Nissan X-Trail: A Best Value SUV

The Nissan X-Trail, a compact intersect SUV from the Nissan, a Japan based Automaker Company since 2001. This sedan was a first crossover SUV’s of the Nissan and was made public about the similar time period as numerous other automobile firms competing against sedan based compact SUV’s that includes the Ford Escape, Suzuki Grand Vitara and its Tribute sibling from the Mazda, the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai Tucson. The Nissan X-Trail is placed under the Pathfinder and Xterra, a truck based motor vehicle and was never proposed by dealerships in the USA. The 1st generation is obtainable in Canada in anticipation of, this sedan was replicated by the Rogue. Though, both the X-Trail and Rogue are traded in Mexico and the Rogue contributes to the similar platform as the 2nd generation Nissan X-Trail and this sedan is very identical to the Qashqai.

About production plants

The transmission transfer case of All-Mode 4x4 of the Nissan X-Trail permits the driver in order to choose among 2WD, 4WD lock or 4WD lock with the help of an electronic switch available on the dashboard. A firm recently offers the X-Trail FCV, a cell model consists of hydrogen fuel on the lease basis to the businesses.

The Nissan X-Trail’s main production plant is located in Japan, Kanda and Fukuoka, although engines and parts created in Japan are also accumulated by some other plants of the Nissan in various countries.

Specifications of the Nissan X-Trail

The SR20VET comes only in the market of Japan which is capable of producing 280 HP (206 kW) and is utilized in the Nissan X-Trail GT. A QR25DE four cylinder engine of 2.5 liter powers the Australian model which is producing 177 HP (132 kW) on the initial basis. The Australian specification engine was altered to 169 HP (123 kW) from January 2006. The QR20DE engine with four cylinders is capable of producing 140 HP (103 kW) or 150 HP (103 kW) with the presence of automatic or manual transmission. The YD22DDTi is the largest selling engine in the UK that includes turbo charged common rail diesel of 2.2 liter. The Nissan X-Trail had three revised models such as the Series 1 and 2 and the Series 3. Series 1 and 2 are using FF-S platform of the Nissan and the Series 3 are using C platform of the Renault or Nissan. There were a number of engineering and cosmetic modifications made among series 1 and 2. But the Nissan X-Trail 3rd series is all new in spite of a same look with the presence of new engines separately from the 2.5 liter engine that has been preserved.

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Technical Characteristics of Nissan X-Trail

Technical Characteristics of 2007 Nissan X-Trail 2.0 Turbo Diesel produced by Nissan (JP).

Body Type Sport-utility vehicle 5 doors / 4 seats
Weight 1651 Kg
Length 4630 mm
Height 1685 mm
Wheelbase 2630 mm
Front Track 1530 mm
Rear Track 1535 mm
Ground Clearance 200 mm
Fuel Capacity 65 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Four wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System common rail direct diesel injection
Max Power 172HP (127 kW) @ 3750 rpm
Max Torque 360Nm @ 2000 rpm
CO2 Emissions 198 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1995 cc
Bore 84 mm
Stroke 90 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 15.6:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 6?JJ x 16 / 6?JJ x 16
Standard Tyres 215/65 R 16 / 215/65 R 16
Suspension Front I.MS.
Suspension Rear I.MultiLi.
Transmission manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 10 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 9.3 l/100km
Road 6.3 l/100km
Mixt 7.4 l/100km