While the current Nissan Xtrail model shares the same looks as the original Nissan Xtrail, the two are very different more than are they similar. This is due to the fact that the two do not share any one similar component, even in the aspect of their dimensions. However, one thing that is obvious about the two is that they are manufactured by the same Japanese legendary automobile maker – Nissan. The first Nissan Xtrail was unveiled in the year 2001 and about two decades now the current Nissan Xtrail is a fantastic spectacle to watch and has marvelous features to enjoy.
The Nissan Xtrail comes with very elaborate refinement as a crossover SUV both exterior and interior design-wise. It also has technological revolutions from the original Xtrail of 2001. It adds the new "20GT" Clean Diesel 6-speed automatic transmission model. The appearance of the current model has been shaped by the work done on the front grille, the front bumper and also the headlights have also been redesigned. The LED lighting replaces the combination taillights, while the headlights also have received a rework and now they provide an even greater and sportier front end look.
The Nissan Xtrail was released on the market in the mainstream of other models from various car makers in the compact-SUVs segment; and these include companies such as Hyundai with the Tucson, Honda with the CRV, while Toyota’s Toyota RAV4 also gives formidable competition, but one thing that Nissan has managed to excel well in, is the ability to provide unique technology and a unique feel factor, which is how it shrugs off competition from any car maker and any vices thrown in its way. To stay ahead, Nissan provides a hydrogen fuel cell model – Xtrail FCV and this is offered to businesses. Technological revolution and advancement on the Xtrail includes the superior features added on top of the base features such as the Advanced Hill Decent Control, with the addition of technology such as the 20GT. The X-TRAIL 20GT is powered by the 2-liter "M9R" Clean Diesel engine that has that ability to generate power and torque comparable to a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine.
High tech features on the Nissan Xtrail include the 4WD which is not present on the manual transmission; then the 2WD - front drive, rear seats split 40/20/40, fold flat and the boot has a false floor hiding drawers and lockers, a cooling or heating function within the glove-box. The Xtrail runs on a 3.5-liter V6, petrol engine; an advanced Clean Diesel engine model providing superior driving and environmental performance. The Xtrail interior allows for very good driver visibility due to the large meters. The interior’s large-size meters allows for better driver visibility and then there is the vehicle’s information display system that functions to display moment fuel consumption, upcoming maintenance schedules and various other information.
Other features coming standard on all models of the Xtrail family include a glove compartment with heat-retention and refrigerator functions. The steering of the Xtrail is quite light allowing for easy control and maneuvering on the busy roads matched to the comfort of the seats which offers a very pleasant environment and also the seats are soft on the touch, made of refined upholstery material to give that sense and feel of class and status. You will enjoy the ride on this new innovation due to its ability to absorb as much humps on the road and also the suspension is quite solid and designed accordingly. The Nissan Xtrail has been received very well by the consumer market and is one crossover SUV that has not disappointed in appeal and performance.