A few days ago, Nissan released the official picture of the new Qijun (overseas known as "Rogue") model. The new car uses a brand new front face and taillight design, and is still powered by a 1.5T turbocharged three-cylinder engine. It is expected that the overseas version of Rogue will be officially released at the end of this year and will be officially launched in North America early next year.
In terms of appearance, from the newly released official map, the front face of the new car has changed a lot. Specifically, the new car uses a larger grille, the interior of the grid is changed from the dot matrix style of the current model to the horizontal strip design, with split headlamp groups on both sides, the overall visual effect appears to be broader. The shape of the front bumper has also been adjusted, and the new car reduces the amount of chrome-plated material and adopts a new style of rims, which makes it look younger. In addition, radar components have been added to the new car, and driving aids are expected to be optimized and upgraded.
The side of the body is basically consistent with the current model, using strong lines, with a suspended roof design, the chrome decoration of the side skirt further enhances the exquisite sense of the whole car, and the new style of rims are refreshing. a total of 18 inches and 19 inches of two options, the car body color matching added deep blue, Baja Storm, White Pearl and other three colors. In the rear part, although the overall outline of the new car does not change much, the visual effect is stronger, and the distinct line segmentation also makes the vehicle have a more hierarchical sense.
In the interior part, the new car uses a three-spoke multi-function steering wheel with a 12.3-inch suspended central control screen and a full liquid crystal instrument, together with a new style of electronic baffle shape, making the whole look very fashionable and young. It is worth mentioning that the overseas version of Qijun will be the first Nissan car with built-in Google ecology and integrates services such as Google Maps, Google Assistant and Google Games.
On the power side, the new car is expected to continue to carry a 1.5T three-cylinder turbocharged engine and a 1.5T engine + dual-motor e-POWER version. The maximum power of e-POWER 1.5T engine is 106kW with peak torque of 250Nm, the maximum power of front motor is 150kW with peak torque of 330Nm, and the maximum power of rear motor is 100kW with peak torque of 195Nm.
Qijun is a compact SUV owned by Nissan, which currently sells for between 17.99 and 262900 yuan. As a compact SUV, the car has a certain influence in China earlier. Data show that Nissan's cumulative sales of Qijun reached 175177 vehicles in 2020. Since then, however, sales have almost halved.
In July 2021, Nissan Xinqi Jun went public with a price of 18.19-262900 yuan. As a new generation model, the new car is optimized for appearance, interior and configuration. Compared with the previous generation model, the biggest change of the car is the newly developed VC-Turbo super-variable engine 1.5T three-cylinder turbocharged engine, maximum power 150kW, maximum torque 300N ·m.
However, after the change of generation, the sales of Xinqi Jun directly fell to the bottom. Cumulative sales fell from 100761 in 2021 to 27715 in 2022, accounting for only 3.36 per cent of Dongfeng Nissan's total sales (823988).
On May 22, the Dongfeng Nissan Super Hybrid Electric Drive Qijun went on sale. The price of the deluxe version of the 140th super hybrid twin motor all-wheel drive is 189900 yuan, and the price of the 146super hybrid double motor all-wheel drive premium version is 199900 yuan. In terms of power, the super hybrid electric drive Qijun adopts the second generation e-POWER hybrid technology, which is equipped with a hybrid power system composed of a 1.5T three-cylinder engine and an electric motor. The engine is only responsible for generating electricity and does not directly drive the wheels. The vehicle power comes from the front and rear drive motors.
From January to September this year, Nissan Qijun sold a total of 39704 vehicles, accounting for 8.72% of Dongfeng Nissan's total sales of 455104 vehicles, according to the latest data from the Federation of passengers.
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