It was officially unveiled at the Paris Motor Show 2006, and its platform is the same as the Renault Mégane and Renault Scénic and second generation Nissan Sentra B16. Along with the Nissan Tiida, Qashqai Nissan Almera replaces indirectly, although its drive system lets you play other market segments. Occupying a smaller range Tano is the Nissan Juke.
Qashqai is a nomadic people from southwestern Iran. The name is used Dualis in Japan and Australia. In China, the model was renamed CCUV (Compact Crossover Utility Vehicle, or "compact suv"), but later changed his name to Xiaoke. In North America, a longer version is marketed and look different under the name Nissan Rogue.
The Qashqai has transverse front engine; its four engines are four-cylinder. The gasoline is a 1.6-liter 115hp of maximum power and a 2.0-liter 140hp, while the diesel is a 1.5-liter 106hp and a 2.0 liter 150hp Renault both source and variable geometry turbocharger and common-rail direct injection. The design of the engine, is designed more for obtimizar consumption and reduce emissions to provide a great power, typical signs of a utility.
It offers numerous assistance systems and safety in more typical driving a city car to use an SUV. It also offers the possibility of partitioning the space, reclining rear seats, tripling its capacity.
The Qashqai is Nissan’s first model designed entirely in the Nissan Design Europe in London, England. Technical development was done in the Nissan Technical Centre in Cranfield, England, and production takes place in the Nissan plant in Sunderland, England, and in Kyushu, Japan.
At launch, the Qashqai is offered only five seats. In April 2008, a variant called seven-seat Qashqai +2, with a wheelbase and extended rear overhang was presented;. The length of this model has increased to 4.52 meters (getting the boot space, with the third-row seats folded, increase to 500 liters). The wheelbase has increased by 13 cm. While sharing most details with normal Qashqai, as ranges of engines and equipment, there are some differences as the panoramic roof in the +2 comes standard (and is somewhat larger), the rails, and the third largest window.
The Qashqai scored 36.83 points record of 37 in tests for adult occupant protection in frontal impacts and side of the EuroNCAP.
Ten months after its launch in Europe, Nissan exceeded 100,000 units sold. To meet the high demand, due Nissan Qashqai raise production by 20% at the Sunderland plant.
Nissan Launches In November 2013, seven years later, a new version of its flagship crossover. Outside features a more aerodynamic profile, angular lines and geometric shapes for the headlights. As for lesser changes in ground clearance, less height but nevertheless wider. The light system has been updated to standards, LED daytime running lights, bi-xenon low beam. In the interior, leaving the sober lines and practicality for eleborado a style. Series presents an onboard computer with touch screen, plus a 360-degree vision system.
It has four two diesel engines and two petrol engines.
Production of the second generation Qashqai began on January 24, 2014 at the Sunderland plant (UK).