Recently, the famous Nissan Motor Company Ltd has started manufacturing of the new generation of 2017 Nissan Qashqai. It should be noted that the production activity of the novelty will be launched by a variety of automotive companies around the world.
Currently, the manufacturer produces “test” versions of the car to identify all deficiencies and to deal with all the nuances of production, but also for the Nissan employees training.
The New Qashqai Exterior
When you first look at the updated model, all attention is focused on strong body curves. The exterior is characterized by bulges and strength edges that give the new product a more sophisticated look. The front headlights have been significantly changed as compared with the predecessor, being narrowed.
The front bumper is designed in a slightly angular style, having even more bulges. The side front bumper is equipped with fog lights.
The Interior Design
It should be mentioned that the interior of the car has not been increased in size, but the decoration materials will delight with the high quality, being very pleasant to the touch. The trim is mostly maintained using plastic and durable fabric. The seats provide the driver as well as the passengers with comfortable lateral support. The head restraints decreased slightly in size comparing to the predecessor.
The sound insulation has been improved. The dashboard and the placement of devices remained unchanged. The central console is equipped with a similar multimedia display as in the previous version of the car.
Technical Features of the Novelty
Depending on the version of the selected drive system, the rear suspension of the car will vary respectively. The all-wheel drive system models will be equipped with multi-link suspension versions. However, the models with the front-wheel drive will get a semi-independent suspension. The manufacturer offers five types of powertrains to choose from:
- the 1.2-liter petrol engine producing 115HP;
- the 1.6-liter petrol engine with 150 HP;
- the 2-liter petrol power unit with the capacity of 144 HP;
- the 1.5 liter diesel motor with an output of 110 HP;
- the 1.6 – liter diesel delivering 130 horsepower.
The Novelty Equipment
The 2017 Nissan Qashqai will be available in six versions. The novelty will receive the following upgrading:
- the optical system flexible mounting possibility;
- 16-inch wheels;
- the split-system;
- the Cruise Control system;
- the Seat Heating System;
- the Auto Start Function.
As the manufacturer states, the maximum updated version will also be equipped with the rear view camera, the ABS, tinted glass, eight airbags, Bi-Xenon headlight projectors and other “trifles” that will attract customers. Another feature of the “supercharged” version will be the Keyless Entry Function.
The Price of the Car
The novelty cost should also be highlighted. As everyone knows, the pricing of the vehicles, manufactured by a popular auto company is quite flexible. The standard model will be worth of $23 000. All other versions except for the maximum one, will range from $24 000 to $25 500. The most “charged” version, mounted by the latest technologies systems, will be evaluated for $27 000. The information is given according to preliminary data.
It can be summarized that at first glance the new generation Nissan Qashqai looks great. The crossover has got rid of all sorts of defects and flaws which occurred in the last generation of this car. Among the main advantages in favor of the acquisition of the novelty are:
- the superior vehicle performance;
- an excellent cross-country capability;
Well, let’s look forward to the novelty release and delivery.