Nissan will extend current X-Trail range in the UK with the introduction of a new gasoline engine, the DIG-T 163 hp unit. THe engin is offered as an entry option, making the X-Trail more affordable in the UK.
The introduction of the new DIG-T 163 engine reduces the X-Trail’s entry price to £21,995; that’s £1,460 lower than the current dCi 130 entry grade model.
Available to order now, with the first deliveries expected next month, the X-Trail’s new 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol develops 163 hp of power at 5,600 rpm and 240 Nm of torque between 2,000 and 4,000 rpm. It is offered in two-wheel drive form only and a six-speed manual transmission is fitted as standard. 
Equipped with Start/Stop ignition system, the fuel consumption for Visia and Acenta models is 45.6mpg (44.1mpg for n-tec and Tekna), while CO2 emissions are just 145 g/km (149g/km for n-tec and Tekna). In terms of performance, the new X-Trail DIG-T 163 can sprint from 0-62mph in 9.7 seconds and has a top speed of 124 mph.
The new DIG-T 163 engine is available across all standard X-Trail grades, with Acenta, n-tec and Tekna offering seven seater options.