In order to, in a way, achieve the stability and perhaps even growth of its vehicles, Japanese car maker, Nissan, has decided that now presents just the perfect time to upgrade almost all of its models and to introduce some brand new ones, as well. This concept it is planned to start with the production of two new models in 2015- the compact 2016 Infiniti Q30 hatchback (which was previewed last year at the Frankfurt Auto Show) and a small crossover named the QX30. This, quite honest, written review is going to be devoted a masterfully designed compact Q30 hatchback. It’s the main rivals is planned to be BMW X1, Buick Encore and stunningly created- Audi A3. Let’s have a bit better insight into all this matter, shall we? Follow us!
Interior, Exterior & Appearance
First and foremost, when 2016 Infiniti Q30 finally hits the car markets throughout the Globe, it will be available for purchase in three trim levels – SE, Sport and Premium; in front of the customer it will be a choice of five engines, both petrol and diesel.
Exterior of 2016 Infiniti Q30
Regarding slightly upgraded, the Sport trim level, it is planned to come along available with a fully glossed black front grille, a bespoke front bumper, dark chrome exhausts and body-colored sills. When it comes to the Premium model features, the most notable certainly will be: slightly restyled LED front fog lights, chrome-colored dual exhausts, body-colored and heated door mirrors.
Although, the original concept of 2016 Q30 is a hatchback, but the production of a coupe variant will be also considered. According to the primary concept, all-new Q30 will be based on Mercedes-Benz front-wheel- drive platform. Due to that fact, there is planned to be a bunch of the additional equipment. However, the exterior as well as interior styling would be done by Infinity team only, despite the partnership with Mercedes. But, the benefit of this particular partnership will, definitely, feel the most in the engine area.
Infiniti Q30 2016 Interior
When we take into our consideration the interior design, newly made Infinity Q30 due the fact that it’s supposed to be a high class luxury hatchback, it would definitely, besides of course, the fact that all high-quality materials are going to be used, have some modern features installed in the cabin, as well. Certainly, one of the most visible ones will be an Electric Power steering, the feature that will enable greater control over the car on all terrains.
2016 Infiniti Q30 Engine
We have, already, pointed out in this particular area will most feel the impact of the partnership with Mercedes. It is intended that Mercedes Company provide a whole newly designed motor range that will be placed under the hood of the brand new made 2016 Infiniti Q30, which will have a direct impact on its overall powerfulneSs as well as on its fuel economy. Our market will have the highly exclusive right to see the two variants of engines. The first one will be a 2.0 liter inline four-cylinder powertrain option, which will be more than able to pump up to 208 horses and 258 lb-ft of torque.
This particular motor engine would be taken from Mercedes-Benz CLA250. However, for the second one, we don’t have any officially been confirmed information. But, for the other car markets, there will be offered a wide range of the most various motor options, starting from a 1.6 liter gasoline unit to a 2.1 liter turbo-diesel engine ones. On the customer’s disposal will be a choice of two gearboxes- a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic or – a six-speed manual.
2016 Q30 Release Date & Prices
The general sale of this stunning compact Q30 hatchback won’t start before the first quarter of the following year. Although, there isn’t any specific information regarding its price, but the price (roughly speaking) for a brand new made 2016 Infiniti Q30 is expected to come around $40,000.