The 2019 Nissan Qashqai is a crossover SUV that offers a sporty exterior styling, comfortable interior, and three engine options. Riding on its second-generation, Qashqai will see some minor improvements both in and out.
Firstly called “Dualis”, this crossover gained extreme popularity in Australia since its introduction in 2007. Moreover, Japanese carmaker sold over two million models since its first production. The upcoming upgrades should put Nissan’s crossover next to its competitors such as Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-5.
2019 Nissan Qashqai exterior appearance
The forthcoming 2019 Nissan Qashqai will see some exterior changes. Unlike its predecessor, the new Qashqai gained an all-new front end. Furthermore, the new V-Motion grille is large, while the front fascia adds plenty of creases that boost the overall appearance even more. The headlights are more angular and are equipped with LED technology and fog lights are looking polished.
The taillights are slightly wider, the same stands for front and rear bumper. The taillights are stretched more to the sides over the hatch, while the spoiler is prolonged. 19-inch wheels are standard and on top of that, Nissan offers up to eight new exterior paints such as Magnetic Black Metallic, Gun Metallic, Glacier White, Caspian Blue Metallic, Nitro Lime Metallic, Monarch Orange Metallic, Palatian Ruby Metallic and Pearl white.
2019 Nissan Qashqai interior is more modern
The interior is very comfortable and easy to configure. The 2019 Nissan Qashqai offers plenty of new features and numerous settings. All of the settings can be controlled via buttons that are mounted on the steering wheel. Already ample legroom is slightly better thanks to the wider body, and shoulder room is among the best in class.
Floor panels can be config in 16 different ways so the space inside the cabin is generous. The new ambient lighting includes a beautiful shade of orange glow and driver can change different sort of colors via the simplified touchscreen. The rest of the interior will stay intact, however, these improvements are just additionally boosting already modern and comfy cabin. The cabin will be available in colors such as Charcoal Cloth, Light Gray W/Cloth seat trim, Charcoal Leather and Light Gray W/Leather-appointed seat trim.
As for the safety the newest 2019 Nissan Qashqai will come with many features that will make this SUV very safe. From Euro NCAP info this model is gain a full five-star rating in the crash test. From some information, the new model is scored little less than the newest model Kia Sportage.
Some of the features that will be available in a base model are blind-spot monitoring, electronic stability control, automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, driver drowsiness detection and traffic-sign recognition.
2019 Nissan Qashqai engine details and acceleration time
The 2019 Nissan Qashqai will arrive with three engine options, as before. The base 1.2-liter diesel engine that is also the cheapest comes with four cylinders can produce up to 115 HP. It is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 10.9 sec. A 1.6-liter petrol drivetrain returns 163 HP and 178 lb-ft of torque. This is the fastest one engine in this line and it`s able to run from 0 to 60 mph in 8.9 sec. Last option is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder, and this engine is making 110 HP and 147 lb-ft of torque. This one is the greenest and it accelerates in 11.9s.
All of the engines are available with the continuously variable transmission and all-wheel drive setups that are optional. No matter for which engine you opt, don’t try to load and tow stuff with the 2019 Nissan Qashqai as this crossover is made for primarily for driving, and it not owns a required ability.
2019 Nissan Qashqai price and release date
The upcoming 2019 Nissan Qashqai will cost basically the same as its predecessor which means that the starting price is around $24,500. Choosing highest trim level with the all-wheel-drive setup loaded could cost you over $45,000.
The Nissan’s latest crossover SUV will go on sale in the first quarter of 2019. It will compete with models like Seat Ateca, Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-5.