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Renault Kiger vs Nissan Magnite – comparison

With the launch of the new Renault Kiger many speculations have been made with similarities between the recently successful Nissan Magnite and the newly unveiled Renault Kiger. As both the cars are cousin the similarities are bound to happen and the question here arise which one to choose from, and the Kiger still to be launch is it worth the wait? So now to ease up your difficulty we give you a detailed specification comparison on the Nissan Magnite and the Renault Kiger. Kiger vs Magnite

Kiger vs Magnite Dimensions

CarNissan MagniteRenault Kiger
Length3994 mm3991 mm
Width1758 mm1750 mm
Height1572 mm1600 mm
Wheelbase2500 mm2500 mm
Boot space336 litres405 litres

Here the size of the Nissan Magnite may be a tiny bit on the bigger end but the Kiger leave the Magnite miles ahead in the Boot space structure where the company claims the largest boot in this segment. And due the Kiger’s resemblance to its sister Kwid its meant be on the higher side be it ground clearance or its height. Other than these dimensional change other things remain same.

Kiger vs Magnite Engine Options

Here also the story remains the exact same with the only difference of the 5-speed AMT gearbox version present in the Kiger and is much needed in the Nissan Magnite with only comes with 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. Both the cars come with 2 engine option 1 being the standard petrol version and other being the Turbocharged variant. Here is the detailed list of both the specification of the cars.

Standard engine
CarNissan MagniteRenault Kiger
Engine 1.0-litre 3-cylinder Naturally Aspirated petrol1.0-litre 3-cylinder Naturally Aspirated petrol
Max Power72 PS72 PS
Max Torque96 Nm96 Nm
Transmission Gearbox5-speed MT5-speed MT, 5-speed AMT
Turbocharged engine
CarNissan MagniteRenault Kiger
Engine 1.0-litre 3-cyl turbo petrol1.0-litre 3-cyl turbo petrol
Power100 PS100 PS
Torque160 Nm (MT), 152 Nm (CVT)160 Nm (MT), 152 Nm (CVT)
Transmission5-speed MT, CVT5-speed MT, CVT

Comfort and Safety Features

Here also the story remains the same and to be precise you will not find any difference here in the feature section although the designing resembles each other but aren’t the same. So, to give you the list of features included in these cars are – an 8.0-inch infotainment system with first in segment connectivity of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, 360° camera view that can be seen in the TFT screen, Start/Stop ignition push button. For the safety features the contains two airbags, four seatbelts, rear parking sensor, hill start assists, ABS, EBD, ISOFIX, HBA, HAS and VDC.

Pricing and Verdict

After the end of the introductory pricing of the Nissan Magnite it is not retailed at Rs 5.49 lakh for the base variant to Rs 9.97 lakh for the top variant (Ex-showroom Delhi), and as for the pricing of the Renault Kiger no new about the price of any of its variant is till known, but as per some reports the pricing of the Kiger may undercut the Magnite by a little margin.

For the verdict, both cars being almost identical in every aspect so the entire decision now goes upon the design you prefer for your car, if you prefer the looks of the Kwid in an SUV version then go for Kiger and if you prefer a subtle SUV then you can opt for the Magnite.

Also read…Renault Kiger the compact SUV global launched – Indian launch very soon

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