Experience the All-New Nissan Magnite AMT, Proudly Made in India and Now Available in South Africa!

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Nissan Magnite EZ-Shift AMT Launched in South Africa

Nissan recently expanded its market for the Magnite EZ-Shift by launching the AMT variant in South Africa. This subcompact SUV offers the convenience of an automatic transmission powered by a 1.0-litre petrol engine. With the model being exported from India, South Africa is among the first countries to receive this new option.

Magnetite EZ-Shift in South Africa

The new Nissan Magnite EZ-Shift AMT offers a more cost-effective alternative to the CVT automatic transmission, which was previously paired with the 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. Priced from 243,900 Rand (approx. ₹10.81 lakh), the SUV is available in three variants – Visia, Acenta, and Acenta Plus, catering to different preferences and budgets in the South African market.

Features of the Nissan Magnite AMT

The three variants of the Nissan Magnite AMT come with varying features, including halogen headlamps, alloy wheels, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED headlamps, a reverse camera, cruise control, and TPMS.

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Performance and Fuel Efficiency

The 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine of the Magnite AMT delivers 71 bhp and 96 Nm of peak torque, and it is tuned to provide a fuel efficiency of 19.70 kmpl, according to ARAI certification. Additionally, the AMT variant includes a creep and kick-down function for enhanced tractability at low speeds.


The introduction of the Nissan Magnite AMT in South Africa extends the options for consumers seeking a fuel-efficient subcompact SUV with the convenience of an automatic transmission. With a variety of features across different variants, the Magnite AMT caters to diverse needs within the market.


Nissan recently launched the Magnite EZ-Shift in the Indian market bringing the option of an AMT automatic gearbox to the subcompact SUV. The Japanese carmaker has now launched the Magnite AMT in South Africa with the model exported from the India plant. In fact, the Nissan Magnite is made for the world at the Renault-Nissan Alliance plant in Tamil Nadu and the new AMT variant is priced from 243,900 Rand (approx. ₹10.81 lakh) in South Africa.

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