Delhi Auto Expo 2016: Nissan X-Trail Hybrid Showcased in India
Nissan has brought back its flagship SUV, the X-Trail, at Auto Expo 2016 to India after its cessation in February 2014. The new X-Trail, which first bowed in at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013, is the primary Nissan model in view of the particular CMF stage. The new SUV looks sleeker than the past model, and its styling is more in accordance with Nissan’s global cars.
The cutting edge X-Trail for India will accompany a petrol cross breed motor setup, not at all like its forerunner which was controlled by a 2.0-liter dCi diesel engine. This implies, the SUV will draw power from a 2.0-liter petrol motor helped by an electric engine, to produce a consolidated yield of 179bhp and a peak Torque of 367 NM. The new X-Trail will likewise highlight Nissan’s electronic 4WD framework that can be worked on the go.
The vibe of new X-Trail’s lodge has been relaxed significantly. Dark, chrome and beige rule the insides and the middle console gets a piano-dark completion. The car will come as a five-seater as it were.
Like the prior model, Nissan will bring the new X-Trail as a CBU import with CKD being there on the horizon if the sales pick up. This is relied upon to make the new SUV very expensive and as indicated by sources, the car’s pricing will be in the range of of Rs 32-35 lakh. The SUV will likewise profit by the FAME India scheme that offers motivations to electric and crossover vehicles.
With the new X-Trail, Nissan plans to position itself as a maker of skilled and attractive SUVs. The company’s India fortunes haven’t been going in the direction it would have liked to. The X-Trail will come as a brand builder rather than a volume mover.