2017 Nissan X-Trail Redesign

The new generation Nissan X-Trail SUV was completely redesigned. The new 2017 Nissan X-Trail, in no way, does not resemble the previous generation. By design, the new model is almost identical to the Nissan Qashqai SUV. Besides the new design, the dimensions of the vehicle are increased, so that the 2017 X-Trail offers room for seven passengers.

The reason for the complete redesign and radical change is adjusting to the needs and demands of the market. Namely, a true 4×4 off-roaders, are less popular. Their place is occupied by urban crossover, mostly with FWD. 2017 Nissan X-Trail is inherited Quashqai +2. Since it took over the style, interior, transmission and some of the powertrain. New generation Nissan Quashqai, returned to her roots and is offered only with five seats.

Although it is believed that the 2017 Nissan X-Trail took place Qashqai + 2 model, the differences between these two models exist. The new X-Trail has a much bigger dimension. X-Trail is taller, longer and has a larger wheelbase. All this provides greater comfort inside the vehicle cabin.

2017 Nissan X-Trail

2017 Nissan X-Trail Design

Many are of the opinion that the new model is a combination of SUVs and mini van. Unlike the previous generation, which favored 4×4, the new generation tends to FWD. Of course, the 4×4 version is available, too. The Company expects that a large percentage of sold 2017 models, to be with FWD.

The functionality of the vehicle was inspired by minivan models. It can be noticed, if you are sitting on the back bench. It has the ability to customize the backrest in 8 positions. Comfort and convenience are at a high level. 2017 Nissan X-Trail is offered in versions with 5 or 7 seats. However, with the 7-seater, rear-seat access is a bit complicated. Space in the last 2 seats is intended for children.

The interior of the vehicle is almost identical to Qashqai + 2 model. The architecture of the dashboard is identical. Is noticeable and excellent layout and size of the instruments. Also, the interior of the materials are better and more modern, with excellent finishing. At the top of the dashboard is housed screen of 7 inches. Among the instruments has a small screen with a multitude of functions for driver assistance. All in all, 2017 Nissan X-Trail has a rich equipment and high-end systems.

2017 Nissan X-Trail Specs and Price

The range includes petrol and diesel engines. The 1.6-liter dCi diesel engine develops 130 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 320 Nm at 1,750 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission or seven-speed automatic Xtronic transmission. The same engine is available in a version with 160 horsepower. In addition to diesel engines, there is also a petrol 1.6-liter DIG-T engine with 163 horsepower.

The starting price for the 2017 Nissan X-Trail 1.6 dCi is about 25,000 €.


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