Many people will consider the Nissan X-Trail to be a far sexier alternative to a people carrier. With the rugged looks of an SUV and the option of a third row of seats, it can swallow seven people and you'll look far cooler on the way to the shops.
Of course, while most people like the look of big SUVs, they don’t necessarily need the off-road ability they traditionally possess. Handily, the X-Trail also offers the option of front or four-wheel drive, allowing you to pick between lower running costs and some rough road ability.
Read on over the next few pages to get our in depth impressions of the X-Trail, along with our recommendations for which trim level and engine to choose.