If we talk about Nissan SUV (Qashqai) it should be mentioned that it is just a refreshed crossover SUV as the company says. The line was started in 2006 and now the car competes with such models as Skoda Yeti, Chevrolet Trax, Peugeot, Kia Sportage.
What about the release date?
All fans of the line are looking forward to see this new model. And as the company says the car is going to be presented to the public and on the market too in the first half of 2016. As the rumors say, it will be presented in spring or in summer.
A few words about the design
As it is expected, the new Nissan Qashqai 2016 will be in fact renewed V-motion bold chrome grille. Moreover the changes will touch the outside of the car via refreshed front and rear lights. They will be LED with automatic headlight. Xenon headlights will be optional. There will be also fog lights with chrome frames. The bumpers will be refreshed in body color and there will be also renewed rear roof spoiler. So the car will gain a refreshed look and will fit for those who like everything new.
There are also lots of renewed features inside the car. Firstly the seat fabric and the steering wheel made of telescopic leather. Second – 60\40 split-folding rear seat and of course panoramic sliding sunroof. The car is going to be done in 5 variants – Accent, Visa, Accent Premium, Visa+Safety Pack and of course Tekna.
The car Nissan SUV(Qashqai) is equipped with up to date technologies and devices such as 5 or 7-inch touchscreen and infotainment system. There of course will be Bluetooth and wireless data link for Smartphones and hands-free mobile phones. Moreover they are going to equip the car with satellite radio with 4, 6 and even 9 speakers and HD. And at least the car will be equipped with climate control for two zones.
Talking about the inside features we must mention the features of the safety system too. There are front and rear airbags combined with dual front airbags. There also will be refreshed camera and so needed anti-break lock system.
The Nissan SUV(Qashqai) could have three types of engine:
1. 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine producing 116 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque. It will consume nearly 41/58/50 mpg.
2. 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, producing 110 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. It will consume nearly 67/79/74 mpg.
3. The 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, producing nearly 131 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque.