The 2017 Nissan Qashqai sets sights on expectations driven in terms of an exciting personification of engine performance on par with a luxury statement. The 2017 model may deliver a number of significant changes, promising the compelling feature about the Japanese manufacturer being one of the leaders in SUV segment. It is going to be a fanatically modern model and will be found well acclaimed among younger population. The changes in the 2017 are calculated to meet consumer demand that focuses on seeking a low cost alternative to Rogue. The customers are reported to be complacent of Nissan Juke as the likely alternate, yet the Qashqai is a name itself, delivering excellence in its own scope and is treated as the best alternate option to Rogue after release in 2016. It is a wonder that this model heads the U.S. for the first time.
2017 Nissan Qashqai: Engine Specs
The Nissan Qashqai will be launched in 2017 featuring a monstrous 2.0-liter inline-four engine. It comprises of diesel and hybrid options. The V4 under the hood is capable of generating an output of 160 horsepower and 180 lbf of torque. These figures are notably remarkable for the compact crossover. It is unlikely to think if the carmaker would opt to install power plants for variants in engine. The four-cylinder engine remains well reputed among customers who rate it flanked by its overall offer. In the gearbox, the 2017 Qashqai includes a 6-speed manual, switchable to automatic transmission – this is all-exclusive for front wheels. There is no trusted conjecture about the 2017 model being all-wheel drive, yet speculations surround it to be. Speculations also encompass this model’s engine to be coupled to a CVT transmission that conducts electrical power to all wheels. Engine cooling and braking is a five-star experience for customers.
2017 Nissan Qashqai: Changes and Features
At the exterior, it does not introduce many changes and remarkably remains with minimal new traces and curves on the sides. It’s rooting from the basic Nissan crossover family, and at the front end there’s a larger bumper and wider grid to allow air intake better. These additions give the vehicle a robust and aggressive look on top of subtle luxury it boasts of. At the back, it is much carried over having no changes introduced.
The interior is much the same as of Rogue model, providing a multifunctional cabin including features, such as infotainment system, computerized air con, Wi-fi and Siri. Customers can find leather upholstery, utility of space by folding the seats, although the significant matter of subject is that there is no third row of seats. In safety features, it is all basic with airbags and it finishes on a five-star safety experience in crash tests. The safety features are assimilated by advanced technology, such that it includes lane departure warning system, rearview camera, stability and traction control and blind-spot monitoring system.
Price and Arrival
The 2017 Nissan Qashqai crossover is reported to make its way into showrooms by late spring or summer 2016, while it should be priced around $22,000.