Nissan will be introducing a hybrid version of the X-Trail to the Japanese market.
The X-Trail hybrid uses a 2,0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, an electric motor, a lithium-ion battery pack and a CVT transmission. The petrol powertrain develops 108kW/207Nm, while the electric motor brings an extra 30kW/160Nm to the party.
Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive derivatives will be available, featuring a number of added niceties not found on the standard X-Trail. These niceties include regenerative braking and low-resistance tyres.
Nissan claims a combined fuel consumption figure of just 4,8 l/100km for this model, which, if true, will set a new benchmark in the segment.