It’s always been among our preferred tiny Crossover/SUVs as well as currently there’s a good-looking new Nissan QASHQAI in the works. Nissan has actually revealed the facelifted variation of their Qashqai hot seller which now obtains a refined redesign and also the firm’s semi-autonomous ProPilot technology.
Adding the ProPilot into the mix has actually made the brand-new Nissan Qashqai capable of steering, accelerating as well as decreasing itself when travelling in a solitary lane on freeways.
2018 Nissan Qashqai Exterior and Interior
The acquainted form of the Qashqai has been upgraded with premium design touches, consisting of a totally revised front end, a new hood and also front bumper and modified light collections with greater designing differentiation between the halogen as well as LED lamps. The back lights obtain a freshened ‘boomerang’ light theme with a 3D lens result.
Other modifications consist of thicker rear glass, much better sound-deadening products, pedestrian detection for the automated emergency situation braking system, and also brand-new 17-, 18- and also 19-inch alloy wheel layouts.
The cabin has actually likewise gotten a variety of updates, consisting of higher-quality materials, a boosted control panel design for easier operation as well as the business’s latest technology features. There’s additionally a brand-new multifunction steering wheel with satin-chrome inserts and also a new four-way controller for the gauges’ display screen.
The NissanConnect infotainment system with BIT electronic radio as well as satellite navigation has likewise received a brand-new interface while consumers will certainly currently be able to select an optional Bose seven-speaker audio system.
2018 Nissan Qashqai Under on Hood
The diesel motor offered on the Nissan Qashqai originate from sister company Renault. Although the 108bhp 1.5-litre diesel dCi has actually been around for a while, constant advancement means it revs efficiently as well as is noise degrees are subdued at idle. Its genuine strength can be found in the superb economic climate it returns though.
The engine provides decent performance, as well, and also really feels more dynamic when driving, many thanks to the mix of punctual throttle reaction and also the precise six-speed transmission’s well chosen ratios.
Nissan has also improved the Qashqai under the skin, making alterations to the suspension, damping as well as guiding systems for an extra polished driving experience while they have actually additionally increased the thickness of the rear glass and enhanced using audio deadening materials for reduced NVH degrees.
2018 Nissan Qashqai Prices
The new Qashqai will take place sale in July 2017 with the initial customers obtaining their automobiles a few months after that. Rates are not likely to change a lot from the outward bound car so entry-level designs might set you back around ₤ 19,000 with new top-spec Tekna+ versions pushing over the old design’s ₤ 30,000 top-range rate.