Nissan Terrano XL Plus is the mid level diesel variant sports utility vehicle from the stables of this highly acclaimed Japanese automobile manufacturing company. The vehicle is incorporated with a 1.5-litre diesel engine to deliver the best combination of power and performance on the challenging Indian roads. This stylish SUV comes with lots of convenient and comfort giving features including music system, air conditioner, etc. With its impressive exteriors and sophisticated interiors, the vehicle is expected to give top competition to other variants present in the Indian Auto market.
This Terrano SUV is blessed with many utility based features including chrome and black bezel double lamp headlights, radiator grille, tinted glass, roof rails, roof antenna, etc along with a lot of chrome treatment to it. Its front facade is made aggressive with body colored front bumper and a pair of bright fog lamps. Its other inviting exterior features include electrically adjustable outside rearview mirrors, sleek side profile loaded with silver and satin finish door handles and side sill, etc.
The convenient and comfort giving interiors of this vehicle make the car ride very joyful for its passengers. Fabric seat upholstery interior cabin, decorative silver painted side inserts on the steering wheel, chrome inserts on the gear shift knob, glossy piano black coated center fascia, beige-silver painted door trim are some of the striking features of this beautiful SUV. To give it elegant and luxurious look, the company has designed these interiors with a beige and black combination color scheme. The mid range variant is also bestowed with front central roof light with timer, ticket holders on driver side sun visor, outside temperature gauge, parcel tray, passenger side vanity mirror, etc.
Engine and Performance
The company offers this SUV with a 1.5-litre diesel engine having common rail based fuel supply system. This powerful engine is able to churn out 83.8bhp @ 3750 rpm with the peak power of 200Nm @ 1900 rpm. This impressive diesel engine is mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box. It shows quite a good fuel mileage of 20.5kmpl when driven under standard conditions.
Braking and Handling
Its braking mechanism including the front disc brakes and rear drum brakes is highly advanced and proficient for the challenging Indian roads. Further to enhance its braking capability, the company has incorporated anti-lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution and brake assist system in this SUV. This vehicle is being mated with an Independent McPherson Strut for the front axle and Torsion Beam for the rear axle with coil springs and anti roll-bars. Moreover the diesel variant has got very sensitive and highly responsive electro-hydraulic power steering facility.
This sports utility vehicle is incorporated with many advanced protective features including airbags for driver and front passenger, central locking system, engine immobilizer, three point seatbelts with driver seatbelt reminder, bright fog lamps for better visibility in bad weather conditions, etc. Thus this vehicle leaves no worries for its occupants in case of safety and other facilities.