The Nissan Qashqai is an ever-popular car and one of the top choices among UK car buyers thanks to its distinctive styling, decent interior space, big boot and latest technology features. But what else do you know about the Nissan Qashqai? Let’s find out some of the key facts:
1) 10 years of achievement
The Nissan Qashqai is no stranger to praise and recently celebrated 10 years of success with over 2.3 million units sold since it was launched in 2007. The Qashqai has become one of the strongest leaders in the SUV crossover market and secured its position as one of the top 10 bestselling cars in UK.
2) SUV leading market
The Nissan Qashqai is one of the star performers in the SUV crossover market. When it was launched, there was plenty of doubt about its new design and styling however, the change in popularity has been truly remarkable. The Qashqai won many hearts and achieved several awards including What Car’s best small SUV for the last three years 2016, 2015 and 2014. Its also one of the safest small family cars to buy according EuroNCAP’s independent safety testing organisation.
There are many competitors in the small crossover market including Kia Sportage, Renault Kadjar, Suzuki Vitara and Hyundai Tucson however the Qashqai still retains its top position in the segment thanks to its quality and strong performance which makes the Qashqai – a popular choice among UK drivers.
3) Excellent visibility
We all know about its quality, space and family friendly features however the Qashqai offers excellent all-round visibility which helps for easy driving. Its higher driving position gives a wide, clear view which sometimes smaller cars struggle with. Even the basic entry level Visia model comes with great features as standard including hill start assist, remote central locking, anti-lock braking system, power windows, height adjustable driving seat, LED daytime running lights and a 5 inch TFT colour screen display.
4) Running costs are excellent
The Qashqai has always impressed with its excellent running costs, offering great performance and great efficiency. Comparing its petrol and diesel engines – the 110 dCi diesel is one of the most powerful versions offering up to 74.3 mpg and 103g/km CO2 emissions. The N-Connecta version of this is the best value for money model & comes with enhanced safety shield features as standard including traffic sign recognition, parking sensors, 7-inch touchscreen navigation and intelligent around view monitor.
Its fair enough to say, the Qashqai is one of the smartest and most powerful crossovers that are packed with plenty features, safer than ever – and is one of our favourite cars to add to your car leasing or buying list.
If you’re in the market looking to buy or lease a car then the Nissan Qashqai is surely worth adding to your short list. We’re sure it won’t disappoint.