The new model of the popular Nissan, SUV model X-Trail comes with minor design changes. Facelift, the company has prepared for this model include visual changes outside. Sales of renewed models, beginning in August 2017. Until then, the company has decided to offer a 2018 Nissan X-Trail NISMO model. For now, this X-Trail is available only in Japan. It is expected to expand the offer to other markets.
Changes that Nissan is prepared for the 2018 X-Trail, will be partially visible with the NISMO version. At the outset, it should be noted that this model will continue to be offered in versions 5 and 7 seats. Also, this model comes with a renewed Propilot 1. It is a semi-autonomous technology, which Nissan is trying to enter, and in this segment. Of course, this is only the first phase of the autonomous technology companies.
Changes outside, covered facelift, include revised design of the front of the vehicle. There are also new alloy wheels, which are available in sizes 17 and 18 inches, and there are new chrome exterior details. Also, expanding and exterior color palette. New colors in the palette are Orange Pearl, Red Pearl, Blue Pearl Metallic and Dark Brown Pearl.
The interior is characterized by quality materials and richer equipment. The new model offers enhanced Nissan Connect infotainment system, technology, adaptive headlights, automatic braking system with pedestrian recognition, a power liftgate with hands-free operation. Finally, there is a new steering wheel with a flattened bottom part, and an optional two-tone leather interior and a new Bose Premium sound system with eight speakers.
At the beginning it should be noted that the 2018 Nissan X-Trail NISMO does not receive complete treatment. Here it is only NISMO package for visual grooming vehicle. Improving the performance of the vehicle, is absent here.
This NISMO X-Trail gets a distinctive aero package. Details we are used on vehicles with NISMO treatment, were in attendance. Among other things, there are red accents on the exterior, black V-motion grille, tinted windows and lights, and chrome door handles. We should not forget chrome exhaust pipes, exhaust systems and specially designed alloy wheels.
2018 Nissan X-Trail NISMO Engine
2018 X-Trail, in its standard version, comes with three different aggregates. These are the diesel engines of 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter and 1.6-liter petrol engine. All engines are available with six-speed manual transmission or a CVT gearbox.
On the Japanese market, Nissan X-Trail is available with a 2.0-liter petrol engine and the hybrid version. Considering that so far, 2018 Nissan X-Trail NISMO only available on the market, it is clear to what configuration arrives.
However, we mentioned that improve performance within the NISMO package is not planned for this SUV. Therefore, we should expect the version with all the drive units to be subjected to this treatment. More specifically, all versions should get NISMO package for beautification.