The fastest Qashqai starts

Cologne, November 11, 2014

The Nissan Qashqai gets a new turbocharged petrol engine. The new 1.6 DIG - T transforms the crossover vehicle in the fastest Qashqai all times. The in February 2014 launched, second generation was previously available with a 115 - horsepower gasoline engine and two diesel, which yielded 110 and 130 hp. Only the top diesel, there were also four wheel drive. Now the 163-hp gasoline engine supplements the Benzinerpalette ?? in combination with front-wheel drive.

Spurtstark and economical

The new unit comes in addition to the 190-hp 1.6 DIG - T, but there is none in the Qashqai, but only in the juke and soon in Pulsar. The maximum torque is 240 Newton meters par with the PS - stronger version. So sprints Qashqai in 9.1 seconds from zero to 100 km / h. He is 0.8 seconds faster than the previous version Qashqai 1.6 dCi strongest spurt. Even at the maximum speed the new top version is ahead: you is 200 km / h. Simultaneously, the Qashqai 1.6 DIG - T has a low fuel consumption: In conjunction with the standard six-speed manual transmission and a start-stop system of the front-wheel drive requires 5.8 liters per 100 kilometers, which corresponds to CO2 emissions of 134 grams per kilometer. The engine meets the emission standard Euro 6th

Much more economical than two-liter model of Hyundai

The new Qashqai 1.6 DIG - T competes with the 166-hp Hyundai ix35 2.0 2WD, the more gas than with its two-liter naturally aspirated engine ?? the fuel consumption is 8.0 liters. For the same motorized model Kia Sportage same applies. Other competitors are the VW Tiguan 1.4 TSI with 160 PS, which has even less capacity than the Nissan, but with 6.7 liters per 100 kilometers consumed more. Similarly sparingly as the new Nissan is the only Mazda CX - 5 Skyactiv - G 165 FWD with an average fuel consumption of 6.0 liters.

Mazda is cheaper

The Mazda is in our mini comparison, the cheapest car: It is sold starting at 23,990 euros. Slightly more expensive is already the corresponding Hyundai ix35, which is available from 24,690 euros. It follows the new Qashqai model with a base price of 25,490 euros. The comparable Tiguan is the VW dealer here until 26,675 euros. The Qashqai is now available to order, with delivery starting in January 2015th ( sl )