The Nissan Qashqai has been one of the very best crossovers within its class since the model year 2007. With the release of the 2016 Nissan Qashqai, consumers can assume that they will receive incredible features along with decreased fuel consumption. This stylish crossover vehicle will deliver consumers high tech features that will in turn, provide a most exciting ride.
2016 Nissan Qashqai Engine Specs
The powertrain of the 2016 Nissan Qashqai comes four engine options. Two of the options are gasoline and the other two are diesel powered. As far as the gasoline options, there is a duo of turbocharged options. The base option is a 1.2 liter unit that can deliver 115 brake horsepower and 190 pound per feet of torque. Additionally, there is the option is a 1.6 liter inline four that delivers 150 brake horsepower and 240 pounds per feet of torque.
The diesel options include a 1.5 liter dCi that provides a maximum output of 110 brake horsepower. The secondary diesel option is a 1.6 liter that delivers a ma output of 130 brake horsepower. The smaller of the diesel engine options will provide consumers with the greatest fuel efficiency overall. The fuel economy registers in at 3.8 liters per 100 km.
2016 Nissan Qashqai Exterior and Interior Redesign
The exterior body of the new 2016 Nissan Qashqai is said to be 49mm longer as well as slightly wider than its predecessors. The ground clearance for the crossover has also been lowered. This vehicle enters the automotive market as a quite uniquely designed crossover. The bonnet is clamshell inspired while it borrows a great deal of staples from previous model versions. The refreshed clean lines of the new Qashqai accompany powerful curves and 19 inch alloy wheels.
The exterior of the vehicle is outfitted with daytime running lights that are equipped with LED technology (for all trim levels). The higher trim levels within the line will be outfitted with full LED headlights. The new Nissan Qashquai 2016 will provide all consumers with fatigue free riding, even when traveling for extended periods of time.
As a measure to deliver improved safety and quality, the following features are provided via the crossover vehicle:
- Double piston shock absorbers.
- Power steering that is all new.
- Front collision avoidance system.
- Lane departure warning system.
- Traffic sign recognition technology.
- Blind spot monitoring.
The previous interior of the crossover vehicle has been described as “pretty good”. With the vehicle’s refreshing, the cabin has been advanced in aesthetic and functionality. The new cabin is also slightly more spacious than previous model versions. The body of the Nissan Qashqai 2016 is slightly longer and the luggage capacity has been optimized for the convenience of consumers. The vehicle does come with a variable floor system that has been enabled due to the introduction of the Common Module Family of Renault Nissan Alliance.
2016 Nissan Qashqai Release Date and Price
By the end of the calendar year 2015, the 2016 Nissan Qashqai will be gracing dealership showrooms. The base pricing for the popular crossover vehicle will be within the familiar neighborhood of $28,000 (which is approximately 18,000 GBP). Per a variety of industry experts and insiders, the 2016 model year version is no more than a shined up version of the 2015 model. Therefore, those that are anxiously wanting to purchase a Qashqai of their own, can simply opt for the 2015 model.