The newest crossover from Nissan is in the making and will be released soon as the revamped 2018 Nissan X-Trail. There will be several changes made to the existing model to create this vehicle but not too many. The third-generation X-Trail will be a modern car that still serves the traditional needs of an SUV.
It will be the perfect mid-sized crossover for family travels. Here are the ins and outs of the 2018 Nissan X-Trail. It is important to note that this car will not be offered in the United State but it will be available in many other countries in the world.
2018 Nissan X-Trail – Exterior and Interior Redesign
This car will be large enough to accommodate seven people. There will be several modifications made to the car’s design. At the front of the 2018 X-Trail will be a new grille with a V-action and a larger bumper to create a dynamic look.
There will also be new lights at the front as well as in the rear. All lamps will use LED technology for the best lighting. The wheels will have 17” alloy rims. It is rumoured that the 2018 X-Trail will be based on the CMF modular platform though this is yet to be confirmed.
Inside the 2018 Nissan X-Trail is expected to become roomier and have modern technological advancements. The leather seats will be arranged in a manner that maximises the leg and head room. The zero gravity seats will provide utmost comfort. They will have cooling and heating features. To enhance the comfort, even more, the car will be fitted with air conditioning.
To take care of the infotainment needs the 2018 Nissan X-Trail will come with a 7-inch touchscreen. This will have Bluetooth connectivity and a myriad of other features. Safety features likely to be in this car include a rear-view camera, centralised locking, dual weather control, lane departure warning and much more. For luggage, the 2018 Nissan X-Trail will have one of the largest boot space in the class.
2018 Nissan X-Trail – Engine and Performance
With the crossover market yearning for powerful engines, Nissan is expected to put more thought in deciding the engine to have under the 2018 Nissan X-Trail’s under the hood. The engine that is expected to be in this car is the 2.5-liter inline 4-tube engine that will use petroleum to power up. This engine is capable of making about 170 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque.
This will be able to accelerate from zero to 62 mph in 9.4 seconds whereas the combined economy is 48.7 mpg. Another engine that could be offered with the Nissan X-Trail 2018 could be the 1.6-liter diesel engine. This will produce 145 hp. The engines will be combined with either CVT or 6-speed transmission. There may be all-wheel, rear and front drive options.
2018 Nissan X-Trail – Price and Release date
There is no official communication on these details but it is expected that the car will be available in car dealerships in late 2017 or early 2018. The price at which you can expect to buy a thus car is between $20,000 and $35,000. This price will differ depending on your location and trim you prefer.