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Test drive the new Nissan Qashqai 2014

Nissan Qashqai 2014 test drive: started in Spain, picked up Russia and Ukraine. The results of the tests, the evaluation of the behavior of the car on different roads and in different conditions, we will cover later. First let's talk about the car that would understand what a car is possible, we will manage, and then conclusions can be drawn. So let's have a review of the Nissan Qashqai 2014!

Exterior

The new Qashqai" stretched length 47 mm, acquired the solidity and became wider by 20 mm "Thin" in comparison with its predecessor, 40 kg landing of the driver was above 10 mm Body became more rigid due to the use of new composite materials.

 Nissan Qashqai 2014 front view

The design of the car  became modern shape, has become the most functional. When I conducted the test drive of the Nissan Qashqai 2014, the experts drew attention to the understated shape of the front of the car, that minimize injuries in a collision with a pedestrian. Car was more like "European" than "Japanese" by merging optics and bumpers front and rear. Note the improved aerodynamics of the car.

Physicality and confidence doda smooth curved lines on the sides of the Qashqai and undoubtedly raised the wheelbase on 16 mm mounted on the platform CFM. Stylish looks back led optics in combination with rounded shapes.

Interior

Let's "salutem in the car and look around. All thought, convenient and very neat. Let's start with the "Royal place". Test Nissan Qashqai 2014 has shown, first of all, what good visibility achieved by sloping the front of the machine. This gives confidence to the driver to feel the dimensions of the car. The instrument panel is clear and easy to read. Ergonomic, intelligently placed controls. Convenience and functionality on the face.

For fans of "gawk" at the sides and to discuss what is happening during your visit helpful Japanese made a gift in the form of a panoramic roof.  Beauty, who left behind a speeding car can be seen while relaxing in comfortable chairs with a soft-touch upholstery. "Good language" rumor has it that ergonomic chairs in the salon, as the driver and the passengers  designed with the use of space groundwork specialists from NASA. The aim of such an increased attention to them (chairs) due to the desire of designers to create maximum comfort when riding long distances. Clinically proven that these chairs improve the blood circulation in humans.

 Profile Nissan Qashqai 2014

In General, in the cabin of the new Qashqai car is not crowded. Spacious will and the people, the growth of which 180 see there is enough Space for all parts of the body. As they say "head to toe".

Who loves puzzles, please! There are only 16. This is in case if you need to transfer cargo. Adjusted using additional devices and can volume of the Luggage compartment to vary from 430 standard liters to 1503 liters. But upset the creators of auto - 't installed the drive for transformation of the trunk. And so we waited and hoped!

During the "test runs" found another pleasant surprise - a great noise in the cabin. As during acceleration and during movement not only on the highway, the dirt too. You can congratulate the developers of the new Qashqai with another success.

Equipment

I think that would all be very surprised at the lack of "Japanese" modern and advanced electronics. The shoemaker without shoes! You can't be serious! Japanese craftsmen have done their best, electronic equipment at the highest level and meets all modern requirements:

 Nissan Qashqai 2014 rear view

Technical component

Why  "European version" must be different from the "Russian"? Tell me, please!

The crossover in front of the "European version" of the rear suspension is equipped with a beam in contrast to the "Russian version", which comes with full independent suspension.

The transmission potential buyers are offered a choice of:

In today's automotive industry, the emphasis is on increasing the body with the smaller engine. A classic example of our Qashqai. We have already talked about its "grown-up" dimensions. But the engine (for example) with 1.6 liters was reduced to" funny" 1.2 liters.

On the platform CMF which we discussed earlier Europeans put on a couple of petrol and diesel turbo engine. The Russians only got half of the above. Where is the justice?

 The Beauty Of The Nissan Qashqai 2014

Consider the engines, which can be equipped cars for the Russian market.

Europe took the car:

 The Engine Of Nissan Qashqai 2014

Summing up

In General, the Nissan Qashqai was a success. It is difficult to say, outperform whether it predecessor on global sales.  But it seems to us, from dozens of European favorites he obviously will not run away. The car not only has been significantly upgraded both externally and internally, appeared still more e-filling, but became much more comfortable and more solid. While it maintains relationships with the previous model. This is quite a decent answer a Japanese company with its closest competitors.

Nissan Qashqai he stayed himself: reliable mobility, easy to use and well recognizable on any roads. So, the new Qashqai 2014 test drive broke down and passed it with flying colors!

Today was formed prices Qashqai on the Russian market and the market of Ukraine and they start from $ 848 thousand. However, the excessive demand yet. According to experts in the field of car sales in the countries of the former Soviet Union this is primarily due to the unstable economic situation and the inability to borrow under certain programs.

Today, trade is much more lively on the secondary market cars than on the "primary". But as they say it is a question of Economics. We tried to test drive the new Nissan Qashqai, nothing more! In order to know the behavior of the car on road, we offer you to look at the following video: