Japanese carmaker Nissan is one of the leaders in the crossover segment. Since this market is full of vehicles made by all important figures in the industry, constant innovation and improvements are needed to stay in the game. That’s why a company is preparing refreshed Nissan X-Trail 2017, which comes out as a part of cooperation of Japanese manufacturer with Renault. We will see which parts will be used from a French company to boost the appearance of the mid-size SUV.
Nissan X-Trail 2017 – Unique Feature
Nissan is apparently targeting that specific niche of customers in itself. With a matte finish front bonnet, this car definitely looks stylish. Other improvements on the outside include the sunroof at a top and a much sleeker body. Of course, the extra curves also ensure that the car is a little more aerodynamic, which, even though it is an SUV, should help with a little more fuel efficiency. Other upgrades include the addition of LED lights on both the front and the back for extended visibility. The mirror finish, better alloy rim wheelbase, and an improved suspension system seem to be playing its part as the market is more than ready for a premium segment SUV from Nissan.
On the inside, the usual improvements like wireless audio connectivity, central locking system, and power steering are of course present however, it is the most interesting features that catch the attention. These include the inclusion of a Bose sound system, dual zone climate control, a proprietary central locking system by Nissan and electric motors among other things. On the premium sector, the inclusion of soft-touch premium leather upholstery completes the list. The Nissan X-Trail 2017 also features several other hi-tech features like Bose audio system, air conditioning, double zone climate control, electric mirrors and a Nissan connect system that has been renovated along with the main locking system. The security functions of the vehicle will consist of the following: airbags (with additional optional airbags readily available), blind area detection ABS braking in addition to electronic brake circulation. LED innovation will be used in order to completely light up the dash within the cabin as it hosts control functions and an HD touchscreen.
Nissan X-Trail 2017 – Engine and Performance
The new crossover will have two sources of power. Powertrain installed in the base model of Nissan X-Trail 2017 is 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, which can produce 170 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. Nevertheless, there is another, smaller unit, which takes diesel fuel. It is 1.6-liter dCi with 130 hp and DIG-T engine 160 hp. Transmission can be chosen from 6-speed CVT and manual. A hybrid version of the diesel engine and electric batteries is mated to a CVT. Front wheels are default drive , and AWD is possible in higher trims.
A manual transmission will not be part of the engine, but rather, the transmission will be merged with the Xtronic CVT. Power will be sent to the front-wheel drive and front-wheel drive from the transmission as an optional package. Fuel economy is the biggest advantage of this car it reaches 33 miles per gallon in highway and 26 miles per gallon in the city. Combined fuel economy is thus achieved 28 miles per gallon. Power electric hybrid will also be used in an attempt to achieve maximum fuel economy.
Nissan X-Trail 2017 – Release Date and Price
For some reliable rumors, Nissan X-Trail 2017 will release in early 2017. Pricing for the new 2017 Nissan X-Trail has been set at of $20,000-$35,000 based on current exchange rates. If there are any changes, we will notify you as soon as possible.