Nissan Motors India, one of the popular Japanese automobile giants, has recently launched its sports utility vehicle Nissan Terrano XL 110 PS, which is the mid range diesel variant of the popular Nissan Terrano group of automobiles. The company has bestowed this vehicle with 1.5-litre of engine with common rail direct injection fuel supply system and has made it capable of producing a decent power and torque output. The exteriors are sophistically designed to give the SUV a refreshing look and make it more attractive for its customers. The vehicle can gain more popularity due to its plush interior, luxurious features and comfortable seating arrangement for the passengers with ample space. Thus it is no doubt to say that with its wonderful features, it has become one of the high end vehicles in Indian Auto market.
The exteriors of this SUV are quite inviting and loaded with lots of extraordinary features. Its front part is made striking with a body colored bumper, a wide air dam, dazzling round shaped fog lamps, and with a protective cladding. The front of the SUV has been given a trendy look by fitting double lamp headlights with chrome and black bezel surrounding a wide radiator grille. The side profile is very sleek and is blessed with many attractive features like electrically adjustable outside rearview mirror and satin-silver finish door handles and side sill and to give it a captivating look.
The all new Terrano has got quite comfortable and luxurious interiors including silver painted side inserts on the steering wheel and chrome treatment on the gear shift knob. While the interior cabin section gets fabric seat upholstery and the center fascia comes with glossy piano black color coating; the door trim is available in beige color scheme with silver painted decorative strip to make the car luxurious. The interiors are designed with dual tone beige and black color scheme to make the car very stylish and give a plush feel to the occupants. There are many other attractive interior features like ticket holders on driver side sun visor, two cup holders, passenger side vanity mirror, parcel tray, front central roof light with timer, outside temperature display, etc to give a lot of comfort to the passengers sitting inside the cabin.
Engine and Performance
This mid range variant is equipped with a 1.5-litre 4 cylinders engine with the displacement capacity of 1461cc and is incorporated with common rail direct injection fuel supply system to enhance the power and performance of this diesel power plant. This SUV is able to produce healthy power and torque output like 108bhp of power @ 3900rpm and 248Nm of torque @ 2250rpm. This powerful engine is mated with a six speed manual transmission gear box to deliver very impressive performance.
Braking and Handling
This SUV is fitted with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes and to further enhance the braking system, there is highly advanced anti-lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution and the brake assist system. The vehicle is equipped with Independent McPherson Strut on the front axle and Torsion Beam sort of suspension system on the rear axle, which are further accompanied by coil springs and anti roll-bars. It has also got the facility of electro-hydraulic power steering of to make the driving experience very sensitive and according to the needs of the driver.