Nissan Terrano is the most awaited base variant SUV by the renowned Japanese car manufacturer that is a perfect alternative to the top selling Renault Duster SUV. Launched with a competitive price tag, Nissan Terrano XE 85 PS is the base variant that is housed on a sophisticated 1.5L diesel engine. This bold and trendy car has the similar body panel as that of Renault Duster though with a catchy appeal. The interiors also share a rich cabin design with black color theme. Along with classic trendy appeal and power-packed engine, it also offers remarkable fuel efficiency with 20.5 kmpl.
Nissan Terrano XE 85 PS is blessed with unique frontage that is fitted with sleek halogen based head-lamps and classy turn indicators. The front radiator grille incorporates 2 thick vertical strips in the centre with attractive chrome surround. The front bumper is gifted a distinctive design that is decorated with silver bumper cladding and air-dam. The side profile is plain with black colored ORVM and door handles.
The rear view is elegant with the bright tail-light cluster. The roof rail and 16-inch steel wheels with silver painted full wheel cover extends the sporty look to the car.
Nissan Terrano XE 85 PS is a combination of premium quality material and rich cabin design. The black color theme with Matte finesse and full fabricated upholstery assigns it a contemporary style. The silver coated 3-spoke steering wheel and door knobs with chrome finish add to the beauty of the car. Few from the long list of comfort features included are vanity mirror; LCD display based digital clock, cup and bottle holder, drive computer, parcel tray, etc.
Engine and Performance
Nissan Terrano XE 85 PS is housed on a sophisticated 1.5L, 1461cc, 4-cylinder based diesel engine that has an impressive mileage performance ranging up to 20kmpl. This power-packed engine has a capacity to generate a maximum output of 83.8bhp @ 3750 rpm and a peak torque of 200nm @ 1900 rpm. This performance is further enhanced by mating the said strong engine with advanced CRDi fuel injection system and 5-Speed manual transmission gear-box. It is a front wheel drive with smooth gear shift and excellent driving experience.
Braking and Handling
Nissan Terrano XE 85 PS is fitted with a proficient braking system including disc brakes in front and drum brakes at rear. The McPherson Strut independent suspension on front axle and Torsion Beam at rear is extremely effective. The agility of the SUV is improvised with the provision of coil springs and anti roll-bars. The handling is made trouble-free by incorporating an electro hydraulic power assisted steering wheel.
Being an entry level variant, Nissan Terrano XE 85 PS is equipped with standard utility features like 12V power socket, 4-speed AC foldable rear seats, roof-light with timer, temperature display, etc.
Nissan Terrano XE 85 PS boasts of finest safety and protective features including driver/passenger air bags, engine immobilizer, central locking and several others.