Nissan revealed today the 2011 Quest at the 2010 LA Auto Show, a new car that promises to be an entirely new take on the minivan. As you can see from the photos, the new car comes with a completely new design, featuring a new front bumper and horizontal grille and headlights, as well as rear “boomerang” taillights and tailgate finisher.
According to Nissan, the new Quest will be offered in four models, S, SV, SL and LE, each powered by a standard 3.5-liter DOHC V6 with 253 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque.
Priced from $27,750, the 2011 Quest S entry level model will offer 6-inch steel wheels with full wheel covers, a rear roof spoiler, 6-way adjustable front bucket seats, front door map pockets and wood-tone trim (instrument panel, front doors, and sliding door window switch). In addition, the model will feature fold-flat 2nd and 3rd row seats, permanent rear storage well, 1st and 2nd row center consoles, Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition, and AM/FM/6CD audio system with four speakers.
The 2011 Quest SV model will offer one-touch power sliding doors, 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, Tri-Zone Auto Temperature Control; power driver’s seat lumbar adjustment; six speakers, fog lights, Conversation Mirror, 4.3-inch color audio display, USB port with iPod connectivity, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System with steering wheel controls, RearView Monitor, and leather-wrapped steering wheel.
The 2011 Quest SL model will offer leather-wrapped seating and door trim, 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels power liftgate, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, Quick Comfort heated front seats, HomeLink Universal Transceiver, auto-dimming inside mirror with compass; roof rails, auto on/off headlights, leather-wrapped shift knob, Quick Release fold flat 3rd row, and heated outside mirrors with integrated turn signals.
The top of the line 2011 Quest LE will offer Nissan Navigation System, Bose Audio System with 12 speakers, XM Satellite Radio (XM subscription required, sold separately), memory system for driver’s seat and outside mirrors, auto tilt-in-reverse outside mirrors, 2nd and 3rd row manual blinds, 4-way power-adjustable front passenger’s seat, 8-inch VGA color display (dash mounted), DVD Entertainment System with two wireless headphones and remote control, rear 11-inch 16:9 aspect ratio display for DVD Entertainment, Advanced Climate Control System (ACCS) with auto recirculation feature, Blind Spot Warning (BSW) system, and High Intensity Discharge (HID) xenon headlights.