Geneva motor show 2012: Nissan Hi-Cross

* Nissan Hi-Cross teaser image * New crossover concept car * Could preview next Nissan X-Trail...

06 March 2012

Geneva motor show 2012: Nissan Hi-Cross

The Nissan Hi-Cross has been unveiled at the 2012 Geneva motor show.

The Hi-Cross is designed to capitalise on success enjoyed by the Qashqai and Juke. The new generation crossover is a high riding 4x4, boasting 3 rows of seats and capable of carrying 7 passengers.

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The Hi-Cross is powered by a hybrid drivetrain, incorporating a 2.0 litre supercharged direct injection petrol engine with battery technologyfrom the Nissan Leaf. This, combined with dual clutch Xtronic CVT technology, produces much better economy, according to Nissan.

The Hi-Cross could be an insight into how the next X-Trail could look. A new X-Trail is expected next year.