 1000 kms radius is enough to turn customers away how much ever they like the car!.

Hyundai and Maruti sell 100 times more cars than Nissan and have the Indian market in their grasp, majorly because of their wide network. Not because their cars are 100 times better.

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Tata Nexon also gets 195 section tyres on lower variants. Only the top variants come with 215 section rubber.
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Nexon gets 195mm rubber in the base variant, 215mm from XM till the top end.
Alright, but what is the impact of 195mm tyre vs the 215 mm tyre on the drive experience? Especially in bad roads.
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https://www.autocarindia.com/car-new...26-2020-419204

“Nissan Magnite deliveries expected to start next month; test-drive and display vehicles to arrive at dealerships by next week.”
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Alright, but what is the impact of 195mm tyre vs the 215 mm tyre on the drive experience? Especially in bad roads.
The wheel rim diameters of all Nexon's are same. The tyre width and aspect ratio are only different in the top version. I have a 2019 BS-4 version which is running on 195/65-R16
The top variant rides on 215/60-R16.
Honestly speaking, 215mm tread width may be a bit of an overkill for the car as it does not have "that" much power to overwhelm the chassis/mechanical grip.
Outright grip on my friend's top model Nexon feels a bit more, but the trade-off is that, the low speed ride is definitely "jigglier" compared to the 195mm shod Nexon's. Also, the lower variants with the narrower tyre width will result in less unsprung weight, hence possibly users may obtain slightly better fuel efficiency.
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Alright, but what is the impact of 195mm tyre vs the 215 mm tyre on the drive experience? Especially in bad roads.
If we consider the same model of tyre on the same car then the wider 215 tyre will have slightly better grip and possibly will be able to put the engines power down better (unlikely to be a factor in most commuter cars)
The narrower 195 tyre will have slightly better mileage due to reduced friction.

Comfort differences will depend on the sidewall section, a thicker sidewall will provide better comfort
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Alright, but what is the impact of 195mm tyre vs the 215 mm tyre on the drive experience? Especially in bad roads.
On bad roads, you are likely to experience higher vertical movement but less lateral movement. Cornering will be better due to the higher grip. However, with just an adequate level of power in the Magnite engine, that is also lower in torque compared to other turbo petrol rivals, you are likely to experience a loss of grunt and the fuel economy will also be adversely affected.

This is where you see each manufacturer take a specific stance to cater to their end customer preferences. Honda uses the narrowest possible tires (and the smallest possible fuel tank) in its cars to maximise fuel economy and overcome the mid-range power deficit of its NA petrol engines. TATA, on the other hand, generally uses wider tires thanks to its SUV heritage. Hyundai is making a transition from generally providing smaller and thinner wheels to providing wide and large tires on its SUV family. Even the compact Venue has 215 section tires on the higher variants.
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“Nissan Magnite deliveries expected to start next month; test-drive and display vehicles to arrive at dealerships by next week.”
But where are the dealers? All dealers in Mumbai have shut shop. For anyone from Mumbai who is interested to buy or atleast show interest in Magnite, has to travel to Navi - Mumbai (Nerul). Dealer in Chembur has shut shop and has a lot of animosity for Nissan. I called up their number given on the net and asked for Magnite. The reply was harsh.
'"We have closed down Nissan Showroom"
Me: Oh, that's sad but why?
"No business and no support from the brand, actually none of us are sad. We are moving on to Tata"
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But where are the dealers?
In Bangalore this 2 are functional that I can confirm. I am not sure if there are any one else in the city.

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Nissan Magnite caught on video uncamouflaged.

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Nissan Magnite caught on video uncamouflaged.

https://Youtu.be/XUHjrVn9PkE
The road presence is superb when compared to all other rivals (We have two set of rivals based on price range and CSUV)


Hope they will resolve the dealership issues soon and atleast revamp all their current dealers with their new logo and all, so that customers get a fresh experience
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Hello All, I'm very much inclined to book the Top variant soon. But I have a little concern. The Magnite does not have paddle shifters in the CVT variant. Can it be big issue when driving on the hills and as I read CVT does not give a very enthusiastic response? Though Nissan and City are using this technology since the start, but initial response from the CVT is pretty lull. Is this just a fear without any basis?
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Hello All, I'm very much inclined to book the Top variant soon. But I have a little concern. The Magnite does not have paddle shifters in the CVT variant. Can it be big issue when driving on the hills and as I read CVT does not give a very enthusiastic response? Though Nissan and City are using this technology since the start, but initial response from the CVT is pretty lull. Is this just a fear without any basis?
Hi Harpreetsubhi
I drive amaze cvt s petrol which also does not have paddle shifters. But the honda has provided S and L gear which more than suffice in such situations.
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But I have a little concern. The Magnite does not have paddle shifters in the CVT variant.
Please don't go overboard with this vintage CVT, it doesn't even have an 'S' and manual mode.

The CVT used here could be as old or older than the TC 4 speed used by Maruti from Esteem era, in their present days cars.
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HCan it be big issue when driving on the hills and as I read CVT does not give a very enthusiastic response? Though Nissan and City are using this technology since the start, but initial response from the CVT is pretty lull. Is this just a fear without any basis?
Nissan Magnite has Xtronic CVT with L mode which will help you in hills.

Read more about this CVT here : https://www.autocarindia.com/auto-fe...tomatic-400093
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Nissan Magnite has Xtronic CVT with L mode which will help you in hills.

Read more about this CVT here : https://www.autocarindia.com/auto-fe...tomatic-400093
Awesome. Thank you. Well understood now. I will now take a test drive on Nov 30 and then book the dual colored one with blue and white combination.

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Hi Harpreetsubhi
I drive amaze cvt s petrol which also does not have paddle shifters. But the honda has provided S and L gear which more than suffice in such situations.
Understood. Thanks again for your quick reply.
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