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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”...

2014-16 Nissan X-Trail recalled for tailgate fix

Nissan Australia is recalling its X-Trail SUV built between January 2014 and January 2016 over concerns that the gas arm supporting the tailgate may crack. The manufacturer reports that due to a manufacturing fault, the paint coating applied to the gas arm does not comply with the design requirement for anti-corrosion...

Nissan recalls 3.53m vehicles over faulty occupant sensor, Australia not affected - UPDATE

Update: Nissan Australia has confirmed that Australian models are not affected by this recall as local models use a different kind of occupant-sensing system. See bottom of article for details. Japanese manufacturer Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally, due to a faulty occupant classification system (OCS) that may not deploy the airbags properly in the event of an accident...

Nissan Rogue Warrior tackles ski slopes with track conversion

The Nissan Rogue Warrior is a one-off special from the company's Canadian arm that can handle a mountain full of snow. Based on the Rogue, the North American version of the vehicle we know as the X-Trail, the Rogue Warrior features massive wheel arch extensions, and snow tracks in place of its wheels and tyres...

Nissan Navara sales booming, number three ute in November

The Nissan X-Trail and Nissan Navara enjoyed boom months in November, propelling the Japanese company to huge monthly sales growth. Nissan managed 7229 sales in November, according to VFACTS, a figure that was 39.5 per cent higher than the total for November 2014. This made Nissan the number five brand in Australia, the first time it has cracked that number of some time...