Nissan PH teases 2022 Terra facelift, test drive slots now open

Updated Aug 16, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Here’s what you can expect based on the shadowy teasers so far.

Since the introduction of the Nissan Terra facelift in Thailand is nearing, one can expect that the Philippines will follow right after. In fact, Nissan Philippines has started rolling out shadowy teasers of the “next generation of the family SUV,” saying that it will be coming soon.

Next generation of the popular family SUV

On Nissan Philippines’ official website, it now opens test drive reservations for its “New Family SUV.” The test drive application only requires a few information such as the name, region, province, mobile number, and chosen dealer.

Looking at the shadowy teasers, it is unmistakably the new Nissan Terra facelift which was first unveiled in the Middle East as the X-Terra. Perhaps the new LED headlight design is the biggest takeaway to determine that it is indeed the new model of the Japanese midsize SUV.

Nissan Terra front view shadowy teaser

Looks a lot like the X-Terra

The new LED headlight comes with two layers that feature two lamps each that Nissan calls Ice Cubes. The top layer is used as the high beam headlights, while the bottom layer functions as the regular headlights. Another feature seen on the shadowy teasers is the new C-shaped daytime running lights (DRLs) which are said to be inspired by Nissan Patrol.

Inside, there are few teased interior features for its new family SUV. These include a Bose sound system, what seems to be the new nine-inch touchscreen that comes with dials, and a new dashboard layout that now sports leather as opposed to the current model’s hard plastic finish.

Nissan X-Terra front view

The Nissan X-Terra midsize SUV

Under the hood, no powertrain specifications have been released. If we’ll follow the Thai-spec Nissan Terra specs, then the PH-spec could be powered by the same 2.3-liter 4-cylinder twin-turbo diesel engine that makes 190 hp and 450 Nm of torque. The engine sends power to all four wheels via a 7-speed automatic transmission.

See some of the interior features

Nissan Philippines hasn’t disclosed the official dates of when will it unveil the new family SUV. Interested individuals are encouraged to book a test drive slot to get an early update.

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Know more about Nissan Terra 2021

Nissan Terra

The all-new Terra is a midsize SUV by Japanese auto giant Nissan that promises to take you anywhere. Flaunting a sculpted physique and packed with exciting innovations, this versatile vehicle is meant to compete with other 7-seater midsize SUVs such as Toyota Fortuner, Ford Everest, Isuzu mu-X, and Mitsubishi Montero Sport.

Nissan offers four variants available in the Philippines today namely, the base 2.5 EL MT 4x2, 2.5 VE AT 4x2, 2.5 VL AT 4x2, and top-of-the-line 2.5 VL AT 4x4. Available color options includes Nebular Metallic Red, Lunar Metallic Grey, Galaxy Black, Brillant Silver, and Aspen Pearl White.

From ₱1,649,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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