2016 Nissan Qashqai Review and Price

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The Nissan Qashqai is a compact crossover produced by the Japanese car manufacturer Nissan. First generation was released in 2006, while the second came out of the assembly lines in 2014. The upcoming new 2016 Nissan Qashqai comes with changes in both exterior and interior. The company also announced that there will be four engine options, and more importantly that the customers will be getting a lower fuel consumption, but nevertheless, a very interesting information is that Nissan won’t be releasing new Qashqai in Japan.

2016 Nissan Qashqai Front

Nissan Qashqai 2016 Exterior

The new 2016 Nissan Qashqai comes with many exterior changes compared to the outgoing model. The new model will definitely look prettier, with clean lines and curves which makes the new car look sharp and aggressive. It shares the CMF platform founded on the previous model. The front look of the vehicle is improved, with redesigned LED headlights. The biggest refreshment is definitely an increased 19-inch alloy wheels and the LED daytime running lights. Bumpers also have new look giving the new Qashqai very strong appearance.

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Interior of 2016 Qashqai

The interior of the 2016 Qashqai will be more attractive than its predecessor. Cabin is very spacious and comfortable. The model will come with a customized cargo space. Plenty of improved technology features are available such as the variable ground system, enabled due to the introduction of the Renault Nissan Alliance ’s Common Module family. Some other standard and safety features include back view camera, Anti-lock braking system, Innovative power steering, Front crash prevention, etc.

2016 Nissan Qashqai Dashboard

Engine and Transmission of 2016 Qashqai Nissan

As mentioned earlier the new Nissan Qashqai 2016 will feature four different engine options. Two diesel and two gasoline engines will be available. The base version of the 2016 Nissan Qashqai will feature a 1.2 liter turbocharged gasoline engine, capable of producing a maximum output of around 115 hp and 190 lb-ft of torque. The second petrol engine will be an 1.6 liter Inline -4 engine , offering the new Qashqai output of around 161 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy of these two engines are excellent, consuming around 5.6 liters of petrol for every 100 km. As about the diesel engines, first one is a 1.5 liter Dci engine producing a 110 horsepower. Second diesel option include a 1.6 liter engine, which will be able to produce up to 130 hp. These engines gives the new Qashqai better acceleration, going form 0 to 60 mph within 10 seconds. Fuel consumption for the 1.5 l engine will be 3.9l for every 100km, while for the 1.6l will be 4.6l for every 100km. Customers will have option of choosing between 6-speed manual and CVT automatic transmission.

2016 Nissan Qashqai Engine

2016 Nissan Qashqai Price

No official starting price of the 2016 Nissan Qashqai has been announced yet. But it is estimated that the new model’s price will be set at around $30.000. However with different upgrades, such as more powerful engine or the more expensive trims, the price can rise up to $45.000 or more.

Release Date of 2016 Nissan Qashqai

The new Nissan Qashqai will probably hit the markets in the end of the 2015, or in the first days of the new year.

More info: http://www.topspeed.com/cars/nissan/2016-nissan-qashqai-ar170457.html

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