Qashqai returns, bigger and better

Thanks to a successful seven-year run, the Qashqai has almost become eponymous in the crossover sector. Now Nissan hopes to further this with its all-new version, writes Dave Humphreys.

26th January, 2014
Physically the new Nissan Qashqai is wider, longer and slightly lower than before. Inside is a well-thought-out design that clearly demonstrates an inclination to the practical side of things.

In 2007 Nissan introduced a new model to its range and, by the company's own admission, it had no real idea as to how well it would fare. As it turned out, the Nissan Qashqai sparked off something of a revolution in the market, which has resulted in sales in excess of two million units and led to the global phenomenon we now know as the crossover vehicle.

When it hit our streets the Nissan had...

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