2020 Nissan Magnite vs Mahindra Thar - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Nissan Magnite vs Mahindra Thar - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which B2-segment SUV is better: Nissan Magnite or Mahindra Thar? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

 

2020 Nissan Magnite vs Mahindra Thar

Magnite 2020 vs Thar 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

MAGNITE VS THAR | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Nissan Magnite

Mahindra Thar

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹5.50

AX Standard Soft Top 6 Seater

₹9.80

XL

₹6.25

AX Soft Top 6 Seater

₹10.65

XV

₹6.75

AX Optional Convertible Top 4 Seater

₹11.90

1.0L Turbo XL

₹7.25

LX HardTop 4 Seater

₹12.49

XV Premium

₹7.65

   

1.0L Turbo XV

₹7.75

   

1.0L Turbo XV Premium

₹8.65

   


Nissan Magnites prices start from Rs. 5.50 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.65 lakh for the petrol manual powertrain. The Mahindra Thar turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.49 lakh.

MAGNITE VS THAR | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Nissan Magnite

Mahindra Thar

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

1.0L Turbo XL

₹8.15

LX Convertible Top 4 Seater

₹13.45

1.0L Turbo XV

₹8.65

LX HardTop 4 Seater

₹13.55

1.0L Turbo XV Premium

₹9.55

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-


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Nissan Magnite prices start from Rs. 8.15 lakh. Nissan Magnite petrol automatic is Rs. 90,000 more expensive than the manual. Mahindra Thar starts at Rs. 13.55 lakh. The Mahindra Thar petrol automatic is Rs. 1.06 lakh more expensive than the manual.

Magnite 2020 vs Thar 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

Nissan Magnite is 3994mm long, 1758mm wide and 1572mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2500mm. The Nissan Magnite has a boot space of 336 litres. The Mahindra Thar measures 3985mm in length, 1820mm in width and 1844mm in height. The wheelbase of the Mahindra Thar is 2450mm.

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MAGNITE VS THAR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Nissan Magnite

Difference

Mahindra Thar

Length (mm)

3994

9

3985

Width (mm)

1758

62

1820

Height (mm)

1572

272

1844

Wheelbase (mm)

2500

50

2450

Boot Space (litre)

336

-

-

Ground Clearance(mm)

205

14

219

Fuel Tank (litre)

40

17

57

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

195/60 R16

-

245/75 R16

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/60 R16

-

255/65 R18


Dimension Review

  • The Magnite is longer than the Thar by 9mm.
  • The Thar is wider than the Magnite by 62mm.
  • The Thar is taller than the Magnite by 272mm.
  • The Magnite has a longer wheelbase than the Thar; by 50mm.
  • The Thar has 14mm more ground clearance than the Magnite.
  • In terms of dimensions, the Thar is a larger car than the Magnite. So, it will have a better road presence than the Magnite.

Magnite 2020 vs Thar 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

MAGNITE VS THAR | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Nissan Magnite

Mahindra Thar

Engine

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Petrol

2.0 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

999 cc

999 cc

999 cc

1997 cc

Cylinder

3

3

3

4

Maximum Power

100PS @ 5000rpm

100PS @ 5000rpm

72PS @ 6250rpm

150PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

160Nm @ 2800-3600rpm

152Nm @ 2200 - 4400rpm

96Nm @ 3500rpm

300Nm @ 1250 - 3000rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

-

5-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

20kmpl

-

18.75kmpl

NA

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

-

6-speed TC

Automatic FE

-

17.7kmpl

-

NA


Magnite Petrol vs Thar Petrol

Nissan Magnite 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 160Nm of peak torque with the manual transmission. With the automatic, the power figure remains the same but the max torque output decreases to 152Nm. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Nissan Magnite turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 17.7kmpl.

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The Magnite also gets a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder normal petrol engine that makes 72PS of maximum power and 96Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a mileage of 18.75kmpl.

Mahindra Thar 2.0 L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 150PS of maximum power and 300Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Thar’s mileage figures aren’t available at the time of writing this article.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Thar has a more powerful petrol engine than the Magnite.
  • The Thar petrol produces more torque than the Magnite.
  • The Magnite petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Thar.
  • The Thar petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Magnite. So, it will offer better driveability.

Magnite 2020 vs Thar 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of Magnite are:

  • LED Bi-projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 360-degree camera
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ wireless Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Cruise Control
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • 7-inch digital MID
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear wiper & washer

Notable top features of Thar 2020 are:

  • Convertible or hardtop options
  • Coloured MID display in instrument cluster
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ navigation
  • Cruise Control
  • Manual shift part-time 4WD w/ high & low reduction gear
  • Removable doors for off-roading
  • Electric driveline disconnect on front axle
  • EPS w/ rollover mitigation
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Remote keyless entry

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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