Nissan X-Trail 2020 pricing and spec confirmed: N-Trek special edition arrives

Only 500 units of Nissan’s X-Trail N-Trek will be up for grabs for Australian customers, priced from $38,700 before on-road costs for the two-wheel drive and $40,700 for the four-wheel-drive version.

Based off the ST-L grade, the N-Trek is $1000 more expensive than its donor car, however adds a number of cosmetic enhancements to justify the price rise.

Headlining the changes are 19-inch alloy wheels, while a dark-coloured bonnet protector, front and rear weather shield, and a rear kick plate also add to the N-Trek’s visual differentiation.

Inside, the N-Trek also gains an eight-speaker Bose sound system and carpet mats to protect the rear.

The N-Trek scores 19-inch alloy wheels. The N-Trek scores 19-inch alloy wheels.

Powering the N-Trek is a 2.5-litre petrol engine that develops 126kW of power and 226Nm of torque.

Drive is sent to the either the front- or all-four wheels via a continuously variable automatic transmission, with fuel economy pegged as low as 7.9 litres per 100km.

A 130kW/380Nm 2.0-litre turbo-diesel powertrain is also available, which kicks off at $36,690, but the N-Trek grade will be powered exclusively by the 2.5 litre.

Standard safety equipment includes a surround-view monitor, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, forward collision warning with autonomous emergency braking, reversing camera and cruise control.

Equipment wise, the N-Trek carries over a 7.0-inch multimedia touchscreen with digital radio, satellite navigation and Bluetooth connectivity as the ST-L, as well as heated front seats, black leather-accented pews and dual-zone climate control.

Carried over from the ST-L, the N-Trek has a 7.0-inch multimedia touchscreen. Carried over from the ST-L, the N-Trek has a 7.0-inch multimedia touchscreen.

Seven exterior colours are available to the N-Trek, including Marine Blue, Copper Blaze and Ruby Red, while three interior trims are also on the options list.

The X-Trail N-Trek follows in the tyre tracks of the Navara N-Trek (from $56,450), while other limited-edition Nissan models in the past have included the 370Z and Pathfinder N-Sport from July 2018.

Nissan Australia boss Stephen Lester said: “The Nissan X-Trail N-Trek includes some fantastic Nissan genuine accessories that really make this vehicle standout from the pack.

“Buyers have long taken advantage of the special addition variants that Nissan has introduced, and given the popularity of the Nissan X-Trail we expect this variant to sell strongly,” he said.