Nissan X-Trail e-POWER with e-4ORCE AWD SUV

Nissan HAS JUST launched a hybrid version of its popular X-Trail. A hybrid with a difference. Its called e-POWER with e-4ORCE

2023 Nissan X-TRAIL Ti-L e-POWER with e-4ORCE profile

The e-4ORCE refers to twin electric motors that drive all four wheels. That is similar to other e-based hybrids

Where the difference comes in is that e-POWER refers to a turbocharged petrol engine that charges the small 2.1Kw/h battery.

The 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine acts as the perfect generator and operates at all times in optimal efficiency.

The difference with this hybrid is that the SUV always acts like an electric vehicle, with instant torque available, but without the associated heavy batteries, recharging issues, and range anxiety.

Smaller batteries means less environmental damage as well.

Chevrolet had something similar a few years ago in the Volt, but not as advanced as the Nissan e-POWER system.

The hybrid comes in AWD versions only of the Ti and Ti-L models

Pricing is from $54,190 through to $57,190 plus the usual costs.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.