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2017 Nissan X-TRAIL now on sale

The 2017 Nissan X-TRAIL boasts enhancements to its exterior and interior styling, the fitment of new Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies, the addition of a new 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine and equipment additions across all model grades.

In addition to its new equipment and Intelligent Mobility technologies, many of the X-TRAIL’s stand-out features continue with this updated models series. For example, the innovative EZ Flex Seating System makes improved passenger comfort in 2nd row and greater versatility in conjunction with the available Divide-N-Hide rear cargo system for carrying various items.

Richard Emery, Managing Director and CEO of Nissan in Australia, said:

“The X-TRAIL is one of Nissan’s best-selling models in Australia and, with more than 193,000 sold locally, its long-standing popularity proves it is the ideal SUV solution for families and adventurers.

“For 2017 we have applied a variety of enhancements, including many of our latest Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies and our latest exterior and interior styling, all of them designed to further broaden the appeal of this already-popular model. The Nissan X-TRAIL is the ideal vehicle for families and adventures.”

The 2017 Nissan X-TRAIL is on sale in Australia from May 8.

Summary of enhancements and changes: 2017 Nissan X-TRAIL

  • Engines:
    • NEW: 2.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine (Xtronic, 4WD); 130kW, 380Nm (this engine replaces the outgoing 1.6-litre turbo-diesel)
    • CARRY-OVER: 2.0-litre petrol four-cylinder engine (106kW, 200Nm)
    • CARRY-OVER: 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine (126kW, 226Nm)
  • Styling: exterior and interior:
    • New front fascia with signature Nissan “V-motion” grille, revised headlights and LED signature daytime running lights
    • New rear styling with updated bumper designed and revised rear combination lamps and LED boomerang signature tail lights
    • New 17-inch (ST / TS, ST-L) and 19-inch (Ti / TL) alloy wheels
    • D-shaped steering wheel
    • New shifter knob design and leather gear-shift boot
    • New door vent finish
    • Revised centre console and lid
    • Addition of three new exterior paint colours: Marine Blue, Copper Blaze and Ruby Red
  • New Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies:
    • Intelligent Emergency Braking (all model grades)
    • Intelligent Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection (Ti, TL grades)
    • Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (all model grades)
    • Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) (Ti grade)
    • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) (ST-L, Ti, TL grades)
    • Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFLS) (Ti, TL grades)
    • Lane Departure Intervention (Ti grade)
  • Audio technology
    • BOSE audio system with eight speakers, including two sub-woofer speakers (Ti, TL grades)
  • Convenience features:
    • Motion Activated Tailgate (Ti, TL grades)
    • Heated steering wheel (Ti, TL grades)
    • Heated rear seats (Ti, TL grades)
    • High Beam Assist (Ti, TL grades)
  • Minor specification changes:
    • New audio / navigation graphics
    • New design for the steering wheel-mounted controls
    • Revised control for the cooled / heated front centre console cup holders
    • Door-mounted i-Key button change: now black (formerly chrome)

Summary of Nissan X-TRAIL model grades

X-TRAIL Model Grade Position
Petrol  
ST Entry
ST-L Mid
Ti Top
Turbo-diesel  
TS Entry
TL Top

 

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Josh Bennis

Josh has worked within the automotive journalism landscape for the best part of a decade. He's driven everything from a 1972 Mazda 808 station wagon to an Aston Martin DBS. Josh's job is to make sure New Vehicle Buyer readers remain informed and entertained on a daily basis.

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