UPDATED: The new 2015 Nissan X-Trail made his debut on the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new X-Trail SUV also brings about an optional third row of seats for the first time. This third row can be folded completely so this SUV has better efficiency of internal storage. This midsize SUV is equipped with a 2,5-litre 4-cylinder engine like the one in the Altima. There is now switch which enables to driver to chose between 2WD and 4WD driving methods.
2015 Nissan X-Trail Design
At the first look the design of the new Nissan X-Trail 2015 is mix of the sleek and elegant lines of a crossover SUV with the durable appeal of a common SUV. Instead edgy design of the previous models, new X-Trail has a dynamic and premium appearance. Sculpted muscle lines produce an unique shape framed by classy curves and high wheel arches and showcase a number of Nissan signature hints such as the ‘boomerang’ taillights, structured headlights with LED daytime lights and the characteristic D-pillar shape.
LED headlights – for both high and low beams – are standard on higher grade designs while 19-inch alloy wheels also offer brand-new Nissan X-Trail an enforcing look. With Advance version of trim buyers get the panoramic roof.
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Inside, premium functions consist of chrome, piano black and geometric metallic finishes. Alternatives consist of a sophisticated cloth fabric covering plus a complete leather providing with contrasting stitch accents. The spacious interior has theatre-style seating and the alternative of two additional seats to include 7 inside.
The versatility pioneered in the previous model goes further in new X-Trail thanks to a clever and ingenious double lots floor offering versatile storage choices. The freight location can be portioned into upper and lower locations in a simple single-handed step. In its top most position, the board can hold up to 10 kilograms of travel luggage, or 75 kilograms in its lower position. This split cargo solution makes it possible for the user to shop, for instance, a stroller and large items below while producing a completely useful upper lots surface area for smaller sized, lighter products. In addition, access to the travel luggage location has actually likewise been made as easy as possible with remote operation of the power tailgate. It has 6-way adjustable driver’s seat and 4-way adjustable passanger seat.
The new 2015 Nissan X-Trail is equipped with Around View Monitor that allows to the driver a virtual 360 degree view. This system uses 4 super wide angle cameras that are installed on the front, rear and sides of the car. Overall conclusion is that the outcome is a dynamic mix of progressive exterior styling with a roomy, useful and high quality interior.
Engine of new 2015 Nissan X-Trail
Speaking of the powertrain, the 2015 Nissan X-Trail is equipped with 2.5 liter engine. This 4-cylinder engine can produce 170 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to the new CVT automatic transmission. Its fuel usage is approximated at 27 mpg in the city, 37.9 mpg on the freeway and 33.1 mpg combined. As the proper SUV it is equipped with some new technologies like Nissan Active Trace Control, Active Breaking Engine and Active Cruise Control. It is available with FWD or AWD.
2015 Nissan X-Trail Release Date And Price
The new 2015 Nissan X-Trail will be available in Middle East this fall. It will be substitution for outgoing model and Nissan Qashqai and it will be available in three trim versions: Sense CVT 2WD, CVT Advance 2WD and 4WD CVT Exclusive. Will it come to USA market it is still an unknown. When it comes the price should be around $25,000, which will make it competitive with its rivals.