Nissan X-Trail

The Nissan X-Trail is a Japanese compact crossover vehicle manufactured by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. since 2001. Since 2013, the 3rd generation of the model has been produced. In 2017, it was updated. The 1st generation car was built on the Nissan FF-S platform, the 2nd on the Nissan C, and the 3rd on the CMF. The car was manufactured in Japan, Indonesia, Turkey, Thailand, Latin America and China. The model is not widespread in the North American market, only the 1st generation was sold in Canada.

Nissan X-Trail, 1st generation (T30), 2000–2009

First generation Nissan X-Trail T30
The Nissan X-Trail crossover began to be produced in Japan in 2000, and a year later export deliveries of the car to other countries started. This model was never sold in the US, although it was available in Canada and Mexico.

The Nissan X-Trail was offered with 2.0 (140 hp) and 2.5 (165 hp) petrol engines, as well as a 2.2-liter turbodiesel with 136 hp. Crossovers had both four-wheel drive and front-wheel drive modifications.

In Japan, in addition to cars with a two-liter engine (150 hp), a powerful Nissan X-Trail GT was available, equipped with a 2.0 turbocharged engine developing 280 forces, all-wheel drive and automatic transmission.

In 2004, a barely noticeable restyling of the model was carried out, and in 2007 its sales in most countries ceased. However, in Taiwan, the release of X-Trails for the local market continued until 2009, and they had a slightly different body design.

Nissan X-Trail, 2nd generation (T31), 2007–2014

Second generation Nissan X-Trail T31
Debuting in 2007, the second-generation Nissan X-Trail is slightly larger than the outgoing model, and the most noticeable change to the interior is the instrumentation, which has moved from the center of the dash to its traditional position in front of the driver. The crossover was created on the Nissan C platform, common with the first generation Qashqai.

Initially, cars were sold with gasoline engines 2.0 (141 hp) and 2.5 (169 hp), paired with a manual gearbox or CVT. Later, the lineup was replenished with a version with a two-liter turbodiesel with a capacity of 150 hp, for which a six-speed automatic transmission was offered as an option. There was also a version on the Japanese market, which had a two-liter diesel engine under the hood, developing 173 hp.

In 2010, the model was restyled, slightly changing its appearance. In Japan, the production of cars ended in 2013. In 2015, the car returned to the Chinese market under the new name Dongfeng Fengdu MX6.

Nissan X-Trail, 3rd generation (T32), 2014

Third generation Nissan X-Trail T32
The 3rd generation Nissan X-Trail in the T32 body was produced by the Japanese concern from 2013 to 2022. On the same platform is a similar Rogue crossover and the second generation Renault Koleos.

The pre-styling version was sold from 2013 to 2017. In the European market, a 1.6 MR16DDT gasoline turbo engine and a 2.0 M9R diesel engine were installed. The restyled version of the crossover debuted in 2017. In the European market, a 1.3 HR13DDT gasoline turbo engine and a 1.7 R9N diesel engine were installed.

Engine Renault R9M

The 1.6-liter diesel engine Renault-Nissan R9M or 1.6 dCi has been produced since 2011 and is installed on models such as Megane, Scenic, Espace, Koleos, as well as Qashqai and X-trail. On Mercedes cars, this diesel engine is known under its own indices OM622 and OM626.

Engine Renault R9N

The 1.7-liter diesel engine Renault-Nissan R9N or 1.7 dCi has been produced since 2018 and is installed on such popular models as Megane, Scenic, Talisman, Qashqai and X-trail. There are two diesel versions: dCi 120 and dCi 150 with 120 hp / 300 Nm and 150 hp / 340 Nm.

Engine Renault M9R

The 2.0-liter Nissan-Renault M9R or 2.0 dCi diesel engine has been produced since 2005 and is installed on such popular models as Espace, Koleos, Talisman, as well as Qashqai and X-trail. There are two generations of diesel, which can be distinguished by their volume of 1995 cm³ and 1997 cm³.

Engine Nissan YD22DDTi

The 2.2-liter Nissan YD22DDTi diesel engine (or YD22 for short) was produced from 2001 to 2007 and was installed on several popular concern models such as Almera Tino, Primera and X-Trail. In addition to the Common Rail version, there was also a YD22ETi modification with a VP44 electronic high pressure fuel pump.

Engine Nissan YD22DD / YD22DDT

The 2.2-liter Nissan YD22DD diesel engine was produced by the company from 1998 to 2006 and was installed on the Ad and Expert station wagons, popular in the local automotive market. The power unit is equipped with an electronically controlled Bosch VP-44 high pressure fuel pump and develops 79 hp and 157 Nm.

Engine Nissan SR20VET

The 2.0-liter Nissan SR20VET engine was produced from 2001 to 2007 at the Japanese plant and was installed only on the sports version of the X-Trail crossover in the version for the local market. The motor stands out for its unique combination of turbocharged NEO VVL phase control system.

Engine Nissan QR25DE

The 2.5-liter Nissan QR25DE engine (or QR25 for short) has been assembled at factories in Japan and the USA since 2000 and is installed on such popular concern models as the Altima, Caravan, Frontier and X-Trail. The engine was seriously upgraded in 2007, so some distinguish its two generations.

Engine Nissan QR20DE

The 2.0-liter Nissan QR20DE engine (or QR20 for short) was assembled at a Japanese plant from 2000 to 2012 and installed in a number of mid-size models of the concern, such as Primera, Serena or X-trail.

Engine Nissan PR25DD

The 2.5-liter Nissan PR25DD engine (or PR25 for short) has been produced at the American plant since 2018 and is installed on the Altima sedan and on the 4th generation X-Trail, Rogue and Mitsubishi Outlander crossovers. This unit with direct fuel injection has replaced the popular QR25DE engine.

Engine Nissan MR20DD

The 2.0-liter Nissan MR20DD engine has been assembled since 2010 at the company’s Japanese plant and is installed on the Serena minibus, as well as the Qashqai and X-trail mid-size crossovers. This gasoline unit is very often used as part of a hybrid power plant. In 2016, it entered Renault’s lineup in the Koleos II …

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Engine Nissan MR20DE

The 2.0-liter Nissan MR20DE engine (or MR20 for short) was produced at the Yokohama plant from 2005 to 2020. At first, it was installed on Nissan Lafesta and Nissan Serena minivans, as well as on the Nissan Bluebird Sylphy sedan (in Russia, Nissan Almera, produced by AvtoVAZ). Since 2006, it has been installed on the …

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Engine Nissan MR16DDT

The 1.6-liter Nissan MR16DDT (or MR16 for short) or 1.6 DIG-T engine was first introduced in 2010 and has since been installed on charged versions of many popular concern models. This power unit is actively installed on Renault cars under its own index M5Mt.

Engine Nissan KR15DDT

The 1.5-liter Nissan KR15DDT (or KR15 for short) or 1.5 VC-Turbo engine has been produced in Japan since 2021 and is installed only on the X-Trail crossover or its American counterpart under the Rogue name. This three-cylinder engine is distinguished by the presence of a compression ratio control system.

Engine Nissan HR13DDT

The 1.3-liter Nissan HR13DDT (or HR13 for short) or 1.3 DIG-T engine has been produced in England since 2017 and is installed on such popular models of the Japanese concern as Qashqai, X-Trail or Kicks. This turbo engine on Renault cars is known as the H5Ht, and on Mercedes as the M282.

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