-Trail marks the diesel sweet spot

Production constraints delayed the range-topping Nissan X-Trail joining its updated brethren in June, but the bottleneck has cleared and the TL 4WD diesel now takes its place as the halo of the mid-sized SUV line-up. Until now, customers were only offered a diesel X-Trail in the shape of a mid-range TS, but the latest arrival shares all its power and performance, plus kit.