For the 2016 offering of the X-Trail Nissan teamed up with Renault. This joint venture was intended to improve upon the vehicle’s features as well as its design. With that being said, the venture is preparing to unveil the 2017 Nissan X-Trail whose production is set to begin quite soon. This is a crossover vehicle that will comfortably seat seven while incorporating leather seating as well as elements that will heighten its levels of functionality and convenience. There are a number or rumors and reports that indicate that there will be a minor rework afforded to the vehicle. Additionally, consumers will find themselves impressed with the powerful engine that is able to economize the vehicle’s fuel consumption. From the information that is currently known, the X-Trail will undoubtedly enter the market as a vehicle that will revolutionize the automotive industry.
2017 Nissan X-Trail – Engine Specs
The power for the new offering of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail will be garnered from an engine that is said to be quite similar to that of its predecessors. For the most part, the power train will closely mirror that which powers the 2016 offering of the X-Trail. The unit delivering power will be that of a four cylinder 2.5 liter engine that is capable of an output of upwards of 170 brake horsepower and 175 pounds per feet of torque. The unit will find itself paired with an Xtronic continuously variable transmission that will send the power to the front wheels. With that combination, the fuel economy has been rated at 33 miles per gallon on the highways and 26 miles per gallon in the city. The electric hybrid power train option of the line is able to offer the maximum amount of fuel economy.
2017 Nissan X-Trail – Exterior and Interior
The modern exterior of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail has a design that reaches all the way into its interior. The wheels that the vehicle will sit atop will be alloy rim as well as a broadened wheel that will deliver a proper amount of grip for the crossover. The vehicle’s bonnet will be short as well as remodeled in order to contain the front headlights that are quite conspicuous. The LED lights will find themselves equipped with LED technology.
The interior of the vehicle is said to feature the following: a Bose audio system, air conditioning, dual zone climate control, electric mirrors, a Nissan connect system that has been remodeled as well as a central locking system. The safety features of the vehicle will include the following: air bags (with additional optional airbags available), blind spot detection ABS braking as well as electronic brake distribution. LED technology will be used in order to thoroughly illuminate the dash within the cabin as it hosts control functions and an HD touch screen.
2017 Nissan X-Trail – Release Date and Price
Per expectation, the 2017 Nissan X-Trail will be released within the middle of next year at the earliest and the beginning of the following year at the very latest. According to unconfirmed reports, the base pricing for the vehicle will be within the plausible neighborhood of $20,000. Certainly, as we move towards the start of next year, the automaker will begin to dispel rumors with the release of specified information.