Nissan’s recently launched compact SUV, the All-New X-Trail has made its mark with an impressive sales result in the Middle East. A total of 1,226 units were sold within the first 40 days of launch. Dealerships across GCC recorded total sales of 441 units within the first 15 days. Additional 785 units were sold by in the following 25 days.
In Qatar a total of 22.6% market share has been recorded for the All-New X-Trail, outselling its competitors during the first full month of sales. The X-Trail also remained the segment leader in the UAE amongst its competitors, attaining a total of 12% market share.
Samir Cherfan, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East commented on the successful results saying: “With the launch of the All New X-Trail, Nissan set a new benchmark in the fiercely competitive C-SUV segment. Our fundamental ambition is to achieve superiority against our competitors, and these sales results are a clear testament to that. The Nissan X-Trail is currently the leader in its segment and we look forward to maintaining this position.”
Muscular, modern and packed with technology, the new Nissan X-Trail originally made its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Building upon Nissan’s respected 4×4 heritage and benefiting from the company’s crossover leadership the new X-Trail re-defines the compact SUV segment.
New X-Trail is one of the most advanced cars on the road. Fully connected, the X-Trail is equipped with the latest generation NissanConnect in-car navigation, information and entertainment system. Drivers will also benefit from a comprehensive suite of assistance features that make up the X-Trail’s Nissan Safety Shield system.
The design brief behind the new X-Trail was to blend the sleek and stylish lines of a modern crossover with the robust appeal of a typical SUV. In place of the rugged, squared off lines of the previous generation, the X-Trail has a premium and dynamic appearance.
The X-Trail adopts Nissan’s advanced electronic four-wheel drive system, ALL MODE 4×4i. Controlled via a rotary switch on the center console, it offers a choice between two-wheel drive, Auto mode or Lock offering permanent four-wheel drive.
Engineering innovation allows the new X-Trail to lead its class in terms of engine efficiency thanks to downsizing. By reducing power sapping friction in its drivetrains, new X-Trail provides excellent performance and the pace of a bigger powerplant with the economy and emissions of a smaller one.