Nissan X-Trail 1.5 MHEV 163 Acenta Premium 5dr Xtronic Review

Category: 7-seater

Section: Version review

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RRP £34,565What Car? Target Price£32,117
Fuel type:
petrol
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.

If you want to keep costs down, Acenta Premium feels like a good compromise between price and equipment. It takes all the equipment of Visia but adds wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring, front parking sensors, a rearview camera and keyless entry.

The entry-level mild hybrid engine has 161bhp for a 0-62mph sprint in 9.6sec. It’s powerful enough, but a hesitant gearbox and noisy engine make this nowhere near as smooth to drive as the e-Power alternatives.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

39.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

585

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

161

g/km