Nissan Magnite SUV Launches in Kenya
The all-new Nissan Magnite SUV is now available in Kenya. Nissan Magnite combines powerful performance, striking exterior and advanced technologies to help customers navigate any urban environment.
NAIROBI –SEPTEMBER 21, 2021: Crown Motors Group, the official distributor of the Nissan brand in Kenya is honoured to launch its latest SUV model, The Nissan Magnite into the Kenya Market. The sub-compact SUV will seal Nissan’s commitment to the Kenyan Market in the very competitive segment of subcompact SUVs. The Magnite model is being launched globally this year and it gathered a lot of interest and excitement because of its bold fresh styling, powerful performance and high-tech safety features.
“Kenya is one of Nissan’s oldest markets, and we are proud to launch The Nissan Magnite SUV model into this market. This is an SUV like no other, from its attractive aesthetics to its powerful functionality and safety features. We are confident that Kenyans will embrace it.” says Maliha Sheikh, National Sales Manager for Crown Motors Group.
In terms of its bold fresh styling, The Nissan Magnite’s exterior sets itself apart thanks to a unique design that gives it a confident and agile stance while still appearing vibrant, and it has a dual-tone body colour that gives it a youthful look. The all-LED front light package includes noticeable L-shaped daytime running lights that sit below the stylish slim LED headlamps. Together with the edgy grille, featuring Nissan’s new brand logo, it gives the Nissan Magnite a striking SUV presence. The SUV also boasts electric folding mirrors and 16” Alloy Wheels.
Inside, the Nissan Magnite SUV boasts a spacious layout that includes a high seating position and wide shoulder space between the driver and front passenger. The rear passengers enjoy a spacious level of knee room usually found in larger vehicles. An 8-inch infotainment touchscreen compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto gives the vehicle a premium feel. The boot has a 336ℓ of cargo space with a 60:40 rear seat split, which makes it easy to pack extra for those longer trips.
As for The Nissan Magnite’s engine, it is powered by an all-new, 1.0-liter turbocharged engine that is one of the most powerful in class. Built for urban adventures and great for the Kenyan driver.
“The launch of the Nissan Magnite shows Nissan’s commitment in the Kenya market and with over 60 years of presence in the market, our vehicle models speak to the Kenyan people. This is another great milestone for us and we know Kenyans are going to be excited to own The Nissan Magnite SUV,” says Tony Voorhout, Crown Motors Group Managing Director.
So far, Crown Motors Group have state of the art facilities in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu and an extensive dealer network throughout the rest of the country to service our customer needs. We have all the spare parts available for this new model as well as all our models, and our technicians are trained and ready to service the Nissan Magnite.
About Crown Motors Ltd
Crown Motors is a subsidiary of Motus, Motus is South Africa’s leading automotive group, employing over 16000 people globally. We are a diversified (non-manufacturing) business in the automotive sector with an unrivalled scale and scope in South Africa, a selected international presence primarily in the United Kingdom and Australia, as well as a limited presence in South East Asia and Southern and East Africa. Motus traces its roots back to 1948 when its founding company Imperial Holdings Limited started as a single motor dealership in downtown Johannesburg. Motus was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in November 2018, following its unbundling from Imperial Holdings Limited. Motus offers a differentiated value proposition to Original Equipment Manufacturers, customers and business partners with a fully integrated business model across the automotive value chain through four key business segments namely: Import and Distribution, Retail and Rental, Financial Services and Aftermarket Parts. Motus has long-standing importer and retail partnerships with leading Original Equipment Manufacturers, representing some of the world’s most recognizable brands. We provide automotive manufacturers with a highly effective route-to-market and a vital link between the brand and the customer throughout the vehicle ownership cycle. In addition, we provide motor-related financial services and the sale of accessories and aftermarket parts for out-of-warranty vehicles.