Official – Nissan India discontinues X-Trail and 370Z
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Nissan India has sent out a statement today announcing the discontinuation of the X-Trail SUV and the 370Z sportscar. The company will continue to sell the Teana however.
This move will allow the company to “focus on its locally manufactured models”, the press release states. While sales figures of the 370Z are unavailable, Nissan sold a total of 7 units of the X-Trail in the January-December 2013 period.
Apart from the Teana, all of Nissan India’s products (Micra Active, Micra, Sunny, Evalia and Terrano) are made at the group alliance plant in Oragadam, Tamil Nadu.
Both, the X-Trail and the 370Z were brought into India via the CBU (Completely Built up Unit) channel. In 2010 though, the X-Trail was locally assembled from CKD (Completely Knocked Down) kits.
The X-Trail was offered in India in three trim levels, all of which were powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine outputting 149 PS at 4,000 rpm and 320 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm. While transmission options included a 6-speed manual and automatic, all variants came with a 4WD system. The X-Trail was priced from INR 22.75 to INR 26.96 lakhs, ex-Showroom, New Delhi.
The 370Z was powered by a 3.7-liter V6 engine producing 333 PS at 7,000 rpm and 363 Nm of torque at 5,200 rpm. The sportscar was available with a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed automatic in India.