After a couple of years of pause, the 2019 Nissan Quest will be back. Last time saw in 2016, this minivan was still in use. However, it was not available for regular sales, but only rental companies could purchase this model. Now, refreshed, Nissan Quest is ready to compete in the mini market with likes of Dodge Grand Caravan, Toyota Sienna, and Chrysler Pacifica.
We expect the 2019 Nissan Quest to look different, with new parts and shape. Also, more lightweight materials could be used in its body, which will lead to better gas mileage. As far as we’ve learned, the Japanese company is going to keep the engine from its predecessor. However, they will probably add a hybrid drivetrain. Inside, the new layout will be functional and appealing, while the infotainment system is the latest you can get from a Nissan vehicle. Finally, if you are not happy with the standard offer, there is always a possibility for an upgrade through trim levels and optional packages.
2019 Nissan Quest Drivetrain Specs
Most minivans in the same class are using a V-6 engine. A 3.5-liter displacement will produce 260 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque for 2019 Quest. This is one of the most reliable engines Nissan is offering. It is also fuel friendly. With a weight drop and further drivetrain updates, the new 2019 Nissan Quest will return 30 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg in urban driving. The engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission that uses D-Step shift logic of the latest generation.
The same engine could be used for a hybrid setup. This kind of drivetrain is there to boost power output and fuel economy. The 2019 Nissan Quest Hybrid will probably boost gas mileage in a city ride to 28-29 mpg, while the power gains extra 20-30 horses. The same system is coming for the new Nissan Pathfinder SUV as a response to other companies developing hybrid models. In the minivan class, for now, only Chrysler Pacifica is there with such powertrain.
2019 Nissan Quest Changes
To be more competitive and appealing, the 2019 Nissan Quest will get a more SUV-like look. Well, their kinds of vehicles are not there to go off-road, so their ride height is lower. This brings better balance and stability. The new Nissan Quest 2019 could borrow a few things from its sibling from SUV category. Grille and headlights are probably the same for both vehicles.
Nissan will work on the other parts. The rear end and tailgate will be more functional. Automatic open will provide simplicity of use. Also, the new minivan should be ready to take more cargo, while not harming the comfort of passengers.
Designers will pay attention to a few things – comfort, infotainment system, and storage area. First – the 2019 Nissan Quest will offer seven seating spots. Rear row is not going to be so cozy for taller people. On the other hand, sliding doors will improve access.
Nissan connect of the latest generation will be offered for the new Quest. However, functions such as navigation and parking cameras will come as extras. On the other hand, we expect Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard features.
Cargo area is limited for 2019 Nissan Quest. However, folding seats can provide more room. When all are down, the minivan is more a cargo van. You can easily store a lot of items, turning this passengers’ van into a commercial vehicle.
2019 Nissan Quest Release Date
The comeback date of the 2019 Nissan Quest is not set yet. Well, it is not the comeback after a long period of time and the company didn’t cut its production entirely. Buyers in the US can expect it to see early in 2019. Many things depend on a hybrid model which should be available with other trim levels.