Nissan, the noted Japanese car giant is on a spree to revamp its existing and popular car portfolio. The compact Crossover X Trail which was introduced back in 2000 has also got a revamp for 2019. However, the new 2019 Nissan X-Trail has got a boost in overall size and it can be classified as a midsized crossover now.
It used to look like a beefed-up version of Nissan Qashqai but the new X Trail has a distinctive style. The technology features have also received a boost and Nissan has tweaked the powertrain for better output and mileage as well. However, the competition is tough and the 2019 model is pitted against popular rivals like Mazda CX-5, Skoda Kodiaq and Peugeot 5008.
2019 Nissan X-Trail Exterior Styling Changes
The styling of 2019 Nissan X-Trail is dynamic and a bit aggressive compared to the previous version. Some of the well known Nissan Design traits are there.
The V motion grille and LED sleek headlamps are there but the styling has changed. The upgrade includes LED signature daytime running lights and new 19-inch alloy wheels. The rear side styling has also changed and it looks sleek. Overall, the exterior styling is quite aerodynamic.
The car will be sold in a few trims and there will be several exterior colors Ruby Red, Marine Blue, Brilliant Silver, Ivory Perl, Diamond Black and Copper Blaze.
2019 Nissan X-Trail Interior is quite roomy
The cabin of 2019 Nissan X-Trail has also been revamped to an extent. The quality of materials has been upgraded to an extent too. Space in the rear row is generous and the seats are quite comfortable. The third row of seats is optional.
The cargo space is quite good even though it can not be called the category best. Even the dashboard has been new and the layout is stylish. There are plenty of soft-touch materials in the cabin. With the rear doors that open wide to 80°, this SUV will give easy access. However, with the optional 50:50 split folding third-row this model is perfect for a family and it will provide impressive versatility and great passenger comfort.
Furthermore, it will possess few new features like Intelligent Cruise Control, Intelligent Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection, Motion-activated tailgate, Lane Intervention and Tilt and slide panoramic sunroof.
Safety Features and Amenities
The 2019 Nissan X-Trail comes with a lot of safety features and it is among the most feature-rich cars in its segment. There will be several airbags, Stability control, traction control and hill hold assist along with TPMS.
However, advanced safety features like automatic emergency braking are available only in the top trim and also lane departure warning and traffic sign recognition. Furthermore, it comes with the Nissan’s much-touted ProPilot autonomous driving technology.
The 2019 Nissan X-Trail is laden with plenty of modern amenities too. The size of infotainment display unit varies from one model to another.
The top 2 trims will get SAT NAV. While the new version of Nissan infotainment setup is better than previous one, it still has rooms for improvements. Using it, however, is simple.
The model will be also available with Intelligent 4×4 system. This system will provide maximum safety on the snow, rain or tight turns.
2019 Nissan X-Trail Engine and Output
The 2019 Nissan X-Trail has got robust engines. The 1.6-litre DIG-T gasoline engine is a stable performer with the output of 161 HP. However, the next one is 1.6-litre dCi diesel engine that is also good and this one will make 128 HP.
Furthermore, in the offer will be one more engine 2,0-liter DCi. This type of engine will be much power with an output of 175 HP. This model will be able to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 9,4 sec.
These engines are coming with the six-speed manual transmission or a CVT automatic transmission unit. As for the fuel economy, the company said that will be very good thanks to Eco Mode± and Nissan X-TRAIL automatically adjusts. Unfortunately, we don’t have any numbers.
2019 Nissan X-Trail Price and Availability
The upcoming model 2019 Nissan X-Trail with a base trim starts at $25,000 approx. It will be available for sale at the end of this year.
Summing it up
The 2019 Nissan X-Trail has got a nice revamp. It offers superb value for money and three engines to choose.