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
55 5stars

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-Connecta 5dr £21,980
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 DIG-T 163 N-Connecta 5dr £23,200
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.5 dCi 110 N-Connecta 5dr £23,730
What Car? says:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Tekna 5dr £23,800
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 N-Connecta 5dr £24,980
What Car? says:4 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:5 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 Acenta Prem 4WD 5dr £26,680
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 N-Connecta 4WD 5dr £26,680
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 Tekna 5dr £27,080
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5
Crossover 1.6 dCi 130 Tekna 4WD 5dr £28,910
What Car? says:4 stars out of 5

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 1.6 dCi 130 Acenta Prem 4WD 5dr

I have the Tekna 4WD +2 and it is a great car. I came from a Ford Mondeo and this car drives almost as good. Been solid on the road in all but snow,…

Adam Redfern

4 out of 5 stars

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Tekna 5dr

Bought a new Qashqai Tekna 1.2DIG-T 115 Xtronic (Automatic) with all the trimmings in July this year (2015). Very good deal locally after enquiring…

James Johnson

5 out of 5 stars

Nissan Qashqai Crossover 1.2 DIG-T 115 Acenta Premium 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 Acenta Premium 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
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