"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 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

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