Yes, it’s a very reliable car. There are no commonly reported issues with major components such as the engine, gearbox or the four-wheel-drive system, and the only regular problems are generally with the electronics, which are actually quite complex for a car of this era.
You will need to keep an eye out for leaking oil coolers and fragile fuel pumps, but these shouldn’t be an issue on cars that come with a full service history.
According to data from CAP Derwent, the X-Trail 2.0 dCi diesel is better than the class average when it comes to using up consumables such as brake fluid, discs, pads and calipers, wiper blades, and pollen filters. Nothing major, such as the air-conditioning, turbocharger, wheel bearings or suspension, should need work if the car has fewer than 100,000 miles on the clock.
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