Fine-tuning for the Nissan X-Trail

Cologne, 1. August 2017

More safety, more comfort, more quality, more equipment lines and a modified exterior design ... the Nissan X-Trail goes from September 2017 revised at the Start. What has changed in Nissan's exactly on the best-selling SUV in the world? We have the info.

Optical Fine-Tuning

At the Front of the Grill and the bumpers have been redesigned. The latter now has parts made of plastic in a black gloss Finish. In addition, Nissan has changed the look of the Daytime running lamps and the Halogen headlamps boundaries visually well clear of the Full-LED headlights. The rear bumper gets new chrome accents, and also new is the LED light motif on the back. In the wheel housings, new 18-inch wheels are turning, there is a chrome bar in the lower area of the doors, as well as the extended color palette. In addition to the six from the previous model assumed paint finishes, four new shades to choose from: "Orange", "Tinted Red", "Blue Brown" and "Dark Brown".

Longer, more trunk space, and a new tailgate

The optical modifications of the X-Trail in length slightly: From bumper to bumper it measures now 4,69 meters (plus five centimeters). Wide (1.83 meters), height (1.74 meters) and the wheelbase (2,71 meters) will remain unchanged. In space it is likely to remain so for known conditions. The X-Trail is a five seater with the Option of seven seats. 40 percent of European buyers to grab the Version with the two extra chairs in the trunk. This is growing at a five-seater, by the way, from 550 to 565 litres. Both variants with an electric tailgate equip the Fußkick opens.

Higher Quality Interior?

For the interior, the appreciation of Nissan donated a new flat-bottom steering Wheel with a new Four-way control buttons, and an optional heating function. Details like a new leather protection on both sides of the center console, the nozzles of the black shiny ventilation, new interior door panels, new centre armrest, new CVT selector lever, as well as the Finish above the glove compartment to ensure, according to Nissan for an overall higher quality look and feel in the interior.

Retrofitted: Infotainment and assistance systems

In terms of Infotainment and assistance Nissan is upgrading the X-Trail also: in addition to a new Bose audio system, the manufacturer adjusted the optics of the navigation system. The term "ProPILOT" is hiding a technique that assumes in the one-lane highway or in a line of traffic, and in congestion control of steering, acceleration and braking. In addition, a cross-transport-Warner moves under the sheet, and a new Auto Hold function for vehicles with manual transmission the hill-start assist.

Under the hood, it remains the same

The driving range remains untouched. In addition to the in the Winter of 2016, the imported 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine with 177 HP, a 1.6-Liter diesel with 130 HP and a 1.6-Liter diesel with 163 HP. While the petrol engine is always supplied with a six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive, the diesel engines optionally, a stepless CVT transmission, and/or a four-wheel drive available.

Trim lines, standard and prices

The prices for the revised Nissan X-Trail start at 25.440 Euro for the base model with a petrol engine, front-wheel drive and manual transmission. Cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, air conditioning, electrically folding and heated mirrors and 17-inch alloy wheels are available in this Version as standard. Depending on the selected equipment line ("Visia", "Acenta", "N-Connecta" and "Tekna") are Extras such as a panoramic glass roof, a leather interior, tinted rear Windows and a dual-zone automatic climate control. For the Top model with a great Diesel, CVT and all-wheel drive so at least 45.290 Euro are in the highest line due.(ml)