Nissan X-Trail Hybrid spied in Chennai

Posted on: Apr 19, 2016 - 3:49pm IST

To launch in the market later this year.

The Nissan X-Trail Hybrid was spotted testing in Chennai ahead of its market launch later this year. For India, the X-Trail Hybrid will be imported via the CBU route.

Nissan X-Trail Hybrid spied in Chennai
The X-Trail Hybrid will be imported via the CBU route.

Unveiled at the Auto Expo 2016, the Nissan X-Trail Hybrid is based on the CMF-C platform, which hasn’t been localized in the country. The Nissan X-Trail Hybrid is available exclusively as a 5-seater and establishes a new segment of hybrid SUVs in the Indian market.

The hybrid system combines a 2.0-litre MR20DD petrol engine that produces 108 kW (147 PS/145 hp) and 207 Nm of torque and a RM31 electric motor that generates 30 kW (41 PS/40 hp) and 160 Nm of torque. Power is sent to all four wheels via an XTRONIC continuously variable transmission.

Nissan X-Trail Hybrid front three quarters at Auto Expo 2016
Unveiled at the Auto Expo 2016, the Nissan X-Trail Hybrid Based on the CMF-C platform.

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The Nissan X-Trail Hybrid measures 4,640 mm in length, 1,820 mm in width and 1,715 mm in height, and has a 2,705 mm long wheelbase. It re-introduces the X-Trail nameplate in India, but in a new, more fuel efficient avatar.

Nissan X-Trail Hybrid at Auto Expo 2016 – Image Gallery

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