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Nissan Qashqai 2: review, specifications, pictures

 Nissan Qashqai 2 represents a new generation of crossovers

Nissan Qashqai second generation of motorists expected with great impatience. The car is very popular for the Corporation and Nissan even iconic, as for the rest of the crossover segment. In our country, they always disagreed "hurrah": in 2007–2008 behind them literally had to stand in line.

Now, seven years later, the Nissan Qashqai appeared, we can say, "elder brother” – car seven seats, extended wheelbase, called Qashqai 2. Of course, increased and its price. The car was overall more comfortable and “adult”. It helps to see photos Nissan Qashqai 2 , to be sure.


 The exterior of the Qashqai second generation looks more sporty

Largely to the commercial success of the crossover of the second generation contributed to its attractive appearance. The designers managed to find the so-called middle ground between coarse features inherent in the "true" SUV, fashionable and sleek.

 Feed original bumper and a new design tailgate

If the front part Qashqai 2 remained virtually the same, the food vehicle has been significantly redesigned. The side Windows and the rear doors are much increased in size, changed the design of the tailgate, the rear bumper has acquired the original form.

There led lights that give great illumination, according to the owners of Nissan Qashqai 2014.

 Led headlights make the other kind of crossover

New Nissan Qashqai 2 is assembled on a modular platform CFM from Renault-Nissan. In particular, it builds the Nissan X-Trail 3.

Compared with the previous model Qashqai grew by 47 mm in length and sounded by 20 mm in breadth. Weight it decreased by 30 kg due to the increased portion of high-strength steel engineers from Nissan. The crossover height is lowered by 15 mm, on the bottom appeared aerodynamic plate, and on the grille. — active shutter, so the coefficient of aerodynamic resistance of the vehicle has reached 0,32. Trunk volume increased to 430 litres, and the folding second row seats the volume increases to 1585 litres.


 The interior of the car was noticeably improved

The car amazes with a large amount of comfortable space. High quality, nice materials, branded and exquisite design.

The front seats have excellent lateral support, so that fatigue is not threatened even after a long trip. Settings landing enough, the steering wheel also adjusts for reach and height over a wide range.

"Communication" with the car driver is via a large touch screen, which displays navigation, trip computer, audio system, cameras and rear view camera. Very comfortable, intuitive operation does not cause any difficulties.

The control buttons are also on the steering wheel. Here is included — turns off the cruise control, there are some buttons that duplicate some of the functions on the display.

With the increase in the size of the body is also increased space in the back —  he may be called full-size. And although the seats are designed to hold only two passengers, they will be plenty. Can get and third, but not with such features.

 The Nissan Qashqai 2 was increased interior space by lowering the rear seats

It should be noted soundproofing Nissan Qashqai 2, performed at a high level, so that in the cabin you will not hear virtually any third-party noise.


 Nissan new generation is represented by three engine choices

The crossover transition to the new platform was reflected in the technical characteristics Qashqai 2. The front is equipped with an independent suspension type MacPherson and multi-link rear. Each wheel equipped with brake mechanisms, advanced ventilated front pair.

In our Russian market new Nissan presents three engine choices:

Gasoline turbine four-cylinder DIG-T 115 having a volume of 1.2 liters in capacity and equipped with a 115 HP manual transmission, allowing the new product to gain speed 100 km/h. for 11.3 seconds. The maximum speed is limited to a mark of 185 km/h. Qashqai 2014 in the city consumes about 8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle: 6.3 l, and on the track — a little over 5 liters.

Atmospheric motor gasoline with a working volume of 2.0 liters four-cylinder and high power 143 HP Comes with a choice of the same six-speed "mechanics" or Xtronic CVT. Moreover, the car in the first case, accelerates to “hundreds” in 9.8 seconds, top speed is 193 km/h. Fuels consumed in the amount of about 7.7 liters of gasoline in the combined cycle. When equipped with the CVT on the acceleration to 100 km/h in front-wheel drive model will spend a 10.1 seconds, and with four-wheel drive is 10.5 seconds. The highest speed is limited in both cases, the value of 184 km / h. Front-wheel drive crossover will require mixed mode of 6.8 liters of gasoline, and all-wheel drive — about 7.3 L.

The only diesel engine for Nissan qashqai 2 in 130 HP has a volume of 1.6 liters. This engine comes with only one gearbox option — upgraded already nonmechanical, a modification of the Xtronic CVT. To 100 km/h crossover runs up behind 11,1 seconds, with a top speed of 183 km / h. Diesel is very economical: it is enough 5.6 l of fuel in the city, on the highway 4.5 liters, and mixed in the same loop — a little less than 5 liters.

New Nissan Packed with a variety of innovative technologies and supporting electronic systems. This monitoring of blind zones to prevent collisions (Nissan Safety Shield), and the control of attention of the driver, and system crash braking, and set for automatic parallel Parking.

In addition, for the diesel variant can optionally be supplied already familiar functions "start " stop", help start the car uphill in combination with innovative Electromechanical Parking brake, access to the interior without a key and the system of the circular review.

Models & prices

Nissan Qashqai 2 in the Russian market are offered in a wide range of trim levels. There are six of them: XE, SE, SE+, LE, LE+, LE Sprot. In total, you can purchase crossover at 19 modifications.

 The Nissan Qashqai 2 have the opportunity to switch to sport mode

So, even basic equipment (XE) is very well equipped for its value in 848 000. There ABS, ESP, six airbags, Start-Stop, heated front seats, cruise control, multi-function 5-inch display, controls on steering wheel Handsfree system, etc.

We recommend to look through other crossovers and SUVs to 900 000 rubles here. Also, if you are interested in seven-seat crossovers and SUVs, learn more about them in this article.

The top version is equipped with rain sensor, electrically heated windscreen, lumbar support on the driver's seat, an electrically powered folding mirrors, dual-zone climate control, steering wheel, and arm ICIE skin and seventeen alloy wheels.

It's true that we face a truly wonderful car Japanese quality which will hardly leave ten European sales leaders. Nissan Qashqai 2 is good, reliable and comfortable crossover with an attractive appearance.