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The new Nissan Qashqai 2021 and its unapologetic commitment to electrification

The third generation of the Nissan Qashqai, the compact SUV par excellence on the European market, is just around the corner. Nissan has revealed new details about the mechanical section. It has confirmed new data on the technical specifications of the Qashqai 2021, a model that will bet without complexes on electrification.

The debut of the new 2021 Nissan Qashqai is just around the corner. The third generation of the successful compact SUV from Nissan It will be, without a doubt, the most important launch that the Japanese firm will make in Europe this year. And, the Qashqai is a benchmark in its category. A vehicle that, despite the passage of time and the arrival of new models, is always among the best midsize SUVs.

This generational change comes at a crucial time for the automotive industry. A period of transition in which electrification, connectivity and automation gain ground. That is why the Qashqai range must adapt to these new times. With the new generation will finally come the bet on electrification. A bet without complexes about which there is new and interesting information.

2021 Nissan Qashqai - interiorNissan offers a preview of the interior of the new generation Qashqai

The new electrified engines of the Nissan Qashqai 2021

He new Qashqai
will be positioned as one of the spearheads of Nissan’s strategic plan to achieve its goal of 50% of its sales in Europe by 2024 from electrified vehicles. That is why the mechanical offering of the new generation Qashqai will be electrified. In particular, a 1.3-liter DiG-T gasoline engine with 12-volt light hybrid technology (MHEV) will be available and, on the other hand, the e-Power variant will also be available.

The Nissan e-Power technology coming to Europe hand in hand with the new Qashai. Depending on the chosen engine we will find a configuration of front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, a six-speed manual gearbox or a new Xtronic CVT automatic transmission.

Nissan has revealed new details and technical specifications of these electrified engines that will make up the new Qashqai offer in the Old Continent. The new generation will make it possible to have the ECO environmental label and 0 Emissions from the DGT (General Directorate of Traffic) with all the advantages that this currently entails for moving around large urban centers.

Nissan Qashqai 2021 - enginesThe new Nissan Qashqai 2021 will have an electrified mechanical offer

The 2021 Nissan Qashqai Lightweight Hybrid Gasoline Engine

He 12 Volt Light Hybrid System (MHEV) called ALiS
(Advanced Lithium-ion Battery System – advanced lithium-ion battery system) lands on the new Qashqai. This technology makes it possible to significantly reduce both fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The protagonist here is a 1.3-liter DiG-T gasoline engine which will be available in two power levels, 140 hp and 158 hp.

The 140 hp version will only be available with a Manual gearbox with six gears
and the front-wheel drive system. For its part, the 158 hp engine is available with manual transmission and front-wheel drive as well as with him new Xtronic CVT automatic transmission in front wheel drive and / or all-wheel drive. By the way, the new driving mode selector allows you to choose between the following profiles: Normal, ECO, Sport, Snow and Off-road.

Data Sheet1.3 DiG-T 1401.3 DiG-T 1581.3 DiG-T 158 XtronicMHEV12V ALiS12V ALiS12V ALiSPower140 CV158 CV158 CVMaximum Torque240 Nm260 Nm270 NmTransmission 6v Manual 6v Manual Xtronic CVTFront / Front Wheel DriveNissan Qashqai 2021 - rearThe Nissan Qashqai e-Power will go on sale in 2022

The Nissan Qashqai debuts e-Power technology in Europe

The new Qashqai will be the first model to incorporate Nissan’s e-Power technology in Europe. The Japanese compact SUV becomes thanks to it a extended range electric car. The e-Power system consists of a high-performance battery and a motorization integrated with a 157 hp gasoline engine, a power generator, an inverter and an electric motor 140 kW (190 hp).

If we take a look at the innards of the new Qashqai e-Power we will find a 1.5 liter gasoline engine. The sole purpose of the combustion engine is to charge the battery. The wheels are driven by the electric motor. According to Nissan’s estimate, it approves an average consumption of 5.3 liters per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions of 122 g / km. The e-Power versions have three driving modes: Normal, Sport and Eco. In addition, and like the Nissan Leaf, it has the “e-Pedal” mode to enjoy one-pedal driving.

Technical Data Sheet 1.5 e-Power Power 190 CV Maximum Torque 330 Nm Front Wheel DriveNissan Qashqai 2021, this will be the great revolution of the C-SUV par excellenceNissan Qashqai 2021, this will be the great revolution of the C-SUV par excellenceRead news