"Pickup-based” SUV Nissan Terra 2018 spotted on Philippine roads

Updated Oct 07, 2020 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

What do you think about a PH-spec Terra?

Today Philkotse.com will bring special spy shots of the alleged "pickup-based” SUV Nissan Terra 2018 that have not been taken in Europe, Scandinavia or China but right here, in the Philippines.

pickup-based Nissan Terra 2019 spy shots

The reason why we suppose this test mule the Nissan Terra is because of the familiar shape of D-pillar that we saw in the Chinese roads. In the meantime, several Philippine-style tricycles in the foreground and a conduction sticker strengthen that it is undoubtedly being tested in the country, in Tarlac to be exact, according to Autoindustriya. Sadly, we could not have photo of the front fascia.

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pickup-based Nissan Terra 2019 spy shots

The reason why we suppose this test mule the Nissan Terra is because of the familiar shape of D-pillar

​In actual fact, Philippines is a big place for PPVs with a large number of hot-sellers such as the Toyota Fortuner, Isuzu Mu-X, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Ford Everest, and Chevrolet Trailblazer. As a result, the Nissan "pickup-based” SUV being road tested here truly makes a lot of sense.

pickup-based Nissan Terra 2019 spy shots

At launch, the new Nissan Terra is speculated to share the 2.5-liter common rail turbo diesel engine and the 7-speed automatic transmissions with the Nissan Navara pickup. To a greater extent, it will likely borrow the Navara's signature coil spring rear suspension.

Nissan Terra 2018 on the road

According to latest car news, the "pickup-based” SUV Nissan Terra 2018 will be revealed later this year. Stay tuned!

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