Japanese car maker Nissan has received 6000 pre-bookings for its latest sports utility vehicle - Terrano, priced from Rs 9.58 lakh onwards.
The company jointly manufactures the compact SUV with France-based automajor Renault at the Rs 4,400 crore manufacturing facility situated at Oragadam near Chennai.
"Terrano product range include seven variants with three engine options. Terrano price range to start from Rs 9.58 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai)," a company statement said.
"Since the unveil (last month), pre-sales bookings are around 6,000 units..", it said.
"Terrano is an important product for us and will set the pace for future product launches slated for 2014...," Nissan India President Kenichiro Yomura said.
Terrano will be available in seven variants, across three engine options -- 110PS diesel, 85PS diesel and 104PS petrol, he said.
Terrano marks Nissan's entry in the fast growing compact SUV segment which is currently witnessing several launches including that of Ford's Ecosport, Mahindra's Quanto, Renault Duster among others.
Terrano is the first locally manufactured compact SUV from Nissan brand in India, he said.
It would be available at 1.5 litre dCi diesel engine and will be offered in 110PS and 85PS, respectively. The 100PS diesel variant comes with six speed transmission while the rest is offered at 5-speed gearbox.
Terrano 85PS diesel variant is priced from Rs 9.58 lakh (XE variant) while the top end XL Plus is available at Rs 10.92 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai).
The 110PS diesel XL variant is priced at Rs 11.31 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai) while premium variant XV Premium at Rs 12.44 lakh, he said.
Terrano 104PS Petrol XL variant is priced at Rs 9.78 lakh (ex-showroom Chennai).
Nissan Motor currently retails hatchback Micra, medium sedan Sunny and compact SUV Terrano in India. Nissan Motor India during the financial year 2012-13 sold 36,975 units.
Early this month, the company hiked prices of its Sunny and Micra by up to 2.9 per cent, to partially offset the impact of rupee depreciation and escalating input costs.