Nissan Teana in India – Review, Price, Specifications, Variants

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Nissan Teana

Most Spacious Petrol Sedan in its Class


Nissan Teana is a mid-size luxury sedan which is yet to become popular in our market. Nissan hopes the second generation of this car to compete successfully with others like Honda Accord, Skoda Superb, Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Camry and Volkswagen Passat.

Nissan Teana Exterior

New Teana looks much better than its previous model. Nissan has replaced the boring headlights and tail-lights which now enhance its visual appearance. New headlights are more sharp and angular while its LED tail-lights now look much premium. Its front grille is now larger than before with a lot of usage of chrome on it. The revised bumper looks much stylish than before with round shaped fog lights and a big air dam.

However the side profile remains the same except for new 17 inch alloy wheels. Rear of the car has slightly improved and looks less chunky in comparison to its previous model. Its rear bumper has been given sharp lines to make it more appealing visually.

Its black colored roof looks extremely cool and gives it a premium look.

Open the door of Teana and soon you will find yourself in one of the best cars from inside in its segment . Its beige interiors give it a royal look. The wooden finishing and the high quality of material used inside look extremely classy. Its sun roof adds to the charming aura inside. The cabin is extremely spacious offering one of the best rear seats in its class. In fact these seats will give you the comfort of sofa made with high quality of fabrics.

Legroom, shoulder room and the back support completely justifies its price.

Nissan Teana comes with multifunctional steering wheel, dual zone auto AC with rear vents. Its front leather seats are ventilated and electrically adjustable and its driver seat has lumber support. It has centre armrest at its front and the back.

Other features include power windows, electrically adjustable and fold-able outside mirrors with inbuilt turn indicators, cruise control, rear parking camera with sensors and intelligent key with push button ignition.

The beige colored dashboard with wooden finishing complements the aura inside. The plastic quality of the dash and buttons used on it feels very soft and it’s convenient to use with a premium touch. It features a central console and long AC vents. There is a big glove box in it with cup holders in both armrests. It has back pockets on front seats with door pockets on all four doors.

Other than these storage spaces, the car has a boot capacity of 488 litres.

Teana sports a 6 CD changer in its central console. It’s a radio, DVD, MP3 player with Aux-in and 6 speakers. It also features Bluetooth connectivity.

The car has steering mounted audio and Bluetooth controls.

Nissan Teana

New Teana features a new engine. It’s 2.5L V6 DOHC petrol engine which generates a maximum power output of 182 bhp at 6000 rpm .The torque produced by this engine is of 228 Nm available at 4400 rpm . This engine is offered with manual as well as automatic transmission. The base model uses 6-speed manual gearbox while in the higher variant, this engine is mated with continuously variable transmission (CVT).

The car performs much better than before thanks to its new V6 petrol engine. It does 0-100km/hour in almost 11 seconds . These figures may not be as impressive as others but once this engine starts going it does feel one of the most refined and powerful engine in its class. It has higher power to weight ratio than most of its competitors thanks to its lightweight.

Teana is certainly the lightest in its segment as it weighs around 1.5tonne. The new gearbox also functions very accurately. Initially you may have to wait for the power but after that its breeze till 40000rpm. Gear ratios are well matched with this engine and the power delivery is very linear.

It can easily go pass the speed of 200km/hour but you may find it a bit noisy once its pass 5000rpm.Yes, it’s not as responsive as Skoda Superb, VW Passat and Hyundai Sonata but it’s a treat to drive this engine after initial phase.

Teana will give you a mileage of around 7km/ltr in city while on highways it can give you a mileage of around 9-10km/ltr.

The top model of Teana comes loaded with front dual airbags, side and curtain airbags with vehicle dynamics control for your safety on road.

Given the size of this vehicle, suspension system of this car works adequately. You will hardly notice any bumps inside. Nissan has made sure that the rear passengers get maximum comfort. The car is equipped with ventilated disc brakes at its front with discs at the back.

Features like ABS with EBD and brake assist are standard on Teana.

Teana offers you a plush ride, thanks to its extended wheelbase of 2775 mm and perfectly mated suspension for Indian roads. Even if you are on the driving seat, you won’t complain about its ride and handling. Its speed sensing steering reacts really well and the car remains under control at high speeds and sharp corners.

The actual length of this car is not experienced till the time you use it’s in city traffic.

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