Now the second diesel variant in the refreshed line-up, the TL complements the entry-level TS diesel ($35,990), with both fitted as standard with a continuously-variable transmission (CVT) and an on-demand all-wheel drive system.
The engine, a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel, replaces the pre-facelift model's 1.6-litre mill, and develops a healthy 130kW of power and 380 Nm of torque - the latter available from 2000rpm. Claimed fuel consumption is rated at 6.0L/100km on the combined cycle.
Specification for the TL largely mirrors that of the petrol-powered Ti, including the Around View 360-degree camera system with moving-object detection, satellite navigation, and the option of black or tan leather-accented interior trim with heated front and outer-rear seats.
The TL misses out on the Ti's adaptive cruise control system - making do with the non-adaptive variety. However, the X-Trail TL does pick up fuel-saving idle stop/start technology, something the petrol models lack.
Additionally, the TL gets driver assistance systems like blind-spot monitoring and lane-departure warning, which complements the autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and forward collision warning already standard across the range. Ti and TL variants also get pedestrian detection for the AEB system.
The Nissan X-Trail TL is on sale now.
2017 Nissan X-Trail pricing
X-Trail ST 2WD manual - $28,490
X-Trail ST 2WD auto - $30,990
X-Trail ST-L 2WD auto - $37,090
Petrol 2WD - Seven Seats
X-Trail ST 2WD auto - $32,490
X-Trail ST-L 2WD auto - $38,590
X-Trail ST 4WD auto - $32,990
X-Trail ST-L 4WD auto - $39,090
X-Trail Ti 4WD auto - $44,790
X-Trail TS 4WD - $35,990
X-Trail TL 4WD - $47,790
All prices exclude on-road costs