Nissan’s new Terra levels up the game

Published September 3, 2021, 11:39 AM

by Inigo Roces

The smart and reliable family SUV comes with a new look and feature upgrades.

Elegance and safety in one

Nissan offers families a leveled-up seven-seater SUV experience with the new Terra. The new SUV features eye-catching new style both inside and out, and even more compelling technology and safety features.

The new look is a part of Nissan’s ‘unbreakable’ design language. It gives the Terra a tough, modern, techy, yet elegant look. The front fascia features the new V-motion grille with the redesigned front bumper. It’s paired with quad LED projector headlamps with a C-shaped LED signature wrapping around it. The rear emphasizes the vehicle’s strength and width with the new tail lamps, wide LED signatures, a redesigned rear bumper, characteristic chrome center finisher, as well as an updated spoiler design and sharkfin antenna. It also has a new 18-inch, two-tone alloy wheels to go with the updated exterior upgrades.

Nissan has improved the Terra’s interior as well. It features anew two-tone dashboard and redesigned instrument panel. Between the dials is a high-contrast seven-inch Advanced Drive Assist Display. A new D-shaped steering wheel sits in front of the driver with built-in controls to easily browse through the various driving and entertainment data.

Over in the center is a new, nine-inch Advanced Touchscreen Display Audio with Android Auto and Wireless Apple Carplay. It’s the crown of the new center console design with integrated wireless charging. Passengers behind get an 11-inch flip-down rear monitor to watch movies on the go without distracting the driver. It’s paired to an eight-speaker BOSE Premium Sound System for the VL 4×4 variant.

As many can expect, the new Terra is packed with more Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) features than the previous model. It’s all in the name of enhancing overall driving safety and confidence for drivers and their loved ones. The suite now comes with Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, while carrying over the Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Warning, and Intelligent Rear View Mirror features from the previous model. The Intelligent Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection now comes with an Off-road Monitor for the VL 4×4 variant. The new Terra also comes with a segment-first Intelligent Driver Alertness warning. It detects slowing responses from the driver and gives alerts to the driver if a break from the wheel is needed.

All these NIM features combine to form the 360 Safety Shield, a 360-degree safety system which helps protect both the driver and passengers from potential risks approaching the vehicle.

These are paired with electro-mechanical features the make the Terra more maneuverable in easier to handle, be it in the city or out of town. These features include an e-parking brake, a new quick steering gear ratio for less turns of the wheel, four-wheel disc brakes, as well as a rear differential lock for the VL 4×4 variant.

The new Terra will be available in four variants to give customers more choice. These are the VL 4×4 (P2,339,000) and 4×2 AT (P1,999,000), VE 4×2 AT (P1,829,000), and EL 4×2 MT (P1,649,000).

It also comes in six exterior colors: Nebula Metallic Red, Forged Metallic Copper, Aspen Pearl White, Lunar Metallic Gray, Brilliant Silver, and Galaxy Black.

The high-class exterior colors are matched with a premium two-tone, black with burgundy interior leather trim for the VL variants and black interior colors for the VE and EL variants, enhancing the vehicle’s polished look.

“The new Nissan Terra is a smart and reliable family SUV that gives you and your loved ones confidence, comfort, control, safety, and peace of mind. We took the well-known all-terrain toughness and capabilities from Nissan’s 70 years of SUV heritage, and added the latest technologies, to turn the new Terra into the perfect partner for sharing experiences with your family and loved ones,” said Nissan Philippines President and Managing Director Atsushi Najima.

The new Nissan Terra also comes with a vehicle warranty of five years or 150,000 kilometers, whichever comes first. Similar to the Nissan Navara, the warranty of the new Nissan Terra is the first in its segment, offering customers a hassle-free ownership experience.

The Terra is now on sale and available for viewing at all Nissan dealerships. Customers can go to their nearest Nissan, following local health and safety guidelines. To ensure everyone’s safety, customers can check the latest health protocols with their nearest dealer before visiting.