While other SUVs are better and cheaper to drive, the X-Trail can boast a roomy cabin which is uber flexible. There is also the option of seven seats too.
Just don’t expect to squeeze two adults in the rear set – not unless they are members of the Chinese State Circus. Leg room is very tight.
In fact, you could argue that the X-Trail’s stablemate, the cheaper and slightly smaller Qashqai, does pretty much the same job and costs less.
And in this age of technology at our fingertips, where we can get perfectly good sat nav on a mobile phone, why do you have to spec the X-Trail up to a higher level just to get an in-car system?