Car has a tendency to fog up much more easily than any other vehicle I have ever owned. Panoramic moon roof is a nice feature. General Comments: This car has proved to be very reliable till now. Indeed, I have just two minor quibbles — the steering is a little vague on-centre and there is a hint of trailing throttle oversteer. We love the odd mix of accessories and options that this car comes with. Moreover, the airy cabin contributes to the overall comfort, but there's plenty of engine noise especially from the diesel units finding a way inside the cockpit.
The spacious room in the Nissan X-Trail is also a great matter to consider for those who likes outdoor sports! I bought this car used in 2009. Cooled and heated cup holders. Yes Review Date: 10th February, 2010 Faults: Tyre wear has been excessive due to wrong alignment, despite us asking them to check it each time it is taken in. Sorry, we've taken a wrong turn. Switching effortlessly with dash mounted knob between 2 wheel drive and all wheel drive.
This happens probably once out of about every 5 times we use it. The car came equipped with the Bonavista package of pb, ps,pw, p. All in all a well equipped car. I'm glad I bought it and would again. It's annoying, but does not affect the general everyday use of the car.
Handles amazing on the highway and also through the snow. Handling Driving the X-Trail is easier than one might expect, at least for a car this size. You also get a good view of the car's instruments, buttons and controllers, so even longer trips will take place in a comfortable way. Please visit for more information. Comfort Spaciousness is something you'll enjoy to the fullest in the Nissan X-Trail. If your kid is in a seatbelt like they're supposed to be, they're not likely to fall out. The mechanic at the dealer said it was the first time he'd seen a problem with a trans on this type of car.
When the automatic mode is selected the system also offers front-wheel-drive and locked modes , all of the power is fed to the road through the front wheels. Not a bad car, but is marred by odd design issues and poor reliability of some parts which are expensive to replace. We asked to dealership to look into this several times when the car was serviced, but they could not help. Equipment Even in base-spec guise, the Nissan X-Trail offers electric windows, electric sunroof, adjustable side mirrors and a four-speaker stereo setup. Bought this vehicle 3 winters ago. This thing is about three times the size of a normal sunroof and, with the sunshade open, the cabin takes on a light, airy feel.
Efficiency When it comes to gas engines, expect an average fuel consumption of around 30 mpg, while diesel units will make things slightly better for your wallet as they return 40 mpg, more or less. It sits so low down on the left lower dash and far from the driver that it is not possible to adjust the mirrors while sitting in the usual driving position. No Review Date: 20th July, 2010 Faults: Main issue is the cruise control keeps switching off when the car over-heats. Others included: flat load floor, fuel economy, overhead 'bush lights', decent sound system six-disc, six-speaker , hard-finish cargo area, ride height, comfort, and general utilitarian-yet-asthetically-pleasing looks. In the rear, the seat is rather bench-like but comfortable.
The fuel economy has been fantastic, but the 2. I've also had to replace brake shoes all around. I really love the X-Trail. Powertrain At launch, the Nissan X-Trail offered only two engine options: a 2. Your request has been blocked. The notable exception is the power mirror control switch. I liked the interior space, handling and the somewhat unique styling of the vehicle, but found several reliability issues with the car and some odd design decisions.
The engine is still running as new, much more quiet than a 2 year-old Kia! General Comments: Although I have been happy with the vehicle itself, trying to deal with Nissan is a brick wall; poor customer service is standard with them, and after reading all the complaints about the Navaras and Patrols, and their response, my next car in approx 12 months will now be a Subaru. In order to deliver the best possible user experience sites on the carsales network require scripting to be enabled. Should they slip or the system detects the likelihood of slippage because of rapid throttle input , it begins to shuttle up to 50% of the power rearward. Model year 2006 Year of manufacture 2006 First year of ownership 2006 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 2. Inside, you'll find a lot of cubbyholes inside the doors, dashboard and basically everywhere plus a can cooler built in the dashboard. Otherwise, wind and road noise are kept at bay even at higher speeds.
Some of the controls lights and side mirror adjustments are impossible to use while driving because they are so poorly placed. Nissan refuse to discuss anything other than to direct us to the disclaimer on the warranty card that says clutches are not covered, and neither is the dual mass fly wheel. No Review Date: 11th October, 2009. As such, it pumps out 165 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. Well thought, there's even a place to carry your skis on! In operation, the system is seamless and remarkably refined to the feel — there is little drivetrain windup during a full-lock parking manoeuvre. Don't like the fact that the back windows only open to a certain point. Although we have had to buy a pod to accommodate all our baby stuff porta cot, high chair.
Behind this is a large cargo compartment that delivers 29. The design ensures everything is easy to reach. Blind spots are few and the ride height is exceptional to view the road ahead and all around while driving. Bought used a couple of years ago to replace an X-terra. Model year 2006 Year of manufacture 2006 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2010 Engine and transmission 2. Mechanically very reliable, with great creature comforts heated front seats, very efficient air condition. I replaced the starter motor and brakes in the past 4 months, but never any engine problems or any major work.