Nissan X-Trail to get new name

  • Nissan X-Trail replacement due in 2013
  • Will get a new name
  • Based on Hi-Cross concept car
Nissan Hi-Cross concept car
Nissan Hi-Cross concept car
A replacement for the Nissan X-Trail is due in 2013, but Nissan sources have revealed it will get a new name.

The new SUV was previewed by the Hi-Cross concept car unveiled at the 2012 Geneva motor show. A Nissan source told us that the production version will look almost identical.

The source also suggested that the new model won’t be called X-Trail, but will be given a new name, as part of a move to give it a classier image. The name has already been decided, our source told us, and it won’t be Hi-Cross.

The Hi-Cross concept car has three rows of seats and a seven-seat capacity, a layout that's likely to be retained - possibly as an option - for the new SUV.

Steve Huntingford

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