New Nissan X-Trail (2022) – The Japanese manufacturer finally lifts the curtain on the the latest version of the Qashqai, which shares its technical base, its hybrid solutions, and its dashboard.
In the area of 7-seater SUVs, the power supply still has little right of citizenship, due to the complexity of the design in sitting the third row of folding seats under the floor and the battery found in the hybrid. The new X-Trail, the third of the name, aims to shake up the segment, which is generally diesel-powered, by declaring itself “the only 7-seat electric crossover in its segment”. It is true, in a category that hovers between 4.65 m and 4.70 m in length, but other competitors generous in size have reconciled these two characteristics for a long time, at the same price.
In Seat and Volkswagen, Taracco and Tiguan Allspace, which represent this segment within the Volkswagen group, have actually adopted a hybrid system in recent years, but at the expense of the sacrifice of folding seats in the third row. The rejection of which the Peugeot 5008, very compact with 7 seats, did not register, leaving its younger brother 3008 the exclusivity to enjoy PHEV blocks (225 and 300 hp). Therefore, Nissan hopes to play scarecrows, in this niche, and The new X-Trail is fully integrated.
Compared to its predecessor, the X-Trail cuvée 2022 does not play a single trick in terms of format, which extends over 4.68 m. However, falls two centimeters (1.72 m) to improve… See more photos at Auto moto : auto et moto magazine