Nissan X-Trail 1.5 E-Power E-4orce 213 N-Connecta 5dr Auto Review

Category: 7-seater

Section: Version review

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RRP £42,500What Car? Target Price£38,282
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

As large SUVs go, the X-Trail is a spacious, comfortable and quiet cruiser, with the option of seven seats. The e-Power hybrid system brings smooth driving manners, if not miraculous fuel economy figures. The main issue is that for similar money there are plenty of rivals that are better at being a seven-seat SUV, offering even more space and versatility.

N-Connecta is our recommended trim level because it gives you lots of standard equipment while not breaking the bank. Opting for this trim adds a larger touchscreen infotainment system, wireless phone-charging, digital instrument dials, privacy glass and upgraded safety features. We wouldn’t recommend going any higher up the X-Trail ladder than this.

Despite being the most powerful version of the X-Trail and officially sprinting from 0-62mph in 7.0sec, the E-Power E-4orce doesn’t feel all that fast. It has plenty of oomph to get you up to speed on a motorway slip road, but we don’t think the power and grip benefits are really worth the extra investment.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

575

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

143

g/km