Andrew Charman

Andrew Charman

Andrew is the News and Road Test Editor for The Car Expert. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars for more than 20 years. Today he is well known to senior personnel at the major car manufacturers and attends many new model launches each year.

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Nissan X-Trail review

Despite being a bigger seller globally, the Nissan X-Trail is overshadowed in the UK by the smaller Qashqai. Now an updated X-Trail is fighting back.

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Nissan X-Trail

The Nissan X-Trail facelift caters to its core market, adding extra appeal to those who already like the car. But it is increasingly dated among more recent and stylish rivals.However, the changes do not address its increasingly dated image among more recent and more stylish rivals – some of which are also cheaper to buy and own.What do you think of the new Nissan X-Trail? Share your opini...

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