Nissan Terrano hit the market in 2013 with the intention of making an emphatic appeal to the car-loving population who are fond of French streamlined features in their SUVs. Thus, it will be more apt to say that the Terrano was introduced by Nissan in the automobile market as the compact SUV variation of its French counterpart, Renault Duster.
The lovers of Nissan Terrano definitely had yet another reason to applaud when the company launched its more compact, roomier, more chiselled and highly equipped 2017 update to match perfectly well with the expectations of new age SUV lovers.
A quick look at Nissan Terrano might make auto lovers confuse it with its other Nissan siblings, the new X-Trail and Pathfinder. However, the major USP that has created a dedicated group of customers for Terrano ever since its launch is its eye alluring aesthetics.
The first thing that hits attention is its bold logo that is artistically placed in between the grills. Even a quick glance at Terrano will not skip attention towards the full chrome grille of this SUV beast that comprises of a network of trapezoid chrome strips and distinctly highlight the prominent Nissan logo at the centre.
The burly feature of Terrano is further accentuated with its flared wheel arches, chrome garnished rear, streamlined roof rails and silver skid plates accentuate its muscular looks further.
The exteriors of Terrano get further enrichment with bold colour versions in the form of Sandstone Brown, Bronze Grey, Sapphire Black, Blade Silver, Pearl White and Fire Red. The petal-shaped alloy wheels give it the ultimate touch of class.
While the exterior of Nissan Terrano presents mesmerizing visual allure, the interior is marked for it's on-road performance. Apparently, you will find features in the interiors of Terrano that are similar to that of Duster. Just like Duster, the list includes with a heavy duty 1461 to 1598 cc, AC vent, and both manual and automatic transmissions.
Just like Duster, this Nissan SUV is available in both petrol and diesel versions. This compact small utility vehicle gives an average mileage of 13.2 to 19.8 kmpl. The gearbox is stuffed with comprehensive security features in the form of ABS-EBD-Brake Assist and driver side airbag. The comfort features of Nissan Terrano give a clear instruction that makers have paid precise attention towards the entertainment and comfort of the riders. Thus, the interiors come equipped with an in-built fully functional music system. Additionally, the car is equipped with AC vents both at the front and the rear part of it.
The perfect combination of brakes, gears, transmission, 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine unit and 102bhp and 145Nm of torque give this heavy built road beast extreme stability even while riding through most undulating terrains.
The base price of Terrano has been kept at 10 lakhs for both the base level diesel and petrol variants. As for the petrol Terrano, the ex-showroom price ranges to 12.35 lakhs, the most premium version of the diesel variant has a price tag of 14.65 lakhs. This brawny crossover from Nissan faces competition from Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta, the Mahindra XUV500, the Tata Hexa, Mahindra Scorpio and the Tata Safari Storme specifically.