Nissan X Trail for Sale in Nigeria
Replacing the Nissan Rasheen, the Nissan X Trail is a mid-sized crossover SUV which has been produced by Japanese automobile maker Nissan since 2000. Initially a compact Crossover SUV, its third generation gained additional length and styling modifications, hence it is being considered a mid-size crossover SUV. Not the best performing SUV available, it can still perform and offers fuel economy and good passenger occupancy. In Nigeria, the Nissan X Trail is a popular choice amongst many vehicle owners, and can be seen on various city roads and highway routes. Looking for that Nissan X Trail that suits you? The Carmudi platform offers listings of various Nissan X Trails available in the Nigerian automobile market at reasonable prices. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your phones, laptops, or tablets and find that Nissan X Trail today.
What to know when Buying a Nissan X Trail
Performance and Specifications of the Nissan X Trail
Prior to the third generation, the major engine capacities available for the Nissan X Trail were a 2.0 litre which delivers 140 - 143 Horsepower, a 2.2 litre with 165-170 horsepower and a 2.5 litre with a 280 horsepower delivery. The third generation saw the introduction of a 1.6 litre petrol engine which has the capacity to produce 130 bhp (boiler horse power). Transmission in all generations of the Nissan X Trail are similar, with either a 6-speed manual or automatic gear transmission, with the first generation having a 4-speed automatic option. With an average fuel efficiency of 22.6 mpg to 33.0 mpg across the generations of production, the Nissan X Trail achieves an acceleration of 0-100 km/h in an average time of 10.8 seconds and the top speed across the generations comes to a range of 165.7km/h – 189.9km/h.
How is the design of the Nissan X Trail
In terms of design, the Nissan X Trail has come a long way in terms of interior and exterior design. Rather than having a stylish design, the first generation of the Nissan X Trail had a utilitarian design, with a boxy SUV design. This style followed into the second generation, but looked more modern, and had a bigger build. The third generation however looks a lot more stylish, resembling the Nissan Qashqai. Although a little lower in height, the third generation Nissan X Trail received an increase in length and width. Also, its styling is more fluid with a lot more curves which improves aerodynamics. The interior design of the Nissan X Trail has also advanced over the years. The third generation Nissan X Trail has both cloth and leather upholstery, functional steering wheel controls, and they all come standard with a six-speaker stereo with five-inch central display screen, cruise control, reversing camera, Bluetooth connectivity and hill start assist. There are more functions as the trims advance.
What are the best/stand out features of the Nissan X Trail?
The third generation Nissan X Trail features an impressive feature which is standard on all new X Trails. This is called the “active ride control”. What the Active ride control does is that it provides a smoother driving experience for both driver and passenger. When driving and going over bumps, there is a raising and lowering of the front of the vehicle. The Active ride control is designed in a way that it counteracts that raising and lowering of the vehicle.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Nissan X Trail in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the majority of the Nissan X Trail models seen are either Tokunbo or Registered (Nigerian Used). Now that Nissan Motors assembles Nissan vehicles in Nigeria, we might see more brand new ones on Nigerian roads. The Tokunbo Nissan X Trail is usually a favourite, as some of them are in as good a shape as a brand new one would be. Automobile technicians usually advise people to purchase Tokunbo Nissan X Trails, but the vehicles don’t usually come cheap. Alternatively, one could opt for a Nigerian used or Registered Nissan X Trail. Usually cheaper than a Tokunbo one, they sometimes come with many issues, and replacements have to be made. However, in some cases, the previous users of these Nigerian used cars use them properly, replacing parts as and when due, hence no serious issues. When purchasing either a Nigerian used or Tokunbo Nissan X Trail, be sure to go to a trusted automobile mechanic who can identify the issues it might have, and what state it is in.
The best Nissan X Trail year to buy
The 2015 Nissan X Trail has to be the best year of the Nissan X Trail to buy at the moment. It falls under the third generation production model, and any year of production within that generation boasts of top of the line technological and specification improvements. Previous years of production also have their own stand out features, and will serve users depending on what they require them for.
Nissan X Trail Price in Nigeria
A brand new Nissan X Trail 2015 in the Nigerian automobile market would go for about N7,000,000, and this is not a bad price being that it is such an impressive car. Vehicle users who cannot purchase at that cost can opt for older years of manufacture or the Tokunbo and Nigerian used ones. Find below an estimated price range for the Nissan X Trail in the Nigerian automobile market, depending on the year of manufacture, odometer reading, and general state of the vehicle.
· Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Nissan X Trail for sale in Nigeria
2013 Nissan X Trail – Present Nissan X Trail: N4,000,000 – N6,000,000
2007 Nissan X Trail – 2013 Nissan X Trail: N1,800,000 – N3,000,000
2000 Nissan X Trail – 2007 Nissan X Trail: N1,000,000 – N1,800,000
· Nigerian Used (Registered) Nissan X Trail for sale in Nigeria
2013 Nissan X Trail – Present Nissan X Trail: N3,000,000 – N5,000,000
2007 Nissan X Trail – 2013 Nissan X Trail: N1,200,000 – N2,000,000
2000 Nissan X Trail – 2007 Nissan X Trail: N800,000 – N1,500,000
Overall impression of the Nissan X Trail
Although the Nissan X Trail is not a seven seater, it is still impressive in terms of passenger and cargo storage. In strong competition with the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Kia Sorento, the Nissan X Trail beats both competitors in terms of functionality and strength. Before the purchase of any vehicle, it is advised that a test drive is done, and that also goes for the Nissan X Trail. To our readers who want to look into buying a mid-sized crossover SUV, a test drive of the Nissan X Trail might make you consider purchasing one.