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Nissan X-Trail (2007–2014)

Last updated 18 August 2019

Excellent drive on tarmac and very competent off road, large boot, plenty of standard equipment.
Starting to feel dated, lacks refinement, new 2.0 dCi 150 short of lowdown pull, has been trouble with DPFs on diesels.
Updated 18 August 2019

Report of satnav problems with 2008 Nissan X-Trail. After driving for around 10 minutes, the Satnav screen freezes and then eventually goes blank (but you can still see a back light behind the screen)....

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It has a family resemblance to the old X-Trail. But it's actually completely different. If feels different from the easily accessed driving seat (low door sills will please many drivers). The instruments are in front of you instead of in the middle of the dash. And once you get going it soon becomes apparent it's both stiffer and sharper in the handling department without sacrificing any ride comfort.

Nissan X-Trail 2008 Road Test

Owners' reviews

All round workhorse
A Catastrophe of a Car
Disappointing - Car is excellent apart from engine problems
Ticks 99% of the boxes
Generally adequate for purpose but remain unimpressed with some areas
Perfect for my hobbies, caravaning and fishing, faultless in snow with standard rubber.
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