With the 2015 Nissan X-Trail still basking in the hype of its recent launch, we can bet that most of you out there are eagerly awaiting a rundown of Nissan’s new seven-seater SUV. In the latest episode of our walk-around series, we delve into what makes the new car tick and what kind of hardware (and software) it’s packing in order to go up against the likes of the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Santa Fe.

The new X-Trail comes in two flavours – a 2.0 litre 2WD variant and a 2.5 litre 4WD version with Nissan’s All Mode Intelligent 4×4-i system. Featured in today’s episode is the range-topper, which possesses a power output of 171 PS and 233 Nm of torque, coupled to Nissan’s Xtronic CVT transmission.

Want to know more, then? Sit back, relax and click on as we explore the new features found on the 2015 X-Trail, inside and out – from its funky Around View monitoring system to whether or not the car really qualifies as a seven-seater per se. As for driving dynamics, stay tuned for our video review coming up soon.

For those who prefer to do the research themselves, be sure to head on over Carbase.my for a comprehensive analysis of its tech specs and equipment. Or better yet, stack it up against its rivals in a side-by-side comparison and decide for yourself which one comes out on top. If you like (or don’t) the video, drop us a comment and subscribe to our Youtube channel!