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Overview : Nissan Qashqai - samurai with honor

At the end of December 2006, the world appeared a new, modern and compact crossover from Nissan, named in honor of the tribe cask AEB, which was located in the Iranian province of Fars. His name Qashqai. On some markets, such as Australia and Japan, it was renamed Dualis, as the governing elite Nissan feared incorrect reading that could be bad publicity for the car.


A bit of history

This car model is the first, which was fully developed in Europe. Technical components were developed in the city of Cranfield, which belongs to the domain of Bedfordshire County (division NTCE (Nissan Technical Center Europe), and the question of design of the car fell on the shoulders of specialists from the group NDE (Nissan Design Europe) of the city of London, which has coped with its task. The audience saw this masterpiece of road construction at the Paris motor show in 2006, where Qashqai immediately acquired a large number of fans. Small reincarnation after the initial variant of the Nissan Qashqai acquired in 2010. The front bumper has taken different shapes, also changed elements head optics. Transparent elements now cover modified brake lights, improved quality of absorption of noise and vibrations, the suspension has also become more responsive.



Technical feature

The engine of Nissan Qashqai has a front transverse. Simple symmetric differential located in between the wheels front and rear axles. On the rear axle traction is fed through a multi-disc clutch (friction)which is not on "dry", and in oil. The rear axle housings and couplings are tightly connected. A selector, which is located on the Central square of the tunnel, gives the driver the choice of one of three modes robots couplings. These modes are:

• 2wd mode, which allows you to give all the power by rotating front wheels;

• the auto mode auto allows to automatically mount the rear wheels if necessary, but if you do rectilinear uniform motion, the thrust will be via a drive of forward wheels;

• lock mode closes the clutch, but there is a safety mechanism to avoid significant congestion, which translates the selector to the auto mode during achieve a speed of 40 km/H. On the Central panel holds key that disables the system stability control, thereby enhancing properties crossover on the roads.

Variable or manual, petrol power unit – all that rich Russian market for the Nissan Qashqai. The American market and received the model Nissan Rogue, it too uses the same database and engine 2.5 litre, however, is different visual performance of both the front and rear parts of the body. Another gift from the automotive giant structure was the production of seven-seater crossover Nissan Qashqai+2, which fell in 2008. Extra-long wheelbase, seven places, changes in geometry of the body and rethought grille – that's all differences from the original version.

 The design of the vehicle with different angles


Design of Nissan Qashqai is individual, it weaved as elegance and masculinity, and the compactness and agility. The car is easy to use on the city roads and off-road. Compactness and connectivity system of a full drive, disabling stability will allow to execute complex maneuvers, that would not have coped conventional crossovers. Effectively separated the driver seat, facilitated access to the controls on the dashboard. Heated coating of the front seats, mirrors with automatic illumination in the body of the sun visors, big ‘glove box” with lighting and cooling, as well as many other things that could fit in the spacious salon crossover Nissan Qashqai. Seats are designed so that passengers do not disturb each other, and enjoying a comfortable stay. The climate control system is designed to silently and imperceptibly to heat the vehicle interior. Also, there are separate temperature mode for the front seat passenger and the driver.


Technical characteristics

Crossover Nissan Qashqai is a five-door hatchback, the heart of which may become the petrol engine in volume of your choice (1.6 or 2.0 liters). Naturally, the power consumption will be different. When the engine 1,6L capacity will amount to 114 horsepower and consumption in the combined cycle 6,6 l per 100 km, while the volume of 2 liters, you will receive the power of 141 horsepower and consumption of 7.8 – 8,l Steering amplifier will make it easy to implement complex maneuvers, and a stability control system will provide good traction and braking system, performed at a high level, will protect your movement. The vehicle accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h, depends on particular models. It is waving in the range from 10 to 11.8 seconds. Crossover has a fuel tank of 65 litres, which will allow you to make long journeys without additional charging. That will allow you to be exactly sure of the quality of fuel and time savings.


Rates and packaging

Depending on the vehicle specification depends on its price and technical characteristics. The price range varies from 729 000 to 1 116 000. Want a standard package with the engine 1,6L, 5-speed gearbox and front drive? Or with the engine 2,0 l, 6-speed gearbox, as well as with various sensors and amendments in the interior? The choice is yours! Want agile, strong and hardy car that would wear the functions of an SUV and the town's small car that was cheap, but would be under the hood of a powerful engine, it had excellent handling and correlation of price and quality – then the Nissan Qashqai is what you were looking for.