Panel gaps

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Exskoda
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Qashqai Model: Mk.3 Qashqai - J12 (2021+) New Model

Post by Exskoda » Sat Jan 15, 2022 11:32 pm

What are the panel gaps like on you j12 Qashqai? The bonnet seems to be well out on one side as got its first wash of today.
Before Skoda Karoq SEL, virtual dash, heated screen.

Now: J12 Nissan Qashqai
1.3 DiG-T MH 158 Xtronic Tekna, Automatic, Petrol arrived 23/12/21

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Gel
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Location: Thames Valley UK
Qashqai Model: Mk.2 Qashqai - J11 (2013–2017)

Post by Gel » Sun Jan 16, 2022 7:45 am

An easy fix by the dealer.
2014-19 J11A-14 1.5dci Ink Blue Tekna owner; now departed for a Mazda CX-5 GT Sport Nav, 2.0L Petrol :D

Buffy
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Qashqai Model: Mk.2 Qashqai Facelift - J11b (2017–2021)

Post by Buffy » Sun Jan 16, 2022 11:17 am

Whenever I visit the dealer , I take a look at the new cars.
I see trends in gaps on the Qashqai , and a lack of consistency from side to side on the car.
As a mass produced car - I imagine there is a min/max tolerance that is allowed by quality.

We , on the other hand are obsessed by gaps , but then it reflects in the cost per car and hours per car to produce.
2020 Quasqai 1.3DiG-T 140 Tekna in Gunmetal Grey
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