October 7, 2016 – Nissan India has introduced the Terrano 6-speed Advanced Auto Drive (AMT) in the country. To be available only on the top-spec XVD grade, the Nissan Terrano AMT is priced within the range of Rs 13.75 lakh – Rs 13.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). One can pre-book the car by paying a sum of Rs. 25,000 at Nissan dealerships across the country. Deliveries of the vehicle will be commenced later this month. Along with the AMT gearbox, Nissan offers 14 new enhancements across the entire range of the Terrano compact SUV. The vehicle also gets a new body shade – Sandstone Brown.
Commenting on the latest addition to the Nissan India vehicle range, Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The Nissan Terrano complements the dynamic lifestyle of today’s spirited Indian consumers. With bold styling, luxurious interior and great driving dynamics, it exemplifies the perfect car for everyday and everywhere. The addition of this new transmission makes the Terrano an even-more compelling choice for buyers looking for a relaxing and comfortable drive.”
Similar to the Renault Duster, the Nissan Terrano AMT (Automatic) receives the Easy-R AMT gearbox only on the 110PS diesel variant. The Terrano’s new AMT version comes as an option for buyers looking for a hassle-free city drivability with a comfort of a SUV.
The Easy-R transmission consists of computer-controlled electromechanical actuators that help driver with clutching operations and changing gears. This system offers two optional modes – ‘Manual’ (impulse shift) and ‘Drive’ (automatic). In ‘Drive’ mode, this gearbox unit enables the driver choose the best setting between acceleration and fuel efficiency. Also Read – 2017 Nissan Micra to Make Global Debut in October
Here’s everything you need to know about Nissan Terrano AMT (Automatic) in 5 quick points –
1. Nissan Terrano AMT (Automatic) Price in India
|Minimum||Rs 13.75 lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 13.85 lakh|
The Nissan Terrano Automatic will go up against the Hyundai Creta Automatic and the Renault Duster AMT. In order to withstand such rivalry, the Nissan Terrano AMT has been priced between Rs 13.75 lakh – Rs 13.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
2. Nissan Terrano AMT (Automatic) Specifications
|Engine||1.5-litre, 4-cylinder K9K Diesel|
|Max Power||108.5bhp @ 3900rpm (110PS)|
|Max Torque||248Nm @ 2250rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed Easy-R AMT|
|Drivetrain System||Front-wheel drive|
Similar to the Reanult Duster, the Nissan Terrano gets AMT gearbox on the 110PS diesel engine only. The 1.5-litre diesel powertrain of the compact SUV is tuned to deliver two different power outputs – 85PS (83.8bhp) and 110PS (108.5bhp). The torque figures of the former stand at 200Nm produced at 1900rpm, while the latter one offers 248Nm at 2250rpm. This automatic version is paired to a 6-speed Easy-R AMT gearbox unit, supported by front-wheel drivetrain system.
3. Nissan Terrano AMT (Automatic) Mileage
4. Nissan Terrano AMT (Automatic) Exterior
All variants of the Nissan Terrano receives 14 exterior and interior updates along with a new Sandstone Brown colour. On the outside, the car gets electrically folding exterior rear-view mirrors with integrated turn signals. The SUV also continues to feature the muscular bumper integrated with airdam and skid plates, aggressive front grille, projector headlamps with DRLs, LED tail lamps and other standard styling elements.
5. Nissan Terrano AMT (Automatic) Interior
Inside, there is a new driver armrest, anti-pinch driver side windows, soft touch plastics on the dashboard, and door trim. Features like White backlit illumination on door switches, one touch turn indicators, new door trim design and automatic warning for emergency braking come as standard across all variants. The Bluetooth-enabled audio system, tilt steering wheel, 8-way adjustable driver seat, rear seat air conditioner and other equipment are carried forward from the regular model.