NISSAN X-TRAIL CELEBRATES 200,000 AUSTRALIAN SALES
Australia (3 October, 2017) - Currently the world’s best-selling SUV*,
the Nissan X-TRAIL has just chalked up 200,000 Australian sales.
Initially unveiled at the 2000 Paris Motor Show, the X-TRAIL arrived in Australia in late 2001 and was an immediate success.
first generation, on sale between 2001 and 2008 enjoyed 71,193
Australian retails, the second generation was as popular with 70,715
sales, while the current generation, which arrived in 2014, has sold
59,507 to the end of September.
Still a firm favourite in the
competitive medium SUV segment, the 200,000th X-TRAIL was sold to a
Melbourne-based family with a toddler and a soon to arrive second child.
have a two year old and we are expecting our second this week, so we
needed to upgrade to a larger and safer car,” said Alison.
girlfriend of mind who is in the same situation - with a two year old
and a newborn - bought a Nissan X-TRAIL and really raved about the car,
the purchase and the entire experience.
“I had my eye on other cars, but I did my research and test drove the X-TRAIL. And we were very impressed.
were looking for something safe and reliable, plus something that would
fit two kids, the double pram and shopping. I’m not a car person but
I’m loving driving it.”
A vehicle designed with families in mind,
buyers are attracted to the Nissan X-TRAIL’s modern styling, premium
interior, technology and safety equipment.
“The X-TRAIL offered us
all the safety that we were looking for, it has a five star ANCAP safety
rating which is really important for us,” said Alison.
the inner city, the all-round camera appealed to me. Whether it’s
parking or getting around tight spots, it’s just an easy car to drive.
And adds to my confidence.”
The X-TRAIL has a
long list of Nissan Intelligent Mobility safety features including
Intelligent Emergency Braking (IEB) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW),
which are standard on all models, plus Intelligent Around-ViewTM
Monitor, Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Adaptive Front Lighting System
and Intelligent Lane Intervention on select grades.
X-TRAIL is powered by either a 2.0L or 2.5L petrol engine, a more
powerful 2.0L turbo-diesel engine goes on sale next month, and are mated
to a 6-speed manual or Xtronic CVT transmission.
Available in FWD
and AWD, fuel economy figures for petrol models start at 7.9 litres per
hundred kilometres# and 6.0 litres per hundred kilometres# for diesel
Refreshed in May, the X-TRAIL is available in seven
contemporary colours including the recently released Marine Blue, Copper
Blaze and Ruby Red.
* First quarter, and most recent, global sales results according to JATO research, announced 17 May, 2017
Figures tested in accordance with ADR81/02 (combined test). Figures
stated for the purposes of comparison amongst vehicles only. It is
unlikely that this fuel consumption figure will be achieved in real
world driving conditions. Actual fuel consumption depends on factors
such as traffic conditions, vehicle condition, how you drive and any
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full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the
Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2015, the company
sold more than 5.4 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of
¥12.19 trillion. Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets the world's
best-selling all-electric vehicle in history, the Nissan LEAF. Nissan's
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regions: ASEAN & Oceania; Africa, Middle East & India; China;
Europe; Latin America and North America. Nissan has a global workforce
of 247,500 and has been partnered with French manufacturer Renault under
the Renault-Nissan Alliance since March 1999.
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