Nissan X Trail was launched in the 2001 version year. It’s created by the Japanese Nissan Motor Company and it is assembled in Fukuoka in Japan. Given that 2013. 2014 Nissan X Trail became a 3rd generation vehicle. 2014 model formally debuted on 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Release date, Price, Specs, Redesign, Compare, 2015, 2016
Design – Interior and Exterior
With the landing of available seven seats, the current X-TRAIL has grown just a slightly – +30 mm broad at 1820mm, +5 mm in length at 4640mm +75 mm in wheelbase at 2705mm and +10 mm in height at 1710mm. Remarkably, ground clearance is reduced by 5mm to 210mm.
There’s a modern-day similarity in between the X-TRAIL, Pathfinder and the soon to be launched Qashqai– every one of Nissan’s SUVs (yes even the V8 Patrol) adopting a sculptured, elegant appearance with visible contours and soft qualities as compared to previous generation. Clearly we’ve now invested a long time with the Nissan X-TRAIL and we’ve had a fast eye the Qashqai and in our eyes these two (X-TRAIL from Japan and Qashqai from England) are the pick in regards to a balanced, harmonious appearance.
X-TRAIL provides a fashionable front-end with the brand-new Nissan ‘family’ grille, highly effective chapeau folds and a great glasshouse shape. Also at the rear with the now acquainted Nissan ‘boomerang’ illuminations.
Range-topping Nissan X-TRAIL Ti trips on 18-inch alloy tires while the rest use 17-inch.
On the in, the all-new Nissan X-TRAIL is a seismic shift far from the previous design with plenty of curves, abundant soft-touch materials and much better top quality trim. Both ST-L and Ti designs rack up leather upholstery.
Also entry-level ST flaunts a five-inch LCD dashboard screen while ST-L and Ti step-up to a seven-inch monitor.
Front seats (energy changed on ST-L and Ti) are comfortable (the very same ‘no gravitational force’ theory as the American-designed Altima sedan) and with rake/reach adjustment for the wheel the driving position is good.
All models (five and seven-seat) possessed gliding second-row seats (Nissan’s ‘EZ Flex’ tumble system which provides less complicated accessibility to the rear compartment). The 2nd row seat additionally has a recline feature and split-folds 40:20:40 (third row split folds 50:50).
The Engine and Specs
Depending upon the trim, 2014 Nissan X Trail includes 2,0 or 2,5 petrol engine. These engines can be coupleded with hand-operated six rate (2,0) or automated six rate (2,5) transmission and two or 4 tire drive. 2,0 liter engine extracts 142 horse power and 147 lb pt of torque and 2,5 litre engine possesses 168 horse power and 166 lb pt of torque. These electric motors take in from 34 to 36 mpg which makes this SUV averagely fuel efficient. They have from 183-192 g/km of CO2 emissions.
2014 Nissan X Trail Price
Rate of this version goes from $27,990 to $44,680, depending upon the trim, electric motor, transmission, additional alternatives and so on.
Verdict and Driving
2014 Nissan X Trail has generally great grades from the customers, in addition to from vehicle market professionals. It had some nice design modifications in this production year, which made it a lot more stylish with an intent to make young people it’s prime audience unlike last years when these sorts of cars were mostly marketed to family members oriented people. It supplies an ordinary motor efficiency for this sort of automobile and some nice interior choices. We are not sure is all this willing to make this model a best seller, yet car market is just full of surprises, and with knowing that compact SUVs are ending up being the most preferred sort of automobile, actually anything is possible.
Nissan sent us on some knowledgeable west of Melbourne and first impressions of the all-new X-TRAIL were definitely favorable. Even the CVT obtained our tick of authorization with slightly ‘droning’ which does plague some other Japanese vehicles.
Ride was really impressive with merely the correct amount of seclusion from road infirmities without generating excessive body roll. Dealing with also takes a huge advance over previous X-TRAILs with much more accuracy and response via the twisty things.
A short run over some easy off-road tracks really did not definitely examine the X-TRAIL’s ground clearance however do validate the four-wheel-drive software supplies wonderful grip when needed.