The SUV segment is getting more diversified and most car manufacturers are focusing on this sector more than ever before. The small SUVs are quite popular. However, the newest 2019 Nissan Qashqai is one of the top players here it is also one of the top selecting models of the company in Europe.
For 2019, Nissan has given the small SUV a nice makeover. The updates include changes in styling, advanced safety technology and an improved powertrain.
2019 Nissan Qashqai Exterior Design is improved
The first generation of Nissan Qashqai got a mixed response for its looks and quirky handling but things have improved by leaps and bounds over the years. The upcoming model 2019 Nissan Qashqai is pretty attractive though the changes in design are not drastic. After inspecting closely, you can recognize the exterior styling changes. The overall design is now quite aerodynamic and enticing.
The new car has enhanced headlamps and bumpers. It will be sold in a few trim levels and buyers get to pick from nice exterior color options. The grille has been positioned a tad lower than the earlier model and wheel designs have been modified to an extent too.
2019 Nissan Qashqai Interior looks nicer
The cabin of 2019 Nissan Qashqai has also received revamp and it looks more sophisticated and functional now. The top Tekna trim comes with nice leather-clad seats and there are enough soft-touch materials in the cabin.
The steering wheel shape has also changed in the new version. Nissan has used better sound insulating materials and tech in the cabin which works really well. The boot space, however, remains the same.
The newest model 2019 Nissan Qashqai is available in three trims: S, SV, and SL. However, there is also a mighty package Tekna Plus that will be in an offer with the highest equipment.
Let’s start at the beginning with the standard one S. This trim will get many techs and features like 16-inch steel wheels, LED daytime running lights, easy fill and tire alert, LED turn signal indicators, six-way config driver seats, heated exterior mirrors. Furthermore, the interior in this trim will be reached with a 5.0-inch display, Bluetooth, 60/40 split folding rear bench seat, Siri Eyes-Free and audio system with four-speaker.
The next one SV trims will get power moonroof, remote engine start, LED headlamps and bigger and more stylish 7-inch alloy wheels. In the interior section, this model will offer the heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather-wrapped shift knob, satellite radio, cruise control, cargo organizer system and more.
However, the recommended trim by the company is an SL trim. This one will get bigger 7.0-inch navigation system, 360-degree parking camera, seats in leather upholstery, moving object detection. Furthermore, it will bring more attractive 19-inch wheels with painted pockets and silver roof rails.
2019 Nissan Qashqai Tekna Plus package
The largest package of equipment, Tekna Plus, has been given completely new leather seat design and pneumatic adjustment of lumbar support to the 2019 Nissan Qashqai. This package is the best. It will also get 19″ Diamond Cut Alloy wheels, panoramic glass roof, gloss silver roof rails and mirror caps.
However, in the cabin, we will see intelligent around view monitor, NissanConnect Evo 7″ touchscreen
navigation and entertainment system, Premium audio Bose system with 8 speakers and intelligent key and start push button. This package will bring also colors like Vivid Blue, Chestnut Brown, Storm White, Blade Silvan and Ink Blu as one of them.
Like most of the cars in Nissan’s 2019 lineup, the new Qashqai comes loaded with enough safety tech and amenities. Apart from airbags, the new Qashqai comes with Nissan’s much-touted ProPilot semi-autonomous driving tech. It lets the car speed up, slow down and stay in lane without much driver intervention. It also supports intelligent emergency braking, auto high beam and traffic sign recognition.
The Drive Assist Pack is also there for models laden with a manual transmission. It adds intelligent cruise control and intelligent lane intervention. The company will also unveil a special Pilot One edition. Radar-based cruise control may be offered later.
2019 Nissan Qashqai Engine and Output
The 2019 Nissan Qashqai gets 3 engine choices. There are the 1.2-litre gasoline and 1.5-liter diesel engines. There is more powerful 1.6-liter gasoline engine too. The output of this one is 128 HP. The new Qashqai gets a nice and enhanced suspension which leads to improved ride and less body roll at high speed.
The fuel economy is among the best in the class as well. The 19-inch wheels help it glide over bumpy roads with ease.
2019 Nissan Qashqai Price and Availability
The base price of 2019 Nissan Qashqai starts at $24.000 while top Tekna+ trim may cost around $ 35.000. The SUV will debut at the end of this year.
Summing it up
The new Nissan Qashqai is an exciting compact SUV. Its new styling and revised powertrain choices are really good. However, the best feature of the car is the newly added ProPilot safety suite.