Alison Williams and her family need a car with loads of space. Did the Nissan X-Trail meet their demands?
20 September 2016

Alison Williams has two grown-up children, including one at university. That means lots of long-haul trips carrying her kids and their kit. And with four adults and plenty of luggage to fit in, she needs a car with oodles of space.

Alison, who lives in Burnley, Lancashire, is currently considering a replacement for her Ford Kuga. So when Nissan offered Autocar readers the chance to try an X-Trail for a seven-day test drive, she was quick to volunteer.

How did the spacious X-Trail SUV, which can include up to seven seats, meet her needs? To find out, watch this video.

As well as the space, Alison was impressed by the X-Trail’s build quality, drive and maneuverability. Her conclusion at the end of her seven-day test? “It’s fitted really well into my life. I’d really like to get one. It’s on the shortlist – if not at the very top.”

For more information on the Nissan X-Trail, click here.

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