Update, January 2023: New Qashqai launched in Australia!
After announcing prices in early 2022, the new generation The 2023 Nissan Qashqai is finally in Australia. – And we’ve run it! Get our full story at the link below.
The Story Up To: 2023 Qashqai Price and Features
- A 1.3-litre turbocharged engine replaces the Atmo 2.0-litre.
- Four variants are available from launch.
- Pricing ranges from $33,890 to $47,390 before on-road costs
The third generation 2023 Nissan Qashqai It has been launched with four variants. After originally targeting a Q1 2022 arrival for the new Qashqai, Nissan’s Qashqai shipments have been delayed until January ’23, with the first examples now in driveways.
Initially available with only one powertrain in the form of a new 1.3-litre turbocharged petrol, it is reported that Nissan’s Qashqai E-Power Hybrid will follow later this year.
Already launched overseas, the new generation Qashqai rides on the Nissan/Renault CMF-C platform, now featuring multi-link suspension to improve its ride.
As expected of the upcoming model, pricing is higher than its predecessor, with the new-generation Qashqai entry-level starting at a $3300 premium over the outgoing offering, while the top-spec Ti now rises to $8300.
Prices exclude on-road costs.
|Qashqai ST||$33,890 (+$3300)|
|Qashqai ST+||$37,890 (+$5300)|
|Qashqai ST-L||$42,190 (+$7590)|
|Qashqai T||$47,390 (+$8300)|
|Two tone roof||$500|
Nissan has said that the new Qashqai will be available in five colors: Magnetic Blue, Fuji Sunset Red, Ceramic Grey, Ivory Pearl and Super Black. A contrast roof will be available for an additional $500.
The ST serves as the entry-level variant in the Qashqai range, including features such as:
|17 inch alloy wheels|
|LED automatic headlights and daytime running lights|
|7-inch TFT instrument cluster|
|8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto|
|Six speaker audio system|
|Twin USB ports|
|Rear passenger air vents|
|Intelligent cruise control|
Building on the base ST, the ST+ benefits from:
|18 inch alloy wheels|
|LED fog lights|
|12.3-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and navigation|
Above the ST+, the ST-L gets:
|19 inch alloy wheels|
|Adaptive driving beam headlights|
|Auto-dimming rear view|
|Heated front seats, eight-way adjustable driver’s seat|
|Heated steering wheel|
|Wireless phone charging|
|Dual zone climate control|
Finally, the range-topping Ti has a range of high-end equipment features, including:
|Panoramic glass roof and electric sunshade|
|Unique rear bumper finish|
|Ambient interior lighting|
|10.8-inch color head-up display with integrated navigation and infotainment|
|12.3 inch TFT digital dash|
|10 speaker BOSE audio system|
|3D quilted leather seats with memory and massage functions for the first row|
|Motion activated tailgate|
Engine, drivetrain and fuel economy
The new Qashqai gets a fresh engine with a 1.3-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder petrol replacing the current 2.0-litre, naturally aspirated four-cylinder unit.
Power and torque figures are up to 110kW and 250Nm – increases of 3kW and 50Nm respectively over the outgoing model – while fuel consumption is lower, now at a combined 6.1L/100km compared to the previous 6.8L/100km. .
Better fuel economy can also be attributed to the Qashqai’s new CVT gearbox, which provides a 14 percent improvement in ratio coverage and a 29 percent reduction in friction compared to the old transmission.
Towing capacity has also been increased, now up to 300kg to a solid 1500kg braked.
Compared to the current Qashqai, the next generation will grow in size in every measurement – now with a wheelbase of 4425 mm in length (+31 mm), 1625 mm in height (+30 mm) and 1835 mm in width. meters (+29 mm). 2665mm is now 19mm longer than the 2021 model.
Boot space is increased with the rear seats up, but reduced when folded, with a capacity of 480 liters (+50 litres) when upright, rising to 1422 liters (-176 litres) when laid flat. Is.
The Qashqai boasts a five-star ANCAP safety rating thanks to a host of features to keep its occupants safe, including:
|Apply the emergency brake.|
|Predictive forward collision warning with pedestrian, cyclist and junction detection|
|Rear AEB with pedestrian detection|
|Lane departure warning and lane departure prevention|
|Blind Spot Warning and Blind Spot Intervention|
|Rear cross traffic alert|
|Traffic sign recognition|
|Driver attention warning and rear seat alert|
|High beam assist|
|Front and rear parking sensors|
|Surround View Monitor (ST+ and above)|
|Moving Object Detection (ST+ and above)|
|ProPILOT with Lane Keep Assist (ST-L and above)|
|Intelligent Park Assist (Ti only)|
|Side Sensor (Ti only)|
Warranty and Servicing
Like the rest of Nissan’s Australian range, the Qashqai is covered by a five-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty, which includes five years of 24-hour roadside assistance. Nissan has not yet released service costs for the new Qashqai.
The 2023 Nissan Qashqai is now available. Contact your dealer for detailed waiting time information.