Skoda Kodiaq pushed Nissan X-Trail to expand motor range

According to the British Auto Express, the next year in the updated Nissan X-Trail will be a two-liter diesel engine with 190 hp under the impact Currently, the crossover in the Russian specification is available with petrol motors capacity of 144 and 171 hp, as well as with the 131-strong dCi.

How to change the appearance of Nissan X-Trail can be seen on the example of the recently updated version for the United States, where the model is sold under the name Rogue. The car has got a new grille, bumper and revised other optics head light. It was also made adjustments to the interior – a new steering wheel and a modified center console. It will change our salon IksTreyla – unknown, at least, the differences between the renewed Rogue and the current X-Trail is not on the console.

The head of the East European division of Nissan, James Wright reported that more than 40% sold by Nissan X-Trail was in the top Tekna version with all-wheel drive system. Thus, the introduction of the new most powerful engine in the line is not exactly unwarranted step. In addition, at the beginning of next year at the X-Trail will be a serious competitor in the face of Skoda Kodiaq, which will be available in versions with a luxury 180-hp TSI and 190 hp "diesel".

The world premiere of the new crossover Skoda took place on September 1 in Berlin, and a public debut in the framework of the Paris Motor Show. It is known that Kodiaq will appear in Russia in the summer of 2017.

In the photo: Skoda Kodiaq

Nissan X-Trail can be purchased in Russia from 1.409 million rubles. Available versions 4×2 and 4×4. Price of the most expensive equipment – 1,999,000 rubles. Model for the first eight months of 2016 occupies 21 th place in the top 25 best-selling cars in Russia in August, the crossover is located in the last position with a score of 1494 copies sold.

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