Refreshed Nissan X-TRAIL arrives for 2017

Refreshed Nissan X-TRAIL arrives for 2017

Nissan gives X-TRAIL updated looks, new engine in mid-life make-over…

The consistently popular Nissan X-TRAIL SUV is sporting new looks as part of a mid-life update arriving in dealerships now.

The big news though is the addition of a new 2.0 litre turbo-diesel engine, a unit that replaces the previous 1.6 litre engine.

Delivering 130kW and 380Nm, the larger diesel engine joins the existing 2.0 and 2.5 litre petrol engines.

While we must also give Nissan a pat on the back for the introduction into the Nissan X-TRAIL of emergency braking and forward collision warning as standard across all model grades.

A new look front, including the signature Nissan ‘V-motion’ grille, new LED taillights, three new paint colours, and fresh alloy wheel designs headline the external tweaks.

Refreshed Nissan X-TRAIL arrives for 2017And the cabin of the updated Nissan X-TRAIL features new additions such as a D-shaped steering wheel and revised centre console.

Nissan Australia boss Richard Emery says the update keeps the X-TRAIL ahead of the competition.

“For 2017, we have applied a variety of enhancements, all of them designed to further broaden the appeal of this already-popular model.”

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