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Refreshed Nissan X-Trail SUV now on sale in UK

Nissan X-Trail

A refreshed Nissan X-Trail SUV featuring new styling upgrades and technologies has gone on sale in the UK.

The five- or seven-seater is the manufacturer's best-selling vehicle worldwide, with more than 3.7 million registered since the original model was launched in 2000.

The facelifted range is priced from £23,385. CO2 emissions begin from 129g/km for the 1.6 130PS diesel manual.

Exterior changes include a redesigned grille and front bumper, with new headlamp clusters. At the rear, the bumper has also been redesigned to give it a more robust look.

Nissan says the cabin boasts a raft of upgrades to enhance the quality feel.

A new steering wheel increases visibility of the instrument panel, while other cabin upgrades include a redesigned central armrest storage area, a new leather knee pad on either sde of the centre console, whie the area abive the glovebox has been given a more contemporary finish.

The boot on the new X-Trail offers an increased capactity of 565 litres (up 15 litres) for the five-seater,through improved packaging. 

Every new Nissan X-Trail comes with six airbags as standard, plus driver assistance systems including anti-lock brakes and stability control. Other standard equipment includes cruise control with speed limiter, Bluetooth connectivity, manual air-conditioning, electric folding / heated door mirrors and alloy wheels.

Nissan will introduce ProPilot on the new X-Trail. It will control the steering, acceleration and braking in a single lane on highways during heavy traffic congestion and high-speed cruising.

It is based on three technologies – lane keep assist, intelligent cruise control and traffic jam pilot. ProPilot will be activated via a button on the X-Trail’s steering wheel. Information will be displayed in the combimeter between the instrument dials.

Depending on the grade chosen, other available features include an opening panoramic sunroof, leather upholstery, privacy glass, dual-zone automatic air-conditioning and roof rails. 

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