Dongfeng-Nissan announced that the 2019 Qashqai will be officially listed in Shanghai on April 8. As a facelift model of the second generation of Qashqai (J11), the new car adopts Nissan’s latest generation of family-style design language, which is as same as the overseas version, the “V-Motion” front face is more focused on young fashion; The interior update is focused on upgrading the central control multimedia, integrating a number of intelligent functions; the power continues to carry a 2.0L inline four-cylinder naturally aspirated engine, the maximum power is 3kW compared to the current model.
The 2019 new Qashqai China-Spec has synchronized the design of the overseas version, Nissan V-Motion design language has been developed in a younger way. The air intake grille area is larger than the current model. The LED headlights are sharply shaped, the front and sides are more three-dimensional and more complex.
Size: 4401/1837/1594mm(L/W/H), wheelbase 2646mm. The size of 2019 new Qashqai is 17mm extended comparing to outgoing model, the wheelbase keeps the same.
Interior: Focus on improving human-computer interaction
The main change in the interior of 2019 Qashqai is the replacement of a new three-spoke flat-bottom multi-function steering wheel for a sporty look.
Power: A slight increase
In terms of power, only 2.0L naturally aspirated engine is found in the declaration information, the maximum power is 113kW (154PS, 151HP), which is 3kW higher than the current model, max. torque is 200N.m. In terms of powertrain, the new car continues to be matched with a CVT gearbox. Whether the new Qashqai will continue to provide 1.2litre turbo engine (86kW, 190N.m) will not be known until after the press conference. The suspension is as same as the old one, it is a mature system of Nissan.
The 2019 Qashqai facelift version will be manufactured by Dongfeng-Nissan in China, a joint venture by Dongfeng Motor and Nissan. Dongfeng-Nissan also manufacture as many as other Nissan models such as SYLPHY, TIIDA, TEANA, MURANO and etc.