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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129 reader reviews for Nissan X-Trail 4x4.
  • 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.

  • 2.2 dCi Aventura 4WD 5dr

    ross neilson , east renfrewshire . Date: 25/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    bought this 06 plate adventura when 16 months old from nissan dealer .love the look and spec of 4x4.3 months on and only 3k miles driven it needed a new turbo and intercooler(common problem i now find out)covered under warranty,2 days later the fan belt breaks/jumped off pully,not covered.nissan dealer no use .would drive 100 miles to another garage before using them again.i will keep this car till warranty expires then sell.i would NOT,repeat NOT, BUY ANOTHER NISSAN.reading other comments here nissan uk do not want your business,well they wont get my money ever agan.will keep you updated as time goes on. think long and hard before buying an x trail,I WISH I HAD

  • 2.2 dCi Sport 5dr

    David Moran Date: 22/02/2008
    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Our X trail 2.2dci had run well for 4 years having done only 42300 miles total. A loud whistle came from the engine. On this site I read the horror stories that the TURBO had blown. I wrote to Nissan informing them of this pandemic problem. they told me to go to the dealer. I was quoted £1700 to do the repair. Nissan must know of this design fault as so many have failed. I have paid £900 to have it repaired. Nissan have lost me as a customer forever. Think twice before buying the 2.2 diesel

  • 2.2 Di SVE 5dr

    James Sharp , Cambridheshire . Date: 16/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought my X-Trail in August 2007. The Truck, as I call it, has been very reliable with the exception of the intercooler being replaced.

    There was no hassle at all from either Nissan UK or the dealer, and I now have what sounds like a whistling turbo, so we will see what happens on Monday when it gets to the dealers.

    Periodically I have had the kangarooing and the misfiring, but after a few trials I found it was anytime I had fuel from BP. Having avoided the BP service stations, the problems has now gone away.

    My X-Trail has now done 12,000 miles in six months and has been fully loaded for my wife's business, including three weekends of over a thousand miles each.

    It hasn't failed us when we needed it, but I will be keeping an eye on things as we go forward, but I am considering starting to take it to a specialist 4x4 dealer when the warranty runs out this summer.

    Currently I would be tempted to replace it with a new one in a couple of years depending on how it behaves.

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