Brand new 4 generation of crossover Nissan X-Trail broke into this world and promises to become even more practical and safer. The successful Japanese model experienced the new birth, in which the developers once again raised the stakes in pursuit of the main rivals Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V. Recall, that the ocean crossover sold under the name Rogue and this is the us version debuted first.
But at the headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama knew that a simple sequential improvement here and there will not help to conquer the Olympus of sales, so the decision was made to radically alter the crossover externally, to move to a new trim level and to provide it with all the latest technologies from the Arsenal of the manufacturer. Now no one can say that X-Trail looks like a “bloated Qashqai” – crossover flaunts a distinctive chiseled appearance with personalization options not previously available models.
Appearance and dimensions
Radiator grille V-Motion received a clear stepping stone, surrounds it with a separate “bunk” head optics and “floating” roof and body side mirrors can be made in contrasting with the basic color of the body black. The length of the body of the new Nissan X-Trail 2021 declined slightly, losing 43 mm, height is also minus – 53 mm. the Wheelbase of the “lost” symbolic 3 mm.
The basis of the crossover went to the upgraded platform Nissan CMF-C/D, which helped to make the crossover more manageable on the road. At the helm is now less rpm, four rubber cushion engine was replaced by the 6 rigid supports, thoroughly “enumerated” rear multilink suspension. All in favor of fine-tuned handling. The ingenious arrangement of components and assemblies, with decreasing size, the developers managed to increase the free space in the cabin – passengers rear parts received additional 15 mm for the legs and 18 mm above the head.
But which crossover is no more, so is the third row of seats. New Nissan X-Trail 2021 strictly 5-seater. Trunk volume 1034 liters is 79 liters less than its predecessor. But, with folded backrest of the second row the amount has increased – 2098 liters instead of 1982. Plus, the loading opening is wider and more rectangular shape. But, nevertheless, the amount of Luggage X-Trail in the new body in the 4th generation less than the RAV4 and CR-V.
Interior and technology
Of course, in Nissan know that the modern motorist can not do without the support of the head unit of the car of the interfaces of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Our database is an 8-inch screen, and optional – 9 inch enhanced resolution. Diagonal analog instrument panels 7 inches instead of 5 from the previous generation of crossover X-Trail. And in the most expensive trim levels, buyers will offer a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument panel and 10.8-inch projection display.
On the centre console is monophasically electronic selector transmission mode, USB-A and USB Type-C. In the top configuration the cabin is stitched diamonds semi-aniline leather, the sound is output to speakers Bose premium, and smartphones can charge wirelessly. And of course on Board there is a proprietary system semi-autopilot ProPilot Nissan. Nice thingy acts led interior lighting.
By the way, ProPilot, depending on configuration, will have a different functionality. The top-end versions, the system has a long-range radar, an expanded viewing angle of the cameras, can recognize pedestrians and to center the car in its lane. Available in the Arsenal X-Trail 2021 and the latest development of Nissan – the system improve the traction during cornering on the basis of complex electronic Vehicle Motion Control to control the AWD system.
The engine and transmission
For Nissan X-Trail 2021 have been announced the sole powertrain is a new engine with 4 cylinders, 2.5-liter PR25DD, which was first staged in the new Altima. The engine delivers 181 HP of power and 245 Nm of torque. In a few motor stands uncontested CVT. The consumption of gasoline X-Trail in the combined cycle 8.1 l/ 100 km for front-wheel-drive versions, and 8.4 l/ 100 km for the AWD.
The start of sales of the new Nissan X-Trail in Russia is scheduled for fall 2021.