Nissan has patented in Russia the exterior of the new generation X-Trail crossover, which is known in the North American market as Rogue. I drew attention to the corresponding document in the open database of the Federal Institute of Industrial and Intellectual Property (FIPS) “Russian newspaper”.
The exact timing of the appearance of this model on our market has not yet been reported. So far, the Japanese have presented only the Rogue crossover for the United States, where it is the most popular car of the Japanese brand.In 2019, it accounted for up to 30% of all company sales. In the US, sales of the next generation car will begin before the end of this fall.
The car was built on the upgraded CMF-C / D platform and equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder naturally aspirated engine developing 184 hp. from. and 245 Nm of torque. The engine works together with the variator. The crossover will be available with both front and all-wheel drive. With what units the car will be available in Russia is still unknown.
On our market this fall, went on sale updated version the current X-Trail. The car has received a new multimedia system with the Nissan Connect interface, which supports Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. The driver can now project the Yandex.Navigator display from the smartphone screen through the Yandex.Auto program. In addition, the all-round viewing system is now available in configurations where multimedia is controlled by Yandex.Auto. Also, the crossover has a remote engine start function.
Nissan X-Trail is available in Russia with 2.0 and 2.5 liter gasoline engines. The power of the units is 144 and 171 liters. from. respectively. Also, customers are offered a 130-horsepower 1.6-liter diesel unit. The engines are paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or an updated Xtronic CVT.
According to the Association of European Businesses (AEB), Nissan sold in Russia 5623 of their cars. This figure is 24% less than the figures for the same period last year. During the month, the Japanese sold 2303 X-Trail crossovers in our market against 2290 such cars a year earlier.