For many young people, the excitement of passing their driving test is often overshadowed by the cost of buying a new car and sky-high insurance premiums. The good news is there are several great new and quality second-hand Nissan cars for teenagers or new drivers.
Cool technology seems to come to South Africa in dribs and drabs when it comes at all. The Nissan X-Trail has been one of the models most consistently updated with tech, and now we have a comprehensive list of what we are about to receive.
Nissan is leading the way in reducing carbon emissions with the all-new Nissan Rogue. This SUV will be its first car made using the “closed-loop” recycling system for aluminium parts.
Under the Nissan Green Program 2022, Nissan plans on replacing 30% of the raw materials in cars built in 2022 with recycled materials. The only way to achieve this is by using recycled materials and developing biomaterials while performing recycling activities at the supplier level and in-house. This brings us to the new Nissan Rogue SUV which could be the dawn of a new “greener” manufacturing era.
Nissan will soon launch the Terra SUV in South Africa. This, with the recently announced Magnite, will extend Nissan’s SUV/crossover range nicely and allow it to compete better.
Bakkies are used all over the world, but there are some countries where the bakkie is more important. South Africa is such a country and the Aussies’ veneration of their ute is legendary. And then there are the Americans.
Buying a car with features you don’t need is as much a mistake as buying a car that lacks the features you would want. Let’s think about this.
The X is back! The fourth-generation Nissan X-Trail has just been revealed and should hit our roads next year or in 2021. It is built on a totally new platform, but it is more or less the same size as the current X. Generation 3 stood out in its class by having seven seats, but the next X has reverted to the traditional five. But these are covered on leather and heated.
Nissan is a market leader in South Africa, but internationally the brand had slumped in the last few years. But following the upheavals in top management and tensions in the alliance they share with Renault and Mitsubishi, Nissan has finally upped its game again with some exciting new SUVs.
Every year, May the 4th is celebrated in our little corner of the galaxy as Star Wars-day. To celebrate the premier of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Nissan launched an ad featuring the futuristic ProPILOT capabilities of the Nissan X-Trail. In this ad the role of Chewbacca will be played by a Yorkshire Terrier…
Nissan has revealed the new look of the facelifted 2018 X-Trail, and the good news is that it will be available in South Africa just in time for those end of year bonuses. Based on the European X-Trail, and not the US-spec Nissan Rogue version, it is expected to come with a number of innovative new safety and comfort features. However, final specs and pricing have not been finalised and will only be announced closer to the as yet unconfirmed launch date later this year.
So, are you ready to take a look at the new Nissan X-Trail? Then hit play on the video below and see for yourself why the latest version of this popular vehicle is going to revolutionise SUV safety in South Africa.