After ten years of production, we can say Qashqai is one of the most popular crossovers made by Nissan. This is not by chance, though. Constant innovation and improvements are making it very attractive. Compact SUV also have good price. However, combinations of all elements are extremely well assembled. The 2018 Nissan Qashqai is coming refreshed. Nevertheless, vehicle suffered changes on last model, so slight tuning is coming for upcoming model. It will be also be available in few trim levels. This should attract even more buyers, looking for well-packed crossover.
2018 Nissan Qashqai engine
Since nothing was announced yet, there are few sources telling different information about drivetrain. However, it look like 1.5-l dCi engine is favorite to be power supplier. This unit is able to deliver 110 horses. More power comes from 1.6-l drivetrain. Bigger engine can crunch 130 hp. Other one 1.6-l powertrain could be solution for more power. This inline-four engine offers over 160 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. Transmission is 6-speed manual or automatic. Also, buyers can choose all-wheel drive system for 2018 Nissan Qashqai. Standard offer includes front-wheel drive. Estimated fuel economy is unknown yet. However, with progress of technology, we believe new crossover will be more fuel friendly.
2018 Nissan Qashqai redesign
The 2018 Nissan Qashqai is both functional and attractive from hi-tech side. Although it is compact crossover, there is plenty of space for all passengers. On the other side, storage area is large enough to take cargo. Furthermore, infotainment is boosted with iPhone and USB connectivity. Interior is covered with finest materials. There are also many other features. Outside, 2018 Qashqai is interesting as it is inside. Smooth lines are making it very elegant, but also attractive. Further, crossover rides on the 19-inch wheels. Grille and headlights are revisited. All previous users will notice changes on appearance and riding quality.
2018 Nissan Qashqai release date
Officials in Japanese company are planning arrival of the 2018 Nissan Qashqai late in 2017. However, this could be prolonged for 2018, since current model is refreshed. Price is still unknown. Nevertheless, there shouldn’t be much difference. There is no need for buyers to be worried about price increase.