Nissan X-Trail pricing
Competing with the Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5, Kia Sportage and Hyundai Tucson, the new X-Trail starts at $36,750 plus on-road costs. That’s for the ST model that comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, smart key entry, a quartet of USB ports and an 8-inch touchscreen.
A third row of seats and all-wheel drive system adds $3,040.
Moving up to the ST-L ($43,190 as a five-seat front-drive or $46,290 as a seven-seat AWD) brings fake leather trim, dual-zone ventilation, an overhead view camera and 18-inch wheels.
The Ti has a price tag of $49,990 and comes only as a five-seat all-wheel drive, but adds a heap of gear, including 19-inch wheels. There’s real leather, wireless phone charging, head-up display, digital instrument cluster, matrix LED headlights, ambient lighting, a panoramic sunroof, powered tailgate and separate ventilation controls for the rear.
The centre screen is also a broad 12.3 inches, and comes with wireless functionality for the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Those wanting the full luxury-experience can head for the Ti-L, with a price tag of $52,990 plus costs.
It also gets quilted Nappa leather, a heated steering wheel and heated rear seats with side blinds, as well as 20-inch wheels.
Nissan X-Trail safety rating and features
The Nissan X-Trail recently scored a five-star ANCAP safety rating against the tougher 2021 criteria.
Its safety story includes the usual array of front and side airbags, as well as a centre front airbag to reduce the chance of a head clash.
There’s also an impressive array of active safety gear, including blind spot warning, auto braking in forward and reverse, rear cross traffic alert, driver monitoring and speed sign recognition.
All except the base ST five-seater get an around-view camera and ProPilot semi-autonomous functionality.