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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for May 5, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

CarAdvice podcast 51: We interview Nissan Australia boss Richard Emery

James Ward and Mike Costello join Mandy Turner this week. Hear the latest car news, including 2017 pricing and specs of the Nissan X-Trail, Kia Picanto S, Volkswagen Golf 7.5 and Isuzu MU-X. Also, Mazda declared Australia’s most reputable car company, Kia Australia aims to get the Stinger sound right, and Mike covers April new car sales...

2017 Nissan X-Trail pricing and specs: More tech, new diesel for SUV range

The facelifted 2017 Nissan X-Trail range has arrived in Australia, bringing minor design updates and new driver assistance technologies to the brand's top-selling model. Kicking off at $27,990 before on-road costs for the ST manual, pricing for the revised X-Trail line-up remains largely unchanged for 2017, though petrol all-wheel drive models see minor price cuts between $900 and $1490...

Nissan Rogue Trail Warrior revealed for New York

The Nissan Rogue Trail Warrior Project has been revealed ahead of this week's New York motor show, taking the SUV's all-round capabilities to the next level. Based on the facelifted US-market Rogue, known here as the X-Trail, the Trail Warrior features a full khaki-coloured snow track system and a custom exterior camo wrap...

Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs concept revealed

  If you're a dog person, the new Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs concept could set your tail wagging... or you might shake your head in confusion. The fun concept car from Nissan sees an X-Trail SUV get a dog-friendly makeover, and it has been created by the Japanese brand's British arm on the back of a survey that saw 90 per cent of owners looking for more pooch-focused features...

2017 Nissan X-Trail facelift in Australia from May

The updated 2017 Nissan X-Trail, unveiled in September last year as the US market's Rogue, will make its Australian debut in May. The Japanese car maker's local arm has yet to formally announce its launch plans, although a form on its customer website confirms we'll see the new-look X-Trail here soon...

Facelift fails: The worst styling updates of 2016

When brands update their cars, sometimes the stylists get it wrong. Facelifted models are supposed to add some flair to an existing model - to bring it up to speed with its competitors, or harden up some edges that may been looking a little limp on the original model. They can be massive, major overhauls, or nips and tucks and tweaks to minor aspects of the car's design...

Nissan X-Trail could get seven-seat AWD option if the market demands it

The Nissan X-Trail currently doesn’t offer a seven-seat all-wheel-drive configuration in Australia, but that could change if the market demands it - according to the company’s local arm. Despite being offered in several overseas markets - including Europe - a seven-seat AWD variant remains absent from the local X-Trail line-up, while rivals like the Mitsubishi Outlander, Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento have offered the combination for years...

2017 Nissan X-Trail facelift revealed for America, "indicative" of Australian look - UPDATE

UPDATE: the X-Trail's styling update has now been confirmed for Australia. See details at bottom of article. The updated 2017 Nissan X-Trail has been revealed this week, unveiled in the US where it is known as the Rogue. The revised SUV features the bold and broad new version of the company's corporate V-motion grille, as well as revised headlights, new front and rear bumpers, and revised tail-light graphics...

2017 Nissan X-Trail facelift spied in US commercial

The 2017 Nissan X-Trail may have been revealed this week, featuring in an advertisement from the US. Known in the States as the Nissan Rogue, the updated SUV features in the company’s ‘Heisman House’ campaign, alongside a Maxima, Altima and Titan pick-up...

Nissan Australia launches N-Sport specials: X-Trail, Navara, Juke load up with styling kit

Nissan has launched a new N-Sport Special Edition range for its three most popular models - the Navara, X-Trail and Juke. The company says its N-Sport specials feature a number of locally- and factory-fitted accessories developed with “adventure and style in mind”...