The latest iteration of the Nissan X-Trail crossover goes on sale in the United Kingdom from July, starting from £22,995. The new-look X-Trail, grown up and matured compared to the old one, and looking like a mini Murano for European market, offers a lot of bang for your buck, or quid.
Despite all the improvements and new features, the base 2014 Nissan X-Trail costs £2,600 less than its predecessor. The entry-level five-seat 2WD Visia comes with 17” alloy wheels, LED daytimers, Bluetooth connectivity and an MP3 compatible sound system with AUX-IN, air conditioning, heated door mirrors, follow-me-home lighting and an electric parking brake.
After Visia we have the Acenta trim level, priced from £24,795, and adding privacy glass, dual zone climate control, electric folding mirrors, a power sunroof, automatic lights and wipers and front and rear parking sensors.
Moving up the trim level tree we find the n-tec, priced from £27,295, boasting high-end features such as 19” alloys, intelligent i-Key locking with push-button ignition, DAB radio, roof rails, power tailgate, Around View Monitor giving 360-degree view and NissanConnect.
The range-topping Tekna, priced from £29,295, featuring Bi-LED headlamps, heated leather seats and an electric driver’s seat with lumbar support, Blind Spot Warning and Driver Attention and Park Assist automatic parking.
The only engine offered for the 2014 Nissan X-Trail in the UK is a 1.6dCi 131PS diesel with 320 Nm. It averages 57.6 mpg and can be ordered with XTRONIC CVT transmission and four-wheel-drive, but not in Visia guise.