The 2017 Nissan X-Trail is the perfect vehicle for the families that like to go on adventure trips together while enjoying the spacious interior and latest technologies. This SUV has a very stylish exterior that is complemented by the very comfortable interior, which is much appreciated by the occupants.
The advanced safety technologies that are a part of this vehicle make this an ideal vehicle for the families in the UAE that like to keep one vehicle for their daily use and for their adventure trips. The cabin has enough space to seat 5 to 7 passengers comfortably with plenty of legroom for the adults and children alike.
The cargo capacity of the vehicle is big enough so that the occupants can easily stow their luggage and adventure gear in the rear of the vehicle and travel in the luxurious cabin on the vehicle. The rear door will swing up to 80 degrees so that the occupants have easy access to the cargo area.
Here is an in-depth review of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail with a closer look at its performance, safety features, design and a lot more.
Performance of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail
The engineers at Nissan ensured that the 2017 Nissan X-Trail offers a great ride to the occupants at all times. Since this is a family SUV, it is fuel efficient, smart and adventure ready. For this purpose, the 2017 Nissan X-Trail comes with a 2.5-litre 4-Cylinder engine that can produce 170 horsepower and 233Nm of torque.
This spirited engine is paired with an innovative Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) for excellent acceleration and smooth gear change. The 2017 Nissan X-Trail is a front-wheel drive SUV, however, it is also available as an all-wheel drive vehicle as well.
For enhanced performance, the 2017 Nissan X-Trail comes with All-Mode 4×4-i mode selector that offers a controlled ride every single time. The 2WD Mode can be selected for maximum efficiency, the 4WD Lock Mode offers the perfect drive in challenging road conditions and lastly, the Auto Mode will monitor the road and adjust the balance of power between the front and rear wheels for better traction of any kind of road.
Lastly, the 2017 Nissan X-Trail comes with the PUREDRIVE badge that shows that this SUB has meet or exceed the industry average emission standards.
Design of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail
The overall appeal of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail is very stylish and muscular, thanks to the very bold and approachable stance of the vehicle. The interior of the vehicle is immensely comfortable, thanks to the best in class front head room and the luxurious cabin.
The exterior of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail is very rugged and athletic with exciting look. The look of the front of the vehicle is enhanced with the addition of large chrome accents, a wide lower grille and a small grille at the center.
The side fenders of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail are very muscular and large so that they can easily encompass the tyres and the wheels better. At the sides of the vehicle are character lines that flow all the way to the rear of the vehicle wrap around the taillights for a homogenous look.
The exterior of the vehicle is very stylish and rugged, thanks to the many design elements that have been added for this very purpose. The LED Daytime Running Lights at the front of the vehicle sit very elegantly in their sharp encasing at the sides of the front fascia and complete the design of the headlights.
The 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels add a very stylish look to the vehicle and help the driver have optimal control of the vehicle with maximum traction and handling. At the rear of the vehicle are the signature LED taillights that offer a commanding look even from the rear of the vehicle.
These taillights are effortlessly flowing into the rear fenders and the tailgate so that the vehicle has the unmistakable presence. For better aerodynamics, the 2017 Nissan X-Trail has a rear spoiler that helps the vehicle glide smoothly through the air.
The designers at Nissan have added roof rails so that the occupants can use them for added storage space. There is also the option for a power panoramic moonroof for added style, but the roof rails will not be a part of the vehicle if the moonroof is chosen.
The cabin of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail is very capacious designed with soft touch materials added for the comfort of the passengers. For the front passengers, the cabin offers best-in-class headroom so that the driver and the front passenger enjoy the ride.
The driver of the SUV will have easy access to the 4.3-inch crystal clear LCD screen that shows the advanced driver-assistance display to the driver at all times. Since this is a family SUV, it comes with seating configuration for 5 and 7 passengers, so that the vehicle can be purchased for the right seating capacity and the cargo capacity.
The seats in the cabin are available with EZ Flex Seating System that offers the second row seats with recline and slide function. This helps in adjusting the cargo capacity and the legroom available to the second row passengers.
The second-row seats will come with ventilation function with this system so that the rear passengers can enjoy the trip. The front zero gravity seats com with heating function so that they passenger and the driver can maintain a comfortable position, regardless of how long the drive is.
The 2017 Nissan X-Trail has dual zone climate control that helps in maintaining the perfect level of cooling and heating levels. When equipped with third row seats, the occupants can maximize the cargo capacity by folding both rows of seats and carry objects as long as eight feet.
To further enhance the cargo capacity of the vehicle, the designers at Nissan come with the Luggage Board System that offers dividers and adjustable shelves that can be configured according to the needs of the occupants.
The 2017 Nissan X-Trail has he latest Nissan Safety Shield that offers the latest safety features from the brand. Designed to make the vehicle is safer and the diver more confident, these advanced safety features add the perfect layer of protection on the vehicle so that families can travel around in this vehicle without any worries.
Some of the highlighting safety features include:
- Active Brake Limited Slip System
- Active Engine Braking
- Active Ride Control
- Active Trace Control
- Anti-Lock Brake System
- Around View Monitor
- Blind Spot Monitoring System
- Brake Assist
- Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- Forward Collision Warning
- Front Seat Belts with Pre-Tensioner
- Hill Start Assist
- Lane Departure Warning
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Price of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail in the UAE
The 2017 Nissan X-Trail is already available in the UAE along with its multiple trim levels. The starting price of the 2017 Nissan X-Trail is AED 84,000 and it can go as high as AED 125,250 with every trim level and optional feature chosen. Its affordable price, smooth performance and its advanced safety features make it the perfect ride for the families who enjoy long city drives and adventure trips together.
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