The Japanese carmaker Nissan has launched 2017 Terrano SUV in India at an introductory price of Rs. 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This is the first update for the SUV since its launch in 2013. Nissan has updated its exteriors and added 22 new features but it remains mechanically same. In addition, the facelifted Terrano will be available in a new colour option i.e. Sandstone brown.
Nissan has kept the prices unchanged for the base petrol and diesel variants while rest of the diesel variants are increased by up to Rs. 25,000.
As said, mechanically it remains unchanged; hence there are same two engines on offer. The 1.5l diesel engine is available in two states of tunes: [email protected] and 200Nm of [email protected] and [email protected] and [email protected] The former is available with a 5-speed manual gearbox while the powerful version is can be had in either 6-speed manual or AMT gearbox. The petrol is a 1.6l unit that makes 103bhp of [email protected] and 148Nm of [email protected] and comes linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Exterior and Interior
The 2017 iteration of Terrano gets new suit of dual barrel headlamps with LED DRLs, signature Nissan grille, 16 inches machine finish alloy wheels, new electrically foldable outer rear view mirrors with turn indicators and new LED tail lights. On the inside, major updates include a 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation and Smartphone integration, one touch lane indicator, a new 3-spoke unit with integrated control buttons, cruise control and anti-pinch driver side window. The cabin also sees new dual tone beige brown color, new armrest and illuminated power window buttons with white light.
Nissan Terrano facelift is available in new Sandstone brown color which joins the existing line up of Sapphire black, pearl white, Sapphire black, bronze grey and Fire red paint schemes.
Besides cosmetic changes and new features Nissan has also upgraded its safety part by offering dual front airbags, Anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD) with brake assist and automatic warning for braking in emergency as standard across the range. The electronic stability program (ESP), hill start assist, speed sensing auto door lock, central locking, and reverse parking sensors are some of the other safety tech available as an option.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations said, “The New Nissan Terrano embodies our commitment to keep focused on what consumers want and value. The New Terrano keeps its bold road presence, in line with Nissan’s global SUV heritage, while offering a more refined interior space and smart features. The 22 new smart and bold features will empower our customers to enjoy a more comfortable, convenient and pleasurable drive in style.”