Nissan Qashqai 2016 hopefully could start its market for sales in the beginning of this year. The car will be launched by the company in order to answer some strong rivals such as Kia Sportage, Chevrolet Trax, Skoda Yeti and also Peugeot 2008.
New Nissan Qashqai will be available with the platform from Nissan CMF platform which means it will go as a five-door car. This platform makes the car has the weight from 2906 to 3347 lbs and the wheels are available from 16 inches of steel and 17 inches or 19 inches of aluminum. About the wheelbase, it is 104.2 inches with the length about 172.3 inches and the width is 71.1 inches while the height is 62.8 inches. We glad to know that the company will refresh the chrome V-motion grille partially. In addition, 2016 Qashqai has LED daytime running lights while the front LED lights are supported with adaptive xenon headlights. The new rear LED lights are possible too. The significant change is the new fog lights that have chrome frames. A new rear roof spoiler will complete its redesign concept. As a compact crossover car, it will support five people and there will be five trim levels such as Visia, Visia + Safety Pack, Accent, Accent Premium and the last is Tekna. The cabin is designed from premium materials while the seats are comfortable with the upholstery support. The leather is used for telescopic steering wheel. The center console has five inches or seven inches of touchscreen. It is interesting to know that the company supports it with upgraded NissanConnect Infotainment system and it also has sliding panoramic sunroof. For perfect atmosphere, there will be dual zone auto climate control for 2016 Nissan Qashqai .
When it comes to the engine, the company will support it with one petrol and two diesel. It goes with front-wheel or all-wheel drive while the power will be transmitted through 6-speed manual transmission. The CVT transmission is optional. The petrol engine is four-cylinder turbo 1.2 liter to generate 116 horsepower and 140 lb-ft of torque. It is available for front-wheel drive and it has fuel consumption about 41/58/58 mpg. In just 10.9 seconds, Nissan Qashqai 2016 could accelerate from 0 to 62 mph. For diesel, it is available with four-cylinder engine DCI 1.5 liter to produce 110 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. With the support of front-wheel drive, it could accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 11.9 seconds while the second is four-cylinder engine DCI 1.6 liter to produce 131 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque.
It is mentioned that in the beginning of 2016 the company will produce it with the cost about $29,500 to $46,500 for Nissan Qashqai 2016.