Nissan Terrano Groove Edition launched – Priced Rs. 11.45 lakhs to take on Mahindra XUV500, Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport
Nissan Motor India has entered the compact SUV segment of Indian market by launching Terrano SUV last year which is a rebadged version of Renault Duster basically. The sale volume of Terrano is not much appreciable and in order to boost sales up, Nissan has launched the exclusive ‘Terrano Groove’ which is going to be available for a limited period only.
The special edition Terrano is offering a number of cosmetic and technical upgrades when compared with the previous edition. Commenting about the launch, Mr. Guilaume Sicard, the President for Nissan India Operations has stated “the Terrano has established itself as a stylish premium compact SUV, which is equally at home in the outdoors as it is in the urban cityscape. With the Groove edition, we want to reach out to individuals who like their cars to reflect their dynamic lifestyle. We are confident that the new additions will make the Terrano even more appealing to them”.
The same 1.5 litre dCi diesel engine powers the Special edition Terrano and it offers around 85 PS power at the peak when mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box. In order to attract younger buyers from the country, Nissan has added a lot of chrome to the exterior body of the compact SUV. The front fascia of the new Groove edition Terrano comes with a set of chrome surrounded fog lights and the rear end also gets chrome treatment surrounding tail lights. The manufacturer has improved the safety standards of the SUV by offering ABS with EBD and dual air bags. The most significant change in the special edition Terrano is the addition of Rockford Fosgate speaker system.
Nissan is offering only one trim of the new Terrano Groove and it has been suffixed as XL (O). As demand for the model is very poor, Nissan has kept the price tag to the minimum. Nissan Terrano Groove is available in Indian market for a starting price of just Rs. 11.45 lakhs only.