Published on March 8th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair


Facelifted Nissan X-Trail Open for Booking, Here’s All You Need to Know

Nissan today showed us what’s new on their facelifted X-Trail. Their event consisted of a detailed product presentation as well as a test drive. Here’s what’s new:

Refreshed Exterior Design

The facelift X-Trail brings Nissan’s latest design language to the exterior. At the front, you’ll notice a new bumper, grille, LED headlamps, new fog lamps, and daytime running lights. You’ll also find new 17″ rims, new side and rear bumper chrome garnish, a new rear bumper design, a shark fin antenna and smoked LED taillights.

Besides those changes, the X-Trail now comes with a new body colour, Imperial Umber.

Improved NVH

New Features

Besides giving the X-Trail facelift the new flat-bottomed steering wheel design we saw on the Serena S-Hybrid, here are some additional features.

New Variants and Grades

Here’s how that equipment is being packaged:

The entry level model is the X-Trail 2.0L 2WD.  Under RM139,900, this comes with:

  • halogen headlamps
  • 7 fabric seats
  • keyless entry and start
  • dual zone auto climate control
  • electric parking brake
  • intelligent around view monitor & moving object detection
  • cruise control
  • Nissan 7″ infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto readiness
  • 6 speakers
  • 4 airbags, VDC, TCS, ABS, EBD, BA, ABLS
  • Active Engine Brake
  • Active Trace Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • 17″ wheels in silver

The 2.0L 2WD MID spec adds the following for less than RM149,900:

The 2.5L 4WD model is being touted as the High Performance variant. For less than RM159,900, this one adds:

Then there’s the much awaited 2.0L Hybrid 2WD model. This makes the X-Trail the first SUV in its class (C-segment SUV) to feature a hybrid powertrain. For less than RM169,900 it adds:

  • A Hybrid Powertrain with Intelligent Dual Clutch Control System
  • Cooperative Regenerative Braking System
  • 0.9kWh Li-Ion Battery
  • Vehicle Sound for Pedestrians
  • Hybrid Information Display
  • 5 Seats in leather

All variants come with a 5 year warranty with unlimited mileage.

The new Hybrid Variant

The new X-Trail Hybrid pairs the proven MR20DD 2-litre petrol to a 41PS/160Nm Electric motor. The battery capacity is rated at 0.9kWh and the whole system is tied together using Nissan’s Intelligent Dual Clutch Control System. The gearbox is still a CVT. The dual clutch system here only involves switching between electric and petrol power.


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