The immensely successful formula of Nissan in the small SUV segment is about to get the much awaited facelift in the coming months. Since 2013 this facelift was due for the Nissan Qashqai. No official date is announced till now, however, it is speculated that the sale would start by the end of 2017 or within first three months of 2018. Car enthusiasts believe that 2018 Nissan Qashqai will have minimal change over its outgoing model and retain almost same features like it. However few changes and tweaking can be seen here and there in various models of the Nissan Qashqai 2018. Let’s have a closer look on them.
Models and Price
Qashqai Visia will be the base variant of the new 2018 Nissan Qashqai. All the important features will be available in this model. Main features of this variant are as follows. Electric parking brake will be there along with hill assistance. 5″ TFT infotainment will be in the center console. ESP, EBD, ABS and brake assist will be introduced for better safety. It is expected that price of this variant will be within the $20,000 price bracket. A 1.2-liter petrol engine will be mated with 6-speed manual gearbox to power this small Nissan SUV.
Qashqai Acenta. Some embellishments in terms of premium features will probably be seen in this version of Nissan Qashqai 2018. The enhancements are as follows. In addition to the Visia grade, there will be 17” alloy wheels. Ambient lighting and dual zone air conditioning
Automatic wipers and lights. In spite of these cosmetic changes, main powertrain and gearbox will remain same in 2018 Nissan Qashqai as the Visia model. However, price will be $23,000 for this trim.
Qashqai N-Connecta is rich variant in safety features and will come with lots of unique features. 7” touch-screen NissanConnect will come pre-installed in this variant. This will be equipped with 18” alloy wheel. Smart vision pack, which will include high beam assist, rear and front parking guide, lane changing warning and many other safety features within it. In addition to the Acenta variant, this model will include all the above features just within $24,200 price bracket. This will probably have 1.6-liter petrol engine mated with automatic gearbox.
2018 Nissan Qashqai Black Edition
This is going to be the premium model of the 2018 Nissan Qashqai. Stunning design and exclusive features in addition to the above models is expected to be seen here. Let’s look into these main features of this model. Glass roof will be there in the coming Nissan Qashqai 2018 model
Exclusive pearl black paint will be seen. 19” alloy wheel with entry guards is expected. In addition to this, a special 1.6-liter diesel engine mated with automatic gearbox will power this small SUV. This will provide the car a 70 mpg of fuel economy.
Well, with these large numbers of variants, coming 2018 Nissan Qashqai is all set to lure the customers towards it. Except the large variety, 40 mpg fuel economy rate and availability of vivid colors like ink blue, flame red, pearl black and various others. They will always be ready to attract lots of eyes toward it.