Nissan’s St Petersburg plant begins new X-Trail crossover production
Nissan has started production of the new X-Trail crossover SUV at its St. Petersburg plant.
The X-Trail is Nissan's best-selling model worldwide and the key upgrades are a more contemporary exterior design, upgraded suspension, greater cabin refinement and additional innovative new Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies.
Among them the Rear Cross Traffic Alert, the system which detects moving vehicles as the driver is reversing, while Intelligent Emergency Braking helps avoid collisions by detecting potential obstacles in front of the car.
Specifically adapted to meet the demands of the Russian market, the first in which it will be introduced, the new X-Trail features an upgraded suspension to enhance ride comfort and handling.
The new X-Trail will also include the popular Russian GPS system Yandex.Avto which supports weather forecasting, music streaming and voice assistant services.
To meet the production requirements of the new model, the St. Petersburg plant has undergone a series of upgrades alongside the introduction of software systems to improve vehicle noise isolation.