Nissan X-Trail Workshop & Owners Manual | Free Download Nissan X-Trail. The Nissan X-Trail was the first crossover SUV from automobile giant Nissan. The X-Trail was released during the 2001 as a direct competitor to Honda CRV, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Mazda Tribute and Ford Escape. However, the X-Trail was never offered in the US through dealerships, even after being positioned right after Pathfinder[PDF] NISSAN X-TRAIL X-TRAIL This manual was prepared to help you understand the operation and maintenance of your vehicle so that you may enjoy many kilometres (miles) of driving pleasure. Please read through this manual before operating your vehicle. A separate Warranty Information & Maintenance Booklet explains in detail the warranty coverage that applies to your vehicle.