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Overall reader verdict 3 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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128 reader reviews for Nissan X-Trail 4x4.
  • 2.2 dCi Sport 5dr

    Leonie Holzer , Bucks . Date: 09/04/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I've got a 2005 X-Trail 2.2dci Sport. I have only owned it since Nov 2007 and it only lasted 12 weeks before it started to cut out at 2000 revs, which would not be funny had i been towing a caravan. This happened twice before it had to go back and have a new fuel pump. Then in April the Turbo went. Thank god that the car is still under warranty. Nissan still deny that there are any problems with either of these faults. I now see that i have only two options left. I can either sell the car before the warranty runs out or i can need to get an extended warranty that will cover these parts. I really wish that i had read these reports before i brought the car.

  • 2.2 dCi Sport 5dr

    Ian Roberts Date: 28/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I've got a 2005 X-Trail 2.2 dCI Sport. It has been recalled twice because of problems with the fuel tank filler tube and the boost relay sensor. In the process it also had two EMS units.

    Last week it cost me £1200 to get it serviced, requiring all new brakes and an intercooler. At 35,000 miles, that was unexpected.

  • 2.2 dCi SE 4WD 5dr

    garerth stead Date: 26/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      2 out of 5 stars

    My car

    05, 2 years and 9month old. Currently in the garage again.

    I'm a electronics field engineer travelling 40K miles per year approx.

    Current mileage 95,000 ish.

    The story so far: 4 intercoolers. 2 turbos 1 waste gate actuator 2 boost relays 2 FUEL PUMPS (BIG BUCKS).... 1 Common rail system and pressure Sensor(BIG BUCKS)..

    Thank god my car's a Lloyds TSB auto lease car.

    We have three of the vehicles in the company, similar problems on all to varying degrees.

    Watch your mileage, and may the force or your cheque book be with you.

    Love the car - hate the engine.

  • 2.2 dCi T-Spec 5dr

    J. Roche , East Yorkshire . Date: 10/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought my T spec X - trail in October 2004 to date I have covered 50000 miles without fault other than having the brake discs skimmed due to poor dealer service. Moved to another dealer and their service is excellent. Fuel consumoption when driven at speed limits is anywhere from 41mpg to 42.5mpg. I have towed our caravan for many miles now in Southern Spain, spend a lot of the summer in caravan in Scotland on out of the way sites. No problems encountered, cannot fault the car. Now going for a change to the automatic diesel and cruise control for those long motorway journeys through France to Southern Spain next year. The one gripe I do have with it is the sat nav which requires updating via the DVD disk at a cost of somewhere in the region of 350 pounds. Compared to others this is very expensive. Now have a Tomtom but they are a very poor company to deal with and would recommend another make. The X - trail has been superb. It only does not get exlent ratings as I belive nothing can be perfect but for all the other cars I have driven it would rate as near perfect as is possible.

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