"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 2022

Nissan Terra

The Nissan Terra is a midsize, seven-seater SUV. In the Philippines, this model has a total of four variants, the Terra EL, VE, VL 4x2, and VL 4x4. Currently, Nissan Terra 2022 Philippines price range from Php 1,649,000 to Php 2,339,000. 

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 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 2022 Nissan Terra competes against the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Isuzu mu-X, Ford Everest, Maxus D90 among others. 

₱ 1,664,000 - ₱ 2,354,000