Nissan X-Trail 2018 facelift and technology for selling Nissan SUV
The Nissan X-Trail is the best-selling SUV in the world: Since the launch of its third generation in 2014, have been sold worldwide whopping 760,000 units. When we learned that in the US - where it is called Nissan Rogue - he received a facelift, we knew it was a matter of time before the Japanese brand as actualizase in the European market. By matching its opening with the final of the Champions League, Nissan X-Trail discovers his new image, more modern and resolutely in line with the renewed Nissan Qashqai. What's New in underarm this rival Honda CR-V?
There are new wheel designs in 17 and 18 inches, as well as four new colors: Orange Pearl, Red Pearl, Blue Pearl Metallic and Dark Brown Pearl.
First, the most obvious changes happen on the front of the car, where a new grille more angled lines and new optical front is adopted. Although these optical signature retain light boomerang shaped, they are completely new and in the case of LED (are halogen versions access) Debut AFS function: Lights now follow the curve, improving lighting. The bumper has also been redesigned, with antifog square and a silver detail that mimics the presence of a skid plate. It was definitely needed an update.
Although the shape of the rear lights has barely changed, They are now integrated LED diodes instead of bulbs. The gate has chrome and the bumper has a more adventurous aspect. Yes, it's a very light wash face, but necessary for update an image that you began the years despite. In the cabin there are also changes, and the most striking to the naked eye is a new multifunction steering wheel, three sticks and sportier look. Is identical to that can be found in the Nissan Qashqai. Nissan says it has improved the quality of some materials on the dashboard.
From 2018, the X-Trail Nissan may equip the system driving PROPILOT semiautonomous in jams and highways.
A nice touch, knowing that the Nissan X-Trail never excelled in finishes and materials (see test Nissan X-Trail). The rear seats can now be heated, and Tekna versions is possible to choose a duotone upholstery for seating. Nissan also claims to have improved the interface Nissan Connect infotainment system, out of step with competition in features and connectivity. Still not compatible with Apple or Android Auto carplay, said by the way. As for the practical component, the trunk has grown in 15 liters in the five-seater, from 550 liters to a more than respectable 565 liters.
The boot has been installed new organizational system load, Luggage called System Board. With this system we can compartmentalize load up to 9 different configurations. As for technology, the big news is that from next year the Nissan X-Trail will equip the PROPILOT system. It is an autopilot, which will control steering, throttle and brakes in traffic jams, as well as cruises highway. It is similar to the Tesla Autopilot system, although more limited in the type of conditions under which it is able to operate.