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2017-10-25 15:03

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Rosslyn – Nissan’s new X-Trail crossover SUV has arrived in South Africa. The crossover gains exterior and interior enhancements and is fitted with a host of safety features.

The new X-Trail, says the automaker "is a perfect example of Nissan’s approach to developing crossover vehicles with exceptional qualities that give you the space to broaden your horizons with the peace of mind that comes with knowing there is an array of innovative Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) features to keep you and your family safe".

Prices start from R369 900 for the 2.0 Visia and new X-Trail has the option of seven seats. 

Interior upgrades

The steering wheel, the door finishes, the centre console and the seat fabric has been upgraded to a plush material. The black leather trim has also been enhanced and now features white stitching while the steering wheel is reshaped.

The centre console and the console lid has also been enhanced.

Exterior enhancements

The new X-Trail’s dynamic styling benefits from 17” and 19” alloy options, new colours, a new ‘V-Motion’ grille and bumper, revised headlights and signature daytime running lights.

The front also features integrated fog lights while the rear has LED boomerang taillights. The rear bumper is more in-line with the new ‘face’ of the X-Trail.

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The tech:
 • Intelligent Blind Spot Intervention– alerts the driver to the presence of vehicles in blind spots diagonally behind the car.
 • Intelligent Lane Intervention– alerts the driver when it detects that the X-Trail is straying from its lane.
 • Intelligent Cross Traffic Alert – when backing out of a parking space, this feature can detect and warn the driver of vehicles that are approaching behind the X-Trail.
 • Intelligent Emergency Braking – uses radar technology to keep an eye on your speed and proximity to the vehicle in front of you, and will alert the driver before engaging the brakes.
 • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning – helps alert drivers of an impending collision with a slower moving or stationary car.
 • Intelligent Auto Headlights – automatically changes between high and low beams when it detects oncoming vehicles at night.
 • Intelligent Around View Monitor with moving object detection – a support technology that assists drivers to park more easily by providing a better understanding of the vehicle’s surroundings.

What’s next for the Japanese automaker? Nissan will soon launch its new Patrol locally.

Prices
2.0 Visia - R369 900
2.0 Visia 7s - R374 900
1.6 dci Visia 7s - R392 900
2.5 Acenta CVT 4WD - R425 900
2.5 Acenta CVT 4WD 7s -R429 900
2.5 Acenta Plus CVT 4WD 7s - R444 900
1.6 dci Tekna 4WD - R457 900
2.5 Tekna CVT 4WD 7s - R469 900
The new Nissan X-Trail is sold with a 6-year or 150 000km warranty, a 3-year or 90 000km service plan and 24-hour roadside assist. Service intervals are at 15 000km.

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