The Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite are cousin cars, so it’s not much of a surprise then that when both were crash-tested they delivered similar scores! At the Global NCAP tests, both the Kiger and Magnite scored 4 stars in adult occupant protection, and 2 stars in child occupant protection. The numbers show the full picture though, with fine details showcasing the differences.
The finer details show the differences between the two though. The Kiger had better adult occupant protection with 12.34 points compared to the Magnite’s 11.85, while in terms of child protection the Magnite scored an impressive 24.88 points compared to the Kiger’s 21.05 points. Despite these seemingly similar scores, the Kiger’s body shell was rated “unstable” while the Magnite’s was rated as being stable. Here are some of the key details from each crash test:
Though not horrible or poor scores in any way, it must be said that there is certainly room for improvement. Tata and Mahindra lead the way for safe cars in the Indian market, and there’s a long way to catch up for other companies! Despite a lower adult occupant score, as per these tests it seems like the Magnite is the way to go in terms of a comparison between both cars. Is safety a concern for you while purchasing a car? Do let us know your comments!