2019 Nissan X-Trail will get its first hybrid engine

The upcoming 2019 Nissan X-Trail will get a well-deserved redesign. Next, to the exterior and interior changes, the X-Trail will get its first hybrid drivetrain. Moreover, some speculations are saying that the model with seven seats could happen next year.

This model is the largest Nissan’s SUV and its popularity is rising each and every year. The new changes should deliver a huge boost. Moreover, the current third-generation is slowly coming to an end so the fourth-generation should bring even more updates.

2019 Nissan X-Trail

2019 Nissan X-Trail exterior design and colors

We must agree that the forthcoming 2019 Nissan X-Trail looks better than the current model. The latest changes are providing a much more modern presence. Furthermore, the 2019 Nissan X-Trail will borrow plenty of styling cues from its brother, Nissan Qashqai. The new exterior looks sharper and with more muscles than before.

The aerodynamics are better, just like the general efficiency of the vehicle. This SUV looks more like a crossover when it comes to exterior design. The front end comes with a new front fascia and standard LED headlamps. The V-Motion will remain, however, we can see that more chrome trim is present.

Body-colored bumpers are looking brilliant and the roof rails are standard now. At the rear, the rear roof spoiler is standard as well, and the panoramic moonroof is optional. Like the many SUVs on the market, the newest 2019 Nissan X-Trail will be available in many color options. Some of them are Orange, Pearl White, Diamond Black, Marine Blue Pearla and Gun Metallic.

2019 Nissan X-Trail interior

2019 Nissan X-Trail interior is roomy

The interior of the all-new 2019 Nissan X-Trail offers plenty of standard equipment. Moreover, the cabin’s room is great and the dash is now separated. One part of the dash hosts climate controls and the other part houses a new infotainment system. A new drive-assist display looks good and it provides important vehicle information.

On the other hand, a 5-inch touchscreen is still present. The interior offers plenty of soft-touch surfaces, more leather, and more chrome details. The storage is better now, thanks to the bigger storage box and the legroom is slightly better. According to the company, the 2019 Nissan X-Trail model offers the best rear legroom in the segment.

Safety features

The safety tech of the upcoming model 2019 Nissan X-Trail will be the latest one on the market. Thanks to the anti-lock braking system, brake assist, plenty of driver and passenger airbags, child safety locks and front and side impact beams this SUV is very highly rated.

2019 Nissan X-Trail side

2019 Nissan X-Trail engine

The Nissan’s largest SUV will arrive with the three different drivetrains. The base engine is still the 1.6-liter unit with four cylinders that produces 128 HP. This engine is also the greenest one and it accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 10.5 sec. If you opt for higher trims, you will get a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine. This engine returns 177 HP. However, this one engine is top of the offers and it is the quickest one with numbers from 0 to 60 mph in 9,4 sec.

The diesel engine is still uncertain, as all we have for now is a pure speculation. Some rumors circulated that there will be a 1.6-liter diesel engine that is capable to give an output of 161 HP. Also, from the same source, this engine will run from 0 to 60 mph in 9,7 sec.

2019 Nissan X-Trail hybrid

2019 Nissan X-Trail Hybrid version

The Nissan X-Trail will get its first hybrid engine that will be installed in the 2019 model. Also, the hybrid one version looks more attractive with the panoramic sunroof and beautifully crafted 19-inch alloy wheels.

Furthermore, the new display on the hybrid version shows many informations on the screen like low water temperature indicator lamp, motor running status for driving and power generation, energy flow, illuminates lamp that shows driving only on the electric motor.

2019 Nissan X-Trail interior view

The hybrid drivetrain will benefit from the combination of the base 2.0-liter unit and a single electric motor. The motor adds around 40 HP and up to 100 lb-ft of torque, so the hybrid output will be set at 142 HP of power and 143 lb-ft of torque.

While we wait for exact hybrid specs, the base engine comes with the fuel economy that is improved thanks to the Lithium-Ion battery. This model will provide 34 mpg combined. The 35 kW lithium-ion battery is able to charge at the start of the SUV.

We must add that this model will come installed with the latest technology that will regenerate energy during braking. Furthermore, it will also get a double clutch and there is a continuously variable system with manual mode in the offer as well.

2019 Nissan X-Trail rear

2019 Nissan X-Trail price and release date

The price of the upcoming 2019 Nissan X-Trail starts at $23,500. This SUV will go on sale in the first quarter of 2019 in Europe. The U.S. markets will get its own version a couple of months later under the name Nissan Rogue.

The newest model will be the very tough competitor to many SUVs on the market. However, the main ones are the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Santa Fe and Subaru Ascent.

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