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Great family car with lots of good features
This is a great car. With 2 kids there is enough back seat and boot space. It’s comfy, easy to drive and user friendly all round.
A few improvements that could be made:
Camera quality was better in my 2015 Hyundai i30
At this price point I think an automatic open/close boot would be nice
A reverse sound alert would be good - it doesn’t let you know if you are reversing and about to hit something.
Also the floor of the boot is removable and you can store stuff under there. It’s great but I find the removable floor isn’t overly strong - mine has slightly warped.
Purchased in March 2019 for $35,000.00.
scared to drive
Nissan x trail doing 60 km,s country road - truck comes past and bonnet is ripped back wards over windscreen
daughter now scared to drive - Nissan advise it is not a manufacturing issue
I see that America has had recalls on bonnet latch issues
The best car i ever had
I use this car for my work and it's excellent and value for money. It's world's most popular SUV and made in Japan and I am really impressed. Love it ❤️
Purchased in May 2021 at Nissan Dealers for $31,000.00.
36000km and catastrophic failure of electronic control module
This car drove ok, but with minimal km by elderly couple, I only discovered that an electronic control module failed at 36,000km after 6yrs and out of Nissan warranty. Also significant wear on the front tyres which is unusual for those kms. When the module failed on a hill it left me going backwards in a potentially life threatening situation. Dealing with Nissan has been extremely difficult despite the car being regularly serviced, mostly by Nissan. It looks like I will have to take them to fair trading. Other minor problems are wires loose on...their cameras, causing intermittent pictures and the difficulty of seeing to the near left and right of the car at slow speeds as the car frame at the front is quite wide and blocks the view. However the most difficult problem seems to be dealing with Nissan.
Purchased in November 2019.
Automatic transmission died.
I bought a brand new 2011 Nissan X Trail always serviced every 10,000kms by a highly rated qualified mechanic. Immaculately clean and well looked after. Then I was shocked as my transmission died while I was driving. This happened only 7 years later in 2018 and the car had only 127,000 km on the clock. It left me out of pocket $3,000 to replace the transmission with a second hand one. Extremely disappointed.
Purchased in June 2011.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Good car. But build quality is average
Pros: You would get all the high techs for this class.
Build quality is average. I can already see a little bit rust here and there after 4 years. After 4 years use seats are so hard that it feels like sitting on a wooden chair. Because they have use cheap vinyl not leather. Also auto tailgate buttons below the steering wheel gets switched off always because my knees touch those buttons when I try to get in and out of the car. Also you do not get nissanconnect support in Aus now. Engine bay is cheaply design that you don't feel it pre...
Great car but faulty aircon
Aircon stops everytime in an hour while driving. Not enough air diffuse in that time. So frustrated. Need to turn off the ac for 5 minutes and turn on again to get some cold air. Mine is a 2014 ST model. Car is great and spacious interior.
Purchased for $19,000.00.
We needed a new car as our old Mazda 3 was getting tired.... Most cars similar to the Mazda 3 are now very small so we went for a SUV. The X-trail ticks all the boxes. Reasonably priced, large boot, lovely interior and just the right about of features. The car is used for commuting and is the main family car on the weekends and it is perfect for our needs. I am not a big car lover, don't need anything fancy. But this one is the nice amount of fancy for someone like me.
Purchased in September 2020.
It literally fell apart!
My parents bought a brand-new X Trail in 2011. This car was immaculately looked after. Driven like an old man, kept incredibly clean inside and out, it was serviced before it’s due dates… nine years later, that’s right just nine years later, the transmission explodes. I’m only leaving this review because my dad takes such pride in what he owns and he looks after his things so incredibly well and it broke my heart to see him have to go through the stress and anxiety of having such an expensive machine simply fall apart.
Another CVT failure...
Purchased the vehicle in 2015 (2014 run-out model) at the same time as a friend at work bought his. I always looked after the vehicle and had it regularly serviced at the local Nissan dealership since new. At around 90,000 km my friends' vehicle had a gearbox failure, which was repaired under warranty. At around 120,000 km my vehicles CVT gearbox failed (quoted $ 8,000 - $ 9,000 to repair), and with the vehicle warranty expiring at 100,000 km was advised that it would not be covered by warranty. After a protracted 'battle' with the dealers...hip and intent to take the case to QCAT the dealership eventually agreed to repair it as a 'gesture of good will'. While it is a nice vehicle it is obvious Nissan have some serious problems with their CVT gearboxes, not just on the X-Trail but many other models. Read the reviews on the internet. I believe there was a class action against Nissan in the US regarding the issue. While I love my X-Trail I would not buy another Nissan as the risk is just too great to end up with a $ 9,000 repair bill once the warranty runs out.
Purchased in February 2015.
I had this car for loan for about a month and it was so bad we tried to avoid it as much as posible. We generally used it for school drop offs and shopping. The cargo space is nice but still only 5 seats. The interior belongs in the bin. It was all cheap plastic and the front armrests on the door were very uncomfortable. The infotainment was just a screen about half the length of a smartphone and wasn't touch screen, and was hard to navigate.. The drive train, could be better. Like seriously... a CVT, it was hard to drive and would have much pr...eferred a normal 4 speed even automatic transmission. FWD isn't bad but would have preferred RWD not FWD. The engine was alright, pretty gutless. If you were to buy this car definitely buy the top trim.
Purchased in March 2020.
Love love love my car!
I traded in my 18 month old Pathfinder for my xtrail as the Pathfinder was too big for my now single parent family. The xtrail is absolutely perfect for me as I'm generally the only one in it but when my teens are with me, there is still room to relax. We've taken the car to Victoria and I had an extremely comfortable & fuel efficient trip to QLD last year. Car hasn't skipped a beat and Nissan Service have just been beautiful to me.
Purchased in April 2019 at Nissan Dealers.
Great Spacious Car
I use the car to commute to work as well as family transport. The Xtrail is great with plenty of space and leg room for both driver and passengers. The ST has all the basic tools, if you would like a bit more accessories then its worth to invest int he ST-L. We bought our Car from Brighton Nissan, Jimmy did his absolute best to help us with the car as well as Chris, Niraj and Antonio. I would definitely recommend Nissan Brighton.
Purchased at Nissan Dealers.
Not bad but could be better
I also have issues with Drivers seat , when its done 30 kms. Clicking noise and a small play , when acclerating and Breaking. I replaced Driveres seat Rail under warrenty. Now comes back again also problem with temperature gauge showing 4 degrees higher constant hood vibranting and heater noise.. would i buy another it would have to have a major update
Purchased in December 2016 for $34,000.00.
The greatest car I’ve driven!!
It’s a family car for us, so comfortable to drive. Seats are amazing. Great for long trips. I’ve never felt so safe in a car. Great price compared to other similar cars.
Purchased in October 2019 at Nissan Dealers for $27,000.00.
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I have just bought an Xtrail 2015 QR25DE T32 I am alarmed by the Camber on this "thing" it measures out at 10mm "Camber on every wheel, front and back!! What is the correct 'Toe in, Camber, Caster ? I have a book that came with the car (from a dealer!)It doesn't tell me anything about Steering ETC.Can any body help? Noel.
I got 2013 T31 diesel.
Car is bit Sluggish taking Off and needs high revs to gain speed. Took it to mechanics and was told that gearbox issues. And was told to replace whole gearbox. I dont understand if car changes gears alright then how possible will it need gearbox to replaced ? Any one can plz help on this one Thanks
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|Category||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs|
|Transmission||Manual||Continuously Variable (CVT)||Continuously Variable (CVT)||Continuously Variable (CVT)|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)|
|Wheels||17" Alloy||17" Alloy||17" Alloy||17" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||8.2 L/100km||7.9 L/100km||8.1 L/100km||8.3 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60 L||60 L||60 L||60 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2.0L||4 Cylinder 2.5L||4 Cylinder 2.5L||4 Cylinder 2.5L|
|Max Power||106kW @ 6000rpm||126kW @ 6000rpm||126kW @ 6000rpm||126kW @ 6000rpm|
|Max Torque||200Nm @ 4400rpm||226Nm @ 4400rpm||226Nm @ 4400rpm||226Nm @ 4400rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan||Japan||Japan||Japan|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)||1,500 kg||1,500 kg||1,500 kg||1,500 kg|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)||3 year(s)|
|Ground Clearance||210 mm||210 mm||210 mm||210 mm|
|Release date||May 2017||May 2017||May 2017||May 2017|
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