The Nissan Qashqai is the perfect car for larger families who have need of up to seven seats and extra load space.
The wheelbase of the Qashqai has been extended and so has the overall length. The roof height has also been increased to give more head room and room in the middle. The Qashqai has restyled front and rear doors as well as a new tailgate and deeper rear window.
The entry level engines are the 113bhp 1.6 litre petrol and a 104bhp 1.5 litre turbo-diesel which has a lot more pulling power. There is also a 138bhp 2.0 litre petrol unit and 148bhp 2.0 litre diesel. The bigger engines come with the option of four wheel drive.
The Qashqai is designed with a high ground clearance and there is plenty of grip and the steering is direct. It rides very well and goes over bumps smoothly at any speed. This vehicle carries all of the basic safety features including front, side and curtain airbags. Nissan has a great record when it comes to mechanical reliability and that can definitely be seen in the Qashqai model. Despite the security and peace of mind you get with a Japanese purchase, however, it would be wise to consider buying GAP insurance
for your Quashqai in case the worst should happen and your car is written-off.
This vehicle has a trendy mini-SUV look and has a comfortable interior design which includes higher set windows and a soft touch dash. It also has padded cloth armrests on the doors. This is a quality made vehicle. The boot is wide enough, although it is not especially deep due to the fact that it has a full size spare tyre under the floor. It has a six CD changer that is integrated into the dash and the wheel mounted stereo controls are easy to use.
Nissan Qashqai is competitively priced and has low running costs. It is stylish in design and has a high level of specification and safety equipment. It is a vehicle with comfort and style that will handle all of your family's needs.
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