Nissan X-Trail 2012 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Nissan X-Trail 2012 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
How can I fix a faulty clock spring in a 2012 Nissan X-Trail?
The clock-spring is the electrical linkage that connects the driver’s air-bag and everything else that lives on the steering wheel (cruise-control, stereo controls and more in a modern vehicle) with the rest of the car. The clock-spring is needed to allow the steering wheel to turn while maintaining those electrical contacts.
It’s quite a common thing to have to replace and will probably cost a few hundred dollars to have a workshop do the job.
Nissan X-Trail 2012-2013: Diesel better than petrol?
The obvious benefit is fuel economy, the diesel is much more economical than the equivalent petrol model. On average the diesel consumes 20 per cent less fuel than the petrol model. The other possible benefit is that the diesel has an automatic transmission whereas the petrol has a CVT transmission.
Used Nissan X-Trail review: 2007-2014
With the X-Trail riding on a wave of popularity Nissan chose to tweak the compact SUV rather than re-invent it when it launched the new T31 model in 2007.As a result, the T31 looked very similar to ...Read More
Best SUVs for freeway driving and occasional towing?
There are lots of SUVs to choose from, it's a very crowded market, which works in the favour of the buyer. The Territory of the vintage you are considering is a decent car, the diesel is economical and it would tow up to 2700 kg. Also consider the Toyota RAV4, Nissan X-Trail, Honda CR-V.
Used Nissan X-Trail review: 2007-2012
Towing or touring, the boxy family wagon had ample living room. New Until you got up close to the new X-Trail Nissan released in 2007 you could have been forgiven for thinking little had changed. It ...Read More
Best used 7-seater under $15k?
The three cars you name all have merit, none has any major issue to be concerned about and all fit your needs, but you will have to shop around to find them within your age and budget limits.
Issues with CVT automatics?
The main concern with the CVT transmission is shuddering, particularly on takeoff from a standstill. It's easily recognised if your car has it. If it isn't showing any signs of the problem I wouldn't be too concerned about it.
Used Nissan X-Trail review: 2001-2013
Though often used only as an on-road station wagon, Nissan's X-Trail is pretty competent as an SUV. While not intended to be used in extreme 4WD conditions, it can handle most recreational off-road ...Read More
Nissan X-Trail 2012: End of warranty report
An auto club report would not force anything from a dealer but would alert you to any problems you need to raise before the warranty expires.
Used Nissan X-trail review: 2011-2012
Jackson Rowe is considering buying a two to three-year-old Nissan X-Trail. It would be the family's regular day-to-day car, but he also wants it to tow a medium-sized 'tinnie' and a small trailer of ...Read More