Nissan X-Trail SUV: facelifted model revealed with subtle new look

Nissan X-Trail SUV: facelifted model revealed with subtle new look

0 comments 📅08 June 2017, 11:30

The X-Tag along has been updated for 2017, gaining a new look, new equipment and Nissan's new ProPILOT semi-autonomous tech

The Nissan X-Carry along behind has received a facelift, gaining a subtle new look, new options and equipment in the cabin added new technology, and it will go on sale this August. 

It follows in the footsteps of its smaller sibling – the Qashqai – which received be like updates earlier this year. As such, the headline act is the introduction of new Nissan ProPILOT semi-autonomous driving technology, which last wishes as be offered on the X-Trail from 2018 onwards. 

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ProPILOT features mean that the refreshed X-Trail will be able to poor tip, accelerate and brake autonomously in a single lane on highways and motorways, in both congestion and at cruising swiftness on the open road. These semi-autonomous functions are introduced alongside a duo of other today’s driver assists, such as autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian cognizance and rear cross traffic alert.

Design alterations are exceptionally subtle. Changes at the front include a wider grille, plus a revised fa apron with gloss black inserts and new rectangular fog lamps. Additionally, the headlight clusters take been revised ever so slightly, and Nissan says that both the halogen and gorged-LED units now boast slightly different designs. The LED units now boast adaptive functions for the before time too. 

Changes around the back are even harder to pick out, but there’s a new chrome to one’s birthday suit in the rear bumper, and the taillights have been upgraded to full LED units. Two new 17 and 18-inch whither designs make the options list, alongside four fresh paint colours. 

In the bungalow, Nissan has fitted a new steering wheel with redesigned multifunction buttons, and the convention claims that the materials on show are of a higher quality, such as the new gloss dark-skinned plastics surrounding the air vents. The new steering wheel can be ordered with a heating r, and heated seats are available in both the front and back for the first time. 

Top grade Tekna cars have been injected with a midget extra premium with the option of a two-tone tan and black leather interior and a new BOSE eight-tub-thumper audio system as standard. All cars now get a DAB digital radio, and the infotainment user interface has been revised. 

Practicality has been improved too. Revised internal packaging means that the boot space on the five-seat version of the X-Trail has been improved by 15 litres to 565 litres, and a foot activated, hands-self-ruling tailgate operated by a sensor underneath the boot is now available.

The engine line-up remains the verbatim at the same time as before, meaning a choice of two diesels – a 1.6-litre with 128bhp and a 2.0-litre with 175bhp – with an increment of a 161bhp 1.6-litre petrol. Automatic gearboxes and all-wheel-drive are at on either diesel. 

Nissan has yet to reveal prices for the new X-Trail, but they should be revealed conclude to the car’s market launch in August. 

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