Tuning the Nissan X-Trail

2017 Nissan X-Trail

2.0L – Diesel
Bosch EDC17C84 ECU
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The Challenge

The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) serves as the repository and regulator of the engine’s software settings. Through ECU tuning, these settings can be customized to optimize the performance of the engine. This blog post will specifically explore how tuning the Nissan X-Trail can unlock the latent power inherent in its factory settings, enhancing the overall driving experience.

The Nissan X-Trail, a mid-size SUV with off-road capabilities, is a favoured choice among families due to its spacious interior and sturdy exterior, instilling a sense of safety. While the drive is generally smooth, the engine may face challenges on steep inclines when fully loaded. This post zeroes in on the 2017 Nissan X-Trail equipped with a 2.0L diesel engine.

The Solution

At Alt Tune, our commitment is to consistently provide the best and safest tunes for our customers. This dedication is reflected in our approach of tailoring tunes to each individual vehicle, considering both its specifications and the driver’s preferences and operating conditions. A custom tune ensures an augmentation of power and torque, granting the Nissan X-Trail increased pulling capability and enhanced acceleration. This not only contributes to a more enjoyable driving experience by making ascent on steep hills easier but also improves overtaking safety.

A prevalent issue among diesel engines, including the Nissan X-Trail, is related to their emissions system. Recognizing this challenge, we have developed a solution that addresses emission problems by fine-tuning the emission settings within the ECU. This approach not only resolves existing issues but also promotes a more reliable car overall.

Increased Power And Torque


Increased Power


Increased Torque

Further benefits Of ECU Tuning The Nissan X-Trail

Increased Power and Torque

Increased power and torque result in safer over taking and easier open road driving. Throttle response is also increased.

Years of Development

We have been tuning Nissan X-Trail’s 2.0L diesel engines for years, and understand how they work as well as the limitation on factory hardware.

Emissions solutions

We have solutions for emission systems such as disabling the Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), Diesel particulate filter (DPF), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) (Adblue) and associated DTC fault codes.

So, if you’re looking to take your Nissan X-Trail to the next level, don’t hesitate to reach out to us! Our dedicated team is ready to unleash the full potential of your vehicle and make your driving dreams a reality!

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