Nissan's revised X-Trail to cost from £23,995 and see a series of changes
29 September 2010

Nissan's revised X-Trail will cost from £23,995 when it goes on sale in the UK next month.

There are changes to the exterior and interior styling, as well as improvements to its diesel engine.

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The most noticeable changes are at the front, where a redesigned grille features alongside new bumper and headlight designs. New LED lights feature at the rear, while the X-Trail’s Cd is reduced from 0.36 to 0.35 thanks to optimised underbody aerodynamics.

The wheel arches are now more pronounced to house new 18-inch alloy wheels; 17-inch wheels are also available. All these styling changes have resulted in a 10mm growth in length, height and width.

Read Autocar's road test of the current Nissan X-Trail

Inside, more soft-touch materials are added to improve cabin quality, while new materials are used on the seats, too. Redesigned drear seats result in 10mm more knee room for rear passengers.

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Significant updates to the 2.0 dCi diesel engine result in Euro 5 compliance. The manual gearbox has revised ratios for improved performance and economy, while the auto’ has been modified to reduce friction. A gear change indicator is also added to help the driver optimise economy.

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3 August 2010

It is still ugly anyway!!!!!!!!!!

3 August 2010

I always think of them as practical lumps to move 2 children and 2 dogs, which I would only consider as a second hand option. Is something like this a better family car than say a medium hatch? I suppose it all depends on which seat you are in.

3 August 2010

[quote Autocar]the X-Trail’s Cd is reduced from 0.36 to 0.35 thanks to optimised underbody aerodynamics.[/quote]

Ooh, only 0.35? Sorry, folks, but the Audi Q5 was already 0.33.

3 August 2010

[quote Straight Six Man]Ooh, only 0.35? Sorry, folks, but the Audi Q5 was already 0.33.
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It's still progress, and I'd say the Xtrail is far more 'blocky' in its shape than the Q5.

3 August 2010

The Q5 also still has a miles better interior then the X-trail from the pictures it still looks cheap and tacky, why dont nissan just use infiniti interiors would make them much better.

3 August 2010

I don't think the rear end changes are very well done, the lights are far too bulky and just dont look integrated with the car.

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