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Nissan India is focusing on the fast-growing SUV market in India. The company is about to bring a new luxury SUV to India, which will compete with Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavor. This new SUV is Nissan Terra. This new big SUV of Nissan will be designed on the lines of the design of the Indian SUV. It is also Nissan’s first ladder frame SUV. The Nissan Terra has been spotted several times during testing. It is built on the company’s new body-on-frame platform. It is based on Nissan’s pickup truck Navara. Till some time ago there was a discussion that the company would launch it under the name Paladin, but now the company has made it clear that it will come under the name Nissan Terra.

Tried and tested platform

The Nissan Terra is based on the same ladder-frame platform as Nissan’s Navara pick-up truck – which, incidentally, is also shared with the Mercedes X-Class pick-up. The model launched in China was 4,882 mm tall, 1,850 mm wide and 1,835 mm tall with a 2,850 mm long wheelbase, while the new model (sold in RHD markets such as Thailand, Singapore and Australia) is 2 mm longer and 15 mm longer. long. Comprehensive. Nissan has endowed the Terra with 225 mm of ground clearance (5 mm up compared to the Chinese model), and the ability to go anywhere with approach and departure angles of 32.3° and 26.6°, respectively.

Multiple engine and gearbox options

As for the engine, the Terra unveiled for China was powered by a new engine for that market – a 184hp, 2.4-litre, naturally aspirated petrol motor mated to a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed automatic transmission. , was associated with; 4WD was also available as an optional extra. Instead, the Asia-spec variant will get a 2.5-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine that will make 190hp and 450Nm of torque. The rear-wheel-drive model gets a six-speed manual as standard, while the 4WD options get a seven-speed automatic torque converter. The SUV also shares the low-range gear ratio of its pick-up sibling, 4WD-diff lock system, hill-start assist and hill-descent assist.

Nissan terra exterior

Talking about the Nissan Terra exterior, it will get LED daytime running lights at the front and LED taillights at the rear. The car will also get 18-inch alloy wheels with 225/60R18 Bridgestone dual tyres, which will make for a perfect rugged stance. The SUV will boast of a best-in-the-segment wheelbase measuring 2850 mm.

Nissan terra interior

On the interiors of the Nissan Terra, it will have decent seating and offer decent views with ample adjustment features. Car seats will be made of well-furnished leather. The touchscreen infotainment system will feature Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and there will be provision for an app that will be accurate and responsive. The second-row seats can be folded down, and AC vents will be present on both the ceiling as well as the rear end of the central console, and there will be a ceiling-mounted control option for fan speed and temperature.

Nissan terra security features

Safety features on the Nissan Terra include a smart rear-view mirror, rear-view camera, hill-start assist, hill-descent control, intelligent surround-view monitor, electronically locking rear differential, blind-spot monitoring and moving object detection Huh. for parking. The braking duties of the Terra will be handled by disc brakes at the front and rear.

When will it knock in India and who will compete

There is currently no information on when Nissan will launch the Terra in India. But it is expected that it can be introduced by this year. The Nissan Terra will compete with the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavor. Both these SUVs are quite popular in India as well. In such a situation, it can be launched in India to maintain its hold in this segment.

Nissan Terra Car Colours

Nissan Terra is available in 5 different colours – Galaxy Black, Fairy Red, Earth Brown, Brilliant Silver and Aspen Pearl White

Nissan Terra Price

Nissan Terra SUV can be brought to India as a CKD i.e. Completely Knocked Down Unit. As far as its price is concerned, its starting price can be around 25 lakh rupees.

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