For The Qashqai is economical, classy inside and extremely refined. It’s also one of the most practical small SUVs.

Against Some versions are pricey and the ride is a little jittery around town.

Nissan Qashqai Crossover
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The Nissan Qashqai is a superb small SUV that is a pleasure to live with.

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There are 15 Nissan Qashqai versions available

Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Visia 5dr £18,265
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Acenta 5dr £19,850
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.5 dCi 110 Visia 5dr £20,015
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.5 dCi 110 Acenta 5dr £21,600
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 N-tec 5dr £21,700
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 N-tec + 5dr £22,250
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 DIG-T 163 N-tec 5dr £23,200
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.5 dCi 110 N-tec 5dr £23,450
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 DIG-T 163 N-tec + 5dr £23,750
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Tekna 5dr £23,800
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.5 dCi 110 N-tec + 5dr £24,000
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 DIG-T 163 Tekna 5dr £25,300
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.5 dCi 110 Tekna 5dr £25,550
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 Tekna 5dr £26,800
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 Tekna 4WD 5dr £28,500 TBA

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 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

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.5 dCi 110 Tekna 5dr

Bought this car new in March 14. Drive is smooth, cabin is good, and fuel economy was impressive. Sadly though the car has been at the Dealers over 7…

Anjam Fiaz

3 out of 5 stars

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Tekna 5dr

I have owned this car for three weeks only... but first impressions are mixed. Its smooth to drive, though 2nd to 3rd gear is clunky. There isnt…

CORINNE galzy worrall

3 out of 5 stars

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 Tekna 4WD 5dr

This is an easy car to drive, not for boy racers but has enough power for normal driving. The boot is large and the driving position good with plenty…

Simon Nissenbaum

5 out of 5 stars
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