Nissan Terrano is the new SUV introduced in the Indian automobile market by Japanese automaker in seven variants. Of this, six are rolled out in diesel version and one is petrol version. Nissan Terrano XL 85 PS is mid-level diesel that resides on same engine that powers the Renault Duster SUV. The technical specification is 1.5L CRDi power mill that delivers a healthy fuel economic mileage of 20.5kmpl. It is incorporated with best-in-class safety features and luxurious convenience features. Launched at a reasonable price tag, it is indeed a threat for its competitive rivals like Renault Duster, Ford Eco-sport and Mahindra Quanto. Being a perfect blend of style, comfort and safety, it is a preferred SUV by SUV enthusiasts.
Nissan Terrano XL 85 PS is bestowed with a fascinating look with body panel similar to that of Renault Duster. The front profile is bold and beautified with chrome finish grille that has company logo embossed on it. The double lamp headlight housed along with aerodynamic styled bumpers, silver garnished cladding and a huge air-dam enhances the front appeal manifold. The side view is refreshing with silver coated door handles and body colored ORVM. The rear view is rich in design with sporty tail light and body-colored bumpers.
Nissan Terrano XL 85 PS has a classic cabin structured with top quality material. The dual tone black and beige color theme is alluring with equally attractive dashboard. The comfortable seats are covered with dual tone premium fabric for refreshing appeal. The center fascia is glossy that adds flair to this SUV. The utility features incorporated ensure a luxurious experience to the occupants. These include chrome finish gear-shift knob, drive computer, digital clock, cup and bottle holder, parcel tray and several other functionalities.
Engine and Performance
Nissan Terrano XL 85 PS includes a commanding 1461 cc, 1.5L diesel engine that is fitted with 4-cylinder and CRDi fuel injection system. It is coupled with dCi Pure Drive technology that helps its to generates a crest power of 83.8bhp @ 3750 rpm and a maximum torque of 200nm @ 1900 rpm. Its efficiency is further enhanced with the help of 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. The smooth gear-shift powers the SUV’s front wheel returning a decent 20.5kmpl mileage.
Braking and Handling
Nissan Terrano XL 85 PS has a proficient braking system that gives an exceptional drive on all terrains and weather conditions. The suspension system is equally efficient and accompanied by coil spring and anti-roll bars for supreme stability and comfort in driving. The handling is made easy with the power steering that gives a quick response to the driver.
Nissan Terrano XL 85 PS has top-notch entertainment facility with CD/Mp3 player including Aux-in and blue-tooth functionality. The convenience features includes are fascinating with power windows, power socket, foldable rear seats and many more.
Nissan Terrano XL 85 PS boasts of advanced safety features including ABS, defrogger, EBD, brake assist, engine immobilizer and several others.