"Pickup-based” SUV Nissan Terra 2018 appears in China

Updated Jan 14, 2021 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

The much-awaited Nissan Terra 2018 shows its face for the first time.

The Nissan Terra 2018, a “pickup-based” SUV from Nissan has aroused our curiosity for months. An official nameplate has even yet to be announced yet a number of specs have been revealed along with spy photos. However, those are seemingly not enough for PPV fans. Good news is that real images of the supposed “pickup-based” SUV have recently been leaked completely showing the exterior of the PPV. By the way, its exact name is “Terra” in China, not “Xterra” or “Paladin.”

Nissan “pickup-based” SUV angular front

The Nissan “pickup-based” SUV has aroused our curiosity for months

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Taking a peek at the leaked photos, you will spot some slight changes at the front end. Not alike the Nissan Navara, the new Nissan Terra 2018 features a larger V-Motion grille flanked by sharper headlamps and L-shaped LED daytime running lights while the front bumper seems to be reshaped for a more cohesive appearance.

Nissan “pickup-based” SUV - Nissan Terra angular front

The new Nissan Terra features a larger V-Motion grille flanked by sharper headlamps

On the side, worthy of note is new smoother and sleeker wheel arches that give the Terra a cleaner look in general. In the meantime, filling the arches are a selection of new 18-inch alloy wheels with 255/60 series tires. Finishing off the outside makeover is a distinct set of tail lamps along with new tailgate mounting a chrome trim piece at the rear.

With regard to size, the all-new Terra gets 4,882 mm x 1,820 mm x 1,835 mm (L x W x H) and a long wheelbase of 2,850 mm. Additionally, the Chinese-spec Nissan Terra will likewise be given LED headlamps, side mirrors with LED turn signals, parking sensors and front & rear cameras to boot.

Nissan “pickup-based” SUV - Nissan Terra rear view

A distinct set of tail lamps and new tailgate mounting a chrome trim piece are present at the rear

Under the hood, the Chinese-mode Nissan Terra 2018 runs a 2.5-liter QR25DE gasoline engine capable of dishing out 184 PS. Nevertheless, in other markets it will likely be motivated by a 2.5-liter YD25DDTi turbo diesel unit like the Navara.

According to latest car news, the supposed “pickup-based” SUV Nissan Terra 2018 is expected to make its way in 2018 Beijing Motor Show (Auto China) in April next year.

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Know more about Nissan Terra 2024

Nissan Terra

The Nissan Terra is a midsize, seven-seater SUV. In the Philippines, this model has a total of six variants, the Terra EL, VE, VL 4x2, and VL 4x4, Sport 4x2, and the Sport 4x4. Currently, Nissan Terra 2023 Philippines price ranges from Php 1,709,000 to Php 2,459,000. 

The Philippine-spec Terra exclusively uses a 2.5-liter inline-4 turbodiesel engine for all of its trims. At maximum, this engine can churn out 187 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. Only the VL and Sport has a 4x4 version, while the rest are rear-wheel-drive. In turn, only the entry-level Terra EL can come with a six-speed manual gearbox. The rest of the Terran trims then utilizes a seven-speed automatic transmission. 

Size-wise, the Nissan Terra has a length of 4,900mm, a width of 1,865mm, and a height of 1,865mm. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,850mm, as well as a ground clearance of 225mm. 

Locally, the 2023 Nissan Terra competes against the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Isuzu mu-X, Ford Everest, Maxus D90 among others. 

₱ 1,709,000 - ₱ 2,459,000