Production of Nissan Terra, Navara temporarily stopped due to COVID-19

Updated Apr 13, 2021 | Same topic: COVID-19 Updates

Here are the latest details for all Nissan owners.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll in the automotive market as Nissan temporarily suspended its production in Thailand on April 2, 2020.

The unwanted decision by Nissan Thailand was done in order to prioritize the safety and well-being of its employees, customers, and its community.

Production at Plant 2 in Samut Prakan will be suspended from 6 April 2020 until 3 May 2020, while production at Plant 1 in Samut Prakan will be adjusted to meet current demand levels.

Adjustments will also be made at associated operations, including engine assembly and stamping.

"Our goal is to resume normal business operations as soon as possible, but ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all our employees, their families, and Thai society is our priority right now given the COVID-19 pandemic," said Ramesh Narasimhan, the president of Nissan in Thailand.

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Nissan delays the production of Nissan Navara and Terra

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In response to the suspension of operations, Nissan implemented an extensive work-from-home policy for its office employees. However, Nissan's nationwide dealership network remains open but is taking extra health and safety precautions.

Since the Nissan Terra and Navara are both manufactured in Thailand, orders of the units may cause some unwanted delays. The Nissan group of companies in Thailand has five subsidiaries, including two production bases, 180 showrooms, and service centers.

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Nissan Terra starts at Php 1,524,000

The Nissan Navara is a pickup truck that can generate 190hp and 450Nm of torque made available in the country.

You can get it for a starting price of Php 929,000, while the Nissan Terra is a new contender in the SUV market and it shares the same engine with the Nissan Navara. You can get this SUV for a starting price of Php 1,524,000.

A Nissan Navara

Nissan Navara starts at Php 929,000

If you have further questions, you can contact Nissan Philippine’s customer call center at (+632) 8403-6593 or at 0927-600-9557.

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Know more about Nissan Navara 2022

Nissan Navara

The Nissan Navara 2022 is a pickup truck that is available in the Philippines. Nissan Navara 2022 Philippines price starting from Php 1,026,000 to Php 1,746,000. This price range is covered within the truck's six variants, with the PRO-4X as the most expensive Navara. Under the hood, the Japanese pickup is powered by a 2.5-liter YD25DDTi inline-4 DOHC turbodiesel engine. Depending on the variant, the horsepower ranges from 161 to 190, while the torque in newton meters varies from 403 to 450. Either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed automatic transmission is paired to the engine.

Dimensions-wise, the Navara spans 5,260 mm in length, 1,875 mm in width, and 1,855 mm in height, with the wheelbase rated at 3,150 mm. In addition, the bed dimensions (L x W x H x H) are 1,470 mm long, 1,495 mm wide, and 470 mm and 520 mm in height. Locally, this pickup truck competes against the likes of the Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger, and Mitsubishi Strada.

₱ 1,041,000 - ₱ 1,781,000

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