For The petrol engine is smooth and quiet, even at high revs. N-tec trim gets lots of equipment, including front, side and rear cameras.

Against You need to work the engine hard to keep up with traffic on faster roads, and some rivals are cheaper to buy.

Nissan Qashqai Crossover

What Car? says

5 out of 5 stars

The Nissan Qashqai 1.2 DIG-T N-tec is our favourite petrol model, but we’d recommend spending the extra on the 1.5-litre diesel if you can afford it.

What Car? readers say

4.066667


Key facts

0–60mph
11.3 secs
Top speed
114 mph
Average mpg
57.6
Tank range
miles
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Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The Nissan Qashqai is one of the quietest and classiest cars of its kind, as well as one of the most practical and best to drive. Yes, it’s more expensive than some rivals, but it's worth the extra – especially when you consider how well it should hold on to its value.

Cheapest are the 1.2-litre petrol models. They’re fine for driving around town, although on faster roads you have to rev the engine hard to keep up with traffic.

The 1.5-litre diesels are our favourite: the engine is smooth and quiet, and gutsy enough from low revs, while low CO2 emissions help keep tax bills low.

Of the trim levels, we reckon N-tec makes the most sense; you get a lot of kit without spending the sort of money that would buy you a larger SUV, such as the Mazda CX-5.

Reader test team says:

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 N-tec 5dr

Have had this car for approximately 2 months, at this moment i cant find any faults, good drive, more powerfull than i ever thought for a 1.2t really…

kelvin jenkins

5 out of 5 stars

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 N-tec 5dr

I bought this car in March 2015..so have now driven it for 5 months,and it is great! Smooth and quiet,shrugs off pot holes,feels very solid and…

jon drake

5 out of 5 stars

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 N-tec + 5dr

Have had car for about 2 months and i am very pleased with the performance, comfort,technology and style. This car is a pleasure to drive it is also…

kelvin jenkins

5 out of 5 stars

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Visia 5dr

Lots of road noise, some controls below dash can't be seen. Getting to the point, it surely isn't worthy of a 4 or 5 start rating. If it wasn't for my…

Andrew Ryback

3 out of 5 stars
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